Question about Euro-Pro Steam Generator EP8001 Iron

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No steam Unit is about 3-4 years old. No steam coming out of iron. Steam light does'nt come on. The iron will heat up. Iron light comes on.

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  • dardy Apr 22, 2008

    I also have the steam generator model EP8001 with the same problem as posted in January. The steam nor light works, but the iron does heat.

  • flipdaddy Jun 18, 2008

    after pluging into outlet no light appears until 5 minutes later. still no heat.



    Once after pluging and unpluging the greea light appeared and it began to heat.

    added water to no avail. Just the apearance of the RED LIGHT and no heat.



    Even after jiggling the plug.



    checked for break in cord but cord was okay.



    the model isan B&D Steam advantage AS185 type 1 8j06 flat iron

  • lolai Jun 19, 2008

    Yes, my unit is about 5 yrs. old, the iron is becoming detatched from the handle portion, it heats up quite a bit & today I've decided that I'm stopping using it.



    JS

  • nallen Jul 09, 2008

    my iron is doing the same thing - I've had it since 2001. I think it is the switch that's bad - can't find anyplace that will repair it. \

  • markie1 Aug 05, 2008

    i have the same problem but with a different model.. the EP8005 i have not been successful in finding anyone who has parts, but i did locate the problem for our unit. the ceramic thermostat was corroded and a wire broken off.




  • Anonymous Nov 02, 2008

    I OWN

  • rickporter1 Nov 02, 2008

    I also own the same unit with the identical problem relating to the steam switch and no steam; is there an inexpensive solution or is replacement of the unit my only relief?

  • Anonymous Mar 17, 2014

    Making a noise and no steam coming out

  • Anonymous Mar 30, 2014

    No steam comes out, a blue light keeps flashing

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Contact A2A Consulting at 1-888-830-3563; they can probably fix the unit for you.

Posted on Feb 03, 2009

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At a repair center they quoted me $55 for the repair, while I bought a new switch (not identical like the original) for $1.50 and a friend repaired it for free.

Posted on Oct 28, 2008

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It appears that your rocker switch is broken, I am attempting to find a source for the switch and the screw driver that removes the screws holding the unit together

Posted on Feb 25, 2008

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