Having problems with your Dyson DC14 All floors Bagless Upright Cyclonic Vacuum ?

Filter doesn't look clean after rinsing

\015 I washed my filter for the first time yesterday. It has been 6 months. The yellow bit with the white screens still looks dirty. And the water was never dirty or cloudy even, while running through it. Did I do something wrong? The new one looked so bright white compared to the one I was cleaning. I'm afraid the performance will start to suffer since it did seem to pick up better when I put the new one in.\015\012\015\012Thanks for any help you can provide.\015

Answers :

It could well be that your Dyson is blocked elsewhere. Check the pipes, especially the feeder channels and the air way inspection channels on the Dyson as well as the main dirt channel after the rolling brush bar. Also brush clean the shrouds on the inner cyclones as these get notoriously clogged.\015\012
\015\012If the filter is washable it wont come up white like new unless you try a stain detergent like a pre stain remover. It would have to be heavily diluted as water is really the only way of cleaning a Dyson filter, but it also has to be of the washable type; Dyson produce a few filters, but some are not washable. EBay usually have good cheap replacements available but I'd check the first points first of all before filter replacement.
Repair Help & Product Troubleshooting for Dyson DC14 All floors Bagless Upright Cyclonic Vacuum

Tips for a great answer:

- Provide details, support with references or personal experience .
- If you need clarification, ask it in the comment box .
- It's 100% free, no registration required.

Suggested Questions/Answers :

Filter doesn't look clean after rinsing

It could well be that your Dyson is blocked elsewhere. Check the pipes, especially the feeder channels and the air way inspection channels on the Dyson as well as the main dirt channel after the rolling brush bar. Also brush clean the shrouds on the ... Dyson DC14 All floors Bagless Upright Cyclonic Vacuum

I have a nearly 9 year old Electrolux Excellio Z5228 vacuum cleaner. It has recently started cutting out during operation. I cleaned the micro filter (between bag & motor) via brush & hitting against wall & seems / looks quite clean. I washed the gore filter (output from motor to clean the exhaust air) as per instructions, then let to dry. It was very clogged but now very clean. The vacuum clearner still cuts out often. Even after a long rest (say overnight) it still won't start, then ano

... Electrolux Vacuums

Dyson DC 14 hose has no suction, with or without brush attachments. Hot air shoots out from the base of the canister when I try to use the hose. I cleaned the top filter, but can't figure out how to remove the hepa filter to clean it without destroying the case. It looks like it might take three hands to insert pennies and "flip" the case open as is suggested on a youtube video for a different model. Would this even help, assuming I could get the thing open?

... Dyson DC14 Animal Bagless Upright Cyclonic Vacuum

I own a Miele S5210 vacuum cleaner which has stopped working. It looks like the dust bag wasn't fitted properly and the machine is very dirty and the filters are completely clogged. I've cleaned it up as best I can and have replaced the filters but it still won't operate. How can I get inside the casing to clean the inner motor compartment? Thanks Tom

... Vacuums

Our Bissell Cleanview II 3576M does a great job except that the filter cup below the dirt cup gets full very fast and the dirt cup barely has anything in it. To clean the whole house, I have to empty the dirt cup and clean the filter several times. It didn't use to work this way. It seems like something is missing, a gasket or seal maybe? I don't think dirt, hair and debris should be going straight to the lower cup and bypassing the upper. I looked at the user guide but can't see why it's happen

Contact Bissell Direct for a parts diagram and support at \015\012\015\012http://uk.bissell.com/EmailUs.aspx\015\012 ... Bissell 3576 CleanView II Bagless Upright Vacuum

It leaves dirt and fluff in the rollers not in the filter. So is not cleaning properly. There is never anf fluff at all in the filter. Also the lid does not close properly and we constantly get the 'check tank' light coming on. It leaves streaky marks across the floor and seems to leave the floor too wet (hence the streaks). Look forward to hearing from you.

