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Hi I have a lightweight phantom bagless vacuum. Wondering if I can rinse the filter with water?

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Hi Marian, it's Jack at Dyson.

It's normal for harmless static to cause fine dust particles to cling to parts of the cyclone pack after use. This won't affect performance as the airflow doesn't need to pass through this dust.

It's not possible to remove the mesh shroud, but you can clear any fluff or clinging debris from the shroud after removing the clear bin. In order to do this, press the red bin base release catch once to open the bin base. Then with the base still open, press the same red release catch firmly a second time to disengage the bin.

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You can then use a dry cloth or soft brush to remove any debris from the fine mesh shroud. Please don't attempt to wash or submerge either the clear bin or the cyclone pack, as this could cause damage not covered under your Dyson warranty.

I hope this information is useful, but you're welcome to get in touch with our experts if you'd like further guidance. You can reach us on 0800 298 0298 (UK), 1-866-693-9766 (US), 1-877-397-6622 (CA) or 1800 239 766 (AU).

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From your description of the problem, it sounds as though the bin inner is missing. If you remove the bin and cyclone assembly from the machine and then seaprate the two pieces as if you were going to empty it, you should have a coloured piece of plastic in the bottom of the clear bin with a large black rubber seal around the top. If you dont, you will need to purchase a new bin assembly via our website at www.dyson.co.uk or via our Helpline on 0800 298 0298.

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