Having problems with your Dyson DC17 Animal Bagless Upright Cyclonic Vacuum ?
Large amounts of dirt getting in hepa filter after one use
I had the same problem with my Dyson recently. The first thing is to check the black rubber gasket on the cyclone and make sure it's not pushed up higher than it's supposed to be. -- Pull down on it a bit - being careful not to pull it off completely - and then try again. If that doesn't work, you'll need to ask Dyson for a new cyclone. That's what I did. When adjusting the gasket didn't work I called them. They were not surprised about my complaint, and said that adjusting the gasket works for some but not all. If you're Dyson is under warranty, they ship the new cyclone to you for free.
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Large amounts of dirt getting in hepa filter after one use
I had the same problem with my Dyson recently. The first thing is to check the black rubber gasket on the cyclone and make sure it's not pushed up higher than it's supposed to be. -- Pull down on it a bit - being careful not to pull it off completel ... Dyson DC17 Animal Bagless Upright Cyclonic Vacuum
Last year my wife and I bought a new Dirt Devil Reaction All Surface vaccuum cleaner to replace the older Platinum Force. After using it a couple of times the new one gets clogged with dog hair easily and shuts down. I cleaned it out completely including the hepa filter but it will not handle the dog hair. The old one never had a problem and still works. We went back to using the old vaccuum cleaner because we can not find the receipt and had not registered the new one and are stuck with a new 1
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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-
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The filter gets totally covered in dirt after one use
I had the same problem. I called Dyson and they sent me a new "tank" for free. Something with how it seals up. ... Dyson DC17 Animal Bagless Upright Cyclonic Vacuum
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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
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Want to sell used Fantom Lightening parts and one new hepa filter
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Dirt devil vacuum cleaner purpose for pets stops working after about 5 minutes of use. This is the second one I have purchased as the same thing happened with the first one. How can I get a refund?
Returned item to store of purchase and received store credit. ... Dirt Devil Vacuums
Hello, I have the same model. And though it is three years old, starting from the last month, it does not clean anything anymore. Cannot even pick up one single thing from the floor. Every dirt gets stuck in the hose. I cleaned the hose and cleaned the filters but it still does not pick anything up. Is three years its normal lifetime or do I have the change the filters, instead of cleaning them? Thanks.
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Http://www.managemylife.com/mmh/owner_manuals/5461/KENMORE-Vacuum-Canister-L0809572 ... Kenmore 22313 Bagged Canister Vacuum
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Hi, we realy love our Dyson, but get frustrated when it gets clogged with pet fur (2 cats and 2 dogs). This takes a little effort but what we ended up doing was taking the vacuum apart into its major components and alternately blowing it out, filter ... Dyson DC17 Animal Bagless Upright Cyclonic Vacuum
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Have you tried going to appliancezone.com? I go there when I need parts... ... Hoover Ultra U6430-900 WindTunnel Bagged Upright Vacuum
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In addition to vinegar, baking soda (sodium bicarbonate) is also an excellent remedy for many odour problems. Try generously sprinkling baking soda on a rug you wish to clean, and afterwards, vacuum up the spot. Rugs, and dirt ... Vacuums