Troubleshooting A light is blinking blue in my Philips Steam Generator Iron When the power light indicator in your Philips Steam Generator Iron is blinking blue, please find out here what you need to do. The power light indicator (on the handle) is blinking blue This indicates that your iron is heating up. When the blue light stays on, your iron will be ready to use. The blue light (on the base or the handle) is blinking blue during use Your iron is set to Auto shut-off. Please press the steam button again to switch it back on. For PerfectCare Aqua and AquaPro irons: A blue light is blinking quickly on the handle When the blue power light indicator is flashing quickly on your PerfectCare Aqua or AquaPro steam generator, the water container is empty and needs to be refilled. Once you have refilled the water container, please press the steam trigger. By doing this, the power light will turn steady blue and this will indicate that the iron is ready to be used. The blue light (on the handle) blinks continuously This indicates a problem with the heating function. If this happens, and none of the above mentioned situations apply, we recommend that you contact us. A blue light is moving back and forth Note: This applies only to irons equipped with intelligent automatic steam mode. A blue light moving back and forth means that your steam generator iron's intelligent automatic steam mode is on. Your iron has a blue iron-ready light that moves back and forth during movement when you are using the intelligent automatic steam mode.