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Steam Button Sticks in

We loved the iron until it's steam button got stuck in the depressed mode.

Any fixes?

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,maybwe yopu need to give it some anti depressant

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Vinegar the iron its calcified,it will clean out

Posted on Oct 07, 2009

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    Just kidding. I did what Daniel have mentioned long time ago and I just keep cleaning it atleast once every six months

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