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Dyson DC17 Cyclone Cleaning

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  1. Dyson DC17 Cyclone Cleaning, Remove Canister From Vacuum: step 1, image 1 of 3 Dyson DC17 Cyclone Cleaning, Remove Canister From Vacuum: step 1, image 2 of 3 Dyson DC17 Cyclone Cleaning, Remove Canister From Vacuum: step 1, image 3 of 3
    • The canister contains the cyclone assembly, comprised of gray plastic housing, as pictured to the left.

    • Remove the canister by pressing the gray button on the vacuum cleaner's front and at the top of the clear plastic handle.

  2. Dyson DC17 Cyclone Cleaning, Remove Canister Housing From Cyclone: step 2, image 1 of 3 Dyson DC17 Cyclone Cleaning, Remove Canister Housing From Cyclone: step 2, image 2 of 3 Dyson DC17 Cyclone Cleaning, Remove Canister Housing From Cyclone: step 2, image 3 of 3
    • The canister's clear plastic cylinder must be removed to access and clean the cyclone's internals.

    • Over a garbage receptacle, press the red button near the clear handle's top to disengage the canister's bottom lid.

    • Press the gray plastic button near the top of the canister to disengage the canister's clear plastic housing and separate it from the cyclone assembly.

    • The bottom needs to be rocked off slowly to disengage three clips.

    • To see this in action, consider watching this video.

  3. Dyson DC17 Cyclone Cleaning, Remove Cyclone's Lower Body: step 4, image 1 of 3 Dyson DC17 Cyclone Cleaning, Remove Cyclone's Lower Body: step 4, image 2 of 3 Dyson DC17 Cyclone Cleaning, Remove Cyclone's Lower Body: step 4, image 3 of 3
    • The cyclone's lower portion, between the black gasket and the gap shown in the pictures, is removed by gently applying lateral force toward the black gasket while holding the upper portion of the cyclone steady.

    • This video shows the removal process in detail.

  4. Dyson DC17 Cyclone Cleaning, Disassemble Cyclone: step 5, image 1 of 3 Dyson DC17 Cyclone Cleaning, Disassemble Cyclone: step 5, image 2 of 3 Dyson DC17 Cyclone Cleaning, Disassemble Cyclone: step 5, image 3 of 3
    • Disassemble cyclone by pointing white plastic portion upward and remove 6 T15 screws.

  5. Dyson DC17 Cyclone Cleaning: step 6, image 1 of 3 Dyson DC17 Cyclone Cleaning: step 6, image 2 of 3 Dyson DC17 Cyclone Cleaning: step 6, image 3 of 3
    • After removing 6 T15 screws, left white plastic piece in first picture upward and remove.

    • In picture 2, remove remaining white plastic piece adjoining the cyclone's gray plastic.

  6. Dyson DC17 Cyclone Cleaning, Remove Debris Inside Cyclone: step 7, image 1 of 3 Dyson DC17 Cyclone Cleaning, Remove Debris Inside Cyclone: step 7, image 2 of 3 Dyson DC17 Cyclone Cleaning, Remove Debris Inside Cyclone: step 7, image 3 of 3
    • The handle can now be removed or loosened (picture 2) to allow observation of the cyclone's inner channels.

    • Remove any hair or debris blocking the cyclone's inner channels.

    • Red arrows indicated blocked cyclone areas and green arrow points to an open cyclone area. There are cyclone channels that should be observed.

    • Complete the steps in this guide in reverse order.

Conclusion

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

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