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FoodSaver V3240: Lights flash,,,won't operate...what's wrong?

When lowering the arm to begin the sealing process, the "NORMAL" and"DRY" indicator lights begin flashing and the unit fails to operate. The vacuum does not turn on and no other buttons function. What's wrong?

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    Robert Buhmeyer Oct 14, 2016

    I am having the same problem now did you ever figure out how to fix it?

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Edward Hale

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The double blinking light indicates fluid in the fluid capture tray. unplug the device from power. Remove the fluid tray carefully and clean it thoroughly. Wipe it and the area from which it came completely dry. pay especially attention to the electrical contacts that match up between the unit and the tray.

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Pull out the long rubber piece on the top, clean any debris, replace firmly.

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Clean the two little contacts on the tray. Make absolutely sure there isn't anything across the two wires that run the length of the tray. It doesn't take much to trigger the light.

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