Question about Rowenta DG-980 Iron
Hi, Rowenta recommends that you use clear filtered drinking or bottled water only. I believe them because the system uses brass & aluminum throughout, so salts or acids would cause corrosion. To clean the system totally, after each ironing session before I put it away, I remove the blue reservoir completely, and run the burst of steam several times until the boiler is empty, and red light indicates it is out of water. I shut the power off and unplug. Wait at least an hour or so, access the boiler tank plug on side & if it is cool to the touch, remove it using a coin (quarter), drain and flush the tank several times with the cleaning tube that came with unit or filtered/drinking bottled water several times over the kitchen sink. Finally, drain all the water completely out of the boiler (I leave the plug & cover off to making sure it is completely dry before putting everything back together, ready for the next time). After several use cycles of the above should clear out the debris. My 1st experience with a used DG980 had exactly the same problem. P.S. before ironing the first article, use several bursts of steam away from the ironing board surface to clear out any standing water that was is in the system. Hope this helps :O)
Posted on May 13, 2008
a 6ya expert can help you resolve that issue over the phone in a minute or two.
best thing about this new service is that you are never placed on hold and get to talk to real repairmen in the US.
the service is completely free and covers almost anything you can think of (from cars to computers, handyman, and even drones).
click here to download the app (for users in the US for now) and get all the help you need.
Posted on Jan 02, 2017
Tips for a great answer:
Jan 22, 2014 | Rowenta DG-980 Iron
Jan 14, 2013 | Rowenta DG-980 Iron
Jul 18, 2011 | Rowenta DG-980 Iron
Mar 16, 2011 | Rowenta DG-980 Iron
May 29, 2010 | Rowenta DG-980 Iron
Aug 12, 2008 | Rowenta DG-980 Iron
Jul 30, 2008 | Rowenta DG-980 Iron
Dec 18, 2007 | Rowenta DG-980 Iron
533 people viewed this question
Usually answered in minutes!
Step 2: Please assign your manual to a product: