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My Steam Fast SF-450 Iron produces steam and then sometimes it does not. The hose continues to get hot, but again no steam. I've tried cleaning it multiple times, bet yet still have problems with steam coming out. I've tried researching a manual on-line, but there are none. Please let me know if this is something that can be repaired or if it's time to buy another. Thank you. Crystal

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Call 800-711-6617 to get a new Hose Base for $3.00. I just ordered three of them and with shipping it was around $17.00. They didn't give me the part number.

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It could be that when you were cleaning out the tank, some of the sludge got stuck in the outlet pipe.

Try cleaing it again (giving it a good jiggle about) and try again.

If this doesn't work, try using and iron cleaner.

My initial assumption was that there was some water flow before you cleaned the iron, is that the case?

My experience with coffee machines and steam irons (fundamentally the same device) is that if cleaning is left too long (and there is no water flow), then the pipes can get terminally clogged, as some flow is essential to allow cleaners to penetrate the pipework.

Good luck

Posted on Sep 19, 2010

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SOURCE: Need instructions for Steam Fast SF-450

You can get the manual on the link below.

http://www.topinnovations.com/steamfast/archived/SF-450/pdf/SF-450_Manual.pdf

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