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How do I remove the back plate on a Russell Hobbs Colour Contour iron to replace the wire

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SOURCE: Faulty Russell Hobbs Steam Iron

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Posted on Jan 01, 2008

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SOURCE: Russell Hobbs Steam Glide 2200 won't produce steam.

I had a problem and tracked it down to the pump. If you take the iron apart, the pump sits towards the front of the iron and has 3 tubes connected to it. Remove the srew-down bracket and free the pump from the plastic clasps on the base. Disconnect tubes and wires (remembering where they go.

Remove the circular securing spring from the front of the pump and drop the metal barrel from the housing. Unscrew the rear plastic assembly and set aside. there is a joint inside where the plastic assembly was - this is has an o-ring and is simply a pull-apart. It deos not need screwing. Pull the metal barrel apart, taking care to note the sequence for reassembly. Inside the barel is a larger rubber washer. Pull on the metal tube that goes through the centre of the washer using a pair of pliers - it will come free.

You will then see the problem - the spring inside the metal barrel will have broken. Take care, because at the other end of the spring is a small plastic washer that must be retained. Find a pen that has a short spring inside and use this as a replacement. If necessary, you can trim the spring to make it the right lenght. Ensure you have removed all broken pieces of spring, and reassemble. Try it out before finally attaching the pump inside the iron. It took me 2-3 attempts to get the spring tension right. If you can find a 'PENAC RB-085B BA1002' pen, the spring is perfect.

Once you have got it right, reassemble.

I have to replace the spring approx every 6 months as the replacement is obviously not meant for the job and wears or rusts or breaks. However, I am getting extended use from my otherwise broken iron.

Take care - things inside get HOT!!

Hope this helps.

Posted on Dec 17, 2008

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It probably needs to be de-calicified, you can find the stuff to do it at most any hardware store.

Posted on Mar 28, 2009

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SOURCE: Russell Hobbs Steamglide 2200.Iron and steam

is the water in your area heavy? it may have clogged your iron with stone. soak plate in something like clr .

Posted on Aug 10, 2009

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SOURCE: I have a Russell Hobbs Steam Generator iron

My Russel Hobbs Steamglide iron has stopped pumping steam , iron itself heats up but no steam...has the pump gone and can it be reapired

Posted on Oct 11, 2009

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