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DC28c Multi Floor vacuum (Iron/Bright Silver/Non-Metallic Yellow)

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Checking the machine for blockages

Please follow the instructions in the video.

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Checking the machine for blockages

Check the floor tool openings for blockages and remove if necessary.

Check the extension tube, wand handle and hose for blockages

Separate the extension tube from the Wand handle by pressing the release catch on the Wand handle.

Check the extension tube, Wand handle and hose for blockages and remove as necessary.

Remove the bin from the cylinder.

Use a Phillips head screwdriver to remove the covering for the lower hose.

Remove the tube from the cylinder.

Check the lower duct for blockages and remove.

Reattach the hose and cover.

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Checking for blockages

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Checking the machine for blockages

Check the floor tool openings for blockages and remove if necessary.

Check the extension tube, wand handle and hose for blockages

Separate the extension tube from the Wand handle by pressing the release catch on the Wand handle.

Check the extension tube, Wand handle and hose for blockages and remove as necessary.

Remove the bin from the cylinder.

Use a Phillips head screwdriver to remove the covering for the lower hose.

Remove the tube from the cylinder.

Check the lower duct for blockages and remove.

Reattach the hose and cover.

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How to wash the filter

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How to wash the filter

Remove the bin from the cylinder.

With the bin removed, open the filter housing catch.

Run cold water though the open of the filter for approximately for 10 seconds.

WARNING: Do not use detergent. Do not wash in a dishwasher or washing machine.

Turn the filter upside down and tap 10 times.

Repeat until clean.

Leave filter to dry in a warm place until filter is completely dry.

Do not dry filter in a tumble dryer, microwave, oven, or near an open flame.

Has washing the filter resolved the issue?

Check the hose and seals

Remove the extension tube from the wand handle by pressing the grey switch on the handle.

Check there are no cracks in the handle.

Remove the hose fully from the machine and check there are no rips or tears in the hose.

Remove the bin fully from the machine and check that the inlet on the machine is not damaged.

Check the inlet located on the Main body of the machine, ensure the seal is not torn.

Check the lower duct hose is not torn or twisted.

Remove the clear bin from the cyclone by pressing the silver button at the back of the cyclone.

Attach the hose and bin to the machine ensuring they both click into place.

Turn the machine on.

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Checking the machine for blockages

Remove any tool from the extension tube.

Fully extend the extension tube by pressing the red button.

Turn the machine on and place your hand over the end of the extension tube.

Checking the machine for blockages

Please follow the steps in the video.

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Checking for blockages

Please follow the steps in the video.

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Musclehead floor tool

Triggerhead floor tool

How to use the Dual mode floor tool

For use on carpet flooring, the purple seal should be in the 'up' position.

For use on hard flooring, the purple seal should be in the 'down' position.

Has checking the floor tool resolved the problem?

The model shown may vary from the product selected but the process remains the same.

Check the Dual mode floor tool

Check the base and connector of the Dual mode floor tool for blockages and remove as necessary.

Test the Dual mode floor tool on the machine.

Has checking the floor tool resolved the problem?

Checking the machine for blockages

Please follow the steps in the video.

Has checking the machine for blockages resolved the issue?

Checking the machine for blockages

Check the floor tool openings for blockages and remove if necessary.

Check the extension tube, wand handle and hose for blockages

Separate the extension tube from the Wand handle by pressing the release catch on the Wand handle.

Check the extension tube, Wand handle and hose for blockages and remove as necessary.

Remove the bin from the cylinder.

Use a Phillips head screwdriver to remove the covering for the lower hose.

Remove the tube from the cylinder.

Check the lower duct for blockages and remove.

Reattach the hose and cover.

Has checking the machine for blockages resolved the issue?

How to wash the filter

Please follow the steps in the video.

Has washing the filter resolved the issue?

How to wash the filter

Remove the bin from the cylinder.

With the bin removed, open the filter housing catch.

Run cold water though the open of the filter for approximately for 10 seconds.

