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How to clean dirt cup Hoover 72011 windtunnel2

Can I submerge the dirt cup in water?

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If the cup is all plastic and you allow it to dry thoroughly, it should be OK. You will notice a big difference in operation with a clean dirt cup. The filter(s) may need attention too.

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