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An electronic toothbrush manufactured by Philips and released in 2007. Five different modes, designed to clean teeth more efficiently.

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Beeping, one long, two short

My trusty Sonicare has started beeping in a repeating pattern while charging. It still works, but only occasionally. Is this fixable or do I need to buy a new one? It is by far the best toothbrush I have ever had, so I don't want to just discard it without attempting a fix or knowing I need a new one.

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Mine only works for about 2 seconds and stops

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Try this fix first. Hold down the SILVER button for 5 seconds while the toothbrush is on the charging base. If the fix works, it will fix the problem immediately like magic.

If that doesn't work, try this:

1) remove the brush head.
2) use a screwdriver in the base and turn 1/4 turn
3) push out assembly from the top
4) dry the inside of the base handle. allow it to air dry
5) allow the switch to air dry
6) reassemble

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my sonicare doesn't have a silver button, only a green one. And no screwdriver has been able to turn the base 1/4 turn. Any other ideas?

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Mine also does not have a silver button. I think it depends on the model. I just held down the power button while the brush was on the charging base, per Hayden's instructions above. It responded with a series of vibration signals, then the beeping series stopped "like magic." So far, so good.

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None of the above works

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None of the suggestions work. Tge beeping is driving me crazy.

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None of the suggestions work. The beeping is driving me crazy.

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