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This link is for the manual it will give you full instruction on filter change
http://www.dyson.co.uk/medialibrary/Files/Dyson/Support/downloads/UK/floorcare/Manuals/DC40_uk_manual_24112011.pdf

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I would recommend contacting Dyson directly to discuss this. The smell may be perfectly innocuous but it might be worth asking a few questions and diagnosing it.

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I am sorry to hear you are having trouble with your Dyson DC40. After having checked to see if there was any debris stuck in the brush bar, I would then move on to checking the filters. If your filters are clogged and do not allow air to flow freely through them it can make it very difficult to move your vacuum. Try washing or replacing your filters if they are too dirty.

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Hi Fran, it's Jack at Dyson.

Like most Dyson vacuums, DC40 will shut off for protection if it starts to overheat. This will often be due to a blockage - the filters may also need a wash. The machine should reset itself automatically after it's had time to cool down - however, please follow the steps below to prevent this from reoccurring.

To check for blockages, please follow each of the checkpoints shown in our online Support guides: http://www.dyson.co.uk/support/dc40/dc40-animal-tft/maintaining-your-dyson-machine/removing-blockages-from-the-main-body

http://www.dyson.co.uk/support/dc40/dc40-animal-tft/maintaining-your-dyson-machine/removing-blockages-from-the-wand-and-hose

In normal use, both filters should be washed at least once a month using cold water without detergent. Allow at least 24 hours for both filters to dry completely before replacing them in the machine:


I'm confident removing any blockages and washing both filters will resolve the issue. However, Dyson experts are on hand to help, and you're welcome to get in touch directly if you'd like any further assistance. You can reach us by calling 0800 298 0298 (UK), 1-866-693-9766 (US), 1-877-397-6622 (CA) or 1800 239 766 (AU).

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Hi Rusty, it's Jack at Dyson.

Like most Dyson vacuums, DC40 is engineered to shut off for protection if it starts to overheat, and from your description it sounds like this has happened. This will often be due to a blockage, or because the filters are overdue for a wash.

The machine should reset automatically after it's been allowed to cool down for at least 2 hours. But to prevent it happening again, we would recommend running through each of the following simple checks:

In normal use we recommend washing both of DC40's filters at least once a month, using cold water without detergent. Allow at least 24 hours for both filters to dry completely before replacing them.

I'm confident that this will resolve the issue. However, our experts are on hand to help if you have any further difficulties - you can reach us by calling 0800 298 0298 (UK), 1-866-693-9766 (US), 1-877-397-6622 (CA) or 1800 239 766 (AU).

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Hi Raymond, it's Jack at Dyson.

DC40 doesn't actually have a separate reset button, as the brush bar reset mechanism is built into the on/off and brush control switches on the machine's upper body. If possible can you confirm exactly which machine you have, and which part you're trying to replace?

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Hi there, it's Jack at Dyson.
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