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Iron leaks water, very disappointed, otherwise am very happy with it.

It leaks every time I iron,it is areal problemm for an iron that costs $85.00 and to send it back for repairs, I would have to purchase another iron.

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I have purchased two Rowenta irons. Both have the problem with water leakage. The entire iron looses all of it's water....both in the stand up position and the sitting down position. This happened after a couple of months for both items. I contacted Rowenta and they never responded. I will never purchase another item from them. Obviously, the irons must be defective. I'm going to contact consumer affairs.

Posted on Sep 03, 2008

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SOURCE: iron leaks water from the back end of the base

This problem is the way that rowenta seals the water tank. If the iron is disassembled and the seal is properly put on it will not leak,, however this seal is a silicone based product and not just an off the shelf gasket. I have sealed and repaired some using a high temp silicone

Posted on Mar 06, 2009

SOURCE: iron leaks water while ironing

Seal on iron is disolved. replace iron

Posted on Aug 31, 2009

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SOURCE: Iron spits out rusty water. The iron is a Rowenta

Fill it with a mix of 50% white vinegar and 50% water. Let it set for 30 minutes and steam it out for about 2 minutes. Unplug it and dump it. After it cools colpletely, fill it with water and steam it out. The rust is coming from your water supply, not the iron.

Posted on Oct 06, 2009

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My Siemens TX20 Extreme Power iron says that it has no water when it is full. is there a reset button or something that I should know about?


Sounds like faulty Sensor, to expensive to repair , If you are happy that you can see water level and can live with it OK. Otherwise it's a NEW IRON

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Leaking where the base plate attaches to the upper portion of the iron thus causing all the water to eventually run out onto the iron board or item being ironed. I do not have original receipt or box but...


This is a leak on the seating of the body to the frame and it is possible that the seal is not tight. It can be tightened with the screw fittings inside the handle but if you can get warranty for the Iron it will be bettter than tampering within.
Now for the time being do not use water into the iron but have it dry and sprinkle from outside till you get confirmation from Walmart.

Sep 26, 2010 | Irons

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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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It leaks water when I iron sometimes staining my clothes with black streaks or water stains.


Hello :

1:Clean your steam iron according to the manufacturer's instructions. Your iron is more likely to leak when it has not been cleaned properly. Plus, the water that leaks from a steam iron that hasn't been cleaned will likely be dirty and stain your fabric. Every steam iron brand is different, so be sure to check the manual that came with your iron or browse the manufacturer's website for instructions on keeping your steam iron in good working order.

2:Use your steam iron on a rigid surface like an ironing board. In a rush, you might be tempted to quickly iron a blouse or pants on the nearest available surface like a bed, carpet or even on a table with a towel draped over it. However, these surfaces may not provide the proper amount of level padding for successful steam ironing, and leaks are more likely to occur. Take the time to set up your ironing board for smooth steam ironing to reduce water leaks on a bumpy surface.

3:Allow your steam iron to heat fully in the upright position before ironing. Because your steam iron is designed to convert water into steam that will easily smooth out wrinkles on bulky fabrics, you can avoid leaks by ensuring your iron has time to get the water to the correct temperature. If you lay your steam iron in the horizontal position too quickly, water that is not hot enough to convert to steam will leak. Give the iron a chance to heat up, and then test your steam function on your ironing board cover or spare fabric swatch before tacking your favorite blouse.

4:Turn off the steam function on your iron when ironing at lower temperatures. Since your iron's steam function is designed to convert the water in your iron to steam at the right temperature, lower iron temperatures can cause water to leak if your steam setting is still activated. For ironing more delicate fabrics, turn off the steam to avoid water leaks.

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Iron leaks. have cleaned it several times. still leaks. iron has not been dropped or damaged.


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Try using different water...

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My Braun Si 3120 Optistyle Iron is leaking water from steam holes


Scale buildup is unseating the rubber seal. Disassemble the iron. (Water filler hole part pulls directly forwards and can be pushed out from behind with a screwdriver.) Otherwise it's fairly straightforward. Clean scale off baseplate. Seal with silcone gasket before reassembly.

Jan 10, 2009 | Irons

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Iron leaks water from the back end of the base


This problem is the way that rowenta seals the water tank. If the iron is disassembled and the seal is properly put on it will not leak,, however this seal is a silicone based product and not just an off the shelf gasket. I have sealed and repaired some using a high temp silicone

Sep 26, 2008 | Rowenta Power Duo Iron

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Water shooting out bottom holes


This normally means that the iron is not heating up enough check that you have adjusted the temp so it is not as the water will either come out of the bottom when not hot enough to steam or when the jets get dirty and need cleaning.

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Feb 12, 2008 | Euro-Pro Shark GI490 Iron

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Water leaking from iron


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http://www.fixya.com/support/r5301301-steam_iron_leaking_water

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