Dyson DC44 Troubleshooting

If you are having problems with your Dyson DC44 Vacuum Cleaner, you are not alone. Many Dyson DC44 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 DC44 Vacuum Cleaner Problems

Below are common issues and solutions for the Dyson DC44:

The Dyson DC44 Emptying The Clear Bin

Caution:

  • Empty as soon as the dirt reaches the level of the MAX mark – do not overfill.
  • Ensure the machine is disconnected from the charger before emptying the clear bin.
  • To release the dirt, push the red button at the side of the clear bin as shown.
  • To minimize dust/allergen contact when emptying, encase the clear bin tightly in a plastic bag and empty it.
  • Remove the clear bin carefully.
  • Seal the bag tightly, and dispose as normal.
  • To make emptying the clear bin easier, it is advisable to remove the wand and floor tool.

The Dyson DC44 Cleaning the clear bin

Caution:

  • Ensure the machine is disconnected from the charger before removing the clear bin. Be careful not to pull the ‘ON’ trigger.
  • Remove the wand and floor tool.
  • To remove the clear bin, push the red button at the side of the clear bin as you would when emptying the clear bin. This will expose the red release button on the underside of the handle. Press this to release the clear bin.
  • Remove the clear bin carefully.
  • Clean the clear bin with a damp cloth only.
  • Ensure the clear bin is completely dry before replacing it.
  • Do not use detergents, polishes, or air fresheners to clean the clear bin.
  • Do not put the clear bin in the dishwasher.
  • Clean the cyclone shroud with a dry cloth or dry brush to remove lint and dust.
  • To replace the clear bin, fit the tab on the rim of the cyclone shroud into the aperture on the inside of the top of the clear bin. Push the clean bin up and in. It will click into place.
  • Close the base of the clear bin

The Dyson DC44 Washing your filter

Caution:

  • Ensure the machine is disconnected from the charger before removing the filter.
  • Your machine has one washable filter, located as shown.
  • Press the blue ‘Filter’ button so you can remove the cyclone and clear the bin unit.
  • Check and wash the filter regularly according to instructions to maintain performance.
  • The filter may require more frequent washing if vacuuming fine dust or if used mainly in ‘HIGH CONSTANT SUCTION’ mode.
  • Wash the filter with cold water only. Do not use detergents.
  • Do not put the filter in a dishwasher, washing machine, tumble dryer, oven, microwave, or near an open flame.
  • IMPORTANT: After washing please leave at least 12 hours to dry completely before refitting.
  • Place the dry filter into the recess of the handle.
  • Fit the base of the handle into the aperture on the base of the cyclone and clear the bin unit. Push both halves together until the ‘Filter’ button engages and locks into place.
  • To watch a short online video visit: www.dyson.com/DC44filterwash

The Dyson DC44 Looking for blockages

Caution:

  • Ensure the machine is disconnected from the charger before looking for blockages.
  • Do not operate while checking for blockages. Failure to do so could result in personal injury.
  • Beware of sharp objects when checking for blockages.
  • Refit all parts securely before using.
  • Clearing blockages is not covered by your warranty.
  • If you cannot clear an obstruction you may need to remove the brush bar. Use a coin to unlock the fastener marked with a padlock. Remove the obstruction. Replace the brush bar and secure it by locking the fastener. Ensure it is fixed firmly before operating the machine.
  • Take care if coming into contact with the carbon fiber brushes, as they may cause minor skin irritation. Wash your hands after handling the brushes

The Dyson DC44 Clearing Blockages – Thermal Cut-Out

Caution:

  • Large items may block the tools or nozzle. If any part becomes blocked the machine may overheat and automatically cut out.
  • Leave to cool down for 1-2 hours before checking the filter or for blockages.
  • Ensure the machine is disconnected from the charger before looking for blockages. Failure to do so could result in personal injury.
  • Clear any blockage before restarting.
  • Refit all parts of the machine securely before using it.
  • Clearing blockages is not covered by your warranty

Dyson DC44 Replacement Parts

How to Diagnose and Repair a Dyson DC44

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