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The plug on my 6 year old Zannusi washing machine has just burnt out. Is it safe to replace it and try again?

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No it would not be safe to fit a new plug and try again. If the plug burned out it would appear that there's a short circuit somewhere in the machine possibly caused by a leak. If you replace the plug you risk burning down the house or electrocuting yourself. I'd advise you to get a repairs man to check out the machine to see if it's repairable. It could be something as simple as needing a new door seal which would cost you around 30 euros.

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