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How to change the post motor heap exhaust filter

Does this vacuum have a post motor hepa exhaust filter ? if so how is it removed ?

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SOURCE: want to replace HEPA post filter

http://www.dyson.com/customercare/manuals/us/dc07_manual_us2007.pdf

here is the link to your owners manual. scroll down to page 6 it shows you the filter to clean and how to take it aprt.

Posted on Jan 08, 2009

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SOURCE: HEPA FILTER REMOVAL

the filter should be easily accessable on the right side of the vacum cleaner if it's facing you. at the base of the vacum there is a large round cover that is removable and behind it it the filter. generally you dont need to replace it. its a big round spunge that you could rinse with water and squeeze out until it's clean. you also need to rinse the filter cover which is like a plastic netting. let it dry for 24 hours and you should be good to go!
enjoy!

Posted on Aug 19, 2009

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SOURCE: remove hepa filter

Turn the Dyson on its back as if you were servicing the beater brush and on the RH side you'll see the filter housing for the HEPA and a T-15 Torx screw. Remove this screw and then remove the cover for the HEPA filter.

Posted on May 31, 2010

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SOURCE: Does my Dyson Animal vacuum have a hepa filter?

The HEPA filter is not a cleanable item. The pre-motor filter is the washable one.

Posted on Nov 30, 2010

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SOURCE: I own a Dyson 17

The procedure to replace the belt is as follows:---- 1.First you will have to loosen 3 screws from bottom plate and remove it.
2. Wiggle roller until it pulls straight out.Do it slowly.
3. Then carefully squeeze the new belt and loop it over metal drive gear (you'll easily see the gear).
4. Keeping belt on gear, insert edge of roller through belt and rotate the roller while pushing it through belt until it is inside the belt, then continue rotating roller and sliding it over until belt is in position over gears on roller.
5. Insert roller into slots on that it came out of, reattach bottom cover and its done.
----------- And the HEPA Exhaust filter.This filter is located directly underneath of the dust bin when it has been removed from the vacuum. You can find the filter by finding where the air is being exhausted. This filter should be replaced at least every 3 months. If you notice that your Dyson has lost some of the suction since you've had it, cleaning the filter should be the first place to start. You can remove the filter and try cleaning it with water and see if that helps. --------------- This will help.Thanks.Helpmech.

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Vacuum hepa gets hot


Carol,
Have you checked to make sure that all of the filters have been cleaned so that you have good air flow? The HEPA filter is your final exhaust filter and if your motor is getting hot because of poor air flow, it will cause the HEPA filter to get hot as well. Hope this helps!

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How do you clean the HEPA filter on the Dyson DC14 Animal Vacuum


Hi there, it's Jack at Dyson.

DC14 has two filters, a pre-motor filter and a post-motor filter. Both are engineered to last the lifetime of the vacuum in normal use, but only the pre-motor filter requires maintenance.

We recommend washing the pre-motor filter at least once every 3-6 months using cold water without detergent, as shown in the video below. Always ensure it's completely dry before replacing it - this could take at least 12 hours.

The HEPA post-motor filter does not require any maintenance. We advise against attempting to wash or clean it in any way as this could cause damage. It's normal for the filter to discolour over time, as it's engineered to capture the carbon dust from the motor brushes. This will not affect performance.

I hope this helps, but if you'd like any further information you're welcome to contact our experts directly at 0800 298 0298 (UK), 1-866-693-9766 (US), 1-877-397-6622 (CA) or 1800 239 766 (AU).

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How to change the post motor hepa exhaust filter on dyson dc 15 animal vacuum ?


Hello, this is Ava with Think Crucial.

You may refer to your User's Manual on how you may clean vacuum filters by clicking the link below.

Dyson DC15 Owner Manual

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https://www.thinkcrucial.com/search?type=product&q=dyson

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How to empty it


1. Push down on carry handle and
pull dirt container away from unit.

2. Once it is pulled back lift it out.

3. Hold dirt container over trash can and push down on bottom
release lever to release debris.

4. Close bottom cover on the dirt
cup until it snaps shut.

While you have the dirt container out you can also clean the Lifetime HEPA filter. It is on the top of the dirt container.

