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I have a GS10 steamer. The steam head on the end of the hose which allows the steam out on to garment is broken. can I get a replacement

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SOURCE: conair compact garment steamer

Push down and twist all the way- I had to watch it done on this website to figure it out!
http://www.handbooklive.com/index.php?nav=navprodsBySearch&search=gs4&prodid=13&title=Conair+Fabric+Steamer+GS4&xml=SteamerPlaylist

Posted on Oct 09, 2008

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SOURCE: My Rowenta Garment Steamer will not steam up.

Ok. This thing is caused by scaling. If the steam generator runs out of water the sensor thinks the tank is empty and causes the machine to go to standby (basically switch off -- orange light comes on). The solution: Open the machine and clean it.

MAKE SURE THE POWER CABLE IS UNPLUGGED BEFORE ATTEMPTING TO DO THE FOLLOWING:

1. There are six screws ( phillips - you will need a long screwdriver). Two of them are hidden under the wheels (just pop off the rollers and you will see the screws)

2. Open the steam generator (there are four screws) and be very careful with the 'O' ring -- you damage it and you can say good bye to the machine. Clean it if you see scaling. The amount of scaling present would indicate how hard your water was. This itself may not be cause of the problem but now that you openend the machine, you might as well as clean it for better efficiency.

3. Disconnect the hose to the steam generator (it has two circlips) and clean it. Mine had hard deposit of scales preventing the water reaching the steam generator.

Re assemble it.

Good Luck

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Posted on Apr 10, 2009

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SOURCE: CGS11DR CONAIR GARMENT STEAMER

Have you checked the float?
Sometimes that gets stuck, or collects mineral and stays in the last position.

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Posted on Sep 14, 2009

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SOURCE: Hot hose but no Steam

Don't know this machine but if it has brass jets on the head stick a pin or a needle into them twisting while pushing in and out, some times these jet block up. other wise undo hose and blow through it hope I have helped in some way.

Posted on May 19, 2010

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SOURCE: I have a Tobi steamer, The steam is not coming out

My wife has thrashed hers in her shop and it suddenly stopped steaming. It was about two years old. I managed to fix it. I dont think that the hose or the nozzel will be blocked because they are too wide a diameter. There will probably be a build up of silica or calicum inside. Unscrew the hose where it meets the machine. Remove the blue water tank. If you pour some water down the pipe from the end that you just unscrewed the hose , the water should well up in the depression where the tank sits through the little holes at the bottom. If it doesnt then the blockage is inside which is what I found. I used some decalcification liquid product ICL and poured it in from the hose end and let it soak for 10 minutes. Then I got a thin plastic tube to go in and scrape around as far as you can from the hose end. A thin bottle brush or pipe cleaner would be good. I then used a thin piece of wire to poke around the slits in the other end( depression) Then I emptied it out and continually flushed it through with water and give it a good shake holding your hand over the hose end connection hole. I found that when I emptied the water out , it contained all this silica and residue. I would have got about a teaspoon full in total. After several goes the blockage suddenly cleared itself and I found that suddenly the water was running through freely and welling up as described. I kept doing this until the gritty residue dissipated. You can hold the hose end under the tap and tilt the machine so that the water runs freely out through the depression well. I reassembled it and tried it out. Bingo just like new. Hope this helps. - Grant

Posted on Sep 15, 2010

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Why do water drops form om my clothes while steaming


You have a build up of water In the hose. Sometimes happens because the hose is too low to the ground. Try stretching the hose up and tap it and the water should travel back down the hose.
Another reason could be that you are using too much steam for that particular fabric.

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Don't know this machine but if it has brass jets on the head stick a pin or a needle into them twisting while pushing in and out, some times these jet block up. other wise undo hose and blow through it hope I have helped in some way.

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How to use a steamer.


  1. Plug in the steamer.
    • The steamer usually comes with a smallish padded square with a strap that slips over your hand. (If you so not have one of these, cut out a square from some stiff cardboard, pad it using cotton batting, and cover it with a heavy, smooth, waterproof or water-resistant material.)
  2. Make sure it is steaming nicely before you use it. You check by pulling the little trigger on the handle, and seeing how much steam issues when you release it. You actually want to use this while steaming as well, in order to release more steam when needed.
  3. Hang the garment, and slip the padded square over one hand.
  4. Place the hand with the square on the underside of the garment, and use it to keep the fabric smooth while you steam it.
  5. Use the steamer by holding the nozzle close to the garment, and pulling both it and the padded square in downwards strokes.

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To start with, use distilled water for steaming. This will prevent calcium build-up. I buy bottles of distilled water for ironing/steaming only. I have never had calcium build-up from using distilled water for ironing/steaming. Do not use tap water!!!

You can buy some CLR (stands for Cacium, Lime & Rust) (can be found at Walgreens, CVS, Target, Walmart, etc.). You can run this product through your steamer to eliminate build-up.

Good luck!

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I bought this model from Costco and followed the instructions and tried using the picture on the box. You may have trouble, or at least be confused, if you try to attach like the picture on the package because the hose in the box is not exactly as pictured.  The hose you get does not have that extra ribbed part around the end that attaches to the console.  Therefore try the other end and you should be able to attach.  Once you figure that out make sure you "lock" the hose into place.  If not steam will escape from the loose installation and may scald you if you reach down.

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