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Exactly as described, the full user-manual (145 pages). Perfect.
After the Calc-Clean process
1 Connect the iron to the mains to let the soleplate dry. 2 Unplug the iron when the temperature light has gone out. 3 Move the iron gently over a piece of used cloth to remove any water stains that may have formed on the soleplate. 4 Let the iron cool down before you store it. Cleaning the steam control needle 1 Pull the steam control out of the appliance. (Fig. 13) 2 Use vinegar to remove scale, if any, from the needle (Fig. 14). Do not bend or damage the steam control needle. 3 Reinsert the steam control by placing the point of the needle exactly in the centre of the hole and by fitting the small projection on the side of the needle into the slot (Fig. 15). 4 Set the steam control to position O. Storage 1 Make sure the appliance is unplugged and set the steam control to position O. 2 Empty the water tank (Fig. 16). 3 Wind the mains cord round the cord storage facility. 4 Store the iron on its heel in a safe and dry place (Fig. 17). , Environment Do not throw the appliance away with the normal household waste at the end of its life, but hand it in at an official collection point for recycling. By doing this you will help to preserve the environment (Fig. 18).
Solution Set the temperature dial to a temperature suitable for steam ironing ( 2 to MAX). Put the iron on its heel and wait until the temperature light has gone out before you start ironing.
Water leaks The iron is not from the hot enough. soleplate during ironing.
The spray function does not work (specific types only) Flakes and impurities come out of the soleplate during ironing. The automatic shut-off light is blinking (GC1830 only). Water leaks from the soleplate while the iron is cooling down or after it has been stored. The steam boost function or vertical steam boost function does not work (specific types only).
There is not Fill the water enough water in tank (see chapter the water tank. â€˜Preparing for useâ€™).
You have been using hard water, which has caused scale flakes to develop inside the soleplate. The automatic shut-off function has been activated (see chapter â€˜Featuresâ€™). The iron has been put in horizontal position while there is still water in the water tank. The (vertical) steam boost function has been used too often within a very short period.
Use the Calc-Clean function one or more times (see chapter â€˜Cleaning and maintenanceâ€™).
Pick the iron up or move it slightly to deactivate the automatic shutoff function. The automatic shut-off light goes out. Empty the water tank and set the steam control to position O before storing the iron (see chapter â€˜Storageâ€™). Store the iron on its heel. Put the iron in horizontal position and wait for a while before using the (vertical) steam boost function again.
Guarantee & service If you need information or if you have a problem, please visit the Philips website at www.philips.com or contact the Philips Customer Care Centre in your country (you will find its phone number in the worldwide guarantee leaflet). If there is no Customer Care Centre in your country, turn to your local Philips dealer or contact the Service Department of Philips Domestic Appliances and Personal Care BV. Troubleshooting This chapter summarises the most common problems you could encounter with your iron. If you are unable to solve the problem, contact the Customer Care Centre in your country. Problem The iron is plugged in but the soleplate is cold. Cause There is a connection problem. Solution Check the mains cord, the plug and the wall socket.
The iron is not hot enough.
Set the temperature dial to a temperature suitable for steam ironing ( 3 to MAX). Put the iron on its heel and wait until the temperature light has gone out before you start ironing.
The temperature dial has been set to MIN. The iron does not produce any steam.
Set the temperature dial to the required temperature.
There is not Fill the water enough water in tank (see chapter the water tank. â€˜Preparing for useâ€™). The steam control has been set to position O. Set the steam control to position l or ; (see chapter â€˜Using the applianceâ€™).