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I have a euor pro iron 8000 that I lucked up on at a goodwill store. What type of water does the generator use, distilled or tap?


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Always use distilled, because tap water will plug the vents with hard water deposits after a period of use. You may need to run a 50/50 vinegar/water solution through first as you don't know what the previous owner was filling it with. Hope this helps!
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