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Is there a filter in the DC17 Animal that needs to be cleaned?


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Is there a filter in the DC17 Animal that needs to be cleaned?


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I have a Dyson Animal DC 28. It vacuums fine on floor mode, but, when locked in the upright position it releases pressure though the little valve behind filter a. I have only had it for 2 weeks so I'm hoping the filters don't need to be cleaned this often! I would like to finish vacuuming without waiting 24hrs for the filters to dry.


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When switching the vacuum (DC17 Animal) over to the hard surface setting (so the beater brush is not spinning), the vacuum shuts off. I cleaned the dust bin and checked the filter. I also cleared the beater brush of hair or debris that was wrapped around it. It still shuts off. Ideas? Thanks.


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Vacuum has new bag but won't pick up dirt. Cleaned flat filter and it made it worse. Do I need to replace rectangular filter or can I clean it. If so , how? If not, do I need to take it in for repair, ir should I get new parts? Thanks!


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Dosenot seem to clean the carpets as good as before, we have cleaned the filter and keep the canister cleaned. What else might it be; I bought it for the express purpose to clean animal hair off my carpet?


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I recently bought an upright MC-E4061 and have a problem with the paper filter clogging prematurely, it needs weekly cleaning. The filter clogs too easily with the main plastic bowl having very little debris! Our older panasonic, used daily, is not problematic. Please could you advise as the paper filter is time consuming to clear.


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My DC17 is only a few months old, but I've already had to clean the filter. Since I reassembled everything, I'm finding chunks of carpet fiber and dog fur on top of the filter inside the filter container. Iam getting slightly less suction from the floor assembly as well. I've checked the hoses, brush, and brushed out the inside of the plastic container, but hasn't helped. Ideas??


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Poor suction We bought a model home about 11 years ago and it had the Cental M&S Cyclonic Cleaning system. The suction has steadily been weakening. Now it is almost non-existant. I clean the filter bag in the main unit, but how clean does it need to be. Could there be a clog in the wall lines. If yes, how does one unclogg them. Thank you. I liked the system and would hate to just give up on it. Jean


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My filter is always full of dog hair on my animal. What is causing this. I have to clean the filter each week . Dirt seems to always be trapped in the filter also.


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I need to clean the main filter


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I need to clean the main filter


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Changing the HEPA filter on a DC17 Animal


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I do not have my users manual and have never vacuumed wet with this vacuum. How do I change it from a dry to wet vacuum. Can't find my manual and I need to use the shop vac for water in basement, do I have to change the filter or what lost my user manual never used it to pick up water. need to know how to puit it in wet mode i want to clean the dirty water out of my pool.


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Have cleaned filters but no ever replaced them... suction is rubish always have to use it without the head on... any ideas, is it just new filters are needed?


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