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Shaver locked into base

When i try to pick up my shaver from the base, it wont come out. It feels as if its locked in. IS THERE some kind of button that releases the shaver?

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Re: shaver locked into base

Push down on the blue switch that activates the cleaning system. The switch should be flush with the rim of the cleaning well in order to release the razor.

Posted on Jan 14, 2008

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