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Dyson Airblade™ dB hand dryer (Silver)

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Cleaning instructions

The cleaning guide is available at the link above.

To keep your Airblade looking new, ensure that all surfaces of the Airblade hand dryer are cleaned daily with a soft cloth and a nonabrasive/non-caustic cleaning solution.

Wipe down the fascia daily to avoid mineral deposits and build up of debris. Clean the floor and wall beneath and around the unit. This may be required more regularly in high use areas.

The following chemicals are some that are harmful to the unit and should not be used. The use of these will invalidate the warranty.

Do not use:

  • Alcohol-acid mixes
  • Alcohol
  • Solvent / oil-based products
  • Quaternary ammonium
  • Alkali-bleach mixes
  • Foaming ingredients
  • Bleach or abrasive cleaners
  • Do not pressure wash

Cleaning instruction - Wipe inside

The Dyson Airblade hand dryer being cleaned.

Cleaning instruction - Wipe base

The base of the Dyson Airblade hand dryer being cleaned.

Cleaning instruction - Wipe the floor

The floor by the Dyson Airblade hand dryer being cleaned.

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Changing the filter

Replacement parts for your hand dryer can be carried out by carefully following the instructions given in the replacement pack and installation guide. If in any doubt, consult a qualified electrician or contact the Dyson Helpline for support.

Remove the two screws in the door at the base of the unit and remove the door.

How to change the filter on a Dyson Airblade hand dryer.

Release the HEPA filter from the release catch on the side.

The filter being removed from the motor bucket of a Dyson Airblade hand dryer.

Ensure the larger retainer on the right hand side of the replacement HEPA filter locates into the slot in the base of the motor bucket assembly.

Once located, ensure the small retainer on the left hand side locates into the release catch.

The filter being removed and replaced in a Dyson Airblade hand dryer.

Refit the door and the two screws.

The filter cage being reattached to a Dyson Airblade hand dryer.

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Replacement parts for your hand dryer can be carried out by carefully following the instructions given in the replacement pack and installation guide. If in any doubt, consult a qualified electrician or contact the Dyson Helpline for support.

Fascia replacement

Carefully replace the fascia as illustrated. Do not trap the electrical wiring when attaching the fascia. Make sure that the clips on top of the front fascia are seated correctly.

The front fascia being attached to the Dyson Airblade hand dryer.

Make sure that the fascia is mounted flush. Insert and tighten the 2 anti-tamper screws into the middle of the fascia as illustrated.

Where to insert the front fascia screws on a Dyson Airblade hand dryer.

In the lower rear corner of the fascia place a mounting nut into the mounting hole. Hold it in place with your hand or an 8mm Allen key. Then insert an anti-tamper screw into the front of the fascia. Tighten with the service tool. Repeat the process for the opposite lower side.

The front fascia being attached to the Dyson Airblade hand dryer.

Ensure the washer door is fixed onto the Airblade and is in the closed position.

The air grill being attached to a Dyson Airblade hand dryer.

Insert the anti-tamper screws and tighten with the service tool.

Where to insert the front fascia screws on a Dyson Airblade hand dryer.

Test the unit for correct operation before affixing the 2 fascia caps.

Where to insert the front fascia screws on a Dyson Airblade hand dryer.

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Please note: this product will generate some warming of the air when used constantly in busy locations. This will appear in high ambient air temperature, or when drawing hot air from a localised heat source. This is normal.

Is the air hot when the machine has been in use for less than 30 minutes?

No problem with the machine

This would indicate that the machine is working as intended.

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Please check the Air knives and inspect for external blockages.

The sensors on the Dyson Airblade hand dryer being checked.

Is there consistent airflow across the air knives?

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Please switch the power supply on and off and retest the machine.

Ensure you have checked RCD unit. (Residual Current Device / Trip switch).

The Dyson Airblade hand dryer being turned off and on.

Has switching the power off and on and checking the RCD unit resolved the problem?

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Check that other appliances in the room are working, such as lights.

Are there other products (not including the Dyson hand dryer) working in the washroom?

Problems with electrical supply is not related to Airblade and should be resolved by an electrician.

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An electrician will be required to proceed with the next steps.

Is there power to the Airblade?

Problems with electrical supply is not related to Airblade and should be resolved by an electrician.

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We need a little more information to help us solve your issue.

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Is the machine running for 30 seconds, resting for four seconds and then starting the cycle again?

