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Smells like wet dog

The vacuum is made for pet hair so I'm guessing this is an issue with it clogging up somewhere along the way. I clean my pre-filter (blue spongy thing) every other week!

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I would do the following: Wash the HEPA filter (the circle shaped spongy one) with a very mild disinfectant mixed with luke warm water. Allow to dry VERY thoroughly before re-fitting.
Replace the filter (they are about $10 australian from the service centre last time I had one replaced)
You may also want to check for moisture in the dust hopper, also in the cyclone bit.
Hope that helps!

Posted on Jun 22, 2009

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Try vacuuming up some baking soda or use some carpet deodorizer then vacuum that up.

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