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Washable filters were removed and need to be reinserted

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SOURCE: How do I remove the washable filter to clean it on my Dyson bagless vacuum?

As you are looking down at the base of the machine (viewing from the front) you will notice a yellow button on the right side just inside of the the wheel area. push up the button to release the casing that holds the hepa filter and the spongy filter. You can see a diagram on your machine which shows this process. After you take the casing from the machine, the round housing which houses the 2 filters will come out of this casing as you pull it off. You can grab the spongy filter and pull it our of the casing. Rinse both filters as shown in diagrams on the side of the casing. Do not use soapy water, just warm water and squeeze out the spongy filter after each new soaking. Let the filters dry for 12 hours and then replace in your unit and enjoy the refurbished air movement. It does suggest that you clean these filters every 6 months. 

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SOURCE: Washable filter clogging

They have bad seals that allow to much dirt to get through, order new cyclone assy $80.00 it will be fixed on model dc17 very big problem

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There is a filter on top of the motor as well. You will need to remove the plastic cover on top of the motor with a small screwdriver or other flat blade. On the front, you push in the clip and pull up ont he cover. On each side of the cover there is another clip - to pop those you put your flat blade into the angled tab and slide it around to the clip until it pops. Gently or you'll break the tab. Once the cover is off there is a purple tab in the center pull up and you will pull the HEPA motor filter out - similar in shape and size to the side, washable, filters. Clean or replace that.

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SOURCE: DC07 ANIMAL PURPLE WASHABE FILTER

Immediately above the right wheel (looking at the machine from the front) there is a short length of curved pipe. Lift this pipe upwards, with a slight forward rotation, and the filter housing will come out with it.  Be sure to follow instructions for washing the filter, and especially for drying it before putting it back.  If you put it back when even slightly damp you risk turning it into a solid lump and you'll have to buy a new one - you'll also get the motor damp, which is a generally bad idea!
Good luck.  If you need more help, lust ask!

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SOURCE: washable filter is getting clogged with dog hair

I have a Dyson Animal Absolute and a rescue white american eskimo dog and two tabby cats.

We found white hair on top of the washable filter and called Dyson to fix it. There shouldn't be anything on that filter.

The Dyson rep said:

Check the black rubber seal that surrounds the "cyclone" holes as it may need to be pushed down because it isn't sealing properly.

To do this remove the cannister and dump out the stuff in there. Do it outside so the fluff doesn't circulate in the house.

Turn the entire filter part upside down so you can see inside.

Check the seal that is at the bottom of the entire filter part and look at the two half moon "nozzles" that **** up the dirt.. now make sure the black rubber band that surrounds those two nozzles is either up or down... do this then vacuum a bit.. check the washable filter to see if it is clean...make sure the rubber seal actually is sealing.. it should just set into place once you have it done properly.

Now if this doesn't fix it, call Dyson, the number is printed on the front of the machine.. and give them your serial number which is located behind the removable cannister. The machine has a 5 year warranty.

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Is there a filter underneath the cloth one at base of stork


Hi Stephen, it's Jack at Dyson.

DC07 has two filters, a washable pre-motor filter, and a post-motor filter that doesn't need any maintenance. Both filters are engineered to last the lifetime of the machine in normal use, and shouldn't need replacing.

We wouldn't expect a filter to be missing from the machine unless it's previously been removed and not replaced. The washable pre-filter is shown in the video below - it has a yellow plastic outer section, and a blue sponge inner section:


If you're concerned that either of the filters is missing or damaged, you can order a replacement by calling us directly on 0800 298 0298 (UK), 1-866-693-9766 (US), 1-877-397-6622 (CA) or 1800 239 766 (AU).

