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DC33 Multi Floor™

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There might be debris in the clear bin or cyclone.

Check the bin and cyclone

Remove the bin assembly by pressing the catch on top of the carry handle.

Push the button to release dust directly into a dustbin or bag.

Shake or tap firmly to remove all dust from inside the fine dust collector, and check the bin is completely empty.

Press firmly on the centre of the clear bin base to close before placing back on the machine.

Test the machine.

Is the rattle still present?

There might be a blockage in the machine, so we suggest carrying out the following checks.

Test the suction

Make sure the machine is standing in the upright position.

Pull back the wand cap.

Turn the machine on and place your hand on the end of the wand.

Is the suction strong or weaker than usual?

Does the machine stand upright?

Keep your hands and clothing away from the brush bar area at all times.

Does the brushbar turn with the power on?

Recline the machine back into the vacuuming position.

Check that the arrow on the brushbar control clutch moves forward to the carpeted floors position..

Lay the machine on its side, keeping it in the vacuuming position.

Turn the machine on and check to see if the brushbar is spinning.

Is the brushbar spinning?

Airway inspection checks

Remove the valve pipe near to the base of the machine, using the two buttons.

Check the valve pipe for blockages and remove if necessary.

Check the seal on the valve pipe for any damage.

Check the seal on the machine for any damage.

Plug the machine in and switch on. Place your hand over the airway inspection and test the suction.

Is the suction strong or weaker than usual?

Check the cleaner head

Turn off power, lay the machine flat on the floor and turn over so that the base can be viewed.

Using a coin, turn each fastener by a quarter.

Remove the soleplate. Inspect the internal hose for blockages or and damage. Both ends of the internal hose pull away. If the internal hose is split choose 'part broken'. When refitting, push firmly to connect and ensure that both ends of the hose are fitted securely.

Carefully remove any blockages from the brushbar using a pair of scissors to cut away any hair and fibres from the brushbar if necessary.

Re-attach the soleplate by first lining it up at the front, and then securing the three fasteners.

Re-test the machine.

Has checking the cleaner head resolved the problem?

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Check duct, bin and cyclone

Turn the machine off and remove the cyclone and bin assembly.

Check the duct

Check the entry seal located on the left side of the duct is not missing or damaged.

Check the entry pipe and exhuast pipe on the main duct for any blockages and remove as necessary.

Check the bin and cyclone

Check the cyclone entry seal is not missing or damaged.

Check both entry inlets on the clear bin and cyclone for blockages and remove as necessary.

Open the bin lid being careful to ensure dust is captured.

Release the clear bin from the cyclone by pressing the button on the back of the cyclone.

Clean the cyclone with a dry cloth and shake or tap firmly to remove all dust from inside the fine dust collector. Check the cyclone seal is not missing or damaged.

If any parts are missing or damaged select 'part broken'.

Re-assemble and test machine.

Has checking the duct, bin and cyclone resolved the problem?

Wash the filters

Press the release catch and remove the filter housing from the machine.

Remove the filter from the housing

Remove the clear bin and cyclone from the machine.

Lift the release catch located on the filter lid and remove the filter.

Wash both filters in cold water only until the water runs clear.

WARNING: Do not use detergent. Do not wash in a dishwasher or washing machine.

Leave to dry in a warm place for 12-24 hours.

WARNING: Do not dry the filters in a tumble dryer, microwave, oven or near a naked flame.

Ensure the filters are completely dry before replacing in the machine.

The filters should be washed at least once every 3-6 months.

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Check duct, bin and cyclone

Turn the machine off and remove the cyclone and bin assembly.

Check the duct

Check the entry seal located on the left side of the duct is not missing or damaged.

Check the entry pipe and exhuast pipe on the main duct for any blockages and remove as necessary.

Check the bin and cyclone

Check the cyclone entry seal is not missing or damaged.

Check both entry inlets on the clear bin and cyclone for blockages and remove as necessary.

Open the bin lid being careful to ensure dust is captured.

Release the clear bin from the cyclone by pressing the button on the back of the cyclone.

Clean the cyclone with a dry cloth and shake or tap firmly to remove all dust from inside the fine dust collector. Check the cyclone seal is not missing or damaged.

Re-assemble and test machine.

Has checking the duct bin and cyclone resolved the problem?

Check the cleaner head

Turn off power, lay the machine flat on the floor and turn over so that the base can be viewed.

Using a coin, turn each fastener by a quarter.

