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Support for your Dyson DC20 cylinder vacuum DC20 Stowaway vacuum (Iron/Titanium/Bronze)

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Maintaining your machine

Play the video. How to wash the filters.

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Useful tips

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Safely store tools

Clip accessories onto the vacuum's tool holster so you've always got them to hand.

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Wash the filter regularly

Rinse under a cold tap until the water runs clear – you don't need any detergents. Leave to dry fully (at least 24 hours) before refitting.

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Don't overfill it

To maintain suction, keep an eye on the bin and empty it as soon as debris reaches the MAX marker.

Frequently asked questions

How often does the filter on this machine need washing?

We recommend that you clean both filters at least once every 6 months. You can find filter maintenance instructions in the machine's user guide.

Can I use this machine with an extension cable?

No, the use of an extension cable is not recommended.

Can I use this machine to pick up liquids?

No. Don't pick up water or other liquids with your machine.

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