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HOW DO I CLEAN THE FILTER ON A DYSON DC08

MANAGED TO LOCATE AND EXTRACT FILTER

HOW SHOULD I NOW CLEAN IT?

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The 2 piece premotor filter can be washed with mild detergent & warm water ensure you leave it for at least 24hrs to dry. DO NOT FIT IF WET OR DAMP,

The post motor filter can not be washed it must be replaced with new at least every 12 months.

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I'm sorry to hear your DC08 isn't picking up as well as usual. This may be due to a blockage in the floor tool, wand or hose, and the filter may also need a wash.

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2 the motor filter which is washable and the lifetime hepa filter that you bnever have to change.
Here are a few links to Dyson for you. if you remove the bin and cyclone top assembly (as if you were going to empty it) you should see on the body of the machine a small tab on the top of the body in between the 2 wheels. Simply lift this tab and you should find the filter. It will be a two part filter with a blue sponge and yellow casing.

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I hope that this information is useful to you. If it is a vote with the thumbs up is greatly appreciated.

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