Introduction

The normal method of cleaning was not effective. In this case the Dustbuster itself needed to be removed and cleaned.

Open the lid by pressing the grey button and lifting it away. Clean each of the plastic parts with soap and water, and then leave them out to dry. Clean each of the plastic parts with soap and water, and then leave them out to dry.
  • Open the lid by pressing the grey button and lifting it away.

  • Clean each of the plastic parts with soap and water, and then leave them out to dry.

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Follow these steps to open the electronic casing. Remove the four screws as shown in picture two. A long Phillips screwdriver is needed for step two.
  • Follow these steps to open the electronic casing.

  • Remove the four screws as shown in picture two.

  • A long Phillips screwdriver is needed for step two.

  • Remove the fifth screw at the bottom as shown in picture three.

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Gently pry the device open, using an iSesamo opener. Now the I/O button can be removed. Completely replacing this entire part requires desoldering wire connections.
  • Gently pry the device open, using an iSesamo opener.

  • Now the I/O button can be removed.

  • Completely replacing this entire part requires desoldering wire connections.

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Now the electronic components can be cleaned using an air compressor. In picture one, you can see the PCBs. Under the PCB, you'll see blue batteries. These are 2 x 3 AA rechargeable batteries .
  • Now the electronic components can be cleaned using an air compressor.

  • In picture one, you can see the PCBs. Under the PCB, you'll see blue batteries. These are 2 x 3 AA rechargeable batteries .

  • If the dust bag needs to be replaced, remove its securing screws.

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Conclusion

To reassemble your device, follow these instructions in reverse order.

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