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My Rowenta Superpress 050 doesn't steam

My Rowenta Superpress 050 heats up is filled with water but will not release steam when push steam button

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I know it's a silly question but are you pressing the trigger in the handle? If you are then the solenoid valve may have failed

Posted on Nov 20, 2009

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SOURCE: MY Rowenta Superpress 050 iron is not getting hot.

The first thing to check is the electric socket outlet the iron is plugged in to.
Plug something in that you know is working o/k ,this will prove whether it is the socket or the iron.
If the socket is o/k then the next thing to check is the plug on the iron.
Undo the plug if it has a removeable cover, and check that the connections are good, and check the fuse if it has one, if you are not sure about the fuse, then change it for one that you know is o/k.
If it is a sealed plug then check the electric cord is not chafed or broken near the plug.

Check the cord at the point where it goes into the iron also.

If you are satisfied that all is o/k then the fault is in the iron.
I do recommend that you proceed no furher, unless you are fully competent with electrics, and know what you are doing.
If you are satisfied that it is faulty.It is usually cheaper to buy a new iron, rather than trying to repair it.
Hope my comments are of help to you.
Cheers.
Barkencoa.

Posted on Dec 01, 2009

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Self Clean - prolongs the life of the iron
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I know it's a silly question but are you pressing the trigger in the handle? If you are then the solenoid valve may have failed

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The Rowenta site does not list a manual for your older model, but here is their link:

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