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The battery is lasting 5 minutes after a long recharge. had the machine 7 months. It used to be good. How can we extend the run time

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Replace the battery . first option .if new one does no better contact Dyson for a replacement , should be a 1 yr warranty

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Depending upon how old the vacuum cleaner is, the rechargeable battery may need to be replaced so that the battery will hold a charge longer than it does now.

Rechargeable batteries do not last forever.

You will need to find the right replacement rechargeable battery for your vacuum cleaner. The web site for the maker of your vacuum may offer the right replacement batteries for sale.

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hi right to be honest both ways are correct, but if your using it every day then its best to put it back on the charger after every use, but the problem with this is that the battery never goes totally flat, so never does a full recharge this reduces the life of the battery by upto 50% so if you are using it regular and need it charged daily then its best to once a month let the battery go totally flat so that it wont even make a sound then do a full recharge.
Doing this will ensure the battery remains at peak performance and make it last longer.

If how ever your only using it say once a week then its best to only charge after the battery has gone flat due to the fact that it would remain on charge longer and cause the battery to over heat reducing the life span of the battery.

But witch ever method you use always let the battery go totally flat once a month then do full recharge this will prolong the life of the battery and ensure it keeps working at full power.

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Keep your Roomba plugged in when not in use. If you have a Home Base®, keep your Roomba docked in the Home Base and plugged into the charging brick. If you don’t have a Home Base, keep your Roomba plugged into the APS Fast Charger.



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