Having problems with your Dyson DC07 Bagless Upright Cyclonic Vacuum ?

My dyson will not power up, it shorted out at the wall, socket sparked.


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Common problem is a break in the wire where it enters machine, caused by accidently stepping on cable when using vacuum. You need to gain access and cut and discard about 3-4 inches from cable end and re-attach, a bit of a fiddly task but won't cost you much. Tools required: Torx 6 and a small crosshead screw driver, wire cutters/strippers, insulation tape. Basic electrical experience (if you can wire a plug correctly you can do this!)
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My dyson will not power up, it shorted out at the wall, socket sparked.


Common problem is a break in the wire where it enters machine, caused by accidently stepping on cable when using vacuum. You need to gain access and cut and discard about 3-4 inches from cable end and re-attach, a bit of a fiddly task but won't cost ... Dyson DC07 Bagless Upright Cyclonic Vacuum

NO POWER My Dyson DCO4 Absolute (purple&lime) won't' switch on. I've checked the plug fuse, wall socket and also filters and hoses on machine all seem fine so think the problem is with the on/off button (maybe loose wire or something) but how do i get to it, is there a special way to remove the green on/off button in order to check the connection? Thankyou in advance for the help i am sure you will be able to provide.


The problem is almost certainly a fatigue break in the flex. These usually happen where the flex enters the handle through the rubber sleeve near the on off switch. You will need to cut about four inches off the wire and reconnect it to the switch. ... Vacuums

I was vacuuming and the power abruptly stopped working. The plug had slightly slid out of the wall socket, but when I put it back in, it wouldn't power up again. The wall socket is working for other appliances.


The first thing to suspect is that the wall plug on the vacuum cleaner is defective, to confirm this you will need to access the on/off switch on the vacuum, there will be three wires coming to the switch from the cord ... Hoover S1361 Bagged Canister Vacuum

Plugged my Dyson in this morning, switched it on and power came on for not even a second and died. No power what so ever to dyson - checked my house sockets, changed fuse. Still not working - dead as a door mouse. What could it be? Many thanks Sam


It is either your power cable, cable rewind mechanism or your motor. \012\012Try switching it on, and wiggling the lead near the plug and see if it fires up. If it does, remove the moulded plug and fit a standard plug. \012\012If not, lik ... Dyson DC08 Cylinder Bagless Canister Cyclonic Vacuum

Hooked everything up per directions. I plugged it in to the closest electrical outlet and nothing happened. The lights did not light up, the connected wall control and sensors leds do not light up. It appears the unit doesn't have power. The electrical outlet socket is fine as everything else I plug into it works fine. I have tried every other electrical outlet available. The unit won't power on from any outlet, and all of those outlets run other things, like power tools an refrigerators


Dear Davehibshman,Firstly; dismantle the plug and replace the fuse with the same rating as the one you have just taken out. Replace the plug cover, put the plug into the socket and try again. If this doesnt work, there may be a problem wi ... Vacuums

We have a dyson dc 07 animal the machine was working fine then switched off after returning to the machine minutes later it wouldnt switch on, i removed on off switch cover and used a short piece of wire across the brown wires flicked the wall switch and it worked, aha i thought faulty switch aquired a new one to no avail and now even the short piece of wire trick doesnt work, has the motor died do you think, it wasnt over heating or making strange noises prior to refusing to work


It could be the motor. I'm having to replace the brushes on my DC 05. It appears that you can only get brushes for the YDK motors in the DYSON, not the Panasonic motor. Which might be saying something about the YDK motors. What happens is that the ca ... Dyson DC05 Cylinder Bagless Canister Cyclonic Vacuum

Hello, I,ve just bought an Italian designed 3 bulb 70's wall lamp. It has a 2 wire lead feeding out with 2 wire lead running from one bulb socket To the other 2 inside the casing. I'm trying to wire it in my porch which has 3 wire cable coming from a 13amp plug for power. Any suggestions on making this work please ?


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Does the trivac 1100 have a fuse? My machine has suddenly stopped.I have checked the fuses in the plugs and also made sure that power is at the wall socket. I can see what loks like a fuse holder in the top of the machine near to the on/off switch but it is very tight so I want to be sure that it is a fuse before unscewing it. Thank you Jim


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I tried to use my Dyson DC07 in upright mode but the power kept turning on and off. I turned it on then off and a spark came out of the switch. Now nothing?


Hi there,Sorry to hear you've had a problem with your DC07. Please get in touch with us, free, on 08002980298 (UK), or 1866MYDYSON (US), so we can help.Kind regards,JackDyson Customer Service ... Dyson DC07 Bagless Upright Cyclonic Vacuum

My Dyson Aminal Vacuum simply will not turn on. I plugged it in this morning, pressed the power button- and nothing. No warning sounds, simply silence. Sigh. Nothing is wrong with the wall outlet.The vaccum is 3 years old but has run perfectly until this point. The brushes are clean of any accumulated hair. What part might need replacing?


