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Water Where do you put the water

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  • ginafowler Jan 03, 2008

    The instructions were not in the box when I received the product.



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Generaly there is a hole somewhere.. have you tried looking in the instructions?
most of the time is in the front close to the steam buttons.

Hope it helps.
R.

Posted on Jan 03, 2008

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