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When using the vacum it is giving off a bad smell. we do have a dog but i haver changed the bag and changed the filter

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If it is due to the dog, it is common. Take some cotton balls, put some of your favorite cologne or perfume on them and **** them into the cleaner. You can also spray around the inside of the bag area and the hose with Lysol.

Posted on Aug 29, 2010

  • pwillitz Oct 04, 2010

    I am sorry my solution was not more in line with what you were looking for.

  • pwillitz Oct 11, 2010

    BTW, did you take the time to check to see if the beater brush was stuck and holding the drive belt from moving so that it would burn on the motor spindle?
    If not you should check it now. Clean all the debris from the beater brush and add some WD40 to each end of it and be sure the plastic retainer clips move freely.
    Reassemble with a new brush.

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As you'll probably be aware, DC59 has one washable filter, engineered to last the lifetime of the vacuum. We recommend washing this at least once a month using cold water without detergent, as shown in the video below:

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I hope this helps, but if you'd like any further advice on cleaning or maintaining your DC59, please give our experts a call on 0800 298 0298 (UK), 1-866-693-9766 (US), 1-877-397-6622 (CA) or 1800 239 766 (AU).

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