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inside the iron is a thermal switch that has failed to make contact. Dissassemble the iron and you will see a small white ceramic pin sticking up out of the heating chamber and on tip there is a small contact. Above it is another contact that makes the heating element work. Easiest way to fix is to put a small bead of glue on the housing to force the contacts together.

Rowenta DZ1700... | Answered on Feb 16, 2017


You can't. it needs to be repaired.

Rowenta DZ1700... | Answered on Sep 07, 2014


The best solution for this is to pour out the water when you're done with it. The manual suggests that you set the iron to "dry" setting and then open and close the steam control to push out remaining water, all to prevent scaling. (Do this with the iron unplugged)

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Rowenta DZ1700... | Answered on Jul 03, 2014


I think this part is merely to protect the plate during shipping. The part is not listed in the manual, nor is it showing up in a site-specific Google search ("349683 site:www.rowentausa.com"). So I'm throwing it in the recycle bin. It is marked with the recycle symbol, so I won't just throw it away. Hope I don't end up wishing I'd kept it!

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Rowenta DZ1700... | Answered on Mar 09, 2014


Hi jfk0609,

The best place to bring your Rowenta Iron is on Rowenta's authorized service centers. I have list below that are located in Toronto. I included the phone numbers as well so you may inquire with them first the cost. Here's the list:

Butlers Service
249 Coxwell Ave. (South of Gerrard)
M4L 3B4 Toronto
Tel : 416-463-1164
Fax : 416-463-1166

North Avenue Road Appliances
1808 Avenue Road (North of Lawrence at 401)
M5M 3Z1 Toronto
Tel : 416-781-9389
Fax : 416-781-9380

Personal Edge
3302 Yonge St
M4N 2L6 Toronto
Tel : 416-483-7730

Personal Edge
50 Bloor St West Unit C-15 (Holt Renfrew Center)
M4W 3L8 Toronto
Tel : 416-925-3368

Personal Edge
218 Yonge St.(Eaton's Centre)
M5B 2H6 Toronto
Tel : 416-340-2820
Fax : 647-288-0129

Hope this helps.

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Rowenta DZ1700... | Answered on Sep 14, 2011


I am not familiar with your particular iron ... however, I am familiar with different types of "bits" I suspect yours are security "Torx". Torx look like a "allen" with points. Some call them "star". A Torx 'security' will be the star shape with a pin in the center, disallowing a regular Torx bit from entering. If you will take your Iron to the Hardware Store or your local Auto Parts store and show to the salesman, I am certain they can sell you the proper bit to remove the cover on your Iron. You may have to purchase a handle at the same time.

There are other types and yours may not be Torx. It could be any of many including a thing that looks like a philips but only three slots instead of 4 or a 'clutch' or it could be a 'one way' or other special bit.. The person at the store should be able to identify the appropriate tool immediately. If not, there are probably more than one store in your town ... go to he next and so on until you get the necessary tool.

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Rowenta DZ1700... | Answered on Jun 05, 2011


You can use Rowenta Sole plate Cleaner. If you cannot find it locally, check online at retail sites like Amazon.
If you want to try a home made cleaner, Avoid abrasive cleaning powders or scouring pads.

Begin with a cold iron that is unplugged from the electrical outlet. Use a mild dish washing soap or laundry detergent to create a sudsy solution. Use a nylon mesh pad, sponge, or a clean cloth dipped in the solution to completely wipe off the soleplate of the iron. Wipe the soleplate clean with a damp cloth or rag.

If the soleplate is the victim of a starchy build up or corrosion of some form, you will need to use something a little stronger. Use a clean cloth dipped in white vinegar to remove the build up. Wipe the soleplate clean with a cloth dampened in clean water.

If this does not work, then you will need to heat a solution of white vinegar and salt until the salt dissolves. Using a clean cloth sipped in the heated solution, wipe the iron's soleplate clean. Continue wiping until you have removed all of the build up or corrosion. Remember to wipe the iron completely clean with a cloth dampened in clean water.

Let me know if you have any other questions. Thanks.


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Rowenta DZ1700... | Answered on May 01, 2011


Hi, Brown water and whitescale are often the result of the water you use in the iron... If you have scale, white vinegar will clean that... For brown water, empty the iron, rinse out the insides with bottled water, and then use the bottled water instead...

Also check out this tip...

Cleaninga Steam Iron White Scale and Brown Water

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Rowenta DZ1700... | Answered on Apr 02, 2011


these screws take a star tip screw driver to remove. My 6 month old Rowenta's switch quit. You can buy the star screw driver at any good hardware store or auto place.

Rowenta DZ1700... | Answered on Oct 13, 2010

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