replacement cords in my cart and they arrived today. If the Nora had a peculiar cord, I probably wouldn't have been able to find a replacement but, fortunately, this is the same cord used by Lelia, Mirella, Esperia, Supernova and probably other Necchis, so replacement was available.
I think most people who read this blog know how to replace a power/foot control cord but some might be hesitant so I thought I would go through it step-by-step for those folks.
First, unplug the power cord so you don't get shocked. Tip the foot control over and remove the screws from the four corners of the bottom plate.
Lift off the bottom plate and insulator below to expose the connection points for the power cord.
Separate the two wires about 3-4 inches and tie them in a simple knot. This keeps a portion of the cord inside the foot control and relieves any strain on the ceramic guts of the foot control.
Connect the two wires to the two terminals. On a two-wire system, it makes no difference which wire goes to each terminal.
Reinstall the grommet in the slot in the back of the controller,
set the insulating blanket on the terminals to keep the energized terminals from contacting the metal controller bottom plate and reinstall the bottom plate.
You're now ready to plug it up and take it for a spin!