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Shark model G1490 won't heat. Can heating element be bad?

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If lights are coming on its either the wire that send power to the heating element or the element itself

Posted on Aug 16, 2009

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G1490 just stopped working. Second identical iron that just stopped working. Can manufacturer replace the iron free of charge?


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Most have an 800 number and are willing to make replacements directly to the consumer...call them and find out...

Here is a tip that will help you to troubleshoot your iron and figure out what is wrong with it.

Electric Iron not Heating Up or not Working Right
http://www.fixya.com/support/r5300202-electric_iron_not_heating_up_or_not

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Euro Pro Irons: Less than a year old stop heating up.


hello,

some time no part of our property go bad but what will need is to service them from there dysfunction

the problem of your iron could be from the element and the wire ,the element is the heat provider while the wire is the power supply from the electric

But the fact is that ,the problem of your iron is disconnection of element from the wire what you need to do fix it to unscrew your iron and trace the wire down to the element and see the disconnection am toking about and fix it back

thank you and thanks for using fixya.

May 31, 2010 | Euro-Pro Shark GI490 Iron

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Iron will not turn on


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Here is a tip that will help you to troubleshoot your iron and figure out what is wrong with it.

Electric Iron not Heating Up or not Working Right
http://www.fixya.com/support/r5300202-electric_iron_not_heating_up_or_not

heatman101

Jan 27, 2010 | Euro-Pro G1490 Continuous Iron

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My iron light goes on but does not heat up


Like many other appliances that use heat to perform their function, your iron probably has a a thermal fuse inside to prevent fires if the intended heat range is exceeded. These fuses are cylindrical with one pointed end (this one connected to the metal case) and the other flat and ~ 4-5 mm diameter and 10-12 mm length.
They are normally spot welded to one end of the heater element and can't be replaced using normal solder due to the exposure to heat.
I suspect a repair would be economically a bad move.

Oct 10, 2009 | Euro-Pro Shark GI490 Iron

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Brown steam bursts coming out of my G1490 Shark iron


make sure you do a self clean as often as possible to remove debris and scale from iron

Jun 12, 2009 | Euro-Pro Shark GI490 Iron

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Without function no power


Hi,

Here is a tip that will help you to troubleshoot your iron and figure out what is wrong with it.

Electric Iron not Heating Up or not Working Right
http://www.fixya.com/support/r5300202-electric_iron_not_heating_up_or_not

heatman101

May 07, 2009 | Euro-Pro Shark GI490 Iron

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My G1490 Shark Iron will not heat up.


your heating coil probally went bad its alot cheaper tp just buy a new iron

Jan 18, 2009 | Euro-Pro Shark GI490 Iron

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Shark G1490 doesn't light up or heat up when I plug it in.


circuit board has shorted out that control iron functions or power wire lead has broke off inside of iron

Jan 12, 2009 | Euro-Pro Shark GI490 Iron

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Iron won't heat


send me manual on iron g1490

john reilly, 5640 hwy 14 w janesville wi 53548

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thank you

Aug 13, 2008 | Euro-Pro Shark GI490 Iron

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Shark Euro-Pro G1490


Our G1490 quit after one year. Just won't come on. Period. I can't get it to open after removing the back screws either.

Jan 08, 2008 | Euro-Pro Shark GI490 Iron

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