Troubleshooting My Philips Steam iron does not produce any steam If your Philips Steam iron has stopped steaming, there might be a simple solution. Discover how to solve it yourself. Scenario 1: The steam control may have been set to the zero steam position Set the steam control to a steam position. Note: Dial graphics are for illustration purposes only and may differ from the dial of specific models. Scenario 2: There is no water in the tank and / or the settings have not been set correctly Step 1: Ensure there is water in the tank Step 2: Set to the appropriate steam and temperature setting, as shown in the table Green area – Steaming possible Red area – No steaming possible, may lead to water leakage Scenario 3: The steam vents of the soleplate might be blocked by impurities such as scale Perform calc-cleaning or decalcification on your iron. Kindly refer to your user manual or this website for cleaning maintenance advice.