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Our Miele S 271 i won't start. About 10 years old. Is there any hope?
I had the same problem with mine and it was the power cord. There was a break in one of the wires, probably from years of winding and unwinding as well as the stretching that occurs when trying to reach distant places without unpluging and pluging into a closer outlet.
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