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1. Make sure selector is set to . You may want to empty the water
(see eMPTYING WATeR TANK AFTeR IRoNING - optional).
2. Turn the fabric-select dial to the appropriate setting for your fabric. See
fabric guide on the heel rest and read garment's label to help you determine
fabric type.
• Horizontal
1. With the water tank filled to the MAX mark, turn the fabric-select dial
to at least setting 4 and wait for the temperature-ready light to go off.
2. To remove tough wrinkles, pump the
intervals for a concentrated blast of steam.
1. Hang the garment to be steamed on a clothes hanger.
(Curtains or drapes can be steamed once they are hung.)
2. Set the steam selector to the middle
3. Hold the iron close to, but not touching, the fabric.
4. Pull the fabric tight in your free hand and pump the
button as you move the iron over the fabric (F).
You can use spray at any setting.
1. Pull out the water-fill cover.
2. Fill water tank up the MAX mark.
3. Press the button to spray water as you iron.
4. If spray is weak, pump the button a few times.
1. Turn the fabric-select dial to . Unplug the iron and
let it cool.
2. Pull out the water-fill cover to expose water hole.
3. empty the water by holding the iron over a sink with
the tip pointing down. Water will empty out of water-fill
opening (G).

Care and Cleaning

This product contains no user serviceable parts. Refer service to qualified
service personnel.
1. Make sure iron is unplugged and has cooled completely. Wipe the soleplate
and outer surfaces with a soft cloth dampened with water add mild household
detergent. Never use abrasives, heavy-duty cleansers, vinegar or scouring
pads that may scratch or discolor the iron.
2. After cleaning, steam iron over an old cloth to remove any residue from the
steam vents.
1. Unplug the iron and allow it to cool.
2. Check that the selector is set to .
3. Store vertically on its heel rest to prevent water leaking from the soleplate.
button a few times at 5-second
For service, repair or any questions regarding your appliance, call the appropriate
800 number on cover of this book. Please DO nOt return the product to the place of
purchase. Also, please DO nOt mail product back to manufacturer, nor bring it to a
service center. You may also want to consult the website listed on the cover of this
two-Year Limited Warranty
(Applies only in the United States and Canada)
What does it cover?
• Any defect in material or workmanship provided; however, Applica's liability will not
exceed the purchase price of product.
For how long?
• Two years after date of purchase.
What will we do to help you?
• Provide you with a reasonably similar replacement product that is either new or
factory refurbished.
How do you get service?
• Save your receipt as proof of date of sale.
• Visit the online service website at, or call toll-free
1-800-231-9786, for general warranty service.
• If you need parts or accessories, please call 1-800-738-0245.
What does your warranty not cover?
• damage from commercial use
• damage from misuse, abuse or neglect
• Products that have been modified in any way
• Products used or serviced outside the country of purchase
• Glass parts and other accessory items that are packed with the unit
• Shipping and handling costs associated with the replacement of the unit
• Consequential or incidental damages (Please note, however, that some states do
not allow the exclusion or limitation of consequential or incidental damages, so this
limitation may not apply to you.)
How does state law relate to this warranty?
• This warranty gives you specific legal rights. You may also have other rights that
vary from state to state or province to province.
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Towson, Maryland, USA
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