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Washable filter is getting clogged with dog hair

The filter inside our DC07 is getting clogged with dog hair that should be in the canister.  We have washed the filter and had the internal filter cleaned by a perfessional.  We still continue to have this problem any suggestions?

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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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OUCH! I have a long-hair dog and have NEVER had any hair make it to the filter. It shouldn't make it that far...ever. Call Dyson, get the unit replaced.

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This is very comon most filters do coontain hair & pieces of fluff.

This is due to the weight of the object the heavier items fall to the bottom of the wastebin very light bits can go through the vortex & are collected at the first filter this being the washable filter.

Posted on Oct 20, 2007

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