Remove the soleplate. Inspect the internal hose for blockages or and damage. Both ends of the internal hose pull away. If the internal hose is split choose 'part broken'.

When refitting, push firmly to connect and ensure that both ends of the hose are fitted securely.

Carefully remove any blockages from the brushbar using a pair of scissors to cut away any hair and fibres from the brushbar if necessary.

Re-attach the soleplate by first lining it up at the front, and then securing the three fasteners.

Re-test the machine.

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Checking the upright lock

The upright lock can become displaced and cause the machine to not stand correctly. This can be easily resolved by following the procedure:

Recline the machine back until it lies flat on the floor and stand behind.

On the right side, by the back wheel you will find the valve pipe carriage.

Check the valve pipe is clear of blockages by pressing the push button to remove it from the valve carriage.

Lock the valve carriage into place by pressing the black push button in front, and lifting the rear section until it clicks into place.

Has checking the upright lock resolved this problem?

Airway inspection checks

Remove the valve pipe near to the base of the machine, using the two buttons.

  • Check the valve pipe for blockages and remove if necessary.
  • Check the seal on the valve pipe for any damage.
  • Check the seal on the machine for any damage.

Plug the machine in and switch on. Place your hand over the airway inspection and test the suction.

Is the suction strong or weaker than usual?

Checking the hose

Please re-fit the valve pipe before continuing.

Disconnect the wand from the hose. Stretch out the hose and check for any splits. If the hose is damaged choose 'part broken'.

Plug the machine in and switch it on. Place your hand over the end of the hose and test the suction

Is the suction from the hose strong or weaker than usual?

Checking the wand

Look through the wand. You should see light shining through. If not remove the blockage.

Connect the wand to the hose and test the machine.

Has checking the wand resolved the problem?

Checking the hose and U-bend

Turn off power and unplug the machine.

Recline the machine and lay on to its front.

Remove the U-bend, checking for blockages and remove if necessary.

Check the hose for blockages and remove if necessary. Ensure the hose is fitted correctly at the base of the machine.

Has checking the hose and U-bend resolved the problem?

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This hints at either a blockage or a damaged/missing seal.

Test the suction

Make sure the machine is standing in the upright position.

Pull back the wand cap.

Turn the machine on and place your hand on the end of the wand.

Is the suction strong or weaker than normal?

Check the cleaner head

Turn off power, lay the machine flat on the floor and turn over so that the base can be viewed.

Using a coin, turn each fastener by a quarter.

Remove the soleplate.

Carefully remove any blockages from the brushbar using a pair of scissors to cut away any hair and fibres from the brushbar if necessary and check if the belt has been damaged.

Re-attach the soleplate by first lining it up at the front, and then securing the three fasteners.

Re-test the machine. If the noise is still present, this issue could be resolved by booking a repair.

If the belt is slack or broken or the brushbar has snapped, this issue could be resolved by booking a repair.

Has this resolved the issue?

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Test the suction

Make sure the machine is standing in the upright position.

Pull back the wand cap.

Turn the machine on and place your hand on the end of the wand.

Is the suction strong or weaker than usual?

Check the mini turbine head

Undo the fastener with a coin.

Remove the brushbar from the mini turbine head.

Clear any hair, threads and debris from the brushbar. Inspect the duct on the underside of the turbine head for blockages and remove if necessary.

Re-fit the brushbar and fasten the mini turbine head fastener with a coin.

Test the mini turbine head on the machine.

Has this resolved the problem?

Further checks required

The mini turbine head will work if the suction is strong. This issue could be resolved by carrying out performance checks or washing the filter.

If the mini turbine head is damaged, choose the order option.

Test the suction

Make sure the machine is standing in the upright position.

Pull back the wand cap.

Turn the machine on and place your hand on the end of the wand.

Is the suction strong or weaker than usual?

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When did the machine last have power?

Thermal cut out

Most Dyson vacuums have a built in safety system that stops the machine if it begins to overheat. This usually happens because the filters need washing or your machine is blocked.

Carry out the performance checks, and if your machine cuts out unplug and leave for at least 2 hours to cool down.

Wash the filters

Press the release catch and remove the filter housing from the machine.

Remove the filter from the housing.

Remove the clear bin and cyclone from the machine.

Lift the release catch located on the filter lid and remove the filter.

Wash both filters in cold water only until the water runs clear. Do not use detergent. Do not wash in a dishwasher or washing machine.

