You shouldn't have to keep pushing the button. Mine turns on and stays on until I turn it off. Maybe yours is defective.
Mine turns on and I have to toggle the button to turn it off. Push at the top to turn it on and at the bottom of the switch to turn it off.
I don't understand what you mean.. you press the button to turn it on and off... You turn a light switch on by pushing it up and off by pushing it down.. When you press the button it should turn on full speed and give you a couple of little zitzes every 30 seconds to tell you to move the brush to another quadrant of your mouth.. don't really care for this feature myself though..
I had that problem with my first one and by holding it on while brushing I believe I worsened the defect and it eventually became totally inoperable.
My second one had the same problem, but this time I noticed that the batteries were not making good contact, so I used a tool with a hook at the end to reach into the battery compartment and stretch the 2 springs (I had to pull quite hard on each to get them to stretch enough).
WalMart's engineers should consider a design modification to have the springs molded to stick out further and/or to use a larger (thicker) gage wire and/or a stronger material wire. Perhaps a gold plated contact area of the springs would do the trick.
I have been using it for about 4 months now with no problems - I press the on (|) button (without holding it) and it stays on until I press the off (o) button (occasionally accidentally).
Additionally, I use rechargeable NiMH 1.2V batteries and only have to recharge them about every 3-4 weeks. I am amazed (and very pleased) with how little power is consumed in the operation of this product.
answered 1 year, 5 months ago
When I push the button on it stays on until I push if off. Yours may be faulty.
answered 2 years, 1 month ago
- Berkeley Heights, NJ
Once I turn mine on, I let go of the switch and it stays on until I purposely switch it to the off position. They're cheap enough for me to suggest you just go buy another one to solve your problem.
answered 3 years, 5 months ago
- Minneapolis metro area (Ramsey)
I really enjoy mine, and I am not expericing a problem. I push the button to start it and it stays on until I push the button to turn it off. I am sorry that you are having this problem, but I would check into exchanging it for another one because it is really a brush.
answered 3 years, 6 months ago
- Dyersburg, TN
sgreed67, you must have a defective toothbrush, mine stays on all the time after I push the "on" button. Get a new one.
answered 3 years, 7 months ago
- Frazier Park, CA.