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Braun series 7 cleaning station has red lights

When the razor is not regularly cleaned in the cleaning station and the hygiene indicator goes low, the cleaning station may lose its ability to sense the fluid level. I almost sent the cleaning station in for repair (mine is out of warranty) but was able to clear the faulty condition by resetting the razor's cutter replacement (holding the small recessed reset button below "Braun" logo on the razor) and unplugging/replugging the station then attempting a cleaning until it performed one completely successful cleaning cycle. After that the fluid level showed full. I also heard that the drain hole in the "cup" where the razor sits can get clogged - not sure what happens then but you want to keep that clean.Update 2/2018: If you mix your own formula as others note, it is important to include some tap water for electrical conductivity for the fluid sensor to work.
9/1/2022 9:08:53 PM • Braun 8585... • Answered on Sep 01, 2022
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My braun 8585 shaver just stopped working. Does

There can be a number of reasons why it stopped working. But given the age of the shaver, it's probably not worth trying to fix. I'd recommend getting a newer unit. Try the 8995 360 Complete model.
5/18/2022 4:39:01 PM • Braun 8585... • Answered on May 18, 2022
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I have a braun shaver 8000 series. My problem is

The problem you've stated about your Braun model 8585 is related to old batteries. If the charging light still illuminates when you plug it in, you can simply replace the batteries which can be found at the link below https://shaveroutlet.com/shaver-replacement-battery-aa-nimh-p-108.html If it completely dead (no light), you will need to replace the circuit board instead. See here: https://shaveroutlet.com/braun-activator-circuit-board-with-batteries-select-models-p-363.html Video instructions are here: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=D6jRpCnB8T4&list=PLfFUuDEned17Mmy77GMgjiyvnXAPdQBeV&index=5 https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=2oAnLpvdYqQ&list=PLfFUuDEned17Mmy77GMgjiyvnXAPdQBeV&index=1 If you are not equipped to do this repair, contact shaveroutlet.com for repair services
8/10/2017 5:43:08 PM • Braun 8585... • Answered on Aug 10, 2017
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Battery replacement for Braun 8585

I'm pretty sure that the batteries are part of a sealed unit with the PCB on this model, and after checking the Service Diagram I'm even more convinced.

I would suggest fully charging and discharging (leaving it running without the foil and cutter on) a number of times to see if you can improve the performance, as there may be a memory effect on the battey. The model is only 5 years old so your batteries should have a little more life.

It is a mains/rechargeable shaver though, so you "should" still be able to use it with the lead plugged directly into the shaver. So the shaver may not be a dead loss! :)
2/7/2016 6:17:09 PM • Braun 8585... • Answered on Feb 07, 2016
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Where do I buy a replacement side-burn trimmer for the shaver?

The trimmer is sold as the back housing assy. I have them in stock. Please call me aty 1-888-643-9806 to order 1. I will tell you how to get the shaver apart to replace. Ask for Action Mike.
12/26/2014 10:20:52 AM • Braun 8585... • Answered on Dec 26, 2014
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Make my own cleaning solution for my braun shaver 8585.

It is just an alcohol solution with a very small amount of cleaning solution. A jewelry cleaner premixed would do it.
11/20/2014 11:32:26 PM • Braun 8585... • Answered on Nov 20, 2014
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Stopped working

Be the first to answer 3/11/2014 1:35:08 PM • Braun 8585... • Posted on Mar 11, 2014Be the first to answer
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Power cord is not charging

Most likely, the batteries are dead and need replaced. You need two batteries and they can be found at shaveroutlet.com. See link below http://shaveroutlet.com/shaver-replacement-parts/batteries/philips-norelco/shaver-replacement-battery-aa-nimh-p-108.html For installation videos, see links below http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=D6jRpCnB8T4 http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=2oAnLpvdYqQ
1/20/2014 2:34:16 PM • Braun 8585... • Answered on Jan 20, 2014
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