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Why isn't my Iron heating up? Just finished filling my Krups V65 iron with water. Was ironing linen shirt on linen setting, all of a sudden, heat dropped all the way down to light one (very low heat) and stayed there. Tried later after iron cooled down and would not heat up past the first light. Had to go get another iron but would like to fix this one. Good iron otherwise but see many others have had the same problem at about the same age of the iron, approx. 2.5 years old. Iron all of a sudden while using it, the heat went off. Tried a different plug in case it was the outlet, but that isn't the problem.

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  • Anonymous Jun 29, 2008


    1. I did the exact same thing.....hoping it was a bad outlet; but it wasn't. This was a really good iron when it was working. The iron was a little costly. I don't think I'll take my chances with Krups again.


  • Anonymous Feb 10, 2009

    Was working fine last time I used it (less that a week ago). Plugged it in today and nothing!



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I do believe the thermostat is defective.All the iron have a small thermastat top control the temperature and is working like a switch.If the switch don`t work get stuck on the same position.Unfortunatly sometimes is better get a new one themn fix an old one but this is The Market and nothing i can do personally.Also make sure the thermostat knob is working properly.If you hear a click when you turn is ok.
Good Luck

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