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Dyson red light flashing, what should you do?

When you try to turn on the Dyson to clean your home, you find that it doesn't work. You may see the red light on the Dyson vacuum cleaner flashing all the time. Every Dyson vacuum has a flashing light, and when it flashes, it means there is something wrong with the vacuum cleaner. So what causes the red light to flicker? This article will answer for you.

When the red light flashes, it is most likely due to a problem with the battery on the vacuum cleaner. If the battery is no longer working properly, the red light will flash. To make sure the red light is indeed flashing because of the battery, you need to do something. Charge your device for a long time and turn it on again to see if it works properly. If not, it is completely due to the battery.

Then at this time, you can only choose to replace it with a new battery. When you buy a new battery and install it correctly, the flashing red light will be resolved. You can replace the battery yourself or call Dyson after-sales and ask them to help you. If you want to replace the battery yourself, the steps are also very simple.

How do I replace a Dyson battery myself?

If your vacuum cleaner is no longer under warranty, it is better to replace it yourself. Because this can avoid excessive maintenance costs.

First, you need to completely power off the vacuum cleaner and use a screwdriver to remove the screws behind the handle of the vacuum cleaner. Then remove the screws on the front of the battery and pull the battery out. Insert the new battery into the slot to make sure it is installed correctly. Finally tighten the screws and check that it is fully assembled. When you replace it, the flashing red light should disappear. If this happens again after a while, you need to contact Dyson after sales.

If you're not sure, go to YouTube and watch the video tutorial.

How to avoid flashing red lights?

When the battery is 20% charged, charge it as soon as possible.

Regular cleaning or replacement of Dyson vacuum cleaners and filters can extend battery life.


When your Dyson red light flashes, there is a high probability that there is a problem with the battery. You need to find the battery that suits its model and install it correctly.


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