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Old 24th Jul 2021, 8:52 pm   #8
Julesomega
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Default Re: Faulty mains plug?

@W-S, I/m glad I'm not tho only one to have seen this, I sometimes question my own sanity...

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Is this a common problem with moulded-on plugs? Anyway, it was then cut off and an elderly Duraplug was fitted and now it all works fine. If I were really interested I'd test for intermittent shorting between the Live and Neutral pins when the plug is waggled
I see that was inadvertently ambiguous: The excised plug has been binned without testing by wiggling, leaving a reliable replacement is service. The missing Earth wire is one less thing to worry about
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