How to Identify and Fix Common Vacuum Problems ?
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The best thing to do is to put it on the charger for 30 minutes or so, and then try to switch it on. If it switches on, that`s great, and it was correctly switched off while charging. However, if doesn`t switch on, that might mean that it wasn`t switched off during charging.
It lights up when it`s time to charge your toothbrush, as there is only enough power left in the battery for 1 or 2 more brushes.
There are two main causes for charging faults inside the toothbrush, either damaged components for example from being dropped or from water seeping inside, or a failed battery.
Sometimes the head of the electric toothbrush may become stuck on its handle, preventing it from spinning. If your electric toothbrush is not spinning, try placing it under lukewarm water. The water will help loosen the head, allowing you to remove the head easily.
The average life span of an electric toothbrush is 3-5 years.
It lights up when it`s time to charge your toothbrush, as there is only enough power left in the battery for 1 or 2 more brushes. Now would be a good time to charge it.
For brushes in our Pro series, you will notice a battery charging and low battery status indicator directly on the handle. If you have a Genius or iO handle, you will notice a charging indicator as well as a battery status symbol.
The best way to check whether the Oral-B Vitality brush is charging is to pick the toothbrush up off the charger after 30 minutes and switch it on. If it comes to life, you know it`s charging. Switch it back off and leave it on the charging stand for the full 16 hours it needs to complete a full charge.
As a rule, it`s safe to leave your toothbrush on the charger. The charging stand serves two purposes. The first is to provide a place for the toothbrush to sit when it`s not being used. Secondly, it`s a quick and convenient way of recharging when the battery is low.
The head of an electric toothbrush wears down over time, so if yours isn`t working correctly anymore and feels loose orwobbly when you put it back on its charger base, it`s time for an upgrade.
Simply go to service.oralb.com, select your Region, Country and Language and then click on the “Online Repair Services” button. If you`re unable to fix the problem and need to send your toothbrush for service, you can use the online service to print off a pre-paid mailing label and get a tracking number.
That being said, no, you can`t overcharge your toothbrush. It`s perfectly fine to leave your base plugged in and allow your toothbrush to charge every time you`re finished using it.
How to reset the toothbrush. Press and hold the button on the toothbrush for about 10 seconds: the LED will display different colors and then the LED will turn-off. Turning the toothbrush on results in the LED blinking white, meaning that the toothbrush has been successfully reset.
Remove the battery, wait for 1 minute, reinsert the battery, and turn on the unit again.
Unclip the carrier for the pressure warning light wires and gently remove the carrier from the top shaft (arrowed below) then put it to one side. You should now be able to unclip the circuit board at the motor end of the board and slide it out. Finally, remove the battery from the toothbrush.
“The average person should be swapping out for a new toothbrush every three to four months,” explains Dr. Sienna Palmer, DDS, dentist at Meridien Dental in Santa Monica, CA. “This is recommended to ensure that the bristles are still effective and bacteria accumulation on the toothbrush is minimal.”
The Oral B iO says it helps protect your gums with the Smart Pressure Sensor You choose a colour for the light ring but then it will turn red when you`re brushing too hard and a green one when brushing just right helps. That at a glance feedback is huge.
Blue LED light paired with sonic technology to clean and brighten the teeth with every use.
A: Sounds like it needs to be recharged. Leave it on the charger for 8hrs. If the blinking doesn`t stop you have a more serious problem requiring a new battery (it`s easier to buy a new handle). Helpful?
Oral-B toothbrushes that use alkaline batteries, such as our Pro-Health Clinical (Type 3744) brush, should last between 4 and 6 weeks on fresh batteries. Rechargeable electric toothbrushes with NiMH batteries can last up to 2 weeks on a full charge.
With our Oral-B Vitality and all Oral-B toothbrushes with a `mode` button, pressing the on/off button once will switch the toothbrush on, and pressing it again will switch it off.
Depending, on the type of rechargeable electric toothbrush you have, it will take anywhere between 12 to 18 hours on average to fully charge your brush. If you have an Oral-B iO Series 7/8/9 brush, the full charge time is only about 3 hours!
You may have stalled the brush motor. To reset, turn off and unplug, then plug back in and turn on. The brush roll may have lodged debris or other entanglements keeping the brush from rotating. To fix, you`ll need to remove the brush roll to inspect.