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Can not charge new Dyson V8...light blinks red.

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Posted on Jan 02, 2017

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SOURCE: Should a dyson v8 cordless vacuum be left charging when not in use? Or when I see the 3 lights unplug it?

im sure it maybe fine to leave on the charging base since the battery pack in it is managed by an onboard battery management chip that protects it from overcharging but if you wish to it is save to unplug it if you only wish to do so

Posted on Jan 05, 2017

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SOURCE: Bought dyson animal v8 a few weeks ago today won't charge up light only stays on for a few seconds

Warranty time. Contact DYSON to get an RMA or another service option.

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SOURCE: The red light on my Dyson V6 cordless keeps blinking I try to charge it won't turn on it won't do anything what do I need to do to fix it

Replace the battery pack.

Posted on Nov 26, 2017

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There is a red blinking light on my dyson when I first plug it in to be charged. Please advise

First, I'm not a Dyson Tech, but I have worked on battery operated recharge devices.
* Is this new or second hand? Most chargers for any device will blink red if the charge on battery is so low that the charger will not recognize the battery. If so (old battery) then got to get a replacement (New) battery.
Aloha, ukeboy57
FYI there is a slight possible fix for this old battery. But it's a long shot. Check on you tube on your specific battery "save ________ dead battery." (you force charge it to a reasonable level. But you didn't hear it from me ;-)

May 11, 2018 | Dyson Vacuums

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I have a new Dyson V8 Absolute When I try to charge it nothing happens. When I pull the trigger I have one flashing blue light. HELP

not trying to be a smart a** but which of the two do you have?
1. A flashing blue light indicates that the battery is running low on charge.
2. A fast flashing blue light indicates no power or a temporary fault (e.g. check filter or for blockages).

FYI....A solid blue light indicates that the battery is charging. No light indicates the battery is fully charged. A solid amber light indicates that the battery is not charging due to a temporary fault (e.g. too hot/cold). A flashing red light indicates that there is a fault, call the Dyson Helpline.
Best to you.

Feb 20, 2018 | Dyson Vacuums

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I have a Dyson vacuum cleaner cordless and is not charging the red light is blinking but there's no green light we have had it for about a year and a use it every day usually twice a day

An issue with the battery may lead to the charger not detecting, nor attempting to charge the battery. I've solved this in the past by leaving things on charge for an extended period of time (sometimes days at a time, but with frequent checks that it's not getting too hot), but your mileage may vary.

Worst case scenario, you may need a new battery or a new charger. You can buy cheap replacement chargers from China for under 10 dollars, but a battery may set you back more. I suggest buying a genuine Dyson battery if you can; a charger isn't as important to remain genuine.

Definitely look into whether you're still covered by warranty, as I know Dyson offer some pretty hefty after sales support these days (some 5+ years). If you are, give them a call and see if they can help.

Jun 16, 2017 | Dyson Vacuums

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I just got a dyson v6 stick and when I plug it in to charge thr red light blinks then goes off. a blue light does not come on.

The battery is either faulty or exhausted. See the instruction manual. Telephone the number and it will be repaired under the warranty, for free.

Apr 26, 2017 | Dyson Vacuums

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My new Dyson Serial Number PM8-US-HHB1494A will not charge.

Suspect a dead battery or a defective charger

Dec 28, 2016 | Dyson Vacuums

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When I push the power button on my dc16 animal nothing turns on but a little red light by the red switch.

Hey Josh. According to the manual I found at this URL:
the red light that comes on when you try to use the unit indicates that the battery is fully discharged. When you plug the unit in to charge it, the same red light should be blinking to indicate the battery is in the process of charging.
Take a look at this and let me know if you are still having issues with the unit running, as there might be a problem with the wiring from the battery to the motor.

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