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Lost Power Cord during Move. Can we replace it?

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Sure you can eve replace it by your self buy a long 3 meters thick electric wire buy a plug socket for it and open the screws of the vacuum cleaner face at the back of power plug socket you will find tow screws install the pair of wires on the pair of socket
test the cleaner
then assemble back

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