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

No charge in Dyson, red light comes on instead

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Hi there,

I'm sorry to hear you're having difficulty with your DC16. If the machine is displaying a red light, I'd encourage you to call us so we can run through some troubleshooting over the phone. You can reach us on 0800 298 0298 (UK), or 1-866-693-9766 (US) - please have the machine to hand when you call.

We'll look forward to hearing from you.

Best wishes,

Dyson Online Customer Support
This unit has a problem with the magnetic switch that ensures the filter is in place. This can be fixed if the switch is bypassed.

\012 Locate the switch
\012 3b645c2a-56ab-40ad-bded-1e0a49377bc5.jpgOpen the unit and remove the defective switch
\012 90afdaa6-fd68-47b3-8b13-454dd17d19e9.jpgThe switch is a black cube at the tip of this board and is conected in three spots (has already been removed in these photos)
\012 cc6f07c1-ef15-4569-af8a-82ba9f407dcf.jpgSolder the two points on the right side of the board to connect them together. Leave the spot on the left open
\012 8aa36336-0738-4436-a8f2-82b59c8850a5.jpgdd9b253d-d533-4e4f-8fc6-28fc1af1ef3d.jpgReinstall the board. The unit will now charge and stays on.
\012I have been using my Dc16 like this for over a year without any noticable adverse affects to the battery or unit.
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