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Offline sawdustinmyshoes

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CT Midi I Issue with Socket
« on: June 08, 2022, 09:56 AM »
I recently purchased this vac to replace my CT22.  I love the vac, but have experienced issues with the plug-it cord coming loose very easily (tilting down) in the socket, not to the point of falling out, but enough to break electrical connection.  I've tested several different plug-its including a new one and the issue persists.  I've inverted the bezel/door assembly as Sedge recently posted as a tip, but this has not helped.  Has anyone else experienced this?

Joe

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Offline guybo

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Re: CT Midi I Issue with Socket
« Reply #1 on: June 08, 2022, 10:14 AM »

Offline sawdustinmyshoes

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Re: CT Midi I Issue with Socket
« Reply #2 on: June 08, 2022, 10:57 AM »
Thanks.  Being that it is practically brand new, I may contact Festool service.  I'm not wild about the idea of installing a new socket or sending the vac away, however.

Offline squall_line

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Re: CT Midi I Issue with Socket
« Reply #3 on: June 08, 2022, 11:03 AM »
This was posted recently (or maybe that was on Fb?), but I think one solution someone mentioned was so rotate the outlet so that it was facing the other direction.

Using the hose garage as a sort of stress relief is also a method.

My socket is extremely loose on my MIDI-I also; it's been that way since I bought it, and even though I got it from Recon, I don't think it's a wear and tear issue.

Offline ChuckS

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Re: CT Midi I Issue with Socket
« Reply #4 on: June 08, 2022, 11:19 AM »
Hi see reply #2 or watch vid did this to my 26https://www.festoolownersgroup.com/festool-tool-problems/tool-plugs-falling-out-from-vac/

After seeing this repair video for the first time, I think to avoid any potential wearing out issue on the contact, I'll plug in one of those Plug-In Outlet Adapters so any wearing from use will be on the adapter.




Offline sawdustinmyshoes

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Re: CT Midi I Issue with Socket
« Reply #5 on: June 09, 2022, 11:30 AM »
This was posted recently (or maybe that was on Fb?), but I think one solution someone mentioned was so rotate the outlet so that it was facing the other direction.

Using the hose garage as a sort of stress relief is also a method.

My socket is extremely loose on my MIDI-I also; it's been that way since I bought it, and even though I got it from Recon, I don't think it's a wear and tear issue.

Thanks, I'll try using the hose garage as stess relief.