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I have a Kenmore canister serial number DB12027279, model 116-2234590. The problem is that the power cord plug gets very hot. Please advise what to do. Thank you.

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  • rocasan Jan 14, 2009

    I followed your instructions but I still have the problem.

    Thanks anyway.



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Just a suggestion, as the debris enters the machine, it has to pass the motor. The motor has vents around it. Enough "debris" gets in that motor, the motor starves for power, which inturns make the media, the cord, work harder.

Or check your house wiring.

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