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Either: the iron is not hot enough to heat the water to steam temperature or the internal water-flow valve is leaking so that too much water is getting through. Check the iron is getting hot enough first. If it is then run some de-scaler (as used in kettles) through the iron to try to clean all the passageways. Always ensure that you fully re-flush the iron after de-scaling or you'll damage your clothes with any acidic residue left in the iron.
If you are having trouble with your steam iron leaking or dripping water, then this tip is for you.
The first thing to remember is that the wrong water can cause you many problems with your iron. If you are experiencing problems, one of the first things to try is to use different water in your iron. Steam irons need a certain amount of mineral in the water for them to operate properly, but too much mineral, iron, or organic matter can be disaster.
Too much will cause all sorts of problems. Brown water, white scale and other problems will come from the wrong water. The wrong water will also cause the iron to corrode and leak. Of course not taking care to store the iron properly will also cause corrosion and leaks. See my other steam iron tips on the brown water and white scale issues.
So, if you are having problems, you must first figure out if it is bad water causing the steam iron to spit the water out of if in fact you have a leak internally. Internal leaks are not repairable. They are often caused by a combination of poor water quality and not drying the iron properly before storage. Either of these can cause internal corrosion and lead to leakage. Make sure to use good bottled spring water and empty the iron before storage. Lay the iron horizontal for a few seconds while hot to dry the remaining water from the tank before storing on its heel.
Poor water quality can also cause the iron to spit the water back out the wrong places and give you the impression that you are leaking, when in fact you are not. Water that makes steam too rapidly, will spit out all over the place and will not want to stay in the tank and make steam. Before assuming that you have a bad leaking iron, try using different water first. You may also need to follow my tip for cleaning the water tank of your iron, so that the different water can be effective.
In short, the wrong water can cause many problems when it comes to steam irons. Do some experimenting before you buy another one only to soon have the same problems all over again.
follow this steps and fix it. GOD BLESS YOU Clean an iron:
Unplug the iron and make sure it is cool before cleaning.
Use a toothpick or pipe cleaner to remove buildup in the steam vents, making sure the debris doesn't fall into the vents.
Use a fine sewing needle to carefully clean the spray nozzle of mineral deposits.
To flush sediment from a steam iron, pour 1/2 cup water and 1/2 cup
vinegar into the water tank. Place the iron on a rack over a broiling
pan and set the iron to steam until the tank runs dry. Repeat if
necessary. Or follow the instructions for using a commercial iron
Service the steam and spray mechanism:
Unplug the iron.
Use a fine sewing needle to unclog the steam valve assembly. Also,
check the valve spring and replace it if it is broken or has lost
If the spray pump is accessible, remove it and check for leaks by
placing the spray tube in water and squirting the pump. Clean or replace
Clean a metal soleplate:
Unplug the iron.
Use a sponge and commercial soleplate cleaner or baking soda and
water to remove dirt buildup on the soleplate. Rinse well with water and
dry. Don't use harsh abrasives or immerse an electric iron in water.
Use very fine steel wool (0000) or an emery cloth to remove scratches and burns on the soleplate, then clean the soleplate.
the brown liquid is rust from leaving the water in the iron. Always dump the water out when you are done ironing. You need to run a descaler through it. you can purchase descaler online. The shutting off and on could be a loose wire.
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
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.
if the the iron is still in valid warranty time,ask the seller to change a new one or repair it for you i think! Or you can change a vertical type iron to instead !And it won`t leak,iron effect is better than the traditional iron !