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The plug on my Toro power blower vac got super hot and melted the inside of the extension cord plug. what happened?

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It appears that for some reason, the connection at the extension cord, overheated. Could be caused by: 1. a problem with the vacuum unit (bearings, jamming up, something like that)
2. The extension cord itself was defective. Could have been abused, moisture could have broken down the "contact" or the point of contact or blades of the extension were loose and caused excessive current draw at that point, overheating the device.
Or, it could have been a factory fault with the extension.

Plug your blower into a good receptacle, and see how it runs. If it is
sluggish or not coming up to speed, the problem could be in the unit.
Check manufacturer's recommendation for extension cord size and length.

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Not enough power to it,the vac overloaded the circuit.the extension cord might be too long or too small

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