Dyson Hair Straightener Not Working (How to Fix)

As a dedicated Dyson user, I was devastated when my straightener suddenly stopped working. I had invested a lot of money into this product, and I couldn’t believe that it had broken so quickly. 

I spent hours researching the problem and trying different solutions, but nothing seemed to work. I was ready to give up and buy a new straightener, but then I found a solution that finally fixed my device.

 In this article, I will share with you the steps, that I took to fix my Dyson straightener. If the Dyson straightener not working check your power source, and ensure it’s fully charged or also straightener can be overheated.

Let’s get started!

Why Is Your Dyson Hair Straightener Not Working? 

These are the possible reasons that can prevent your Dyson straightener from working. 

Dyson Hair Straightener Not Working

Faulty electrical components

One of the most common causes of a malfunctioning Dyson hair straightener is faulty electrical components.

Faulty electrical components can be caused by several factors, including physical damage, exposure to water, or wear and tear over time. 

If the electrical components of your Dyson hair straightener are faulty, you may notice that it does not turn on, does not heat up properly, or stops working altogether.


If your Dyson hair straightener is not working, another reason can be overheating. Overheating might cause damage to the internal components of the straightener causes to stop working.

There are a few potential causes of overheating in a hair straightener, one of his extended use of the straightener, applying too much heat to the hair, or using it on wet or damp hair. 

Damaged Heating plates

Damaged heating plates can also be a reason for your straightener to stop working. Because heating plates are responsible for generating and putting heat to your hair.

So if they are damaged, the straightener might not able to generate enough heat to effectively straighten your hair.

You can check the heating plates for visible damage to determine if this is the reason for this problem.

so, if you see any cracks, dents, or other damage to the plates, this could be the cause of the issue. 

Faulty Power Source 

Sometimes a faulty power source causes the straightener to stop working. The hair straightener requires a certain amount of power in order to generate the needed heat.

So if it isn’t receiving enough power, the straightener will not be able to function properly. You ensure it by plugging into a different power source, whether it is the reason.

If the hair straightener works properly when plugged into a different outlet, it means that the original power source may be faulty. 

Run Time Issues

Suppose you are experiencing issues with the run time, then it is possible that the battery isn’t holding a charge.

Dyson hair straighteners are designed to run for about 30 minutes on a single charge, so if your hair straightener is not running for this length of time, the battery will be defective.

One of the possible solutions to this problem will be replacing the battery or charging the straightener between uses. 

By charging the hair straightener between uses, you’ll be able to finish your task of straightening your hair.

How to Fix Dyson Hair Straightener Not Working? 

These are the possible solutions that you should try to fix your Dyson Straightener. 

Check for visible damage 

If your Dyson hair straightener is not working, there are several potential solutions. One possible solution is to check for visible damage.

The hair straightener may have been dropped or damaged in some other way, which can cause it to stop functioning properly.

You should carefully inspect the straightener to ensure there isn’t any visible damage to your device. Look for cracks, dents, or other signs of damage to the device. 

If you see any damage, this could be the cause of the issue. In this case, you should contact a professional technician which will be able to repair it.

Clean the heating plates

The most common cause is a build-up of debris on the heating plates. Over time, hair products or other debris can accumulate on the plates.

Which cause reducing their ability to heat up properly and makes the straightener not function at all. You should clean the heating plates to fix them.

You can start cleaning it by unplugging it from the power source, which is important for safety purposes.

And then take a soft cloth or brush and rub it gently to remove any visible debris from the plates.

 Be careful not to scratch or damage the plates, because this could cause further issues with the straightener.

Next, mix a solution of mild dish soap and warm water, and use a soft cloth to carefully wipe down the plates. 

This will help to remove any remaining debris and to restore the straightener to its original condition.

Once the plates are clean, use a dry cloth to thoroughly dry them. This will help to remove any moisture from the plates.

Finally, plug the hair straightener back in and check it to see if now working properly. However, if still now working there might be another issue.

Loose connections

Another common cause could be loose connections. It’s essential to ensure that all connections are securely in place and properly connected to the power source.

If there was a power supply or loose connections issue the straightener will not be fully charged. So, a low battery will not be able to turn the straightener on.

The main connection issue might be between the straightener and the power cord. If this connection is loose or not securely in place, the hair straightener may not receive enough power.

So, you should unplug the straightener and then plug it in again carefully. Ensure to plug the power cord firmly into the straightener and power outlet.

If the connection is loose, try tightening it by gently pushing the power cord into the hair straightener until it is snug.

Inspect the outlet and power source

If the straightener not charging or heating up another possible cause could be an issue with the power source or outlet.

In order to determine if this is the case, you will need to test the outlet and power source to ensure that they are functioning properly.

Unplug the straightener and plug it into another power source to determine whether this is the cause of this issue. If the straightener working then the original power outlet was faulty.

You can also plug a device into the original power source that you know. If the other device does not work, there may be an issue with the outlet itself.

Reset the hair straightener

Another solution you can try to reset the straightener. This can help to clear any temporary issues or errors that may be preventing the hair straightener from functioning properly.

You can reset your straightener, by unplugging it from the power source. Then, press and hold the power button for about 10 seconds, or until the hair straightener powers off. 

This will reset the hair straightener and clear any temporary issues that may be preventing it from functioning properly.

Contact Customer Support 

If you have tried all the above-mentioned solutions but the straightener still not working, so you should consider to contact Dyson customer support for further assistance.

Dyson customer support can provide expert assistance and guidance to help you diagnose and troubleshoot any issues that you may be experiencing with your hair straightener.

Check for Straightener’s Warranty

If the straightener isn’t able to be fixed, you should consider replacing it. So, the first thing will be to check the straightener’s warranty.

If your straightener is still within the warranty period, you may be eligible for free replacement by the manufacturer.

Final Thoughts

These are possible solutions that you should try to resolve your Dyson straightener that isn’t working.

  • Check for any loose connections
  • Check and fix your power source
  • Remove build-up of debris from heating plates
  • Check for any visible damage

Now I’d like to hear from you!

Did this article help you to resolve your Dyson straightener?

Let me know in the comment down below.

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