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I have a Kenwood steam generator iron. I have put in a new filter and when the steam builds up it makes a really loud squealing noise. It did not do this before. Can you help

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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.
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Posted on Jul 24, 2008

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SOURCE: HOW DO I DESCALE A STEAM GENERATOR IRON

Place the iron soleplate, unplugged of course, in a shallow dish of water and descaler and leave it for a while. I have just done this with mine and its working a treat.

Posted on Sep 15, 2009

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Press the variable steam control and the power on/off button to stop the light flashing - that worked for mine!

Posted on Sep 30, 2009

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I had same issue , now , once you turn the unit on , you should see displayed 3 steam jets and the flashing standby , turn the dial on the iron to max ,press the steam button on the machine to max steam , leave for a minute or so , now press the steam button on the iron , does it make a noise ? if it does , slightly raise the whole front end of the unit ( easier if you have the iron on the worktop and not on the unit !) for a minute then try and press the steam button on the iron again . I think there is a bit of an issue about the conection between the water tank and the filter . This solved my issues and i do hope it will help you .

Posted on Oct 16, 2009

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SOURCE: my kenwood steam generator iron

Cant solve the problem but does anyone know where I can buy a filter in the uk for it or the up todate model no for the filter? please

Posted on Dec 29, 2009

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