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Dear Sirs, I purchased two Braun 5875 Contour Electric Shavers in May 2009. I didn't start using one of these new shavers until August 2010. In January of this year I found that the contour part of my razor started to flex on one side and the spring clip that retained the foil became loose. I didn't get very good shaves from this Braun razor and put it down to the pattern change of the foil itself. I have always used Braun shavers because I was of the opinion that German made articles were always superior to other makes. It's the same with my car as I am on my sixth VW although even they do not seem to last like previouse ones. Back to my 5875 Razor. I continued to use this razor even though the head was flexing on one side; and then suddenly there was a bang and sparks flew out of the side of the two pin plug and it would have caught fire if I hadn't quickly removed the plug from the electric supply. On inspection I found that there was a hole through the side of this twin plug. I note that this plug is made in China but my blue coloured 5875 shaver is made in Germany. This electrical fault in the plug blew out the charger unit in the razor thus making it so that I was unable to use it.As I stated at the start of this E-mail I purchased two of these shavers so I would carry a spare for the future as I have had three previous 5775 Braun Shavers over the years. I am reluctant to use the second new 5875 Shaver as I'm worried it will go the same way. I have noticed that even my previous 5775 Shaver the contour head has become loose on one side and the small retaining spring has come away from it's cavity where a small phillips screw holds it in place. Please can you help me solve this delemma and advise me how to proceed.

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try to get hold of the genuine article i had the same problem with a braun ,bought new bits and it was junk ,found the agent and got original parts and its a smooth as a babys you know what ,i think the problem is a lot of cheap chinese copies getting on to the market and even sold in what you think are reliable outlets .Make sure you find a agent and get some new pieces and i lay you a pound to a penny it will work

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This is a travel lock feature. The lock is activated by pressing the on/off button and holding it for 3 seconds. This will lock the razor in case it is turned on during travel.

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Try take it back to the dealer, they may have a record of the sale - and tell your wife to hide warranty papers in future, until the warranty has lapsed at least.

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