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VACUUM SEALER HAS NO POWER

• Check to see that the Vacuum Sealer is plugged in. Test electrical outlet by plugging in another appliance.

• Vacuum Sealer will shut off automatically if overheated. Allow to cool down for 15 minutes and try again.

• Check power cord and plug for damage. If damaged, do not use the Vacuum Sealer.

VACUUM SEALER DOES NOT PERFORM FIRST SEAL ON THE BAG

• Make sure bag or roll is properly positioned.

VACUUM SEALER DOES NOT PULL A COMPLETE VACUUM IN BAGS

• To seal properly, open end of bag should be resting entirely inside Vacuum Chamber area.

• Check Seal Bar and Gaskets for debris and position. Wipe clean and smooth them back into place.

• Vacuum Sealer Bag may have a leak. To test, seal the bag with some air in it, submerge in water, and apply pressure. Bubbles indicate a leak. Reseal or use another bag.

VACUUM SEALER NOT SEALING BAG PROPERLY

• Should bag seal melt, it may be necessary to lift the Lid and allow the Seal Bar to cool for a few minutes. Removed seal area and repeat process.

• If seal is not fully melted, removed seal area and repeat process.

VACUUM SEALER LOSES VACUUM AFTER BEING SEALED

• Leaks along the seal can be caused by wrinkles, crumbs, grease or liquids. Reopen bag, wipe the top inside of the bag and smooth it out along the sealing strip before resealing.

• Check the bag for a puncture or hole which may have released the vacuum. Cushion sharp edges in the contents of the bag with paper towels.
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