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I have a unit that is about 4 years old and appears to NOT hold a charge. I know to only charge for 3 hrs max but want to be sure my problem is the $75.00 battery before I purchase one. What is your opinion if I have to keep pressing down on the trigger over and over and over again?

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Your battery is losing voltage too quick. It has probably developed a 'memory'. Dyson claims that their handheld has the best suction out of all the handhelds out there. In order to maintain that claim the circuit board will shut off power to the motor when the voltage drops below adequate charge for full suction.
We need someone who can teach us to bypass that part of the circuit so it won't cut power to the motor or you need to get a new battery.
Shorting the battery like an Aircraft battery then re-charging won't fix it.

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