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Fitting internal bin catch on dco7

Couldnt open bin to empty it husband forced open broke catch that keeps bin closed have got new parts but can't get the bottom catch out. could force but dont want to damage housing any idea's? do i need a special tool? help i love my dyson!!

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  • shazirving Dec 05, 2008

    thanks for the help i actually got parts from ebay(only £4.20 cheaper than replacing the whole thing) so contacted the sellerwho told me how to remove it. it was the bottom catch that holds the bin shut that had broken when it was forced open but intially it was the rod right at the top that had broken. for anyone else who has the same problem as i had just slide a screwdriver down the side of it and gently lever out.

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Yea I can definitely help you. On the tope of the cyclone there are three screws that will allow you to take off the top off the cyclone. You should see a long black rod going down the middle of the cylcone. It is difficult and you may have to detach it from the top i cant remember as usually i just replace the whole thing and only done that 3 times. You take a flash light and you can see where the rod goes in and just push it down and it should pop open. ill check back on monday to see if you replied or need more help.

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