5Tefal TurboPro FV5648

Tefal TurboPro FV5648

 VerifiedMPNs:720285 and FV5648
5Tefal TurboPro FV5648
4.0

44 reviews

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Build Quality
3.4
Value for Money
3.1
Ease of Use
3.8
Cleaning & Maintenance
3.8
Safety
3.8
Quick heat up time
Irons different fabrics effectively
Easy to use

Reviews

44 reviews
Josh H
Josh HCanberra 2600, ACT
 

Tefail of a iron

This iron is a about as useful as a hot rock on a summers day. I’ve ironed shirts quicker and more straighter with a hot cup of English breakfast tea. 1 out of 5. Russell Hobbs RHC800 is the G.O.A.T Show details
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Michael R.
Michael R.Canberra Central 2602, ACT2 posts
 
Mullos
MullosSydney, NSW4 posts
 
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Nick C
Nick CSydney Surrounds, NSW
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Poor purchase, serious issues

Like many reviewers here, shortly after a year my Tefal iron experienced an issue where it would go into auto off mode in the middle of ironing, requiring the power to be switched off then back on. Contacted Tefal and they said bad luck, I’m out of warranty! Show details
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Denise
DeniseSydney, NSW2 posts
 

Keeps turning off mid use

I purchased this iron 5 months ago - it Irons well, light to handle BUT auto off light flashes red & consequently turns the iron off - I can only remedy this by turning off at power point & turning back on - this is repeated every 5 MINUTES.
Other reviews have also encountered this problem.
This is not acceptable. Show details
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Sass
SassGreater Melbourne (Inner), VIC8 posts
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Broke within the year, doesn't iron well

This is the second Tefal iron I have replaced within 3 years. The first broke within 12 months and this one constantly turns off and I have to unplug it and turn it back on at the switch. The steam isn't great and it doesn't really iron out creases. I had a Tefal for years that was excellent the latest offerings by Tefal are terrible. Show details
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Megsy
Megsy5 posts
 

Tefal saves production costs by shortening its cord length

Have been a fan of Tefal irons in the past - having owned a few. Just replaced a Phillips that was rubbish from the start, with a new Tefal.
The good:
- heats quickly
- glides well
- not so prone to leaks (like the Philips)
The bad:
- Tefal have shortened their power cord lengths. VERY noticeable. It is 60cm shorter than the Philips. I know it is a different brand however I notice it also because the ironing board needs to be right on top of the power point, otherwise I pull the cord out of the wall when trying to iron.

This is a really really poor. A short cord length on an iron is dangerous. If they want to save money then reduce the number of models produced. On this basis I will not buy another Tefal iron. Show details

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ram
ramSydney9 posts
 
Anne
Anne11 posts
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nice iron!

This iron is easy to use and it heats up quickly so you don't have to wait long. It irons different fabrics really well and glides over the surface smoothly and easily. It's safe so you don't burn yourself or your clothes. Show details
Rohan
Rohan3 posts
 

Excellent condition

The steam technology is absolutely great. Does not over heat and is extremely light weight. Amazing settings for different fabrics and takes up less electricity. the cup of the iron is also very handy Show details
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Sharon S.
Sharon S.South East Queensland, QLD5 posts
 

Cuts your ironing time in half

Absolutely love it ;) so quick and so easy to use. As a wedding stylist who irons a lot of table cloths, table runners and chair sashes it just makes ironing so much quicker and easier for me Show details
TEDs
TEDsNew South Wales4 posts
  Fair Incentive

Love mine!

Easy to set up and use
Makes my ironing so much easier and quicker
Time efficient
Light iron for handling
Effective on all the delicate materials I use in my wedding business
Glides easily through creases Show details
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Daisy
DaisySouth East Queensland, QLD2 posts
 

Good iron but heavy

This is certainly a good iron and does an excellent job. The only thing I would suggest is to check that you're happy with the weight as I found it to be heavy to use. I also found that the turbo boost button under the handle made it a little uncomfortable for me to hold, but this may be different for other users. It doesn't take long to heat up though, and is certainly effective. Show details
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Richi
RichiSydney, NSW5 posts
 

So easy to use

The ease of use of this iron was a leading factor in purchasing this product. Fill it up with water and let iron glide away on any fabric and material without the worry of burn marks. Show details
Will K Kirwan
Will K KirwanBLAXLANDS CREEK
 

Questions & Answers

Ian
Ian

Good point. I have a Turbopro FV 5605 which appears to be the upgraded version of yours - bought it maybe five years ago. It does the same thing but two days ago it stopped steaming altogether. I tried cleaning the insertable probe which is apparently supposed to pick up calc residue - in lemon juice with lemon juice, but it hasn't worked. The iron has stopped steaming before but I finally got it working again with the advice of a repairer. My long served 1988 Phillips iron has just been found to be leaking current so I can't use it anymore. However in trying to fix this much newer iron I discovered that if I open the front water fill 'hatch' and leave it open, the iron will actually start steaming. Not exactly what Tefal intended but it may work for you - you just have to close the hatch to stop it steaming and open it again to start. Tefal suggested taking it to the nearest local service agent but I'm driving all the way to Shepparton to do this. Hope this helps.

Joy D W.
Joy D W.

Why is the darn cord so short short short???

Megsy
Megsy  
Joy D W.
Joy D W.  

Thanks

ram
ram

I own an FV5648 which I bought a few years back. In the last few months, while using the iron, the red pilot lamp starts flashing and the iron stops heating. This happens annoyingly at very regular intervals. The only way to get the iron going again is switching off the power (and takes a few attempts). I have to keep doing this a few times during an ironing session of say a hour. Very annoying. Does anyone know why this is the sase and how to resolve it permanently?

Sharon S.
Sharon S.  

Either yourv ran out of water in the tank or it might need descaling

ram
ram  

plenty of water in the tank; not sure about the descaling bit; the iron hasn't been used much after it was de-scaled previously; just wondering if it could be any other reason; hoping a tefal rep will be see this and respond

Details

Features:

  • The TurboPro FV5648 has a vertical steam function so you can rid hanging garments of any wrinkles.
  • It includes a spray function to get rid of stubborn creases on delicate fabrics.
  • The iron has a precision tip which lets you iron around all the nooks and crannies of your garments.
  • It has an anti-drip feature so you don’t have to worry about water leaking and staining your clothes.
  • You can put this iron on eco mode - helping save the planet and your power bill.
  • The iron has an auto-shut off feature, providing optimal safety for you and others in your household.
  • It includes an integrated anti-scale function, making for easy cleaning.
  • Continuous steam output produces quick results.
  • 2400 watts of power makes the heat-up time quick.
  • The iron has a Durilium AirGlide Autoclean technology soleplate which allows for an easy glide and maximum steam distribution.
  • Coming to $169, this iron is a reasonable price compared to similar models.

Points of praise:

  • Reviewers said this iron was lightweight and easy to use.
  • Ironers noted that this iron glides well over a variety of fabrics.
  • The quick heat up time of the Turbo Pro FV5648 was praised by reviewers.
CategoryIrons & Steam Generators
Price (RRP) $169
FeaturesAnti-Drip, Auto Shut Off, Vertical Steam and Water Spray
CordlessNo
Steam GeneratorNo
Water Tank Capacity300 ml
Cord Length2 m
Steam Output50 g/min
Power2,400 W
Manufacturer Warranty2 year(s)
Colour / FinishBlue, Black
ManualDownload manual
Awards 2019
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  • MPN: 720285 and FV5648

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