Having problems with your Euro-Pro Vacuums ?

I have a Euro Pro Compact Performer model # EP 171 which I love. It is the best iron I have found for my quilting class. When I went to use it, I found my cats had chewed the cord to the point that it is unsafe. I took it to a repair shop to have a new cord put on it and they told me it had to go back to the factory. I do not want to purchase another iron because it is my understanding this model is no longer made and because I love it. May I send this iron back to the factory to have a new

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Hi, you may already have found a solution, but I recently saw this same model iron on ebay!
Hi Carol, yes, im sure you could send it back the the maker, to have a new cord put on it. It is a relatively easy job, i don't know why the first guy you asked could not do it? maybe he cant work out how to open up the iron, to replace the cord.
I only recently replaced my wife's iron corn, as it was fraid in one spot.
It was an easy job, i just undid the screws, open up the handle part of the iron, and replace the cord.
So yes, if you really like that iron, then yes, it is possible to replace the cord.
Try another repair man, or any Qualified electrician should be able to do the job. Takes about 10 minits, and the cost of a cord.
I used an extension cord, that i picked upat the Hardware store for a few dollars.
Good luck.
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