Dyson DC45 Troubleshooting

If you are having problems with your Dyson DC45 Vacuum Cleaner, you are not alone. Many Dyson DC45 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 DC45 Vacuum Cleaner Problems

Below are common issues and solutions for the Dyson DC45:

The Dyson DC45 Emptying The Clear Bin

Caution:

  • Empty as soon as the dirt reaches the level of the MAX mark – do not overfill.
  • Ensure the appliance 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 DC45 Cleaning The Clear Bin

Caution:

  • Ensure the appliance 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 DC45 Washing Tha Filter

Caution:

  • Ensure the appliance is disconnected from the charger before removing the filter.
  • Your appliance has one washable filter, located as shown.
  • Press the ‘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 the filter to dry completely, at least  12 hours, 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.english.dysoncanada.ca/dc45filterwash

The Dyson DC45 Looking for Blockages

Caution:

  • Ensure the appliance 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 appliance.
  • 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 DC45 Clearing – Thermal Cut-Out

Caution:

  • This appliance is fitted with an automatically resetting thermal cut-out.
  • Large items may block the tools or nozzle. If any part becomes blocked the appliance may overheat and automatically cut out.
  • Leave to cool down for 1-2 hours before checking the filter or for blockages.
  • Ensure the appliance 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 appliance securely before using it.
  • Clearing blockages is not covered by your warranty.

The Dyson DC45 Charging and Storing

Caution:

  • This appliance will switch ‘OFF’ if the battery temperature is below 3°C (37.4°F).  This is designed to protect the motor and battery. Do not charge the appliance and then move it to an area with a temperature below 3°C (37.4°F) for storage purposes.
  • To help prolong battery life, avoid recharging immediately after a full discharge.  Allow to cool for a few minutes.
  • Avoid using the appliance with the battery flush to a surface. This will help it run cooler and prolong battery run time and life.
  • If mounting the docking station on a wall, follow the instructions supplied with this appliance. Ensure the docking station is fitted correctly and the right way up, so the motor of the appliance is at the top when in place. Take all necessary safety precautions. Use appropriate fixings, tools, and safety equipment.
  • When charging via the docking station the battery must be in the appliance.
  • The battery can be charged on or off the appliance. Take care when removing the battery.

The Dyson DC45 Diagnostics – Charger

Caution:

Charging
Fully charged
Not charging – check battery
Not charging – too cold/too hot

Dyson DC45 Replacement Parts

How to Diagnose and Repair a Dyson DC45

This guide will help you identify and resolve issues with your Dyson DC45 Vacuum Cleaner.

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