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Old 01-13-2009, 12:09 PM   #1
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When I use the vacuum cleaner, the plug gets very hot.

I have this cleaner for several years.

If there is a problem with the cord/plug?

Please advise.

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Old 01-13-2009, 12:11 PM   #2
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If it is a molded plug, odds are good its connection has become loose. The plug can be replaced fairly easily.
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Old 01-13-2009, 12:12 PM   #3
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Some vacuums pull alot of current. Do you plug it into the same receptacle each time?
Try another receptacle and see if it still gets hot. Might be a worn out recept.
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