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I have a rowenta DW8194 stem iron i bought for my son - it will not heat up and when it does the light flashes on and off - then it will not heat up anymore-

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Henry Thomas

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SOURCE: Heats up but no steam coming out.

take down the iron and clean it the holes at the bottom of the iron are clogged up.good luck.

Posted on Apr 18, 2007

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Anonymous

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SOURCE: My Rowenta iron will not heat up. The yellow light

Inside the iron is a piece of thermal metal the is supposed to make contact with a small ceramic pin with a metal cap on it. I think this was intended to be a safety device but they fail and the iron will not heat up. The part does not seem to be available so easiest way to fix is to put a small bead of glue on the housing that forces this to make contact.

Posted on Mar 06, 2009

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David Shaub

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SOURCE: Iron spits out rusty water. The iron is a Rowenta

Fill it with a mix of 50% white vinegar and 50% water. Let it set for 30 minutes and steam it out for about 2 minutes. Unplug it and dump it. After it cools colpletely, fill it with water and steam it out. The rust is coming from your water supply, not the iron.

Posted on Oct 06, 2009

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Tom Carson

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SOURCE: Rowenta iron will heat up and then shut down. Have

Irons use a potentiometer and thermister to control the heat on the element. One of these components is bad and needs replacing. If the iron's still under warranty, get another one. The cost of service would probably be as much as a new iron, but you could call an appliance repair shop to check.

Posted on Mar 12, 2010

heatman101

D. Floyd Kolb

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SOURCE: I have a rowenta advancer DZ9080 iron that the

Hi,

Here is a tip that will help you to troubleshoot your iron and figure out what is wrong with it.

Electric Iron not Heating Up or not Working Right
http://www.fixya.com/support/r5300202-electric_iron_not_heating_up_or_not

heatman101

Posted on Jul 14, 2010

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