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EMPTY!?!? When I turn on my razor there is a red light that starts to flash that says "empty". What does this mean? I'm afraid to use my razor because of it.

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The "empty" light is for the cleaning solution. It needs to be replaced with a new clean cartridge. There should be a big button on the back of the cleaning unit which opens it up and allows you to replace the cartridge.

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