red indicator light remains ON for over 20 minutes, but
no steam is produced from the unit at the STEAM setting.
heating element may be bad.
Control may be bad.
Check water level.
Replace the heating element and reseal the tank assembly
with high temperature silicone.
red indicator light does not illuminate when the switch
is turned to the PREHEAT or STEAM setting.
wire is bad.
The cordset is bad.
Wires may be disconnected.
The switch is bad.
The unit is not plugged in.
the unit's current flow and replace defective part. This
may be done by you, an authorized repair center, or by
a Jiffy® Steamer Company Technician.
red indicator light works on the PREHEAT or STEAM setting,
but not on both.
may be disconnected.
The switch is bad.
The L170 control thermostat is bad.
wires or replace defective part. This may be done by you,
an authorized repair center, or by a Jiffy® Steamer
steamer spits water from the steam head.
steam head has a crack or blemish.
Hard water sediment has built up in the head.
The unit has been overfilled (4 quarts maximum).
The rod set is not fully assembled (three sections for
most models and four sections for drapery steamers).
head once signs of excess wear are apparent.
Never fill the steamer with more than 4 quarts.
Make sure the hose is straight and that it has no kinks
which may trap condensation in the hose.
steamer leaks water at the base of the unit.
may be a hole in the tank (most common with older model
units using aluminum tanks).
The brass coupling between the hose and unit may be loose.
The silicone sealant around the tank assembly is leaking.
faulty tank must be replaced with a new stainless steel
tank. This involves replacing the tank, lid, and housing.
This task is best serviced by a Jiffy® Steamer Company
Tighten hose coupling with a wrench.
Reseal the tank and lid with a high heat silicone.