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If you have the machine in front of you, with the front of the machine facing you, then the filter is located on the bottom right hand side (just a little lower than the bottom of the clear cylinder). If you look closely you'll see a little embossed picture of a filter on the plastic. You'll see a button with an arrow on it. Press the button and the whole section simply slides out in an upward motion.
To remove the filter, remove the whole of the inside of that section. It can get rather difficult to remove due to gritty dirt build up, but it will eventually come out if you grab the yellow 'spokes' and jiggle the filter clockwise and anticlockwise whilst pulling at the same time. When you get this part out you can remove the sponge filter. Both the sponge filter and the filter holder can be washed by hand. Although they recommend just cold water to rinse it through, mine is usually too dirty for just that and I use lukewarm water and a bit of washing up liquid.
Make sure it's fully dry before you put it back in (let it dry naturally, not on a radiator). HTH.

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How do you clean the filter?


Hi, it's Allie from Crucial Vacuum!

Many units nowadays include a washable reusable filter. If your unit's filter is washable, it is very easy to do so.

First, start by unplugging your unit before removing the filter. Make sure not to use your unit without the filter this can permanently damage your vacuum. After removing the filter, you may want to step outside to gently tap off the dirt from the filter and avoid the dirt to be spread inside your house. Using cold-lukewarm running water, rinse the outside surface of your unit's filter, do not use soap. Allow your filter to be air dried for 24-48 hours before placing it back into your vacuum. Using a damp filter may also damage your unit.

If your filter is NOT washable, it will be adversely affected if you wash it and it is better if you replace it instead.

You can purchase direct your replacement filters from Crucial Vacuum with free shipping and an exclusive 10% coupon for Fixya.com readers, use code: FIXYA10

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I need to know if the filter in my vacuum cleaner is washable?


What I have found over time is that even if a filter is marketed as being washable it really means that the material will not be damaged by water. The key difference here is that it won't necessarily be cleaned better by washing. Electrolux sell a lot of washable filter for example but what i find is that washing only sets the dirt as mud. The problem is that the pores of a filter are incredibly small and water does not dislogde the particles. Remember that in the normal run of things the suction power of the vacuum is actually wedging dirt into the pores.
The best way to clean a filter like that is with an air compressor but it is very messy. Generally speaking a filter will be past it's best after a year or so of usage. My advice is air compress or replace but don't wash.
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How many filters does a dyson dc07 have


Hi there, the DC07 has 2 filters. A pre motor washable filter and a post motor filter which will be either a simple pad (like thick cloth) or a Hepa filter (about and inch thick with a plastic housing). The post motor filter should not be washed but the pre motor filter can. As a technician I would recommend replacing every couple of years for best running of your vacuum. The post motor filter is under the clear bin, you can lever the cover off with a small flat blade screwdriver. The washable filter is to the right of the post motor filter inside a removable housing.

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Have lost Manual to DC05 and I am unsure how many filters there are that need to be cleaned as I feel it has lost some suction.


Hi there VacuumGuru here. There are 2 filters for your machine, one is below the dirt chamber and the other is underneath the handle. If you have lost your suction it is most likely the washable filter that is to blame. There is a manual available for free download here as well to help you out.
Basically when ou remove the spongey blue insert from your washable filter you should be able to hold up the other bit (white with a coloured plastic collar) to the sun and see light through it. If you can see no light then it will need to be thrown out and replaced.
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Carpet setting: the brush drive does not work with the carpet setting. Is there a way to remove the bottom to determine if something is caught in the system?


