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PerfectCare Expert Plus Steam generator iron

Max. 7.5 bar pressure, Up to 480 g steam boost, 1.8 L detachable water tank, Ultra-light iron GC8942/26

Troubleshooting

How can I clean the soleplate of my Philips steam iron?

When the soleplate of your Philips iron or steam generator has a stain or fabric stuck to it, find out here how you to clean it.

To clean the soleplate of your Philips Iron, please follow the next steps:

We recommend that you use the cleaning stick GC012 and follow the cleaning instructions:

  1. Set the iron’s temperature to between “1 dot” and “2 dots” (if your iron belongs to the PerfectCare range, you can skip this step)
  2. Unplug the iron and place it on its heel with a piece of cotton cloth underneath
  3. Apply the cleaning stick to the dirty area once or twice
  4. Wipe the dirty area and liquid from the soleplate with the piece of cotton cloth
  5. Clean off the remaining wax in the steam vents with a cotton bud and by steam ironing over the rag cloth

Caution: The soleplate is hot; do not touch with bare hands. During cleaning, some fumes will be emitted from the melted cleaning stick material. Do not ingest the cleaning stick. Keep the cleaning stick away from children.

How to clean the soleplate of your Philips iron

The information on this page applies to the following models: GC8942/26 , GC8962/46 , GC1434/20 , GC9660/36 , GC9635/26 , GC8755/86 , GC8750/66 , GC6804/26 , GC3915/16 , GC3675/36 , GC3672/26 , GC2994/29 , GC2678/39 , GC2673/89 , GC2147/49 , GC2145/29 , GC1437/80 , HI5916/26 , GC2676/29 , GC2146/39 , GC1436/29 , GC4933/80 , GC2996/26 , HI5914/36 , GC6704/36 , GC6709/26 , GC4938/20 , GC9682/86 , GC6833/36 , GC6830/26 , GC6733/26 , GC6730/36 , GC5039/30 , GC2997/46 , GC2994/26 , GC7057/20 , GC3925/36 , GC3920/26 , GC2995/37 , GC2999/86 , GC2045/80 , GC3929/66 , GC2990/26 , GC7805/20 , GC7833/80 , GC7808/40 , GC2998/86 , GC7055/20 , GC7717/80 , GC4881/20 , GC3830/80 , GC4526/87 , GC4527/80 , GC4516/20 , GC4887/00 , GC4526/20 , GC4526/17 , GC4525/30 , GC1424/40 , GC2041/20 , GC8712/20 , HI5910/20 , GC8733/20 , GC3580/20 , GC9650/80 , GC9642/60 , GC9410/60 , GC9405/80 , GC9324/20 , GC8735/80 , GC8715/20 , GC3583/30 , GC3583/20 , GC7710/20 , GC7715/80 , GC4880/20 , GC2986/40 , GC7705/30 , GC7703/20 , GC2988/80 , GC6630/20 , GC6627/30 , GC2984/20 , GC6606/20 , GC6603/20 , GC3803/30 , GC8643/30 , GC7035/20 , GC6612/30 , GC4928/30 , GC4924/20 , GC4922/80 , GC4521/17 , GC1436/20 , GC7037/27 , GC3829/80 , GC1433/40 , GC2965/40 , GC4521/20 , GC4851/32 , GC9630/20 , GC6602/20 , GC7635/30 , GC7619/20 , GC7015/20 , GC6631/30 , GC6625/30 , GC6621/20 , GC6611/30 , GC1480/02 , GC2086/30 , GC8376/02 , GC8651/10 , GC2045/26 , GC8638/20 , GC8616/30 , GC4522/00 , GC4521/87 , GC4520/30 , GC4511/40 , GC4511/20 , GC4510/30 , GC3811/80 , GC3811/70 , GC3810/20 , GC3809/30 , GC3802/20 , GC3569/02 , GC2048/80 , GC4910/10 , GC8650/80 , GC3819/80 , GC8370/02 , GC8375/02 , GC4912/80 , GC1020/70 , GC2048/30 , GC4919/80 , GC2045/40 , GC2040/20 , GC2046/20 , GC2042/40 , GC2040/70 , GC4914/20 , GC4918/30 , GC7541/02 , GC2965/35 , GC4860/25 , GC4845/15 , GC4411/32 , GC9241/02 , GC9236/02 , GC9231/02 , GC9222/02 , GC8640/02 , GC8630/02 , GC6511/02 , GC4846/32 , GC3570/32 , GC7540/02 , GC7480/02 , GC9550/02 , GC2920/70 , GC2965/80 , GC2930/30 , GC7530/02 , GC4820/02 , GC8635/02 , GC5060/02 , GC7521/02 , GC4810/02 , GC8620/02 , GC8615/02 , GC8410/02 , GC5057/02 , GC4410/22 , GC4850/02 , GC4890/02 , GC4870/02 , GC4860/02 , GC3550/02 , GC3551/02 , GC7520/02 , GC9540/02 , GC7510/02 , GC3593/02 , GC9230/02 , GC2710/02 , GC2730/02 , GC2720/02 , GC2965/02 , GC9235/02 , GC9220/02 , GC9240/02 , GC3720/02 , GC3730/02 , GC3721/02 , GC2960/02 , GC3740/02 , GC8328/02 , GC2910/02 , GC3320/32 , GC2930/02 , GC2920/02 , GC6510/02 , GC8350/02 , GC8340/02 , GC8340/07 , GC6520/02 , GC3540/02 , GC7430/02 , GC3620/22 , GC3640/22 , GC3630/22 , GC7420/02 , GC8560/02 , GC8520/02 , GC7423/02 , GC9140/02 , GC8325/22 , GC8323/02 , GC2810/02 , GC3620/02 , GC3640/02 , GC2820/02 , GC2840/02 , GC2830/02 , GC3630/02 , GC8325/02 , GC8320/02 , GC8420/02 , GC8460/02 , GC3531/02 , GC4720/02 , GC4711/02 , GC4413/02 , GC4412/02 , GC7320/02 , GC7330/02 , GC2540/02 , GC6420/27 , GC6420/03 , GC4740/02 , GC4641/02 , GC4621/02 , GC8225/02 , GC3330/02 , GC3340/02 , GC4730/02 , GC3541/02 , GC9020/02 , GC9040/02 , GC4220/02 , GC4610/02 , GC4640/02 , GC4630/02 , GC4620/02 , GC4422/02 , GC4411/02 , GC3330/22 , GC3388/22 , GC3340/22 , GC2560/02 , GC3135/02 , GC4218/02 , GC7240/02 , GC3232/02 , GC7220/02 , GC7230/02 , GC3332/02 , GC1115/02 , GC4430/02 , GC2652/03 , GC6320/03 , GC6360/02 , GC4420/02 , GC2522/02 , GC6310/03 , GC4410/02 , GC4440/02 , GC1710/02 , GC3109/02 , GC2510/22 , GC4444/02 , GC2540/22 , GC2510/02 , GC4340/02 , GC4330/02 , GC4320/02 , GC4310/02 , GC3240/02 , GC3220/02 , GC2640/03 , GC2530/02 , GC2520/02 , GC8261/02 , GC8220/07 , GC8220/02 , GC8210/03 , GC8030/08 , GC8030/28 , GC8080/08 , GC1015/01 , GC8030/02 , GC3116/02 , GC3117/02 , GC1010/01 , GC8080/02 , HD1301/22 , HD1301/02 . more less

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