works poorly or cycles ON and OFF while steaming.
unit probably needs a thorough cleaning.
Possible thermostat trouble.
Jiffy® Liquid Cleaner may solve the problem, but manual
cleaning is the best solution at this point. The heating
element must be disassembled and cleaned out manually.
green indicator light does not illuminate when turned
to ON position.
wire is bad.
The cordset is bad.
Wires may be disconnected.
The switch is bad.
The unit is not plugged in.
The outlet may be defective or inoperable.
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.
Try to plug the unit into another outlet.
units purchased in 1986 and before, the red indicator
light illuminates but the unit never heats or steams.
heating element may be bad.
the heating element with new heating unit kit. This may
be done by you, an authorized repair center, or by a Jiffy®
Steamer Company technician.
steamer spits water from the steam head.
steam head may be cracked or damaged.
The rod set is not fully assembled (three sections for
most models and four sections for drapery streamers).
head once signs of excess wear are apparent.
Make sure the hose is straight and that it has no kinks
which may trap condensation in the hose.
does not produce steam when green indicator light is on.
water level to make sure unit is not out of water.
Heating element may be bad.
Wire may be disconnected.
unit off, allow cool down period and refill water container.
Check unit with a voltage meter (if qualified).