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Offline ciscobloke

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Dyson V6 issues - Pulling my hair out!!!
« on: November 19, 2018, 10:04:09 AM »
So our Dyson started playing up. It would cut out randonly. The Boost button would flash blue for about 10 secs then it would stop.

I removed the battery on pressing the button on the battery direct it turns blue then switches to green and off.

I stripped and cleaned the hoover and no blockages. I bought a new battery but that turns blue on plugging in charger then few seconds later switches off. When i press the button directly on this battery I get nothing.

I bought a new charger and tried that with old battery, it goes blue then at some point switches off to indicate full charge but then still when in boost mode starts flashing blue then off. With boost switched off I seem to get good run time.

I tried a battery from a different machine and same thing happens with boost selected.

Any ideas peeps?

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Re: Dyson V6 issues - Pulling my hair out!!!
« Reply #1 on: November 19, 2018, 10:02:46 PM »
If you take the filter out and turn it on, does it run fine?
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Offline ciscobloke

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Re: Dyson V6 issues - Pulling my hair out!!!
« Reply #2 on: November 19, 2018, 10:18:05 PM »
Does exactly the same. Ran tonight for ages without boost on but soon as you put boost on the light flashes and it goes off.

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Re: Dyson V6 issues - Pulling my hair out!!!
« Reply #3 on: November 20, 2018, 12:27:53 AM »
is this without using the motorized head ? if not then try without.

If you have a fault on the main hand unit then these are generally unserviceable i find.
Only other things i can suggest are cleaning the battery connections inside the main hand unit after removing the battery.
These do become dirty and can become slightly high resistance.
A cotton bud and isopropyl will clean them, servisol switch cleaner would do as would wd40 as a last resort.

Ensure the non return flap isn't siezed half way closed, just behind where the tools connect to body.
Every one i have seen is jammed fully open allowing the crap to fall out of the bin when unit is placed back on the wall mounted cradle. However they can jam half way restricting air flow. but generally the machine will hunt if it thinks it's blocked.
other than that you will have to bin it.
I did see someone on ebay recently selling a brand new motor assembly for a v6, which i thought was strange as i as previously mentioned they were unserviceable
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