WARNING: Do not use detergent. Do not wash in a dishwasher or washing machine.

Turn the filter upside down and tap 10 times.

Repeat until clean.

Leave filter to dry in a warm place until filter is completely dry.

Do not dry filter in a tumble dryer, microwave, oven, or near an open flame.

Has washing the filter resolved the issue?

You might need a replacement part.

It looks like the Dual mode floor tool is not working. You can solve this by ordering a new one below.

Dual mode floor tool

Part no. 916962-03

Replacement dual mode floor tool for your Dyson vacuum cleaner.

£37.50

Dual mode floor tool

Dual mode floor tool

Part no. 916962-03

Replacement dual mode floor tool for your Dyson vacuum cleaner.

£37.50

£37.50

£37.50

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You might need a replacement part.

It looks like the Dual mode floor tool is not working. You can solve this by ordering a new one below.

Dual mode floor tool

Part no. 916962-03

Replacement dual mode floor tool for your Dyson vacuum cleaner.

£37.50

Dual mode floor tool

Dual mode floor tool

Part no. 916962-03

Replacement dual mode floor tool for your Dyson vacuum cleaner.

£37.50

£37.50

£37.50

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How to use the Musclehead floor tool

The Musclehead will automatically adjust from hard floors to carpets and carpet to hard floors. Therefore it does not need to be manually adjusted for different floor types.

The bleed valves can be opened if there is too much suction. If the performance is poor with the bleed valve open, they should be closed again

Has checking the bleed valve resolved the problem?

The model shown may vary from the product selected but the process remains the same.

Checking the Musclehead for blockages

Check the neck and underneath the floor tool and remove any blockages as necessary.

Has checking the floor tool resolved the problem?

Checking the machine for blockages

Please follow the steps in the video.

Has checking the machine for blockages resolved the issue?

You might need a replacement part.

It looks like the Musclehead floor tool is not working. You can solve this by ordering a new one below.

Musclehead floor tool

Part no. 965577-01

Replacement musclehead floor tool for your Dyson vacuum cleaner.

£49.00

Musclehead floor tool

Part no. 965577-01

Replacement musclehead floor tool for your Dyson vacuum cleaner.

£49.00

£49.00

£49.00

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Please note the Brush bar will default to 'On' when the vacuum is switched on.

Checking the Triggerhead floor tool

The Brush bar on the Triggerhead can be turned on and off using the Brush bar ON/OFF button the Wand.

The brushes should be turned on for carpets and off for hard floors.

For use on carpeted flooring, slide the switch on the handle to the 'on' up position.

For use on hard flooring, slide the switch on the handle to the 'off' down position.

Has checking the floor tool resolved the problem?

Repair required

This issue can be resolved by booking a repair.

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When did the machine last have power?

Thermal cut out

Most Dyson vacuums have a built in safety system that stops the machine if it begins to overheat. This usually happens because the filters need washing or your machine is blocked.

Carry out the performance checks, and if your machine cuts out unplug and leave for at least 2 hours to cool down.

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Checking the machine for blockages

Please follow the steps in the video.

Check electrical supply

Is the power cord or plug damaged?

Are the other household appliances working?

Does the vacuum work when plugged into another socket?

Has checking the electrics resolved the problem?

The switch does not light up.

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Wash the filter

Please follow the steps in the video.

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Clean the bin and cyclone

Remove the clear bin from the cylinder.

Check the fine dust collector for blockages and remove as necessary.

Clean the shroud with a dry cloth or by using the combination tool.

WARNING: Do not use any liquids to clean the cyclone.

Empty the clear bin

Place the bin inside a bag, close the bag around the bin and press the button to release the dust and debris.

Shake or tap firmly to remove all dust and debris from inside the bin and fine dust collector.

With the bin base open, press the silver button to separate the bin from the cyclone

Clean the bin

Cleaning the clear bin and cyclone.

You may rinse the clear bin with cold water.

Ensure the bin is completely dry before refitting.

