If the iron doesn't heat, make sure power is on to the outlet, check
electrical chord, and check the thermostat and replace if necessary.
If the iron heats but steams improperly, inspect the soleplate and
clean the vents and flush sediment out of the steam chamber .
If the iron produces too much or too little heat, test the
Also test and, if needed,
adjust calibration of the thermostat.
If the iron does not spray properly, inspect and clean the nozzle.
If the iron leaks or spits, clean the steam vents, nozzle, and tank.
If the iron sticks to fabric, clean or repair the sole plate. If the
iron stains fabric, clean the sole plate, clean the tank with a
commercial cleaner, and use distilled or filtered water.
The tools you will need are
- Toothpicks or pipe cleaners
- Sewing needle
- Commercial electric iron cleaning solution or vinegar and water
- Commercial sole plate cleaner or baking soda and water
- Steel wool
- Emery cloth
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