Having problems with your Oreck ElectrikBroom AV-701B Handheld Vacuum ?

Plugged in the charger to my model AV-701B electric broom after not using for a few months. Charging lamp went green as soon as I plugged it in. Unplugged the unit but it will not turn on.


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The same happened to me. The battery will no longer take a charge. Oreck store was of no help. Do NOT buy the new model it is poorly designed. you can find other brands in the same category at half the price and much better brands for about the same price.
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The battery is a sealed lead acid battery, you should never completely discharge the battery, once it has been completely discharged, it likely will not take a charge. The battery is readily available, I got mine from an industrial battery supplier. Just ask for a 6v 4.2 Amp Hour Battery... this battery is used in many applications. I just paid $8.00. The manual states that if the battery is allowed to be completely discharged it me be damaged... its the nature of the beast.
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