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Mixed filters up where do i put the washable one on a dc08 animal


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The washable pre filer is normally the one next to the motor on most dyson and is washable and blue normally and next to the motor
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Mixed filters up where do i put the washable one on a dc08 animal


The washable pre filer is normally the one next to the motor on most dyson and is washable and blue normally and next to the motor ... Dyson DC08 Cylinder Bagless Canister Cyclonic Vacuum

I had used Dyson DC08 to **** out a wet car carpet. A few days later when using the V/C, there was a burning smell. Subsequently I washed the flexible hose, changed the pre-filter and post filter , but I wrongly put the pre-filter in the spot for the post filter. When the V/C was next used, there was again a burning smell and sparks. The filters were switched, but the V/C would not re-start. What shall I do?


Hi there,We'd strongly recommend against using your Dyson to pick up water. If you haven't already got in contact with us directly, I'd encourage you to do so. One of our experts will be happy to recommend the best course of action. You c ... Dyson DC08 Cylinder Bagless Canister Cyclonic Vacuum

Hair on top of washable filter on d14 animal


One way or another, dirty air is by-passing the cyclone. Check that all the seals are undamaged and in place, especially the big black ring at the bottom of the yellow bit inside the clear bin.  Also check that the bin base closes tight after yo ... Dyson DC14 Animal Bagless Upright Cyclonic Vacuum

I have a Hoover Elite Rewind vacuum. Actually,this is my second one. However, after about 4 months of use, it emits a "sour" smell when I'm using it. I empty the cannister before each use and clean out the filter monthly. My house has mainly hardwood floors, so I typically only use it on area rugs and 2 small carpeted rooms. Is there any way that I can get rid of the smell? I've tried putting a dryer sheet in the cannister, but this gets stuck in the filter mechanism. Also, carpet fresh clogs th


Does it smell like an electrical burning odor? could very possibly be the motor going bad already. ive seen it happen. but if not try freshwave odor absorbing pearls. i carry it in my store and we do have shipping. Truly the only thing you should use ... Hoover U5507900 Elite Rewind Bagless Upright Vacuum

My dyson DC07 animal does not have the suction it once had I saw a dyson program that showed a filter in the top of the canister I was just aware of the filter around the wheel. Is there one on top of the canister and how do you get to it


Hi\012\012The DC04 Dyson has a filter at the top, but the DC07 has one at the side on the bottom and one underneath the cylender.\012\012Take all the parts off your dyson and throw them in the washing machine and then put them ... Dyson DC07 Animal Bagless Upright Cyclonic Vacuum

My dyson animal works wonderfully well without the pre filter on, when I put the pre filter on it looses complete suction


It needs a new filter or the filter needs washing. ... Dyson DC07 Animal Bagless Upright Cyclonic Vacuum

I took the vacuum apart, and cleaned the filter, cannister reservoir, removed all the hair which was wrapped around the beater bar. One the filter was dry (next day), I put it all back together. Now, there is no suction, and it sounds differently than it did before.


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Unbeknownst to me, someone took the bag out of my Kenmore Progressive vacuum and failed to replace it. I have been vacuuming without a bag for months, and today the vacuum stopped sucking. When I opened up the front to replace the bag, tons of dirt and dust came pouring out. I thoroughly cleaned the vacuum, put in a new bag, but still no sucking power. Just dust coming from the rear vents where one of the filters is. Is the vacuum ruined, or is it a simple solution of buying a new filter?


Sounds like you need to buy a new motor. All that grit and dust will ruin a motor and I'm surprised it lasted as long as it did.\015\012This is where a vacuum that won't run without a bag would have been nice. (Aerus for one) ... Kenmore 31913 Progressive Direct Drive Bagged Upright Vacuum

My dyson dc08 has no suction when i put the canister back on, however i can feel the suction without the canister on. why is this doing it and do i need to replace this unit. I have thouroghly cleaned the filters.


It sounds like the motor is functioning properly and the filters are fine. Check very thoroughly for clogs in the parts after the canister (down where the brush is, etc.) ... Dyson DC08 Cylinder Bagless Canister Cyclonic Vacuum

How to replace dyson dc17 post motor filter (not the main "washable" one under the canister).


You do not have to disassemble the vacuum to get to the post motor filter. The above person does not know the DC17 if they are telling you this.\015\012\015\012You simply remove one Phillips head screw, it is Phillips because most consumers w ... Dyson DC17 Animal Bagless Upright Cyclonic Vacuum

I bought a febreeze filter for my vacuum and i dont know where to put it according to the box it can go on it it doesnt bend and is longer then the front one any idea?


