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Steam is coming fromthe join between the white base and the grey plastic on which the iron sits.How do I separate the two plastic mouldings so that I can see the problem

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\015\012You probably wont like the answer, but the unfortunate truth is that you don't separate the plastic mouldings. They are bonded together. Irons do not contain any user serviceable parts.
\015\012If you separate these mouldings you will not be able to put them back together. Any attempt to separate them and then put them back together and/or re-seal them is highly dangerous. This is a hand-held pressurized vessel containing boiling hot water. When they leak, they need to be replaced.
\015\012Hopefully, you will not find any "expert" guides published on the internet for making this type of repair. Anyone suggesting you do so is highly irresponsible.
\015\012Unfortunately, you will need to replace the iron.
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