The rubber seal on the motor may not effectively seal the motor housing, which could allow water to flow into the motor housing area. If water flows into the motor housing area while the product is in use, you could receive an electric shock that can cause serious injury or death.
What to do...
Stop using your carpet washer and return it to the nearest Godfreys store for a full refund. For more information or questions contact Godfreys (Electrical Home-Aids Pty Ltd).