Dyson DC04 Cable and Switch
Remember to have the appliance unplugged before attempting this repair.
Tools Needed and Other Information
A DC04 switch removal tool and a T15 screwdriver is required. If you need one or both, you can get them from >>HERE<<.
This repair is to gain access to the switch and cable fixing point.
First locate the small rectangular hole behind the on/off button, which is highlighted above by a red circle.
Now insert the switch removal tool into this slot and pull upwards.
This requires a few attempts and the idea is to unlatch the button
This is the button when removed. The latch can be now be seen.
This is a photo with the on/off button removed. The screw can now be seen.
Unscrew the screw with your T15 screwdriver, and pull the switch housing up.
Here is the housing removed from the body of the machine.
Both the switch and cable can now be accessed.
Caution: All work to electrical appliances should only be carried out by competent, qualified people in accordance with their local laws. Faulty electrical appliances can cause serious personal injury and death. Always take the relevant precautions, and if in doubt, consult an experienced engineer.