Having problems with your Dyson DC17 Animal Bagless Upright Cyclonic Vacuum ?

Smells like wet dog

\015 The vacuum is made for pet hair so I'm guessing this is an issue with it clogging up somewhere along the way. I clean my pre-filter (blue spongy thing) every other week!\015

Answers :

I would do the following:\015\012Wash the HEPA filter (the circle shaped spongy one) with a very mild disinfectant mixed with luke warm water.\015\012Allow to dry VERY thoroughly before re-fitting.\015\012
\015\012Replace the filter (they are about $10 australian from the service centre last time I had one replaced)\015\012\015\012
\015\012You may also want to check for moisture in the dust hopper, also in the cyclone bit.\015\012
\015\012Hope that helps!
Try vacuuming up some baking soda or use some carpet deodorizer then vacuum that up.
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