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Hair Dryer cord has electrical shortage

I have a "Hot Tools" Professional Ion hair dryer whose electrical cord had a short. Can I repair the cord?

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IF you take off about a inch of wire from the plug and re-wire it [somtimes with new plug also] make sure to remember the fuse and this should do the trick.

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