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Having purchased a phillips steam generator iron model gc 8080 of ebay the iron has ceased to work ,it will not heat up,the steam boiler is working but the sole plate is not it seems like there is no power coming to the sole plate what is causing this problem ?

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Electrically open heater circuit for sole plate, or bad thermostatic control.

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