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Tefal Pro Express Steam Generator Iron

My Iron heats up and steams for a short while then I have to switch it off and then on again to get it to steam. Does not seem to be pumping water into the boiler. Can you help?

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  • Anonymous Jun 04, 2008

    I have a new iron and it does not pump any water into the tank at all. I will return it to the store.

  • Anonymous Aug 24, 2008

    my iron heats up and the red light below the pray button keeps bleeking and i get no steam

  • Anonymous Mar 18, 2014

    Phillips 8300 steam generator iron

  • Anonymous Mar 19, 2014

    Doez not always steam

  • Anonymous Mar 31, 2014

    When I turn the iron on the boiler/ steam doesn't seem to work anymore???

  • chris reid
    chris reid Jan 23, 2018

    If there is no steam it needs a clean, that is if the dial setting is on the steam icon.

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Once you have filled up with water and always just below full line, if your model has one, you need to press the "reset" or "restart" button on the back end of the generator (the end furthest away from the water container). Also, do be sure to regularly descale as advised above otherwise the water/steam can't get through.

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Irons are generally not worth repairing. That said, try to clean out any mineral deposits with a mixture of 1/3 vinegar and 2/3 water. Put in the usual amount. Warm the iron, try to get steam. Empty the iron and do it twice more. Then, rinse it out with plain water.

You may get lucky!

Posted on Jan 23, 2008

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My Tefal is the same, steams for a while then nothing. I have tried to descale with no joy. I think it may be a problem with an internal thermostat that cuts out stopping the steam.

Any ideas????

Posted on Aug 29, 2008

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SOURCE: 2 yr old Tefal Pro Express Steam generator Iron Trips Fuses

hello does all the electric go off in your home if so theres a bad earth on the iron or the iron element is shorting out also make sure theres no water getting into the iron good luck

shaun

Posted on Mar 20, 2009

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SOURCE: tefal proline express steam generator iron needs de scaling

Make a solution of half water and half white vinegar. Fill up your iron and get it good and hot then let it sit a couple hours. flush out and repeat as necessary. Hope you find this helpful. Please give me a fixya rating If this works for you. It works very well as long as it is not completely filled with scale. Once you have it good and clean By a gallon of bottled water at the market and use that for your Iron and you will never have a scale problem again. I learned how to do this 20 years ago from a 80 year old woman from england. If it is really bad you can up the vinegar concentration but do not go higher than 2 cup to 1.
George

Posted on Jul 24, 2008

SOURCE: tefal pro express steam generator

there's 2 possibility:

1- electonic board is defectuose 2- pump is defetuose

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