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The hose has no suction and shrinks up so that it can't even be put back on the vacuum w/o turning it off. I have checked everything that I can think of and don't see any blockage anywhere. I washed the filter about one month ago and I clear it at least once a week.


Just happened to me. Took everything apart. No blockage in the flexable tubing or connections then I looked down the hard, telescoping tube and saw that it was occluded. Everything's fine and dandy now. ... Dyson DC17 Animal Bagless Upright Cyclonic Vacuum

Shop vac repair will not start craftsman 12 gallon - one of my guys changed the filter but did not put the screw back on cleaned it out but now it won't start


Did you/they open the main (motor) casing? If so, check to see if there is a loose wiring connection that was missed before closing it up. ... Vacuums

I have a cannister (Animal something...) Today, it didn't sound right - like a blockage. I took out the filter - seemed OK; I looked for a blockage - found none. I continued to vacuum, but it wasn't picking up. Then, I stopped again, and I found a blockage (cat toy mouse) right at the end of the hose (attachment end.) I cleared, and I turned back on - nothing. Completely dead. It is one year old, just about exactly. Desperate, Sharon Tracy


Hello,if your canister is completely dead, then it means its having a power problem. You need to focus your attention on that part of your canister that relates to power. Such as; power wire, if you don see any fault with the power cord, ... Dyson Vacuums

I havethe first generation purple Dyson Animal model. The brush rotates fine, but doesn't make sufficient contact with the floor/carpet, therefore does not pick up most items on carpets (suction still works however). If I put my foot on it and push down a little, it works. However, since I'm not an accomplished acrobat, this is not easy to do. :-) Any suggestions on whether this is fixable? Or should I just save up to buy a new one?


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How do you clean the filter that is in the bas of the machine, I have a Dyson DC08 animal


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Hoover self-propelled windtunnel U6430-900 flat belt gets hot & becomes hard to push. It has a filter bag. Purchased 8/2/01. Took one plate off bottom. Used a compressor to blow out dirt & dust. Put new thin belt on.


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My Animal Dyson (the purple one) is making strange noises. The ball will not roll. I've taken it apart and put back together and it works for a couple minutes and then it won't work again I think it's Model DC24 or 25. Pretty sure its 24.


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My DC07 dyson animal has no suction when i put it on carpet mode. The beater, canister, and filter are cleaned and there are no clogs. Any more suggestions?


If you've tried everything else and still just don't have suction, try this:\015\012\015\012http://www.ehow.com/how_5870417_modi ... Dyson DC07 Animal Bagless Upright Cyclonic Vacuum

What causes these things to become unbearably loud? We've cleaned evey filter on the machine, pulled every speck of hair and lint off the brushes, changed the belt, no clogs anywhere. I've totally (and I mean totally, down to the brushes on the motor!) torn this thing down and put it back together with no difference. Also have a Eureka bagless, and after minimal use, and almost anal retentive maintance, it does the same thing,to stinkin loud. Wish one would **** up the other to save a trip to th


A clog in the hose or dirt inlet by the brush roll will cause the motor to sound loud. But so will a bad motor bearing, or motor fan, in which case you would have to replace the motor. ... Bissell Vacuums

I have a DC08 Animal. which I love, but the switch is stuck, know I can buy a new one, but HOW do I take it apart, thanks. Maggie


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I have no power, I have changed the plug fuse so this is not the problem and I have cleaned all filters and emptied the cylinder. I have a Dyson DC08 animal (not the upright), can anyone help me?


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I just received my Hepa filter in the mail today. Product #XSH621 - Hepa filter for EP619 & EP621 :005-04 When bought my vacumn, I was told that the filters were free and all I do is pay Postage. Today I received one filter and it lookes like I got charged the postage for two filters. The packages slips: One stated order #11152282 The other order # 1151940 If I get charged for two I expect to receive two. Can you help me with this matter or where can I go to get resolution. Catherine Fantini e-


This isn't really a problem that can be fixed here on Fixya rather than advise you as a buyer. You'd have to contact the people/company you have purchased the filters from and take it up with them regarding the postage. Hope you get a decent reply. ... Euro-Pro Vacuums

Filters I have tried to find the filter that goes up inside the vacumm not the one on the front but when you take the disposal thing out the one that is up inside that, where do I find one? mine does not have one and everything clogs up in there.


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Washable filter clogging


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