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Offline FortyPlus

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DC 34 flashing light on charger, nothing on Vac
« on: May 07, 2018, 02:41:07 PM »
Hi all
I have a little used Dyson DC34 Serial No GC4-UK-CHA0203A

It's around a few years but very rarely used, then just stopped with no warning.

Symptom is green light flashing (slow, about 1 flash every 2 seconds)   on the charger, but no charge accumulates. This light stays flashing indefinitely.
 No lights of any type on the unit, no response to trigger on the machine
I have cleaned any external contacts, and checked the voltage on the charger, it's around 18.4 volts DC. Is this correct? Same symptom when battery is charged outside the unit.
Most likely a new battery? Anything worth trying?
Thanks!
Hugh


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Re: DC 34 flashing light on charger, nothing on Vac
« Reply #1 on: May 08, 2018, 04:14:45 PM »
There are 2 charger outputs on the DC34 plug. What is the reading on the other one?

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Re: DC 34 flashing light on charger, nothing on Vac
« Reply #2 on: May 08, 2018, 08:10:15 PM »
There are 2 charger outputs on the DC34 plug. What is the reading on the other one?

Thanks for the reply
Between the center pin & outside the cylinder it's 18.4V

Between the outside & inside the cylinder it's 25.9V

Regards
Hugh

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Re: DC 34 flashing light on charger, nothing on Vac
« Reply #3 on: May 09, 2018, 03:12:13 PM »
The charger is ok. What we would do now is try another battery on the unit to see and or your battery on another unit.


 

 

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