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Broken iron cord need an iron repair person?

The cord on my gravity feed iron has an intermittent short in it. Does it HAVE to be replaced by a gravity feed iron expert? Can any small apliance person do it?

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Depends on warranty stipulations, mainly, and finding someone who knows how to do it. Doesn't hurt to ask if the appliance guy can do the job.

Posted on Jul 15, 2010

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