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Dyson vacuum wont turn on at all, switch has not been working properly for a few months.


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This sounds like a classic Dyson issue that I deal with time and again. While I may be way off base, take a look at my article http://www.fixya.com/support/t3143954-not_turn Which may well give you sone ideas
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Dyson vacuum wont turn on at all, switch has not been working properly for a few months.


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