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Step on the power switch and it doesnt stay on

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Dyson dc16 won't stay on


Hello, this is Ava with Think Crucial.

If your vacuum doesn't turn on, make sure that plug is fully inserted into a fully functional electronic outlet. If it still not turning on after verifying this, it could be that the power switch is malfuntioning. You may need to replace the power switch by opening up the handle of your vacuum. I suggest to refer to your manual on how to replace the power cord or contact Dyson for troubleshooting steps. 1-844-679-1647

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I hope this was helpful.

Ava B.
Think Crucial Customer Care
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Oct 31, 2012 | Dyson Vacuums

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Hoover u5140 900 doesnt start....its dead


These are known for switches going bad. The new switches are much better. They get hot and stay in either the on or off position when they go bad. Remove the top cover to reveal the back of the switch. Not difficult to change. This is your part:

http://www.vacuummedic.com/product.php?id=395


Good Luck!
Vac Dr.

Oct 07, 2012 | Hoover Tempo Widepath Upright Vacuum,...

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Brush doesnt turn


Look for the reset button on the side of the brushbar housing - there should be a red sticker and a red button. Push it once. It's
not gonna stay depressed, it's gonna pop right out - that's normal.
- Step on the red pedal on the back
- Turn the machine on with the red power button
- Press the gray button next to the red power button - this is the ON/OFF switch for the brushbar - if it doesn't spin, press and hold the gray button down for 10 seconds
- If it still isn't spinning, remove the brushbar and make sure nothing is blocking it and withholding it from spinning
this link is for the manual..
http://media.dyson.com/downloads/UK/floorcare/Manuals/DC24_allfloors_uk.pdf

Sep 23, 2012 | Dyson Ball DC24 Bagless Upright Vacuum

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Switch to turn on doesnt work


Hi,

Remove the switch and see if the switch is bad or if the motor has went bad...

If there is power through the switch then it is the motor...

If there is no power through the switch then the switch is bad...

heatman101

Nov 26, 2010 | Hoover U5402-900 WindTunnel Vacuum

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Power Button won't stay down/on.


Hi There,

Most likely your switch has gone bad, and you'll need to replace the on/off switch on your Dyson DC07. If you have to hold down the switch in order to keep the vacuum on, this is indicative of needing a new switch. Unfortunately this is very common problem on the Dyson vacuums2_bing.gif . The switch that Dyson uses for their vacuums is one of the cheapest switches on any vacuum on the market today. The good news though is that this is not a extremely difficult repair to fix.

I took pictures of replacing the switch assembly on one of our customers repairs they brought in. It was having the same exact problem that yours is, it just wouldn't stay on. Here's how you can fix the switch on your Dyson:

- T15 Torx Bit Screw Driver
- Genuine Dyson DC07 & DC14 Replacement On/Off Switch Part 901181
- Needle Nose Pliers
- Patience (haha)

The switch above is actually a link back to our site if you have yet to purchase the switch yet. We carry most every Dyson part.

IMPORTANT: MAKE SURE YOUR VACUUM IS UNPLUGGED BEFORE DOING ANYTHING ELSE!

Step 1. First thing you'll want to do is to unwrap the cord from the machine, and remove the handle from the upright part, then slide the hose all the way down the wand, and remove the hose from the handle assembly completely and set it aside. Also remove the dust bin assembly completely from the machine as well.


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Step 2. Once you've remove the handle from the machine I find it easier to work on if you lay the vacuum on it's back, with the switch button facing upwards. Now remove the T15 Torx bit screw that is directly below the switch actuator. I have circled the location of this screw in the picture below:


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Step 3: After you have taken off the screw, you're doing to need to remove the switch box housing from the vacuum that the screw was securing. Simply use your flat head screw driver, and pry the two small arms upwards. Be careful when prying, the plastic components on Dyson Vacuums are really cheap quality plastic, and I can't tell you how many times I have seen these plastic parts break when customers bring in repairs to us here at govacuum headquarters. Here's a picture of the location of where you should pry the switching off:


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Here's what the vacuum should look like after the switch housing has been removed:


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Step 4. Use your needle nose pliers to remove the terminals from both of the switch poles.


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Step 5. Take out the new switch assembly. I find it the easiest to use my needle nose pliers to reattach the wires to the new switch, but it also can be done with just your hands. Both both wires to your switch. If the cords have come loose while you have been working on the vacuum, you'll need to put the wires back into their proper places as well. This is how the switch and the wires should look like when you're done:

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Step 6. Once the switch and cords are back to their normal places, simply put the switch housing cover back on, and screw in the one screw.

