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New Vacuum help!

i just got a new vacuum and when i use it it shocks me, what can i do to stop this? i know alot of new vacuums do it for a while and my last on did but not this bad.

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ashleywilkerson

Asked by ashleywilkerson at 10:32 PM on Dec. 18, 2010 in Home & Garden

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Answers (7)
  • Take it back, it has a wiring fault. If you're very lucky, it will electrocute you. If you're very unlucky, it will burn your house down.
    LindaClement

    Answer by LindaClement at 10:59 PM on Dec. 18, 2010

  • I've never had a vacuum shock me, I might consider taking it back, sounds like it could be bad.
    gumby11883

    Answer by gumby11883 at 11:13 PM on Dec. 18, 2010

  • That doesn't sound right - return it. I prefer an Oreck.
    tasches

    Answer by tasches at 12:37 AM on Dec. 19, 2010

  • I don't think that is normal and have never heard about such a thing. I would take it back as the other Moms suggested.
    Melbornj

    Answer by Melbornj at 12:41 AM on Dec. 19, 2010

  • I've never heard of that. Take it back.
    SweetLuci

    Answer by SweetLuci at 6:38 AM on Dec. 19, 2010

  • It should never shock you. The wiring is not properly grounded. Take it back.
    motherofhope98

    Answer by motherofhope98 at 8:31 AM on Dec. 19, 2010

  • Never had one don't think it suppose to do that.take it back.
    kameo7

    Answer by kameo7 at 6:19 PM on Dec. 22, 2010

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