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Getting started

Play the video. How to set up your machine.

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Using your machine

Play the video. How to empty the clear bin.

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Play the video. How to use the tools.

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Maintaining your machine

Play the video. How to wash the filter.

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Fixing a machine that won’t recline

If your upright Dyson vacuum won’t recline, follow our video to troubleshoot the problem.

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Resetting the brush bar

The brush bar is designed to shut off when jammed. Learn how to reset it after removing the cause of the jam.

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

Keep one eye on the bin and empty it as soon as debris reaches the MAX marker to maintain suction.

Frequently asked questions

How often do the filters on this machine need washing?

It is recommended that you clean both of the filters at least once a month. Filter maintenance instructions can be found 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. Do not pick up water or other liquids with your machine.

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