Check reflective surfaces and light source

Please note that any changes to the bathroom environment such as installation of new lighting, mirrors or other surfaces which can cause a reflective in the direction of the sensor points can cause an intermittent issue with the machine.

To rule out the above, please switch the lights off and block out any external light source.

Retest the machine and move onto the next step.

Has this resolved the problem?

Please clean the 4 lenses with a non-abrasive cloth and cleaning solution.

The sensors on the Dyson Airblade hand dryer being checked.

Has cleaning the lens resolved the problem?

Is there any damage to the lens?

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Please note that the cost of replacement or repair will not be covered if the damage is due to vandalism.

Where is the damage located?

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We're glad the problem's been solved.

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Please clean the 4 lenses with a non-abrasive cloth and cleaning solution.

The sensors on the Dyson Airblade hand dryer being checked.

Has cleaning the lens resolved the problem?

Is there any damage to the lens?

We need a little more information to help us solve your issue.

Please contact our customer service team via live chat or email askdyson@dyson.co.uk

Please note that the cost of replacement or repair will not be covered if the damage is due to vandalism.

Where is the damage located?

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We need a little more information to help us solve your issue.

Please contact our customer service team via live chat or email askdyson@dyson.co.uk

Please note that the cost of replacement or repair will not be covered if the damage is due to vandalism.

We need a little more information to help us solve your issue.

Please contact our customer service team via live chat or email askdyson@dyson.co.uk

Please note that the cost of replacement or repair will not be covered if the damage is due to vandalism.

Has the product been vandalised or dropped?

Cleaning instructions

The following chemicals are some that are harmful to the unit and should not be used. The use of these will invalidate the warranty.

Warning: Do not use:

Alcohol-acid mixes
Alcohol
Solvent / oil-based products
Quaternary ammonium
Alkali-bleach mixes
Foaming ingredients
Bleach or abrasive cleaners
Do not pressure wash

WARNING: Do not pressure wash

Are you cleaning within Dyson guidelines?

Please note, due to the nature of the damage, the replacement part will be charged.

Damage caused by air fresheners will be covered on the first instance and chargeable thereafter.

Please proceed to clean the product under the Dyson guidelines.

To keep your Dyson Airblade™ hand dryer looking new, ensure that all surfaces of the Dyson Airblade™ hand dryer are cleaned daily with a soft cloth and a non-abrasive, non-caustic cleaning solution.

Wipe down the fascia daily to avoid mineral deposits and build up of debris. Clean the floor and wall beneath and around the unit. This may be required more regularly in high-use areas.

Some chemicals are harmful to the unit and must not be used. Using them will invalidate the warranty.

Warning: Do not use:

Alcohol-acid mixes
Alcohol
Solvent / oil-based products
Quaternary ammonium
Alkali-bleach mixes
Foaming ingredients
Bleach or abrasive cleaners
Do not pressure wash

Which part is damaged?

We need a little more information to help us solve your issue.

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8:00am- 8:00pm Monday to Friday
8:00am- 6:00pm Saturday and Sunday

We need a little more information to help us solve your issue.

Please contact our customer service team via live chat or email askdyson@dyson.co.uk

Please get in touch.

Our experts are ready to help you.

UK based helpline open
8:00am- 8:00pm Monday to Friday
8:00am- 6:00pm Saturday and Sunday

We need a little more information to help us solve your issue.

Please contact our customer service team via live chat or email askdyson@dyson.co.uk

Please get in touch.

Our experts are ready to help you.

UK based helpline open
8:00am- 8:00pm Monday to Friday
8:00am- 6:00pm Saturday and Sunday

Damage caused by air fresheners will be covered on the first instance and chargeable thereafter.

Which part is damaged?

Please note, due to the nature of the damage, the replacement part will be charged.

Which part is damaged?

Flow lines occur during production and are a result of the plastic moulding process. This is perfectly normal and will not impact on the function or structure of the machine.

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Please note that when using our product (and any other hands under, wall mounted hand dryer) that the water from wet hands is blown off into the air and if there is a collection of water on the wall, this can be easily wiped away as part of the regular cleaning regime in the washroom.

If the water on the wall is an issue, especially for porous surfaces, consider the use of a splash back or non-porous wall surface (e.g. ceramic tile).

The floor by the Dyson Airblade hand dryer being cleaned.

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