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Brand new razor.. one clean and then...

Same issue as this last poster.... I follow the directions which say to plug in the base and then attach the shaver. I then push the start button and the shaver is lowered into the solution. It is immediately raised to what I think is the drying position. After that nothing happens. The shaver never turns on or off as the booklet says it should. The green and yellow lights flash and a while later only the green is on steadily.

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Re: Brand new razor.. one clean and then...

Had the same problem. The cleaning light was flashing faster than the charge light. I pressed the on/off button twice in quick succession and the cleaning cycle started normally and the lights began flashing together. Don't know why I had to press the button again, but it did the trick.

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