Is there something stuck in the air passage between the tank and inlet ... iRobot 5800 Scooba Vacuum

When you clean they dyson dc15 filter, should it look white. mine has not been cleaned in a long time and is completely gray

Hi Sherie,It's normal for the filter to become discoloured after a period of use - this won't effect performance, although if you did want to purchase a replacement, you can do so by visiting ... Dyson DC15 All Floors - The Ball Bagless Upright Cyclonic Vacuum

I have a Panasonic MCE6003 vacuum cleaner. I regretfully leant it to a neighbour and it came back full of dog hair and keeps cutting out. I cleaned out the dust container and the main filter but it still kept cutting out after 5 minutes. I decided to unscrew the part with the motor and wash the filter inside.It was all going well until a large rubber washer bit, a piece that looks like the thermostat and a little white button attached to two black wires fell out and now I have no idea how to put

... Panasonic Vacuums

Ive changed the filter and checked the hoses but vacuum doesnt pick up ...when its on the dust is being blown out the bottom of the vacuum....i took the canister off to test the suction its fine...also cleaned the filter ...help!

Have you check the roller brush and drive belt? It may be your belt has broke or is slipping and therefore not turning the brush.\015\012Turn on machine and power head see if brush is turning if it is put a small amount of pressure on the rol ... Kenmore Vacuums

When cleaning the filters on my dyson dc41 I noticed a rather large thin circular rubber band on the floor. It looks like it might be used as a gasket for the filter in the ball. Where does it go?

... Vacuums

I lent it out (NEVER AGAIN!) got it back and no water squirts out of it in front I looked at it with the cover off but it doesn't come all the way off anyhow nothing looks clogged the belt is all fine too. Clean all the grime is seen and still doesnt work. What's wrong?

It might be pet hair caught in its hose. You might have to disassemble everything just to be sure. ... Bissell 7901-1 ProHeat Scotchgard Upright Wet/Dry Vacuum

Filter I bought this Hoover a few years ago-- just now about to use it first time. I cannot find my user's manual and don't know how to change the filter-- or to clean it or whatever I am supposed to do with it. Also, there is a handle on one side of the unit that seems to be attached to an empty chamber or canister kind of thing. It looks like it should pull out, but it does not budge. I really would like to have a manual, but can't seem to find one. Is there a similar model that is still

This is not for the exact same model, but should help you out:\015\012http://edge.maytag.com/epipubs/56511B47.PDF ... Hoover U8143-900 Upright Vacuum

Recently had to clean cyclone unit due to really, really bad smell. I did not think the canister looked like enough hair for the room and when I took the washable filter out, pet hair and stuff was packed against the washable filter. What do I need to do ?

Hi \015\012 \015\012Canister should not ever get wet. You can use lots of soapy water & pressure washer or hose to clean the vortex unit but remember it will take at least 36 hrs to dry out inte ... Dyson DC14 Animal Bagless Upright Cyclonic Vacuum

I have an old hoover turbopower approx 1986 i think its a U1102, the prob is it doesnt pick up anymore and i wondered if it had some sort of filter on it, ive cleaned all the tubes put new bag on but its still got weak suction, could you make any suggestions, thanks

Theres a tube that come up and emty's into the bag that tube is clogged.take the bag out and get a coat hanger and put a bend in it so the end is round then work it down the tube to push out the clog ... Vacuums

My shampooer is fairly new (less than a year old) and I have only use it a couple of times. Yesterday when I went to shampoo my carpet it dispensed the soap but it wouldn't draw up the dirty water into the reservoir. Also the brushes are not moving. I cleaned out the filter and looked for debris but found none. What can I do?

Is it still under waranty? ... Bissell 1699 ProHeat Clear View Upright Steam Vacuum

We just used our bissell pro heat 25A3/64D9 series and the top half of the handle is not secure. Infact it flies off in my hand as im cleaning the carpet and it almost hit me in the face!!! It just connects to the lower half but there is nothing to keep it secure. If it is not tight the trigger to squirt water doesnt work and I am stopping and starting. It looks like a major design flaw.

