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Replacing, washing and cleaning Dyson filters

Your Dyson vacuum cleaner or fan may include one or more filters that need to be cleaned to ensure your machine stays at maximum operating efficiency.

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How and when to clean/replace your Dyson filter

Your Dyson vacuum cleaner may include one or more filters that need to be cleaned to keep your machine operating at its best. Washing your Dyson filter is quick and easy.

1. Turn off

and disconnect your machine at the wall socket.

2. Remove your Dyson filter(s).

Select your specific machine from the selector below to find out how.

3. Wash filters in cold water only

(don’t use detergent or wash in a dishwasher or washing machine). Rinsing under the water supply then gently squeezing the water out of the filter. Repeat until the water runs clear.

4. Dry filters

by leaving them in a warm place for 24 hours, until completely dry.
NB: Don’t dry the filter in a tumble dryer, microwave or near a naked flame.

5. Replace the filters.

For more details and step-by-step guides on how to locate and remove the filters in your Dyson machine, find your machine from the product selector below.