Charger becomes very hot after normal use

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    Hye..im using ipad mini for about two months now..im charging it when only the juice is left below 10 percent...the problem is,when im charging my mini,the charger becomes very hot.,im not using my mini when im charging it...is it normal?
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    Yes it is, from what I can tell. My mini charger also gets quite warm.
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    How warm is it?my charger can get vey hot to the point where u touch it u can actually burn ur hand
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    Burn your hand? No, that is not right. Chargers get warm...but they do not get hot enough to burn anything. That could start a fire. Take it to an apple store and let them replace it.
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    Herm..if u say so...i will bring it later to apple store...
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    This. I was assuming it wasn't that hot. Take it in immediately.
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    Ok..thank's for all ur reply....
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    When a charger gets that hot, there's very likely a short in the internal wiring. A replacement is definitely warranted.

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