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Cleaning base thinks it's empty

I just changed the cartidge in my cleaning base. The base starts off saying it's full then quickly moves to the middle mark. When I place the shaver in to clean/charge, the motor whirrs for a couple seconds, clicks off and the base then says that the cartridge is empty. I tried another cartridge, same problem. Any suggestions?

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  • Anonymous Apr 20, 2009

    same issue here.



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I had the same problem. Try taking out the cartridge and in the compartment where the razor sits in to get clean, there is a drain hole on the left side. Try cleaning the hole out with a toothpick or something similar. It seems that the drain hole clogs and causes this problem. I just did it and all seems to be working fine.

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