To determine if you have a clog, first remove the attachment hose like you were going to put an attachment on. With the vacuum in the upright position, turn the vacuum on and place your hand over the hose. Do you feel a strong suction? If not remove the hose attachment by turning the locking ring at the end of the hose on the back of the vacuum counterclockwise, then remove the hose. Stretch the hose to it's fullest length several times. I would do this over some plastic or outside to keep the dust down.
Once you have done this replace the hose turning the locking ring clockwise to lock it in place, give the hose a little tug to make sure it's attached and locked.
Again, with the hose free from the agitator turn the vacuum on and fee for a good suction.
If you still don't have one then you likely have a plugged filter.
You will need to remove the dust bin.44d2af9.jpgOnce the dust bin is removed, over you trash can empty it by pressing the dustbin door release downwards. Now rotate the dustbin lid counterclockwise to remove the primary filter. With the lid removed grasp the filter and turn counterclockwise to remove the filter.
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Pull the filter out over a trash can. Once out inspect it, if it's dirty you should wash the filter in warm water until the water is clear. When finish let the filter air dry for 24 hours before reinserting it.
Upon reinserting the filter, turn it clockwise to lock it in place, install the filter cover with a clockwise rotation to lock it in place and reinstall the dust bin.
Now plug the vacuum back in and again with the hose removed from the agitator or brush and ready to install an attachment then the vacuum on and you should have a solid suction.
These vacuums are really prone to poor suction if the filter get dirty. Because they have washable filters, you should take time about one a month to clean the filters.
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Cleaning the filters


Hello,

There are 3 different filters on this particular model. Two of them are foam, and as washable, the 3rd is a HEPA filter that's located on the back and is not washable, but needs to be replaced once a year.

The most important filter, and the one that most people are not even aware of, is located directly underneath of the dirt cup. Directly under the dirt cup you'll see a black tray that says "pull". Pull this tray out, and you'll find a square shaped washable filter. Simply remove this filter and rinse it under water until it's clean. Make sure to let the filter completely air dry before reinstalling it in the vacuum and using the vacuum again.

The second foam filter is located directly above the dirt cup. Remove the dirt cup, and in the clear plastic housing that's directly above the dirt cup you'll find a circular colored plastic piece. Reach your hand up there, and unscrew this plastic part while pulling downward. You'll find a circular shaped filter that wraps around this plastic piece. This filter may also be washed the same way as the square shaped one, again just make sure that the filter is completely dry before using the vacuum again.

The HEPA filter is actually on the back of the vacuum in a grate that pull down to open it and remove it. This filter needs to be replaced only, and can not get wet.

The foam filters can be washed several times, but will sooner or later need to be replaced, as they will start to deteriorate after a few washings.

If you need to purchase these filters, here are direct links to all of the filters on your vacuum cleaner.

Square Shaped Pre-Motor Filter Bissell Part 203-1073


Circular Shaped Bissell Upper Tank Filter 2031085 Pre-filter Lift Off Series

Bissell Style 8 & 14 HEPA Media Post Motor Filter Part 3091



Here's a link to the parts diagram for your model also, this will help you locate the 3 filters.

http://lib.store.yahoo.net/lib/vacuumcleanerbacgs/bissell-lift-off-revolution-parts-schematic.pdf

Also, here's the link to the owners manual for your model as well:
http://lib.store.yahoo.net/lib/vacuumcleanerbacgs/bissell-lift-off-revolution-owners-manual.pdf

I hope this helps you,

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Washable filter is getting clogged with dog hair


I have a Dyson Animal Absolute and a rescue white american eskimo dog and two tabby cats.

We found white hair on top of the washable filter and called Dyson to fix it. There shouldn't be anything on that filter.

The Dyson rep said:

Check the black rubber seal that surrounds the "cyclone" holes as it may need to be pushed down because it isn't sealing properly.

To do this remove the cannister and dump out the stuff in there. Do it outside so the fluff doesn't circulate in the house.

Turn the entire filter part upside down so you can see inside.

Check the seal that is at the bottom of the entire filter part and look at the two half moon "nozzles" that **** up the dirt.. now make sure the black rubber band that surrounds those two nozzles is either up or down... do this then vacuum a bit.. check the washable filter to see if it is clean...make sure the rubber seal actually is sealing.. it should just set into place once you have it done properly.

Now if this doesn't fix it, call Dyson, the number is printed on the front of the machine.. and give them your serial number which is located behind the removable cannister. The machine has a 5 year warranty.

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