Having problems with your Dyson DC07 Animal Bagless Upright Cyclonic Vacuum ?

Clogged filter my problem is with the filter it is always blocked with hair and debris, it makes a high pitched sound when it is clogged up and i don't why but it is not going into the canister. i have an animal dyson. any suggestions?


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I found that the rubber seal on the bottom of my cyclone is not properly seated to the bottom of canister, I guessed when I removed the clear canister bin completely from cyclone unit for cleaning, I put the cyclone down on the floor and rubber seal accidentally move upward just a little. this creates a small gap on the bottom when I reassembled it, (since seal is up from it original position a little). I pulled rubber seal down to its original position, you will notice that there should not be a gap on the bottom at all, this way you do not have to clean or should not have to clean the filter but once a month or even less.
I've had this problem as well which started for me after using the Dyson to clean up a pile of confectioners sugar my son dumped out. Various nooks and crannies inside the Dyson became clogged causing irregular behavior of the vacuum. Clean the cyclone as others have suggested but also get inside the cyclone for a more thorough cleaning. There are 3 hex screws by the handle, remove these and take the handle off. You can now see the tops of the cones which for 4 were completely caked with sugar. Scrub each cone out good and blow compressed air in each to really blast out the clogs. Take off all other removable piping and clean thoroughly. This should return the unit to its regular operating state and hopefully stop debris from making it through to the filter. Hope this helps.
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