1. Twist lid to the left to remove lid and filter from
container

2. Remove foam filter from dirt container and dump out
any loose dirt. Wash the foam filter.

3. Remove the HEPA filter by Twist filter handle to the left and
pull out of lid. Wash the Heap filter.

4. Once the filters are thoroughly dry (I recommend set out for 24 hours) then installer filters in lid and thread back on top of the dirt canister.

Before replacing the dirt canister you can also clean the exhaust filter install below the dirt canister on the top vacuum cleaner head.

1. Loosen the exhaust grille by pressing the locking tab, and
remove it.

2. Remove and shake out the exhaust filter and wash it.
Note: Scented filter are not washable.

3. Once the filters are thoroughly dry relace it and snap the
exhaust grill into place.

Replace the dirt container
NOTE: Dirt container will not
align on base if filter is not
aligned properly.






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Lost suction


Pushing air out of the brush roll area, or from the motor exhaust? If there are no obstructions in the hoses, check your heap filter in the dust bin. If you have not replaced it in the last year, this might be the issue. Same goes for the belt, even if attached it stretches out and will start to slip. If you don't have proper brush speed, it can't pick up so the suction motor can pull it away. Change you belt every 6 months, no more than once a year. You should take a F1 Hepa filter and a style 4 belt.

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Powerforce stops;have to wait 30 min or so for it to come back on -low power remains on -- there is no clogging.


What is happening is the vacuum is overheating so the thermo fuse shuts i down until it cools off.

Does it have good sucking power? Check and clean all the filters. Especially the external hepa filter I beleive all these models have. You can even remove the external hepa filter on the side and see if it runs then. If it does you can bet its clogged and is restricting the motor exhaust.

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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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WindTunnel HEPA Filter won't spin


I just fixed my HEPA filter not rotating!!

It involves taking apart the vacuum HEPA area. All screws are the same size. There are a LOT of 'em. Really straightforward putting it back together too.

ok, once you take the HEPA canister area off the vacuum, careful with the wires! Unplug them from the controller board. You open up the HEPA chamber by removing more screws until you see where the motor that turns the filter is mounted on the side. Remove motor from the green chamber. Note where the washer goes. Once the motor is off, you'll see that the center hub that drives the HEPA filter is rounded out. What I did was jam little bits of aluminum from a pop can into the space between the circle and the square to force the walls back to square. I started by folding a little piece of aluminum over and over so it was about three layers thick. Jammed that in. That wasn't quite enough thickness so I shoved another piece with it. If you can find something that is about 4 times the thickness of a pop can aluminum, that'd probably work too. Slight wedge shape on the tip would help. Any sort of tiny shim.

To test your work, just put a couple of holder screws into the HEPA cannister housing, plug in the cover/switch, plug in the HEPA moter. Turn it on for a few seconds to make sure the filter turns. Then you can add more thickness to the hub or put things back together.

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My hoover wind tunnel vaccum has a hepa filter that is supposed to be self cleaning but continues to plug up. it is not easy to get to and takes forever to clean it out so the suction is strong again.


do you have the SELF-CLEANING, rotating HEPA filter?

I just fixed my HEPA filter not rotating!!

It involves taking apart the vacuum HEPA area. All screws are the same size. There are a LOT of 'em. Really straightforward putting it back together too.

ok, once you take the HEPA canister area off the vacuum, careful with the wires! Unplug them from the controller board. You open up the HEPA chamber by removing more screws until you see where the motor that turns the filter is mounted on the side. Remove motor from the green chamber. Note where the washer goes. Once the motor is off, you'll see that the center hub that drives the HEPA filter is rounded out. What I did was jam little bits of aluminum from a pop can into the space between the circle and the square to force the walls back to square. I started by folding a little piece of aluminum over and over so it was about three layers thick. Jammed that in. That wasn't quite enough thickness so I shoved another piece with it. If you can find something that is about 4 times the thickness of a pop can aluminum, that'd probably work too. Slight wedge shape on the tip would help. Any sort of tiny shim.

To test your work, just put a couple of holder screws into the HEPA cannister housing, plug in the cover/switch, plug in the HEPA moter. Turn it on for a few seconds to make sure the filter turns. Then you can add more thickness to the hub or put things back together.

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HEPA Filter


It maybe that the filter is in need of replacement. They need to be changed once a year.

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