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Power up problem

Does not power on.
Needs some steam event cleaning.
Need new cloth covering.

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  • RaoN Jul 22, 2008

    I want to fix or get it fixed before I trash it!

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Hello Raon,

May i know what model or Iron are you using?

Posted on Jul 22, 2008

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This could be a power problem.

check the fuses in the unit where the power enters

Posted on Jul 22, 2008

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Hello RaoN,
Can you please specify the Brand and model of your Iron..Thank you!!..

Posted on Jul 22, 2008

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    Natesan Sabesan Jul 22, 2008

    Well actually you can fix it but the cost which you spend for it will be as equal as the one which you might spend to buy a new one!..So if you still want to Fix it kindly take it to any service store in your place..But a better choice will be to buy a new one my Friend!..Thank you...

    Regards!!..


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    Natesan Sabesan Jul 22, 2008

    It is not advisable for you to Check for the parts in the Iron better get the job done by a service person who is familiar with it !!..thank you.. :)

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    Natesan Sabesan Jul 22, 2008

    It will be more helpful if you can specify your brand!..Thank you..Dont forget to rate your solution my friend!!..

    Regards!!...


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Would probably be best to buy a new iron, not powering on, would indicate a internal problem, really in my opinion it would be best to buy a new one. without knowing more about the iron you have..

Posted on Jul 22, 2008

  • Ekse Jul 22, 2008

    still need to know the brand and model,, we have no idea what iron your talkin about

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Here I'm going to tell you the basics of cleaning your Rowenta iron :

Things You'll Need:1:Rowenta Soleplate Cleaning Kit
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Dz9080


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