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Dz9080 how do i clean this iron that has brownish water comming from it that damage my clothes?

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  • Miles Llorente Apr 18, 2009

    The iron says you can use tap water, but now brownish water comes from the iron and is staining clothing when I iron, and spits out large amounts of water instead of steam. How do I clean my iron and fix this problem. Should I be using bottled water if I have mineral and hard water in my area?

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A pint of white vinigar in the reservoir and steam it thro will clean it up a treat. Steam some clean water through afterwards before using it on your clothes. Best Wishes Rick

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Theres a product called " CLR " at any department stores, AJ

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