The power switch may need to be replaced. Call the Dyson helpline - they will give you the location of an authorized Dyson dealer in your area who will be able to replace the switch. ... Dyson DC07 Animal Bagless Upright Cyclonic Vacuum

Dyson DC05 It is a vaccum cleaner in a perfect condition but recently developed a problem. It sparks and sometimes power goes off while operating. It is clear that the wire is loose but do not know how to open the bracket of the main button on the machine. [email protected]


Hi \015\012try this site http://dysonmanuals.llc.nu/\015\012\015\012It has service manuals for the DC05. ... Dyson DC05 Cylinder Bagless Canister Cyclonic Vacuum

I have an animal dyson. The front nose dives into the carpet when moving the dyson in the forward motion, fine when pulling back. A huge amount of effort is required to move it forward. Took it to a technician and he said he could find nothing wrong. He had only short nap carpet for test. Works fine on short nap, if the carpet nap has any lenght to it like shag, the dyson severly nose dives. It's like the nose is sucked into the carpet. This problem just occured after the wife used the ho


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HI, I have a Kenmore 25813 and it seems like there is an intermittent short. When I have the extension wand on and the power floor attachment on, when it rotate the wand the light cuts out and so does the power floor attachment, when I twist it back it comes on again. I don't have this problem if I remove the wand and just use the crevice tool with the hose. Any idea where the short might be and can I fix it myself? Thanks. Gary


This is common you may have a short in the contacts from the handle to the wand or a break in the cord that goes into the powerhead ... Kenmore 25812 / 25813 Progressive Bagged Canister Vacuum

Our Bissell ProHeat carpet cleaner is not working. The power is connected because the red heat lamp is on, however when you touch the foot pedal for the start of the rollers, the power is not connecting. Short somewhere??? How to locate the short? Please advise. Thank you.


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No power to Dyson Animal


Hi There,\015\012\015\012I'm almost 100% positive that the cord on your Dyson DC07 Animal has \015\012shorted out and needs to be replaced. Usually what causes this spark, \015\012and cord failure is when the cord is pulled out of the w ... Dyson DC07 Animal Bagless Upright Cyclonic Vacuum

Dyson dc07 suddenly lost all power. Bad power


This could be the switch, but could also be the motor.\015\012The motor has a built in over-current protection device which normally automatically resets itself, but if the motor has had it, it then just cuts out again as soon as you switch it ... Dyson DC07 Bagless Upright Cyclonic Vacuum

Hi: I have a 14 month old EL7024 Oxygen that has no power. Will not turn on. No power at lights that are usually flashing. Wall receptical has power. Does not seem to be a thermal reset, full bag or plugged filter. Owners manual is no help. DAve


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My dyson DC05 has been playing up for a while. The motorhead would start fine with green light on and after a few minutes would stop and light would go green. then the power would go on and off - seemed to only work when I had the handle a certain way. Now no power at all. is there a way that I can check if its the power in the handle section as thats the only way you can turn this machine on? Thanks in advance


As the wires that control the motorhead run all the way down the hose it is a break in the wires you will need to buy the hose assy sorry its not thesort of thing you strip down and repair  ... Dyson DC05 Bagless Canister Cyclonic Vacuum

No power Own a sebo k1 canistar. There is no power, chnged fuse 13a and tried other sockets in the home, still no power....any ideas?


This is a dead motor. the electrical motor is experiencing windings failure and will have to be replaced or rebuilt. Just to be safe, remove the switch and test with voltage needle to see if the problems here. i suspect total motor failure. ... Sebo K1 airbelt Bagged Canister Vacuum

I have the same problem as steve967 The dyson dc16 is fully charged, runs well for 5-10 seconds and shuts down. I wait for a second or 2 and it runs again for 5-10 seconds. This will continue for numerous cycles, until I am finished cleaning. I have cleaned all the filters, and the power is good, The system will just not stay on. It is just over 2 years old. A friend of mine had the same problem with his Dyson DC16 after just a couple of months and has replaced his Dyson with a Black N De


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I recently purchased a Sunbeam Artista EM5900 model coffee machine. I plugged it in and pressed the 'Power' button only to find the power go out. I understand this is short circuiting, so I went and turned the power back on. I then moved the machine to a different powerpoint and plugged it in - the same problem happened and I have tried it countless times on various other powerpoints. Help please?


Try it in a different part of the house. If it works then you have too many things running in the kitchen.\015\012If it still blows a breaker then it is shorted out and needs to be returned. ... Vacuums

Dyson will not stay powered on unless power button is continuously pressed. Is this a switch malfunction or something else?


Yes, you probably need to replace the switch - call the Dyson helpline, they'll give you the info for your closest authorized repair dealer who will open it up and replace the switch for you. ... Dyson DC07 All Floors Bagless Upright Cyclonic Vacuum

Dyson Animal is not powering up - Dyson DC07 Animal Bagless Upright Cyclonic Vacuum


It might be the eletrical inside the machine.or even the power cord. ... Dyson DC07 Animal Bagless Upright Cyclonic Vacuum
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