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Dyson v8 doesn't seem to be holding a charge. When we turn it on after charging the motor just "chugs" it sounds like it is running then goes off and keeps doing that.

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SOURCE: Not holding charge

Ok, folks.. I just posted my own problem with the battery not holding it's charge..but, we fixed it ourselves.. take the motor loose from the canister , remove the filter and in the back are two contacts.they are two screws at the bottom one on each side... get out your pencil with a GOOD eraser and clean those contacts!..clean around them both and the contact (silver spot at the bottom) and you're good to go!!

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SOURCE: my dyson dc16 is not holding a charge

Hi its Darran at Dyson.

If you call our Helpline they will be able to run through some simple checks to detemine the cause of this issue.

Please call 0800 298 0298 (UK) or 1866MYDYSON (US).

Kind regards
Dyson Customer Service

Posted on Apr 15, 2010

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SOURCE: I have a dyson hand held that shuts off after just

yeap..... i just found a fix for this ,, its mad how easy it is to fix as well...and it works 100%,,,
now dyson implemented a filter magnetic switch if u take your filter off you will see a small magnet in the corner,, u will notice where the magnet is behind it is rased platic,, now,,that the problem on the main board the transistor that picks up magentic signal from the filter is dud,!
dont ask me why it happens,, its a pain i know.,.
now take off collection pot for dust now take battery off.

now where the serial number is theres 2 hex screws that need taking out..

now u will see a small pcb board.. remove with one tiny security screw holding it in,, once removed pull both red plug off thats the digital motor plug.. and white plug which is battery,, once u have done this pull the board down and back gently. as there is a long bit of board that goes up the back of the dyson plastic be very carefull pull this out.. now the long and thin pcb board that is hidden is what we need there is a tiny transistor,,, we need to remove this carefully..once removed,, we solder a thin wire from 2 point A+C need to be soldered together with a thin piece of wire, it will not harm the motor.. as long as u keep it clean,,

these points corolate to the transistor,,



SOLDER AND A+C WITH A FINE PIECE OF WIRE NOW,, AND WALLAH... fixed put it all back together again,,, charge the battery,, and your away,,, working again,, if not u have other faults.. but 99% fix this with flashing red led,,,!!

Posted on Jun 24, 2010

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SOURCE: Hello, what is the significance

yes the reason the green and red light were flashing the way they are is because its a warning to you that the battery is either no longer good or there is problems with your wireing. Also those vaccumes were designed to not charge when there to cold or to hot as a saftey issue.

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    SOURCE: We push the trigger, and the light comes on but no suction/ motor not working

    Hi there,

    I'm sorry to hear you're having difficulties with your DC35. From what you've described, it sounds there may be a fault with one of the components of your machine. If you give our Helpline a call, we should be able to help - you can reach us on 0800 298 0298 (UK), or 1-866-693-9766 (US). Please have the machine to hand when you call so we can run through some troubleshooting over the phone with you.

    We'll look forward to helping you resolve this issue.

    Best wishes,

    Dyson Online Customer Support

    Posted on Mar 15, 2012

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