Dyson DC18 Slim Troubleshooting

If you are having problems with your Dyson DC18 Slim Vacuum Cleaner, you are not alone. Many Dyson DC18 Slim owners experience issues with their vacuum cleaner from time to time, and it can be frustrating to deal with these problems.

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Dyson DC18 Slim Vacuum Cleaner Problems

Below are common issues and solutions for the Dyson DC18 Slim:

The Dyson DC18 Slim Emptying the Clear bin

Caution:

  • Turn the power off and unplug before emptying the bin. Failure to do so could result in electric shock or personal injury.
  • Empty as soon as the dirt reaches the level of the max mark – do not overfill.
  • Do not use the machine without the clear binTM in place

The Dyson DC18 Slim Cleaning the Clear bin

Caution:

  • Do not use detergents, polishes, or air fresheners to clean the clear bin
  • Do not immerse the whole cyclone in water.
  • Do not put the bin in the dishwasher.
  • Ensure the bin is completely dry before replacing it.
  • To clean the shroud (if necessary), be sure the bin has been emptied and the bin base is open. Separate the clear binTM and clean the shroud with a cloth or small brush to remove lint and dust

The Dyson DC18 Slim Washing your filter

Caution:

  • Check your filter regularly and wash at least every 3-6 months according to instructions to maintain performance.
  • The filter may require more frequent washing based on individual vacuuming habits. Check regularly.
  • Turn the power off and unplug before washing the filter. Failure to do so could result in electric shock or personal injury.
  • The filter may require more frequent washing if vacuuming fine dust.
  • Do not use detergent to clean the filter.
  • Do not put the filter in the dishwasher, washing machine, clothes dryer, microwave, or near an open flame.
  • Air dry for at least 12 hours and ensure filter and case are completely dry before refitting onto the machine

The Dyson DC18 Slim Clearing blockages/brushbar

Caution:

  • Please note: clearing blockages is not covered by your machine’s limited warranty.
  • Turn the power off and unplug it before checking for blockages. Failure to do so could result in electric shock or personal injury.
  • If any part of your machine becomes blocked, it may overheat and then automatically shut off. Unplug the machine and leave it to cool down. Clear blockage before restarting.
  • If the brushbar becomes obstructed, turn the power off and unplug it before checking for blockages. Remove the blockage and press the RESET button located on the top of the cleaner head before restarting the vacuum.
  • Please ensure the machine is upright before removing the hose or airway inspection ports.
  • Beware of sharp objects when clearing blockages.
  • Refit all parts of the machine securely before using it

Dyson DC18 Slim Replacement Parts

How to Diagnose and Repair a Dyson DC18 Slim

This guide will help you identify and resolve issues with your Dyson DC18 Slim Vacuum Cleaner.

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