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I have a Dyson V6 Slim. It will not keep a charge. After charging it will only run about 15 seconds

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Posted on Jan 02, 2017

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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: Have a Dyson DC16 -

After two years the batteries are probably no longer holding a charge and need to be replaced.

Posted on Feb 14, 2011

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SOURCE: My Dyson DC16 usually

Your battery is losing voltage too quick. It has probably developed a 'memory'. Dyson claims that their handheld has the best suction out of all the handhelds out there. In order to maintain that claim the circuit board will shut off power to the motor when the voltage drops below adequate charge for full suction.
We need someone who can teach us to bypass that part of the circuit so it won't cut power to the motor or you need to get a new battery.
Shorting the battery like an Aircraft battery then re-charging won't fix it.

Posted on Nov 11, 2011

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SOURCE: my dyson handheld charges fully,

I get the same problem, even having bought a brand new battery. :(

Posted on Jan 22, 2015

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SOURCE: My dyson shuts off after just a few seconds of run time.

This is (unfortunately) common with DC16 --- check to see if the red lights flash when it stops -- this is the "no filter" warning shut off. I have been living with this problem for about 3 years. Fix: remove the main filter (blue flexible plastic thing) -- note the small cylindrical metal magnet near the bottom --- it is not close enough to the sensor (sensor is buried in plastic body) . Try folding some paper and wedge it behind the filter to force the magnet closer to the sensor -- this can be done but required a bit of patience.

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My Dyson V6 slim runs for 2 minutes then off. I plug it in, after a couple minutes it runs again for 2 minutes. unit is clear of debris, filter washed.

Sounds like a battery issue. If able test the battery to check it is reaching rated voltage after charging, otherwise contact Dyson support.

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My v6 slim is not running properly...intermittent on and off when vacuuming...on two seconds what is wrong?

Hello, this is Ava with Think Crucial.

There are a number of reasons why your Dyson cleaner is running off and on intermittently. First, it can be due to a battery of the cleaner. Make sure that the power cable is properly plug to the power and seated properly from the unit while charging. If you find that the battery isn't charging at all, you may need to replace the battery. Second is to check the MAX button of your cleaner. If the button lights up and flashes when your Dyson keeps on pulsating, press and hold the power button and depress the MAX button to turn off the function. You may need to do it for a few times to get the hang of it. Third is to check for any blockages or clogs in the attachments. Look down through the tube and check to see if there are clogs on the sweeper end or if the roller is tangled up in fibers. Clean the roller brush are if it it's necessary. You may need to empty the dust bin of your unit as debris can build up in hard to reach places. Lastly, cleaning the filters may fix the pulsating of your cleaner. Remove the filter and rinse it with cold water and air dry it for 12 hours. Don't use detergent when washing your filters. If the pulsating doesn't go with the given quick fix, I suggest to contact Dyson for further assistance on this.

You can purchase a wide variety of high quality Dyson replacement parts for your Dyson vacuum direct from Think Crucial with free shipping and an exclusive 10% coupon for readers, use code: FIXYA10

I hope this was helpful.

Ava B.
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Does the dyson v6 have to be plugged into an outlet when not in use

Yes, to keep it trickle charged, so it is fully charge for when you want to use it. If you are not using it very often, and you don't mind it running out of power during a vacuuming session 'no'.

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I have a stick dyson DC35. It runs out of power after being fully charged. I have cleaned filter and cleaned all parts numerous times, but still have the problem.

The battery may only be capable of partially charging but indicates it is fully charged, something like 100% of 50%. It may be time for replacement.

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