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GE 169233 Manual

Easy set iron with color response
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easy set iron with
color response
Model Number:
169233
UPC: 681131692335
Customer Assistance
1 877 207 0923 (US)
1 877 556 0973 (Canada)
Thank you for purchasing this GE appliance.
In keeping with the GE ecomagination initiative, please consider the option to recycle
the packaging material and donate any appliance you are no longer using.
To read more about GE's ecomagination commitment, visit:
ge.ecomagination.com
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  • Page 1 1 877 556 0973 (Canada) Thank you for purchasing this GE appliance. In keeping with the GE ecomagination initiative, please consider the option to recycle the packaging material and donate any appliance you are no longer using. To read more about GE's ecomagination commitment, visit: ge.ecomagination.com...
  • Page 2: Important Safeguards

    IMPORTANT SAfEGUARdS When using electrical appliances, basic safety precautions should always be followed including the following: rEAd All insTruCTions bEforE usinG • Use the iron only for its intended use. • To protect against risk of electric shock, do not immerse the iron in water other liquids. • The iron should always be turned to Off (o) before plugging or unplugging from outlet.
  • Page 3 OTHER CONSUMER SAfETY INfORMATION This appliance is for HousEHold usE onlY. WArninG! Shock Hazard: This appliance has a polarized plug (one wide blade) that reduces the risk of electric shock. The plug fits only one way into a polarized outlet. do not defeat the safety purpose of the plug by modifying the plug in any way or using an adaptor.
  • Page 4 PARTS 13 12 1. Spray nozzle 7. fabric setting button with display 2. fill inlet cover 8. Handle 3. fill inlet 9. Swivel cord guard 4. function knob 10. Heel Turn right steam ironing 11. Power cord with power plug and tie Turn left dry ironing 12.
  • Page 5 ILLUSTRATIONS ILLUSTRATIONS Iron-169233-05 (GB).indd 5 1/11/10 9:59 AM...
  • Page 6: Before First Use

    OPERATION before first use • Carefully remove the steam iron from packaging. Remove the cardboard and tissue paper from the soleplate (14). • • Clean the outside of the iron with a damp cloth and a mild detergent. Loosen the tie (11) and completely unwind the power cord (11). • • When using the iron for the first time, we recommend testing it on a spare piece of fabric to ensure that the soleplate (14) and water reservoir (12) are completely clean.
  • Page 7: Setting The Temperature

    OPERATION filling the iron with water noTE: This iron has been designed to work with ordinary tap water; however, if you live in an area with hard water, we recommend the use of distilled water. Chemically softened water (e.g. from household water softeners) is not recommended and may cause the iron to leak or spit.
  • Page 8: Fabric Setting Chart

    OPERATION fabric setting chart • If the ironing instructions for the fabric are missing, but you know the type of the fabric, refer to the following table: steam fabric setting Color ironing instructions setting graphics Press to set temperature Blue flashing blue Standby Blue* dry iron. Use spray, if necessary dry ironing Green* Iron while fabric is still damp Purple* dry iron.
  • Page 9: Water Spray

    OPERATION (4) to the desired steam output. Turn right/left to increase/ • Turn the function knob decrease the steam output. Steam is kept at a constant temperature. position (ill. g ). (4) left to the dry ironing • After use, turn the function knob Press the fabric setting button (7), until •...
  • Page 10: Dry Ironing

    OPERATION CAuTion: do not allow the soleplate (14) to touch delicate fabrics! do not direct the steam toward persons or pets. danger of scalding! noTE: The iron may be too hot for some fabrics when using the steam setting. dry ironing •...
  • Page 11: Auto Shut-Off Function

    OPERATION Auto shut-off function • If the iron is not moved for a certain period of time, it will shut off automatically. After shut off, the iron will cool and the fabric setting display (7) and color-changing • indicator (13) will flash slowly in the corresponding color. The buzzer will beep six times.
  • Page 12: Cleaning And Maintenance

    CLEANING ANd MAINTENANCE Anti-calc system • The water reservoir (12) with its anti-calc resin is designed to reduce the buildup of limescale that occurs during steam ironing. • This will prolong the working life of your iron. Cleaning the iron • do not use harsh abrasives, chemical cleaners or solvents to clean the casing of your iron, as these will damage its surface.
  • Page 13: Troubleshooting

    TROUBLESHOOTING problEM CAusE soluTion The plug (11) is not Ensure the plug (11) is Iron does not • • heat up. connected properly to the properly connected to the wall outlet. wall outlet. • Ensure the fabric setting • The fabric setting display (7) lights up.
  • Page 14: Technical Data

    TROUBLESHOOTING problEM CAusE soluTion Creases are not • The fabric setting is not • Set the fabric setting button (7) to the correct removed. suitable. temperature according to the fabric label. • Use the spray function or • The spray function or the the steam burst function steam burst function is to remove stubborn...
  • Page 15: Customer Assistance

    • For those items still under warranty but or condition of merchantability or fitness no longer available, WAL-MART reserves for a particular purpose. the right to replace with a similar GE • WAL-MART, GE and the product branded product of equal or greater manufacturer expressly disclaim all value.