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Vax Home Master Steam Cleaner
VSTHM1600
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Q

Has the water tank run dry?

A

If the water tank has run dry, the safety thermal cut out may have been activated

Leave the machine for 2 hours and try the following:

Fill the water tank halfway

Turn the machine on and wait for it to heat up (until the steam light comes on)

Place your hand over the body of the machine,  to see if the machine feels warm

Machine warm?

No?

Contact us

Yes? 

Press the trigger and check to see if steam is released

No Steam?

Go to 'Have you checked the machine for a blockage?'

Q

Have you checked the machine for a blockage?

A

Switch the machine off and unplug from the wall socket

Use a small thin object (such as a paperclip) to clear any blockage from the nozzle

Retry the machine holding the trigger in for 1 minute (or until steam appears)

No steam?

Go to 'Have you descaled the tank?'

Q

Have you descaled the tank?

A

Switch the machine off and unplug from the wall socket

Allow time for the machine to thoroughly cool down before removing the water tank lid

Using a descaling product, descale the tank and then retry

No improvement?

Go to 'Have you checked the hose?'

Q

Have you checked the hose?

A

Complete a visual check of the hose

Are there any kinks/splits/tears on the hose?

Yes?

A replacement hose is required, go to 'Spares' tab above

No?

Contact us

Q

Clearing a blockage

A

 Turn off and allow time to thoroughly cool down

Remove any blockages by inserting a small thin object (such as a paperclip) into the nozzle

Q

Has the machine been without power for over 24 hours?

A

Have you changed the fuse? If not, please replace the fuse in the plug with another 13 amp fuse

Fuse changed and still no power?

Email us

Q

Is there an unfamiliar smell coming from the machine?

A

Yes?

Email us

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