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Polti 1500 no steam just droplets of water

Just bought a polti 1500 from ebay. supposed to be working fine but alas no steam

i have tried descaling it
the hose must not be blocked as i poured water through it
the water heats up fine
just a clicking noise as press the handle but no steam
just wondering whether i can fix it easily or i will have to send it back which is very costly and inconvenient

please help me

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  • Anonymous Sep 16, 2008

    no steam just a clicking noise when you press the gun handle

  • jimbo435 Feb 21, 2009

    i have des-caled this 2400 but still only clicks when switched on and still no steam, would it be worth having repaired,?

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Before trying anything else make sure you turn up the pressure control knob in the direction of the + sign if it is turned right down you will have steam in the system and the gun will be heard to click open the flow control valve but you will not get any steam because the control screw is set too low just turn it anti-clockwise to increase the flow and your good to go .I hope this helps I have one too and I some times forget to turn up the flow and wonder why for 3 minutes then realise that during storage and manuevering it gets turned down by accident and i turn it up and all is well again.

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Hello, i had also the same problem.
i disconnected the hose. there is a small hole where the hose connects.
i put there a litlle screwdriver in few times in and out. and then the steam came.
the polti must be switched on and heated up before you de this.
be carefull, when you put the screwdriver in, the steam can come on your hands and face.

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Yes being that its a polti. I would send the unit back as they have excellent record for service and turn around times. its hard to find parts for polty units. you could take it to a service shop and have them look at for a small fee.

Posted on Jun 20, 2008

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    Nathan Ayers Jun 20, 2008

    might just be wire loose on the unit.



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