Introduction

The filter on the Dyson DC14 vacuum needs to be cleaned every six months in order to maintain its peak operating condition.

Tools

No tools required.

Parts

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  • The filter is located in the canister of your vacuum.

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Image 1/3: Remove the yellow filter housing. Image 2/3: Remove the yellow filter housing. Image 3/3: Remove the yellow filter housing.
  • Open the canister filter compartment. Push the clip upwards, and open the canister top away from you.

  • Remove the yellow filter housing.

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Image 1/1: The filter and housing must both be completely dry before reinstalling.  Do not use your vacuum without filters installed.
  • Remove the blue sponge-filter from the yellow filter housing.

    • The filter and housing must both be completely dry before reinstalling. Do not use your vacuum without filters installed.

  • Clean the blue sponge-filter in cold water until the water runs clear.

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Conclusion

Once the filter is cleaned, set the blue filter sponge and the yellow filter housing aside for at least 24 hours to dry. Do not use your vacuum without a filter, or when the filter is still wet. To reassemble, follow the steps in reverse order.

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