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Rowenta steam iron leaking out of screw on cap

The iron leaks out water from around the cap, where you fill it up.... Makes a loud hissing noise the whole time it is on

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SOURCE: Rowenta DA75 - Won't Steam

Can you remove the steam button if you can fill with water heat to maximum and holding over sink remove steam button rod this will clean the steam traks but be careful this gets very hot.

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Posted on Feb 11, 2008

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SOURCE: Water leaks from the bottom

Yes it is from the bottom of the boiler from a small opening, I guess a vent. Thank you for the help.

Posted on Jul 11, 2008

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SOURCE: Rowenta Steam Iron Leak

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: Rowenta Powerglide 2 INOX vertical steam, no steam, just water leakage

replace the o-ring gasket on the tank fill cap. It is a simple neoprene "O" ring you can buy at your local hardware or NAPA aauto parts store for less than $3.00.
st. louis mo Ralf

Posted on Feb 04, 2009

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SOURCE: Rowenta model 1700W. Water leaks out front of iron

Hi,
Try using different water...

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You want to run the self-clean mode. Fill with water, then over a sink, with the iron facing down, press the self-clean button. Steam will eject, along with sediment and water deposits. You may have to repeat numerous times. The iron requires soft water, if you don't have soft water at the tap then buy bottled water at the grocery store to prevent this problem.

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Water: Use tap water in the iron. If tap water is hard or high in organic matter, we recommend using bottled spring water or mix tap water with distilled. Do NOT use 100% distilled water. Many softening systems may cause issues as well.
Auto-Off: If iron is equipped with auto off, you need to move iron or gently shake it an allow it to heat back up before beginning to iron.
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The Rowenta site does not list a manual for your older model, but here is their link:

http://www.rowentausa.com/rowenta/frame.aspx




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