I have a replacement pump belt for my Bissell #25A3/64D9\015\012but cannot find the instructions as to how to put a new one on. My son replaced the last belt, and of course he doesn't remember what he did. Is there any way you could please dire ... Bissell ProHeat Turbo Deep Cleaner Upright Steam Vacuum

Hello! I have a Kenmore Progressive bagless vacuum with the Easy Clean extended life filter. The model number on my vacuum is 34728401. I was vacuuming the carpet when it just stopped running. The dirt sensor light will come on, but nothing else. The belt looks fine, and I don't see anything keeping the beaters from rotating. Help Please!!!

You can have power to the dirt light sensor, but it seems like the motor itself is not using the power supplied. ... Vacuums


Hello,Carnister vacuum cleaners are all built with the same \015\012principle in mind. A motor \015\012generates power which powers a vacuum which, in turn, creates suction to\015\012 lift debris. The most common areas of suction loss are ... Hoover S5615 Hush Central System Vacuum

No suction i have been using mine for like a year or so. today i went to use it and then no suction. the water comes out but it wont **** it up. I haven't had any problems till now. I cleaned the little red filter but still nothing. I dont wanna take it apart with out knowing what im looking for.

I had exactly the same problem with my five-year old my Bissell 7920, and it's probably a broken pump belt.  See page 19 of your instruction manual for how to replace.  The Bissel ProHeat belt accessory pack costs $3.99 and you get a pump b ... Bissell 7920 ProHeat Pro-Tech Upright Wet/Dry Vacuum

Hoover Windtunnel is only cleaning (suction power) approx. 1/2 as powerful as it was when we purchased it approx. 4 years ago. I bought new Hepa filter and replaced the fileter on the side. I looked for possible build up of dust/dirt etc. and all channels are clear.

There is also a filter inside the drum fan, you didn't provide your model number, so i cannot tell you exactly how to remove it. ... Hoover Vacuums

I was vacuuming and all of a sudden the vacuum went off. I thought maybe I unplugged it on accident but it was still plugged in and the outlet is working. I cleaned all the filters and everything looks fine, do you know what it could be? We have only had it for 2 months.

There is a reset button on a lot of the kenmore vacuums, find that and press it - on mine is on the exterior of the machine on the head above the brushroll ... Vacuums

Whenever i turn on my rainbow, it smells like dirty feet. i have cleaned the canitster, but it still smells and its coming from what looks like the plastic filter maybe?

There is a hepa filter on the back of unit, if you remove and than run the machine you can find out if that is where it is coming from. Most likely is. ... Rainbow E series Canister Wet/Dry Vacuum

Rainbow Hi: I took my unit apart to clean it. I was careful to put it back exactly as I took it apart. Now it won't start. I also need a new filter. I rinsed it out but it still stinks.

Http://geeksquad.fixya.com/ThreadView.aspx?prdid=19674&thid=779655\015\012Rainbow\015\012Posted by Nat51 on Jul 13, 2008\015\012Hi: I took my unit apart to clean ... Rainbow E series Canister Wet/Dry Vacuum

Bought a Kenmore Progressive canister vacuum at a garage sale that looked in better than average condition, filters clean, new bag, all accessories intact, some debris in roller brush. problem is no suction when turned on. There does not appear to be any obstruction in hose. did not have manual

Hello,Carnister vacuum cleaners are all built with the same principle in mind. A motor \015\012generates power which powers a vacuum which, in turn, creates suction to\015\012 lift debris. The most common areas of suction loss are within ... Kenmore 25512/ 25513 Progressive Canister Vacuum

Cleaned all filters, looked at everything, seems to **** good but wont pick anything up. brisstles are working and it is assembled correct

Did you check the belt? It could be worn. If thats the case then you can get a replacement here:http://www.vacbelts.com/dyson.htm ... Dyson DC07 Bagless Upright Cyclonic Vacuum
  • Start your question with What, Why, How, When, etc. and end with a "?"
  • Be clear and specific
  • Use proper spelling and grammar
all rights reserved to the respective owners || www.mictaservice.com || Terms of Use || Contact || Privacy Policy
Load time: 0.0637 seconds