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Using your machine
The lights on your machine
Learn about the lights on your machine and what to do if they turn on, or start flashing.
Understanding the power modes
Learn about your machine's three power modes, and when to use them.
Setting up the docking station
See how to fit the docking station, and recharge your machine.
Maintaining your machine
Flashing filter light
The light flashes intermittently when the filter isn’t fitted correctly, and your machine will stop. See how to refit it, and get your machine running again.
Checking for blockages
If an object becomes lodged, your blockage indicator light will flash, and your machine may stop working. Follow our step-by-step guide to check every part.
Resetting the brush bar
The brush bar is designed to shut off when jammed. Learn how to remove the debris, and reset the brush bar.
The floor tool shown may vary from the product selected but the process remains the same.
Three power modes
Toggle between Suction mode 1 and 2 – and MAX mode, for stronger suction. To change modes, simply slide the control back and forth.
Switch accessories quickly
The quick-release tools click into place, and release in moments by simply depressing the release switch.
Don't overfill it
To maintain suction, keep an eye on the bin and empty it as soon as debris reaches the MAX marker.
Secure the charging dock
Leave at least 1.2m between the floor and the lowest screw point. Make sure it's within easy reach of a power socket so the cable has some slack.
Wash the filter regularly
Rinse under a cold tap until the water runs clear – you don't need any detergents. Shake off any excess water, then leave to dry for at least 24 hours before refitting.
Clean awkward spaces
Remove the wand and connect your chosen tool directly to the inlet pipe to use the vacuum as a handheld.
Frequently asked questions
Quick release adaptor tool
Part No. 968235-01
Replacement quick release adaptor tool for your Dyson vacuum cleaner.
Quick-release extension hose
Part No. 967490-01
Combines with other Dyson tools to provide a longer reach
Quick-release mini soft dusting brush
Part No. 967766-01
Easy, vacuum-assisted dusting. With soft nylon bristles to clean delicate surfaces and fabrics.
The Dyson guarantee
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Replacement parts or repairs if something goes wrong during your guarantee period.
If we can’t repair your machine, we’ll replace it while it's under guarantee. Fast.
We don’t stop caring about our machines once they’re yours. Activating your guarantee allows us to give you a tailored, complementary, direct service for your machine. Even after your guarantee has ended, we’ll still be on hand to help.