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No power Hi, The power indicator light remains off on my EL5020, I have removed the fenders but what kind of screwdriver do I use for these "star" shaped screws? And would would be the likely cause to this, I have changed the plug. Thanks, Kent

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Use a t6, or t4 screwdriver,

b4 u go on plz check the fuse of ur machine, or the power rating of it.


or check for the earthing.

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