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PerfectCare Elite Silence Steam generator iron

PerfectCare Elite Silence Steam generator iron

Up to 7.2 bar pressure, 490 g steam boost, Carry lock, 1.8 L detachable watertank GC9642/66

Troubleshooting

My Philips steam generator iron is leaking from its base

In the unfortunate event of your Philips steam generator leaking water from its tank, there might be a simple solution. Discover how to solve it.

The iron is frequently put back on the base station

When your iron is put often back on its base station, steam condensation will occur. The condensed steam is safely guided internally through the base station. Due to that, water droplets might be noticed underneath the base station (Figure 1).

To avoid this, rest your iron vertically on its heel during ironing (Figure 2).

Note: If your steam generator iron belongs to the a PerfectCare range with OptimalTemp, you can simply rest it on the ironing board.

Philips steam generator iron resting vertically

The water container could be damaged or cracked

We recommend you to contact Philips Consumer Care for a solution.

The iron is leaking water and no steam is generated

Your iron needs to be descaled or the descaling mode is activated.
Find here all descaling information for your Philips iron.

The iron is leaking and a blue or orange light is flashing

The water tank became empty due to leakage.

When the tank is empty, a blue or orange indicator light will flash (depending on the model you have).

We recommend you to contact Philips Consumer Care for a solution. Your product might need to be investigated and repaired.

The information on this page applies to the following models: GC9642/66 , GC9247/36 , GC7035/26 .

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