Please check the fuse to ensure the motor is getting power. The fuse is located inside of the plug end and you should have replacement fuses inside of a small plasitc bag that is taped to the cord. If you need further assistance please contact us directly at 1-800-274-6717.
maybe 5 or 6 pounds...very light
This is 5 ft in height.
It is ok to use an outdoor rated Extension cord for these when placing them outdoors.