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Replacing thermal cutout on DC16?

My Dyson DC16 hand vac cuts out after about 45 seconds of use, then about every 3 seconds after that. This indicates a thermal cutout problem. How can I order and replace the thermal cutout switch?

February 2010
My dc 16 cuts out after 10 secs, have bypassed magnet gadget on circuit board, still the same. The clue is that if you block the suction it will work indefinately

February 2014
I have four of these units. Both of the units used in my shop have shut down flashing over temperature codes. When in fact I believe COLD has been the root cause of shutdown. Where is/are the temperature limit(s) located. Close to motor I would expect. What am I looking for. Does it require unsoldering motor board?
These are great units. (When they run.)

L E V8r
February 2010
this indicates filters blocked causing the cutout to kick in
thermal overloads are just bi metallic strip devices that flex apart to prevent excessive current flowing to motor normally they reset on cooling ,hence the 30 min wait

February 2010


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