I hope that this repair was helpful to you, if you have any questions or have any problems, please feel free to use the clarification request form here on Fixya.

If you ever need any for your Dyson, we do carry most parts and accessories on our site under our Dyson Parts Section .

If this was helpful, please be so kind and leave feedback for the repair. This is really, really appreciated and is the reason repair professionals like myself continue to post free repair help on Fixya rather then just answering the paid questions.

Thanks again,

Chris J.
GoVacuum

Apr 17, 2010 | Dyson DC07 Bagless Upright Cyclonic Vacuum

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Will not stay on.


Hi There,

Most likely your switch has gone bad, and you'll need to replace the on/off switch on your Dyson DC07. If you have to hold down the switch in order to keep the vacuum on, this is indicative of needing a new switch. Unfortunately this is very common problem on the Dyson vacuums . The switch that Dyson uses for their vacuums is one of the cheapest switches on any vacuum on the market today. The good news though is that this is not a extremely difficult repair to fix.

I took oictures of replacing the switch assembly on one of our customers repairs they brought in. It was having the same exact problem that yours is, it just wouldn't stay on. Here's how you can fix the switch on your Dyson:

- T15 Torx Bit Screw Driver
- Genuine Dyson DC07 & DC14 Replacement On/Off Switch Part 901181
- Needle Nose Plyers
- Patience (haha)

The switch above is actually a link back to our site if you have yet to purchase the switch yet. We carry most every Dyson part.

IMPORTANT: MAKE SURE YOUR VACUUM CLEANER IS UNPLUGGED BEFORE DOING ANYTHING ELSE!

Step 1. First thing you'll want to do is to unwrap the cord from the machine, and remove the handle from the upright part, then slide the hose all the way down the wand, and remove the hose from the handle assembly completely and set it aside. Also remove the dust bin assembly completely from the machine as well.


86bdf5c.jpg
Step 2. Once you've remove the handle from the machine I find it easier to work on if you lay vacuum2_bing.gif on it's back, with the switch button facing upwards. Now remove the T15 Torx bit screw that is directly below the switch actuator. I have circled the location of this screw in the picture below:


080ce87.jpg
Step 3: After you have taken off the screw, you're doing to need to remove the switch box housing from the vacuum that the screw was securing. Simply use your flat head screw driver, and pry the two small arms upwards. Be careful when prying, the plastic components on Dyson vacuums2_bing.gif are really cheap quality plastic, and I can't tell you how many times I have seen these plastic parts break when customers bring in repairs to us here at govacuum headquarters. Here's a picture of the location of where you should pry the switching off:


357199b.jpg
Here's what the vacuum should look like after the switch housing has been removed:


eb76162.jpg
Step 4. Use your needle nose plyers to remove the terminals from both of the switch poles.


0ebca47.jpg

Step 5. Take out the new switch assembly. I find it the easiest to use my needle nose plyers to reattach the wires to the new switch, but it also can be done with just your hands. Connect both wires to your switch. If the cords have come loose while you have been working on the vacuum, you'll need to put the wires back into their proper places as well. This is how the switch and the wires should look like when you're done:

4b53caf.jpg
Step 6. Once the switch and cords are back to their normal places, simply put the switch housing cover back on, and screw in the one screw.

I hope that this repair was helpful to you, if you have any questions or have any problems, please feel free to use the clarification request form here on Fixya.

If you ever need any supplies for your Dyson, we do carry most parts and accessories on our site under our Dyson Parts Section .

Thanks again,

Chris J.
GoVacuum

Apr 08, 2010 | Dyson DC07 Animal Bagless Upright Cyclonic...

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Brush will not spin


- Look for the reset button on the side of the brushbar housing - there should be a red sticker and a red button. Push it once. It's not gonna stay depressed, it's gonna pop right out - that's normal.

- Step on the red pedal on the back

- Turn the machine on with the red power button

- Press the gray button next to the red power button - this is the ON/OFF switch for the brushbar

- If it still isn't spinning, open it up and make sure nothing is blocking it and withholding it from spinning

- For further troubleshooting assistance call the Dyson helpline, they know what they're doing

Jun 28, 2009 | Dyson Ball DC24 Bagless Upright Vacuum

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