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Rowenta Advancer, model #DZ9080, is not heating and yellow and red lights on control wheel are flashing. Thank you.

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  • carollandess Sep 06, 2010

    I deduct from your reply that there is a problem with the thermostat, since the iron does warm up to the touch but doesn't get hot. If the problem is the thermostat, is there a way for me to adjust it or will I need to get it serviced? I removed the base and all wires appear connected.

  • carollandess Sep 06, 2010

    Yes, thank you.

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Hi, you need to check that power is getting to the heating element. For the power to get to the heating elements of the iron it needs to go through the power switch and the thermostat. On some irons the power switch will be included in the iron thermostat and on others the on/off switch will be a separate switch. In either case you will need to make sure that there is continuity, or the ability for the power to flow through the switch and thermostat to get to the heating part of the iron. The thermostat is just an on/off switch that works on the temperature of the base of the iron. So whenever the iron is cold the thermostat should be closed, allowing the power to flow through it.

If power is getting to the heating element of the iron, then it should get hot. If it is not, then the heating part has failed. Sometimes, when this happens it will short out and cause the fuse to blow or the circuit breaker to trip. Many times though, the element will just simply burn out or break so that the circuit is open and the electricity cannot flow through to make the element produce heat.

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    Tunde Autos Sep 06, 2010

    Hi, if you are lucky it can be serviced but in most cases, thermostats are replaced...

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