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Shark Ultimate Professional Troubleshooting
This troubleshooting page will help you diagnose problems with the Shark Ultimate Professional clothes iron, identified by model number GI505.
- Iron Will Not Power On
- The Iron is Leaking
- The Iron is Not Emitting Any Steam
- The Iron will not Heat Up
- The Buttons on the Iron are Not Working
Iron Will Not Power On ¶
The iron will not power on while plugged in.
Faulty Power Cord ¶
Then unplug it and carefully check the cord for frays, or disconnections.
No Power Reaching the Iron ¶
Ensure that the power cord is plugged into the wall outlet.
The Iron is Leaking ¶
‘’Water is dripping from the Iron during use.’’
Cracked Reservoir ¶
Ensure that the reservoir section of the iron is mounted properly.
Faulty Seals ¶
Ensure that there are no cracks or broken seals surrounding the reservoir section.
The Iron is Not Emitting Any Steam ¶
The iron does not emit steam when the button is pressed down.
Faulty Steam Button ¶
Ensure that the steam button has a range of movement.
Reservoir in Not Full ¶
Ensure that the iron is plugged into a functioning power outlet. Make sure the reservoir has been properly filled with water.
The Iron will not Heat Up ¶
The Iron will not heat up while plugged in.
Iron is Not Plugged In ¶
Ensure that the power cord is plugged into a functioning wall outlet, and is free of apparent frays or loose connections.
Not Enough Time to Warm Up ¶
Ensure that the iron has been plugged in for a reasonable amount of time. The iron should warm after a minute plugged in.
The Buttons on the Iron are Not Working ¶
When pressed, the buttons do not cause an action.
Stuck Buttons ¶
Check the range of motion for each button to see if the button moves properly.
Cracked Buttons ¶
Inspect buttons to make sure there are not visible cracks or damage to the button pieces.
Loose Buttons ¶
Ensure that the buttons are not loose and wiggling out of the iron.