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FastCare Compact Steam generator iron

Max 5.2 bar pump pressure, Up to 200 g steam boost, 1.3-l fixed water tank GC6704/36

Troubleshooting

My Philips Steam generator's Calc-Clean will not start

If your Philips steam generator iron will not start the Calc-Clean process, we are here to help. Follow these tips and tricks.

The steam generator won't start the Calc-Clean process

If the Calc-Clean process won't start in your Philips steam generator iron, one of the Calc-Clean steps was followed incorrectly or was not followed.

Please follow these steps:

For SpeedCare or FastCare/FastCare Compact irons (with a dial):

  1. Prepare the Iron for Calc-Clean: Fill the water tank halfway and ensure that your steam generator iron is turned on. Place the Calc-Clean tray under the iron. If your iron has a temperature dial with a Calc Clean setting, set the dial to Calc Clean

  2. Press the Calc-Clean button: Press the Calc-Clean button for 2 seconds until the appliance starts beeping. The iron will start the Calc-Clean process (and it will continue beeping during this process).

  3. Wait until Calc-Clean has finished: The Calc-Cleaning will take around 2 minutes; do not interrupt it. When the Calc-Cleaning has finished the iron will stop beeping.

  4. Empty the Calc-Clean tray: After the Calc-Clean process has finished, there is hot water in the Calc-Clean tray. You can let the water in the Calc-Clean tray cool down or carefully empty the tray in the sink.

For PerfectCare Viva, PerfectCare Compact, PerfectCare Compact Essential or PerfectCare Performer irons (without a dial):

  1. Prepare the iron for Calc-Clean: Fill the water tank halfway and ensure that your steam generator iron is turned on. Place the Calc-Clean tray under the iron.

  2. Press the Calc-Clean button: Press the Calc-Clean button for 2 seconds until the iron starts beeping. Then the iron will start the Calc-Clean process. Please note that it will continue beeping during the Calc-Clean process.

  3. Wait until Calc-Clean has finished: The Calc-Cleaning will take around 2 minutes; do not interrupt it. When the Calc-Cleaning has finished the iron will stop beeping.

  4. Empty the Calc-Clean tray: After the Calc-Clean process has finished, there is hot water in the Calc-Clean tray. You can let the water in the Calc-Clean tray cool down or carefully empty the tray in the sink.

The information on this page applies to the following models: GC6704/36 , GC6709/26 , GC6730/36 , GC6833/36 , GC6830/26 , GC6733/26 , GC7057/20 , GC7805/20 , GC7833/80 , GC7808/40 , GC7055/20 , GC7717/80 , GC8712/20 , GC8733/20 , GC8715/20 , GC8735/80 , GC7710/20 , GC7715/80 , GC7703/20 , GC7705/30 , GC6627/30 , GC6630/20 , GC6606/20 , GC6603/20 , GC6612/30 , GC7035/20 , GC7037/27 , GC6602/20 , GC6611/30 , GC6621/20 , GC6625/30 , GC6631/30 , GC7015/20 . more less

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