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Rowenta Iron leaking out of bottom and leaks on clothes


I have one of these and have been battling the leak problem for years. I'm a stubborn mechanical engineer and I'm bound and determined to fix this, when in fact I should just buy another, different, iron.

The problem is then 'handle'. Built into the handle is the water tank. The water tank is made from two pieces which are then glued and screwed together. Think of taking a coke bottle, cutting it in half, and then gluing it back together. Now you see where the problem comes in... the glue they use isn't up to the task, or the heat... or the pressure... is causing the tank to leak somewhere / everywhere.

I have disassembled this several times, meticulously scraped out the old silicone, and tried several different types of silicone to re-seal. So far it always fails. It's good for a while, but maybe a couple months, before it starts leaking again.

Conclusion... BAD DESIGN. Very disappointing, because in every other respect I like this iron better than any I've ever owned.

Jul 14, 2010 | Rowenta Power Duo Iron

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Good day I have an euro pro iron and it leaks all the time leaving water on washed clothes.also it leaks out of the bottom??


The water may come out at the bottom instead of steam. this is due to insufficient heat produced. So switch on your ironbox and keep it in full temperature using the knob. then the water will be coming out as steam and not as water itself. Try again.


I hope this is useful to you
Thanks

Jun 27, 2010 | Sunbeam Euro Press 4045 Iron

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My iron leaks water from the bottom


Hi,
Here is a tip that will help you with that problem...

My Steam Iron is Leaking Water
http://www.fixya.com/support/r5301301-steam_iron_leaking_water

heatman101

Dec 28, 2009 | Rowenta DZ5080 Iron with Auto Shut-off

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Water leaks from bottom of iron while ironing help


you probably have a crack in the holding tank

Dec 12, 2009 | Euro-Pro Shark GI490 Iron

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Water leaks


poly seal{white} perished where comes from tank to element plate

Nov 17, 2009 | Irons

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Water leaks from bottom as fast as you add it. It


Sounds like the tube ot tank is ruptured. It may be cheaper to buy a new one from wallmart or similar store.

Jul 30, 2009 | Rowenta Professional DM890 Iron with Auto...

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Water leaks from bottom of iron


Hi,
Here is a tip that will help you with that problem...

My Steam Iron is Leaking Water
http://www.fixya.com/support/r5301301-steam_iron_leaking_water

heatman101

Jun 18, 2009 | Sunbeam Steam Master 4055 Iron

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Iron leaks water


Hi,
Try using different water...

Here is a tip that will help you with that problem...

My Steam Iron is Leaking Water
http://www.fixya.com/support/r5301301-steam_iron_leaking_water

heatman101

Mar 11, 2009 | Rowenta DZ9080 Iron with Auto Shut-off

1 Answer

Water leaks out of iron


Hi,
Try using different water...

Here is a tip that will help you with that problem...

My Steam Iron is Leaking Water
http://www.fixya.com/support/r5301301-steam_iron_leaking_water

heatman101

Nov 23, 2008 | Black & Decker Steam Xpress AS250 Iron...

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New iron, stopped heating and leaked water


Hi,
Try using different water...

Here is a tip that will help you with that problem...

My Steam Iron is Leaking Water
http://www.fixya.com/support/r5301301-steam_iron_leaking_water

heatman101

May 22, 2008 | Black & Decker D2030 Iron

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