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Polti Forever Intelligent Inox Steam Iron this iron was given to me in this condition As per the instructions, I filled the reservoir with water, plugged the iron in and switched it on. The blue lcd display illuminates but nothing further seems to happen. I have read and re-read the instructions and I'm reasonably sure I'm doing everything correctly, but as I say nothing further occurs, apparently the iron is supposed to 'bleep' and show information on the display, but none of this seems to be the case!

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  • 154christine Aug 24, 2010

    thanks but that didnt help tried that before

  • 154christine Sep 10, 2010

    triead that already it does not work

  • 154christine Sep 10, 2010

    thanks but that didnt help tried that before

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Hi! Please try this... Unplug the iron from power source and let it sit for atleast 5mins. to reset the system. Plug the iron again and perform the procedure again. Hope this helps and thank you for using FixYa!

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