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Brush bar Has Trouble Rotating ¶ 

Loose Fastener ¶ 

Within the carbon fiber tool there is a fastener marked with a padlock that may come loose overtime and heavy use. To refasten the padlock follow the Brush Bar Replacement and proceed to tighten the lock marked with a padlock with a quarter or other convenient coin.

Clogged Brushbar ¶ 

To replace or clean the Brushbar within the carbon fiber tool: Dyson Support

To replace or clean the Brushbar within the mini motorized tool: Dyson Support

Machine Displays an LED Light ¶ 

Flashing Blue Light ¶ 

This light means your Dyson vacuum battery is running low.

Fast Flashing Blue Light ¶ 

Indicates no power or a temporary fault including blockages in the filter. Deep cleaning your Dyson How to Deep Clean your Dyson Vacuum

Amber Light ¶ 

Indicates that there is no power or temporary fault such as the machine is either overheating or working in too low of temperatures.

Flashing Red Light ¶ 

The red flashing light indicates that there is a more serious problem with the vacuum and it needs repair. To find out what is wrong with your Dyson or ask for additional help, call the Dyson support: 1 (844) 679-1647.

More on the Dyson LED lights: Dyson Support

Turning Off Mid Use ¶ 

Blocked Filter ¶ 

Your vacuum may automatically shut off if large items are blocking the tools or nozzle. To resolve this problem either remove the debris or wash the filter. Here is some additional help: Clearing Debris and Cleaning the Filter

Flashing Light ¶ 

A flashing light indicates that there is something wrong with your device and this may lead your vacuum to turn off. To fix this please refer to the "Machine Displays an LED Light" section with or call Dyson for additional help: 1 (844) 679-1647.

Suction Power Severely Lacking ¶ 

Blockage Within the Filter ¶ 

If your filter is blocked it is necessary to disassemble part of your Dyson V6 Motorhead for cleaning.

Brush Bar Replacement

Device Overheating ¶ 

Max Mode Overused ¶ 

If the device is used on max mode until the battery is drained, amber LED will flash, indicating device requires a few minutes to cool down before charging.

7 Comments

Brush Bar will not rotate.

Paul Calvert - Reply

Brush Bar will not rotate at all.

Paul Calvert - Reply

What does it mean when the Dyson V6 Motörhead + pulsates on and off six times, and again when you push the on button again, over and over?

George Williams - Reply

Hi, this happens when the machine senses it cannot pull enough air through the machine.

Usually it's because the filter is not clean enough. To check if it's the filter then take the filter out and try switching machine on. If it now works then the problem is the filter. Wash the filter by outing it in your washing machine. Rinsing it under the tap is not sufficient enough and leaves it soaked in water. The washing machine method leaves it almost dry and it smells nice too. NB - Dyson won't tell you this for fear of damage occurring to your washing machine. No damage will occur.

Dyson Solutions -

What does it mean when you put it back on the charger and it flashes amber and blue back and forth very fast. I can't find anything with both colors flashing simultaneously very fast

Tyler Huard - Reply

Brush bat does not spin. How do I fix this?

Nicole Daly - Reply

Brush bar does not spin

Nicole Daly - Reply

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