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Posted on Jan 02, 2017

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SOURCE: Brown spots coming from steam iron

you can mix 50% water with 50% vinager let it set in the iron overnight then turn it on and let the steam run out.What happens is the inside of the iron where the water is had corroded or rusted or has lime deposits.the vinager will break this loose overnight.also after you let the iron steam out all the mixture,flush the iron 4 to 5 times and start using fresh water from a store bought gallon.your tap water is probably full of iron.

Posted on Nov 15, 2007

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SOURCE: Brown spots coming from steam iron

Fill with 50/50 water vinegar solution. Get it good and hot and let it sit for two hours. Rinse and repeat if necessary. Buy a gallon of water from the market and use that from now on. This will fix your problem. The Iron is concentrating the iron in you water and this is what is causing the brown spots. Hope you find this helpful. If you do please take the time to rate it fixya and maybe I will keep helping people for free.
George

Posted on Jul 24, 2008

mas17

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SOURCE: OMNI STEAMER GENIUS 2000 STEAM IRON HAS STOPPED

check the connection. Most probable the heater connections are rusted due to water seepage or melted due to overheating.. If you can dismantle and check the connection.

Posted on Jun 11, 2010

heatman101

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SOURCE: Rowenta Steam Iron DG5030; Iron drips water

Hi,
Try using different water...

Here is a tip that will help you with that problem...

My Steam Iron is Leaking Water
http://www.fixya.com/support/r5301301-steam_iron_leaking_water

heatman101

Posted on Jul 14, 2010

rohntech

Ronald Rebulanan

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SOURCE: i have a hinari steam generator iron and the steam

Check the water reservoir of the steam generator and look for some hairline cracks. Also a clogged tubing will likely to go back water on reservoir inlet water pouring. Once you found the cracks, seal it with epoxy just enough to fill the cracks.
Thanks for asking.

Posted on Jul 13, 2011

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