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The iron has been all descaled, however we cannot get any steam when pressing the button. It is a Tefal express generator model 3 years old.

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Once you have descaled the boiler and refilled your frontpiece of the iron itself (hopefully with distilled water - any supermarket) you press the "reset"/ "restart" button on the back end of the steam generating unit. When the water is hot enough press steam button & turbo button a few times - WARNING: make sure iron is facing downwards and cover ironing board with old rag because initially brown steam splatter will come out on first few steam releases.

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You can't be electrocuted. They are double insulated. you can descale it like you do a laundry iron.

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