Having problems with your Dyson DC16 Root 6 Bagless Handheld Cyclonic Vacuum ?

I have a dyson hand held that shuts off after just a few seconds of run time. we keep it charged but to no avail. Can someone suggest a solution.


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Yeap..... i just found a fix for this ,, its mad how easy it is to fix as well...and it works 100%,,,
\015\012now dyson implemented a filter magnetic switch if u take your filter off you will see a small magnet in the corner,, u will notice where the magnet is behind it is rased platic,, now,,that the problem on the main board the transistor that picks up magentic signal from the filter is dud,!
\015\012dont ask me why it happens,, its a pain i know.,.
\015\012now take off collection pot for dust now take battery off.
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\015\012now where the serial number is theres 2 hex screws that need taking out..
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\015\012now u will see a small pcb board.. remove with one tiny security screw holding it in,, once removed pull both red plug off thats the digital motor plug.. and white plug which is vcc..to battery,, once u have done this pull the board down and back gently. as there is a long bit of board that goes up the back of the dyson plastic be very carefull pull this out.. now the long and thin pcb board that is hidden is what we need there is a tiny transistor,,, we need to remove this carefully..once removed,, we solder a thin wire from 2 point A+C need to be soldered together with a thin piece of wire, it will not harm the motor.. as long as u keep it clean,,
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\015\012 these points corolate to the transistor,,
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\015\012 A
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\015\012 B C
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\015\012SOLDER AND A+C WITH A FINE PIECE OF WIRE NOW,, AND WALLAH... fixed put it all back together again,,, charge the battery,, and your away,,, working again,, if not u have other faults.. but 99% fix this with flashing red led,,,!!
For those of us whose eyes glaze over at the mention of a soldering iron, I have an alternative suggestion. The problem appears to be that the magnet is just barely large enough when brand new...so as it ages, it can't hold the switch in place when the vacuum is being used. I took a small drill bit and from the back side pushed the magnet out, drilled the hole larger and pressed in a much larger, rare earth magnet. Voila! Problem solved.

Glad I found this thread.
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