Question about Rowenta Effective DX1700 Iron with Auto Shut-off

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Premature shutting off

Iron works OK for 1 minute, " auto" light flickers and iron cools off. Model # DG 050. The iron works fine when you plug it in and turn it on. The problem seems to be the auto shut-off. It shuts off prematurely and the only way to get it to heat again is to unplug it and plug it back in. HELP!!!!!!!!!!!!

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    Iron keep jumping. Gave it time to cool off and unplug. When I plugged it in it continued to jump.

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There should a switch on the handle to prevents the automatic shut off from functioning when the iron is in use..

Posted on Apr 21, 2008

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Have you try with lower heat setting?
It seems like it might be thermostat or thermal fuse that is not working properly.

Posted on Apr 21, 2008

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