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My wifes Hamilton Beach Iron model 14977Z leaks water from the wall plug where the prongs are molded to the plastic. She told me about this and I said impossible, but she proved me wrong. This can be replicated time and time again. Call their tech support but they are closed Saturday. Ever heard of this?

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  • Anonymous Mar 30, 2014

    The iron has been leaking water each time its fill up. I've used different waters to see if it was the water but not. when one picked it up to iron the clothes, the water ran and extra water is on the clothes or the ironing board; even when it's placed in a standing position, it leaks. Even when it's not in action, the water leaks out on the floor or what ever is there.

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If this question had come through yesterday I would have said it was an April fools joke. Somehow pressure is leaking back into the iron body and the only outlet it can find is some poorly made electrical lead. For starters I suggest that you replace the cord and plug. Perhaps a better quality cord will not do that. For extra security, seal the ends of the wires with silicone sealant. If I had grand kids, this would be a story to tell them, like you say, it is hard to believe but good luck.

I just told my wife the story and she asked if the water was not coming from the wall socket from a leak somewhere else in the house?

Posted on Apr 02, 2011

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  • Ellen Den Dulk
    Ellen Den Dulk May 05, 2011

    I have the same problem with the same model iron.

  • Hans Pearson
    Hans Pearson May 05, 2011

    Ok, so you would not likely have a water leak in your wall cavity as well, too much of a coincidence. Try replacing the cord and sealing the connections as suggested above. Also make sure that all the steam hole in the iron are clear.

  • Hans Pearson
    Hans Pearson May 05, 2011

    I have e-mailed these two incidents to Hamilton Beach with a recommendation that they apply urgent attention to this matter. We now await their reply and I might need to get back to you to arrange contact with Hamilton Beach.

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