Leave to dry in a warm place for 12-24 hours. Do not dry the filters in a tumble dryer, microwave, oven or near a naked flame.

Ensure the filters are completely dry before replacing in the machine.

The filters should be washed at least once every 3-6 months

Is there anything else we can help you with?

Check electrical supply

Is the power cord or plug damaged?

Are the other household appliances working?

Does the vacuum work when plugged into another socket?

Has checking the electrics resolved the problem?

Do not plug in or attempt to use the machine until it has been repaired by one of our engineers.

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Keep your hands and clothing away from the brush bar area at all times.

Check the brushbar control

Recline the machine back into the vacuuming position.

Check that the arrow on the brushbar control clutch moves forward to the carpeted floors position.

Lay the machine on its side, keeping it in the vacuuming position.

Turn the machine on and check to see if the brushbar is spinning.

Has checking the brushbar control resolved the problem?

Do not plug in or attempt to use the machine until it has been repaired by one of our engineers

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The filter should be washed at least once every 3-6 months.

Washing and cleaning required

This issue could be resolved by washing the filter and cleaning the bin and cyclone.

Washing the filter

Press the release catch and remove the filter housing from the machine.

Remove the filter from the housing.

Wash in cold water only until the water runs clear. Do not use detergent. Do not wash in a dishwasher or washing machine.

Leave to dry in a warm place for 12-24 hours.

WARNING: Do not dry the filter in a tumble dryer, microwave, oven or near a naked flame.

Ensure the filter is completely dry before replacing in the machine.

Has washing the filters resolved the problem?

How to clean the bin and cyclone

Remove the bin assembly by pressing the catch on top of the carry handle.

Push the button to release dust directly into a dustbin or bag.

Release the bin from the cyclone by pressing the button on the back of the cyclone.

Clean the cyclone with a dry cloth and shake or tap firmly to remove all dust from inside the fine dust collector.

WARNING: Do not get any part of the cyclone assembly damp or wet.

You can use cold water to clean the clear bin.

WARNING: Do not use detergents or other chemicals.

Ensure the bin is completely dry before attaching back to the cyclone and press firmly on the centre of the clear bin base to close before placing back on the machine.

Has cleaning the bin and cyclone resolved the issue?

Wand

Pull the wand up from the red cuff at the top.

Can you pull the wand up slightly from the red cuff at the top?

Can you release and extend the hose from the bottom of the machine?

Remove the wand.

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If your machine is spitting out dust, this indicates that there is a blockage.

Test the suction

Make sure the machine is standing in the upright position.

Pull back the wand cap.

Turn the machine on and place your hand on the end of the wand.

Is the suction strong or weaker than usual?

Do not plug in or attempt to use the machine until it has been repaired by one of our engineers.

Repair required

This issue could be resolved by booking a repair.

Do not plug in or attempt to use the machine until it has been repaired by one of our engineers.

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Checking the upright lock

The upright lock can become displaced and cause the machine to not stand correctly. This can be easily resolved by following the procedure

Recline the machine back until it lies flat on the floor and stand behind

On the right side, by the back wheel you will find the valve pipe carriage.

Check the valve pipe is clear of blockages by pressing the push button to remove it from the valve carriage.

Lock the valve carriage into place by pressing the black push button in front, and lifting the rear section until it clicks into place

Has checking the upright lock resolved the problem?

Check the brushbar

Plug in and switch on the machine.

Recline the machine into the vacuuming position.

Check the brushbar through the window at the front of the cleanerhead.

Does the brushbar spin when the machine is reclined?

Check the brushbar control

Recline the machine back into the vacuuming position.

Check that the arrow on the brushbar control clutch moves forward to the carpeted floors position.

Lay the machine on its side, keeping it in the vacuuming position.

Turn the machine on and check to see if the brushbar is spinning.

Has checking the brushbar control resolved the problem?

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Check soleplate

Check the soleplate to ensure there is no debris caught in the wheels or any damage/wheels missing.

Is there any damage to the soleplate?

Please call us to resolve this problem.

It looks like the Soleplate isn't working. We know how to fix it – we just can’t do it online.

One of our Dyson experts can help you get the parts or assistance you need.

Soleplate

Part no. 908653-04

Replacement soleplate for your Dyson vacuum cleaner.

€24.99

Soleplate

Soleplate

Part no. 908653-04

Replacement soleplate for your Dyson vacuum cleaner.

€24.99

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