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Irons will not heat properly

2 irons, same problem...will not heat sufficiently to press clothes properly. For example, I use spray starch on dress shirts...have to make many many passes over the section of the shirt that I spray, ie, collar, sleeve...before it begins to press the shirt. Even after many many passes the shirt does not feel like it has been starched at all and often still feels a bit damp from the starch. used a black and decker steam xpress and a sunbeam simple press 3056 iron. both new, both with the same problem

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  • nodrog32 Nov 28, 2007

    thanks, I'll try that and let you know if that was it.

  • flo_rob Dec 31, 2007

    Iron will not heat, I plug it into the outlet, it heats up luke warm and will not get hot.

  • heebee73 May 09, 2008

    i have the same problem. the iron becomes warm but not hot. i have tried it at two different homes (moved from one to another), with no resolution.

  • Anonymous Nov 04, 2008

    yellow lite keeps blinking will not heat up at all,

    i was using distilled water

  • Anonymous Nov 04, 2008

    will not heat up

  • jhrc8331 Nov 09, 2008

    My steamer doesn't heat.

  • mista lyn Dec 10, 2008

    My damb iron comes on but does not get hot. Its an old iron but I only used it once. Ist still in the box! I bought it new.

  • skowflyer Jan 24, 2009

    Purchased two of the DX 6650 new in box off Ebay, neither of them heat over 170 deg. F as measured with a infared temp sensor. I tried my old iron and it goes over 375 on cotton setting easily. The seller on Ebay, of course, won't do anything about it so I'm stuck with two expensive irons that can't be used. What's the deal with this iron? Has anyone called Rowenta for correction?

  • kubitlinda Feb 07, 2009

    auto light keeps blinking and no steam comes out to press the clothes



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This may sound weird, but try them at someone else's house, it could be possible that your wiring is not allowing them the amperage they need to heat properly.

Posted on Nov 27, 2007


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