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Old 05-19-2017, 12:01 AM   #1
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Guys, I have 0 experience with electricity, so I'm asking for your advice. This mouse chewed through the top of the cable as you can see from the pic. The middle (metal wires) seem intact. If I just put insulation tape to cover the spot would it be enough? Is there a possibility of overheating there which the insulation tape cannot handle? Thanks in advance.
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I forgot to mention this is my AC cable
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I forgot to mention this is my AC cable
Depending on how much got chewed...
Other problems to think about -
#1 the wires aren't attached anymore which can cause arching and that can cause heat
#2 the wires are now smaller then what may be required due to the fact that they are chewed and that can cause problems as well.
What I suggest is cutting the wire and splicing them together

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Looks like zip cord. Is this a cord plug? If it is, replace it.
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And if you don't know what you are doing ask someone who does know to do it

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the safest souluation is replace the window shaker cord and be done with it and want more details .,, follow the link below there is our sister site that will help you on that. few of us is over there.



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