Rebuild and test the machine.

Has cleaning the bin and cyclone resolved the problem?

How to wash the filter

Remove the bin from the cylinder.

With the bin removed, open the filter housing catch.

Run cold water though the open of the filter for approximately for 10 seconds.

WARNING: Do not use detergent. Do not wash in a dishwasher or washing machine.

Turn the filter upside down and tap 10 times.

Repeat until clean.

Leave filter to dry in a warm place until filter is completely dry.

Do not dry filter in a tumble dryer, microwave, oven, or near an open flame.

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Clean the bin and cyclone

Remove the clear bin from the cylinder.

Empty the clear bin

Place the bin inside a bag, close the bag around the bin and press the button to release the dust and debris.

Shake or tap firmly to remove all dust and debris from inside the bin and fine dust collector.

With the bin base open, press the silver button to separate the bin from the cyclone

Check the fine dust collector for blockages and remove as necessary.

Clean the shroud with a dry cloth or by using the combination tool.

WARNING: Do not use any liquids to clean the cyclone.

Clean the bin

Cleaning the clear bin and cyclone.

You may rinse the clear bin with cold water.

Ensure the bin is completely dry before refitting.

Rebuild and test the machine.

Has this resolved the problem?

How to get started

Please follow the steps in the video.

Is there anything else we can help with?

We're glad the problem's been solved.

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How to use the Musclehead floor tool

The Musclehead will automatically adjust from hard floors to carpets and carpet to hard floors. Therefore it does not need to be manually adjusted for different floor types.

The bleed valves can be opened if there is too much suction. If the performance is poor with the bleed valve open, they should be closed again.

Is there anything else we can help with?

Using the Triggerhead floor tool

There is no need to turn the Brush bar on and off for different floor types, the floor tool has a row of anti-static carbon fibre filaments to remove fine dust from hard floors, and stiff nylon brushes remove ground-in dirt from carpets. There's no need to turn the Brush bar off when moving from one floor type to another.

Connect the Turbine head to the extension tube and ensure the extension tube is fully extended.

Is there anything else we can help with?

Please open the PDF for the user guide.

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How to attach the accessories

  • Attach the tools to the tool holster.
  • Clip the tool holster to the extension tube.

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Clean the bin and cyclone

Remove the clear bin from the cylinder.

Empty the clear bin

Place the bin inside a bag, close the bag around the bin and press the button to release the dust and debris.

Shake or tap firmly to remove all dust and debris from inside the bin and fine dust collector.

With the bin base open, press the silver button to separate the bin from the cyclone

Check the fine dust collector for blockages and remove as necessary.

Clean the shroud with a dry cloth or by using the combination tool.

WARNING: Do not use any liquids to clean the cyclone.

Clean the bin

Cleaning the clear bin and cyclone.

You may rinse the clear bin with cold water.

Ensure the bin is completely dry before refitting.

Rebuild and test the machine.

Is there anything else we can help with?

Empty as soon as the dirt reaches the level of the MAX mark - do not overfill.

Emptying the bin

Remove the bin by pressing the release button to the side of the carry handle.

To release the dirt, press the red bin release button.

To minimise dust/allergen contact when emptying, encase the clear bin tightly in a plastic bag and empty.

Remove the clear bin carefully, seal the bag tightly and dispose of as normal.

Close the clear bin base so it clicks into place and is secure.

Replace the clear bin and cyclone back into position on the front of the Main body.

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Wash the filter

Please follow the steps in the video.

Is there anything else we can help with?

How to wash the filter

Remove the bin from the cylinder.

With the bin removed, open the filter housing catch.

Run cold water though the open of the filter for approximately for 10 seconds.

WARNING: Do not use detergent. Do not wash in a dishwasher or washing machine.

Turn the filter upside down and tap 10 times.

Repeat until clean.

Leave filter to dry in a warm place until filter is completely dry.

Do not dry filter in a tumble dryer, microwave, oven, or near an open flame.

Is there anything else we can help with?