Dyson DC52 Allergy Troubleshooting

If you are having problems with your Dyson DC52 Allergy Vacuum Cleaner, you are not alone. Many Dyson DC52 Allergy 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 DC52 Allergy Vacuum Cleaner Problems

Below are common issues and solutions for the Dyson DC52 Allergy:

The Dyson DC52 Allergy Emptying The Clear Bin


  • Empty as soon as the dirt reaches the level of the MAX mark – do not overfill.
  • Switch ‘OFF’ and unplug before emptying the clear bin.
  • To remove the cyclone and clear the bin unit, push the release button to the side of the carrying handle, as shown. The carrying handle will be released.
  • To release the dirt, press the red bin release button.
  • To minimize dust/allergen contact when emptying, encase the clear bin tightly in a plastic bag and empty it.
  • Remove the clear bin carefully from the bag.
  • Seal the bag tightly, and dispose as normal.
  • Close the clear bin base so it clicks into place and is secure.
  • Place the clear bin and cyclone unit into position on the front of the main body of the appliance. The recess in the base of the clear bin must fit onto the lug on the support bracket.
  • Push the carrying handle down so it clicks into place on the top of the clear bin and cyclone unit. Ensure it is secure.

The Dyson DC52 Allergy Cleaning The Clear Bin


  • Remove the cyclone and clear the bin
  • To separate the cyclone from the clear bin press the red bin release button to open the bin base. This exposes a small silver button behind the red opening mechanism.
  • Press the small silver button on the cyclone. Separate the cyclone from the clear bin.
  • Clean the clear bin with cold water only.
  • Do not use detergents, polishes, or air fresheners to clean the clear bin.
  • Do not put the clear bin in a dishwasher.
  • Do not immerse the whole cyclone in water or pour water into the cyclone.
  • Clean the cyclone shroud with a cloth or dry brush to remove lint and dust.
  • Ensure the clear bin is completely dry before replacing it.
  • To replace, first, close the clear bin base so it clicks into place and is secure.
  • Fit the clear bin onto the cyclone. To secure it, first, fit the slot on the front rim of the clear bin onto the lug on the front of the cyclone; then push the rear of the clear bin into place so the silver button engages and clicks into place.
  • Fit the cyclone and clear bin unit onto the appliance

The Dyson DC52 Allergy Blockages – Thermal Cut-Out


  • This appliance is fitted with an automatically resetting thermal cut-out.
  • If any part becomes blocked the appliance may overheat and automatically cut out.
  • If this happens, follow the instructions below in ‘Looking for blockages’.
  • NOTE: Large items may block the tools or wand inlet. If this happens, do not operate the wand release catch. Switch ‘OFF’ and unplug. Failure to do so could result in personal injury

The Dyson DC52 Allergy Looking for Blockages


Switch ‘OFF’ and unplug before looking for blockages. Failure to do so could result in personal injury.
  • Leave to cool down for 1-2 hours before looking for blockages.
  • Beware of sharp objects when checking for blockages.
  • To access the flexible inspection hose beneath the clear bin, first remove the clear bin (see above).
  • Unscrew the two Phillips screws on the clear bin locator bracket. (Do not remove any other screws.) Remove the bracket.
  • Firmly twist the flexible inspection hose away from the inlet next to the ball (do not remove the end next to the connection for the main hose).
  • Inspect for blockages.
  • Clear any blockage before restarting.
  • Refit all parts securely before using.
  • Clearing blockages is not covered by your guarantee

Dyson DC52 Allergy Replacement Parts

How to Diagnose and Repair a Dyson DC52 Allergy

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