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Electrical cord on kettle shorting out and smoking. is this a common problem?

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No.

Power cords should not get hot, short or smoke. This is a fire hazard and it should not be used until a replacement is found or the the kettle is checked out for safe operation.

Be smart - be safe!

Posted on Apr 26, 2011

  • gil_riv Apr 27, 2011

    thank you for stating the obvious. I was hoping you could provide me with some information on this product like is this a common problem with this specific model or was there ever a recall for this problem?

  • Steve Apr 27, 2011

    Gil,

    I can only answer the questions that you post. If you wanted to know something else about the appliance, simply ask. You'd be very surprised at what may seem to be obvious to you or I, but is a complete mystery to someone else.

    I can't answer your follow up question about a recall since you didn't provide a brand or model of the appliance. I also am not completely sure if the problem is for a kettle or microwave oven, since both are listed. It's these conflicting and missing bits of information for problems that make answering questions difficult at times.

    Please provide the brand and model of your appliance, and any other questions you have about it, and I'll do my best to get the answer for you.


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