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Dyson Red/Blue/Green/Orange Light Flashing/On

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Different Dyson models may have different colored lights, and the meaning of each color may vary depending on the specific model. However, here are some general meanings for the most common colors:

  1. Red Light: A flashing red light often indicates a blockage in the machine or that the filter needs cleaning.
  2. Blue Light: A flashing blue light often indicates that the battery is low and needs to be charged.
  3. Green Light: A flashing green light often indicates that the vacuum is in auto mode and is adjusting the suction power based on the surface it’s cleaning.
  4. Orange Light: An orange light can indicate various things depending on the model. For example, on some models, an orange light may indicate that the brush bar is blocked or that there is a problem with the filter.

It’s important to refer to the user manual for your specific Dyson model to understand the meaning of each light and what actions to take.

The company keeps on making older products and keeps them in their line up. The older products are then discounted until they become the company’s entry-level offerings, with the newest ones getting flagship status. So if you have an older Dyson vacuum, it will help if you read through this article and learn about what the LED notifications mean.

Dyson Vacuum Not Working Flashing Red Light

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If your vacuum’s battery pack is problematic, the cells are more likely damaged. It’s just a matter of how depleted a cell is and how long it stayed that way. Over a few years, the battery will gradually lose its capacity, and it will more or less discharge itself more often.

When you have to flash red lights on the sides of your battery pack, it’s time to change the battery. The good news is that there are several replacement batteries that you can buy online

How To Replace the Battery on Your Dyson Vacuum

When you need to replace the battery on your Dyson vacuum, you should make sure that the unit is turned off and unscrew the screws that hold the battery pack in place. Put in the new battery in the same way.

Dyson Vacuum Not Working and Flashing Blue Light

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On some Dyson vacuum models, flashing blue light means that the batteries are running low and need to be charged. For the most part, all you need is to plug the vacuum in or park it at its dock to recharge the battery.

It’s a simple fix that works most of the time. However, if the battery is newly juiced up and fully charged when plugged in, but doesn’t work while unplugged, then it’s time to look for a replacement battery.

Dyson Vacuum Green Light Flashing

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In older Dyson vacuums like the DC44, the flashing a green light on the charger, it could be indicating a few different issues. One possibility is that the battery is not fully charged, which can cause the green light to flash. Another potential cause could be a problem with the charger or the charging cable, which can prevent the battery from properly charging.

To fix the issue, there are a few things you can try. First, try resetting the charger by unplugging it from the power source and then plugging it back in. If that doesn’t work, try cleaning the charging contacts on both the vacuum and the charger with a dry cloth to ensure that they are free from any dirt or debris. You can also try using a different charging cable or charger to see if the problem is specific to the original equipment.

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Dyson Vacuum Yellow, Amber, or Orange Light

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Some models, such as the Dyson V6 Slim, a solid yellow, amber, or orange light on the battery light means that the device is either too hot or too cold or that there is no power coming to the device. That is very similar to the flashing green light of earlier models.

You should stop using the Dyson vacuum cleaner and let it rest until it settles at room temperature before charging or using it again.

It might also be a sign that you are overusing the max mode too much. In which case, the vacuum cleaner will also overheat. Let it rest for a few minutes and resume cleaning when it has cooled down.

Dyson Vacuum Solid Green Light

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A solid green light on a Dyson vacuum’s charger means that the battery pack is charging and there are no problems. However, on models like the Dyson V6, a green light can signal issues with the battery.

When you push the trigger, the blue light comes on initially. If it stays blue, you will be able to vacuum happily until everything is clean. However, there will be instances when the blue light turns solid green. After a few seconds, your vacuum cleaner will shut off and stop working. Like what is happening in this video:

On some models, like the DC44 Animal, this problem is signaled by a flashing green light when you press the Max mode.

When your Dyson vacuum cuts off the power and randomly stops working and flashes a solid green battery light or a blinking max mode light, you should first check if the vacuum is clean and no blockages are causing the shutdowns.

You can also try a much simpler solution: you can use a tie wire to secure the battery in place. If you have a reasonably new Dyson cleaner or a new battery, but you still run into this problem, it might be because of a loose battery connection.

Securing the battery in place with a tie-wire should correct that problem. If tying the battery with a tie wire and replacing the battery doesn’t work, it’s time to send your Dyson vacuum for repair.

Dyson Vacuum No Blue Light

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When your Dyson vacuum is in normal operating mode, and there are no problems, it will show no light. So there is no need to worry about this.

Dyson Vacuum No Light When Charging

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When charging your Dyson vacuum and there is no light, it means that the battery is already fully charged. To wit:

  • A solid blue light means that the battery is currently charging.
  • Flashing blue light means that the battery is plugged in but is not charging.
  • A solid amber light means a temporary problem with the battery or vacuum cleaner being too hot or too cold.
  • A flashing red light means that the battery has problems that need repair or replacement.

Dyson Filter Light Stays On

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The filter light on your Dyson vacuum lights up when the filter needs cleaning. In a Dyson V10, you can take out the dirty filter and run it under cold water, as shown in this video:

On older models, the placement of the filter is different, but you can also take it out and wash it, as you can see in this video:

A flashing filter light means that the filter unit is not properly screwed on, and this is an easy fix. You need to twist the filter in a counterclockwise manner and put it back in. Here’s how you do it:

Having the light on even when you have rinsed the filter, you will need to buy a replacement filter.

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Final Thoughts

Blinking, steady, or flashing LED lights on a Dyson vacuum will tell you when it’s time to clean, take out blockages, charge, or have the unit sent for repairs. Knowing what each color LED signifies will help you troubleshoot your vacuum better and faster.

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