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Iron not staying on

My iron will not stay on, one slight move of the iron it shuts off, (light goes off and the iron basically shuts off) one more move of the iron or the cord it goes back on. Very frustrating as these irons are expensive and I would expect better performance from them as I bought my iron a short time ago, perhaps one year. Unfortunatley I am trying to find my bill of sale, hopefully where I bought it from will help me to fix or replace. Sometimes it does not matter if one spends a lot or less on an item, next time I will buy a cheaper item and if it breaks it breaks at least it was not expensive and can afford to buy cheaper than expensive in the long run.

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    My iron will not stay on, one slight move of the iron it shuts off, (light goes off and the iron basically shuts off) one more move of the iron or the cord it goes back on. Very frustrating as these irons are expensive and I would expect better performance from them as I bought my iron a short time ago, perhaps one year. Unfortunatley I am trying to find my bill of sale, hopefully where I bought it from will help me to fix or replace. Sometimes it does not matter if one spends a lot or less on an item, next time I will buy a cheaper item and if it breaks it breaks at least it was not expensive and can afford to buy cheaper than expensive in the long run.

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This is a problem with a lot of Rowenta irons. It is the auto shut off that is not working properly and the only way to fix it is to have it disassembled and the switch hardwired to be on whenever the iron it plugged in. It is a thermal metal switch and it just stops working and then the iron will not turn on and the yellow light blinks.

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