Introduction

Steps 1-3 provide instructions on how to remove the post-motor (HEPA) filter. Step 4 provides instructions on how to remove the pre-motor foam & felt filters. Shark recommends you hand rinse the post-motor (HEPA) filter once a year. The manufacturer also recommends you hand wash the pre-motor filters with soap once every three months.

  1. Make sure the vacuum is turned off and unplugged before proceeding.
    • Make sure the vacuum is turned off and unplugged before proceeding.

    • Lay the vacuum pod flat with the bottom facing towards you.

    • Pull the silver release latch and lift away from the body of the vacuum from the bottom.

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  2. Lift the front cover off the face of the vacuum body.
    • Lift the front cover off the face of the vacuum body.

    • Pull out the filter.

    • This filter should be replaced or washed once a year.

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    • Rest the vacuum pod upright.

    • Press down on the buttons on either side of the handle labeled “dust cup release.”

    • Lift the dust cup away from from the body of the vacuum to uncover the foam filter.

    • In most Shark manuals, the vacuum pod is referred to as the "Lift-Away Pod."

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    • Lift the foam filter and filter frame out of the center of the vacuum to unveil the felt filter.

    • Remove the felt filter by lifting the pull-tab.

    • These filters should be replaced or washed every three months.

    • Do not use the vacuum without the dust cup and filters in place.

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Conclusion

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

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