Can I remove a sealed plug and reattach?

Postby keithdavies » Mon Oct 08, 2012 2:08 pm

Is there any reason why I shouldn't cut off a modern sealed plug for a dishwasher and then reattach a new one? (I need to thread the cable through a small hole.)
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Postby ericmark » Mon Oct 08, 2012 10:59 pm

Guarantee is the only reason. Clearly if it fails once you have cut the plug off returning the unit may be a problem.
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Postby Dave From Leeds » Mon Oct 08, 2012 11:56 pm

No reason at all Keith, except that it might invalidate the warranty on the machine. I did that with mine but I ran it through a couple of cycles first attached to an extension lead to make sure the dishwasher was working proplerly.
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