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Introduction

This is a guide to removing the brush bar for replacement or cleaning.

Parts

No parts specified.

  1. Turn off and unplug the vacuum. Turn off and unplug the vacuum.
    • Turn off and unplug the vacuum.

  2. Recline the vacuum on its back and position the brushbar  up in the air. Recline the vacuum on its back and position the brushbar  up in the air.
    • Recline the vacuum on its back and position the brushbar up in the air.

  3. Pull the red ring  around the base of the brush head down and away from the body. Pull the red ring  around the base of the brush head down and away from the body.
    • Pull the red ring around the base of the brush head down and away from the body.

  4. Pull the brushbar out from the vacuum.
    • Pull the brushbar out from the vacuum.

  5. Pull up the red tabs on the top of the brushbar.
    • Pull up the red tabs on the top of the brushbar.

  6. Remove the front panel of the brushbar.
    • Remove the front panel of the brushbar.

  7. Remove the four screws with a Torx T10 Screwdriver. Remove the four screws with a Torx T10 Screwdriver. Remove the four screws with a Torx T10 Screwdriver.
    • Remove the four screws with a Torx T10 Screwdriver.

  8. Lift the brushbar away from the housing while pulling it out to the side. This may take some force and wiggling.
    • Lift the brushbar away from the housing while pulling it out to the side.

    • This may take some force and wiggling.

Conclusion

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

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Mairead Nye

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2 Comments

I'm like to know if this works for the Dyson ball animal2 as well

Jean Riehle - Reply

We used this guide to clean the brushbar assembly of the DC41 animal too. Thank you SO MUCH for writing it!!! We’d never have tried pulling the bar off sideways.

Anthony Clark - Reply

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