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Dyson V6 Trigger Origin

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How to clean the clear bin and cyclone

Remove the bin

Push the red button by the clear bin to open the bin base.

Press a second time to release the clear bin from the main body of the appliance.

Remove the clear bin carefully.

Image showing how to open the base of the bin.

Clean the bin

Clean the clear bin with a damp cloth only.

WARNING: Do not use detergents, polishes or air fresheners to clean the clear bin. Do not put the clear bin in a dishwasher.

Clean the cyclone shroud

Clean the cyclone shroud with the brush on the combination tool to remove lint and dust.

Do not immerse the whole cyclone unit in water or pour water into the cyclones.

Image shows how to clean the cyclone shroud.

Refit the bin

Ensure the clear bin is completely dry before replacing.

To replace the clear bin, push the clear bin up and in to the main body of the appliance. It will click into place.

Close the clear bin base so it clicks into place and is secure.

Image showing how to put the bin back onto the machine.

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Remove the mini motorhead

Press the mini motorhead release button to remove.

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Is the noise present with the Mini motorized head removed?

Remove the bin and turn on the machine.

Press the bin base release button to empty bin, leave bin base open.

Image showing how to empty the bin.

Press the release button again to remove the bin from the cyclone.

Image showing how to remove the bin from your machine.

Is the noise still present with the bin removed?

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Check the bin inlet

With the bin removed, check the bin inlet flap for blockages and remove as necessary.

Image showing how to inspect the bin inlet.

Ensure that it moves freely, fluff or fibres jamming the hinge can cause the flap to close resulting in low suction and pulsating noise.

Please note that the inlet flap in the bin will make a rattle noise. This is normal and means that it is moving freely.

Close the bin base hold the bin so that the inlet is pointing to the floor and shake the bin.

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Check the motor's sound

Remove all tools and accessories from the machine.

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Put the machine in max power mode (the light on the max power button will illuminate when the trigger is pressed).

Image showing how to change the power mode.

Pull and hold the trigger for 10 seconds.

Image showing where the power trigger is located.

Does the machine pulsate and cut out without any tools?

Clear the mini motorized head

With the tool removed from the machine, remove brushbar and clear away any hair or fibres.

Check the opening for blockages and remove as necessary.

Image showing how to unlock the mini brush bar and check for a blockage.

Refit the brushbar ensuring that no bristles get stuck in either end.

Image showing how to lock the brush bar.

Has clearing the Mini motorized head resolved the problem?

Test the floor tool

Attach the main floor tool directly onto the bin inlet (without the wand).

Press and hold trigger for 10 seconds.

The floor tool shown may vary from the product selected but the process remains the same.

Did the machine pulsate with the bin removed?

Check the bin inlet

With the bin removed, check the bin inlet flap for blockages and remove as necessary.

Image showing how to inspect the bin inlet.

Ensure that it moves freely, fluff or fibres jamming the hinge can cause the flap to close resulting in low suction and pulsating noise.

Close the bin base hold the bin so that the inlet is pointing to the floor and shake the bin.

Does the bin rattle?

Check the cyclone

Clean shroud using brush part of combination tool.

Clear the centre of the cyclone of any dirt and debris.

Check that the seals are not missing or damaged.

FDC seal between the cyclone and the bin base.

Seal between the cyclone and the top of the clear bin.

Seal around the bin base.

Reassemble and test the machine

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Clear the bin inlet flap

This indicates that the bin entry inlet is jammed.

Re-check the flap, push it open by hand a few times until it is free.

Can the flap be pushed open by hand?

Has this resolved the problem?

Check the cyclone

Clean shroud using brush part of combination tool.

Image shows how to clean the cyclone shroud.

Clear the centre of the cyclone of any dirt and debris.

Check that the seals are not missing or damaged.

FDC seal between the cyclone and the bin base.

Seal between the cyclone and the top of the clear bin.

Seal around the bin base.

Reassemble and test the machine

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Remove the pre-filter

Pull the filter out of the top of the cyclone.

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Press and hold the trigger for 10 seconds.

Image showing where the power trigger is located with the bin removed.

Does the machine pulsate with the filter removed?

If the machine still pulsates with the clear bin and filter removed, the cyclone may be blocked.

Check the cyclone

Check inside the cyclone for blockages, gently tapping it on the side of a dustbin to remove any debris.

Re-test the machine.

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Remove the bin and turn on the machine

Press the bin release button to empty the bin.

Image showing how to empty the bin.

With the bin base open, press the button again to remove the bin from the cyclone.

Image showing how to remove the bin from your machine.

Gently tap the side of the cyclone over a bin (This will remove any fine dust clogged up in the cyclone)

Clean shroud using brush part of combination tool.

Image showing how to clean the shroud with the combination tool.

Press and hold the trigger for 10 seconds.

Image showing where the power trigger is located with the bin removed.

Did the machine pulsate with the bin removed?

Remove the bin and turn on the machine

Press the bin base release button to empty bin, leave bin base open.

Image showing how to open the base of the bin.

Press the release button again to remove the bin from the cyclone.

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Is the noise present with the bin removed?

Air could be escaping due to a missing seal or blockage.

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Remove the bin and turn on the machine.

Press the bin release button to empty the bin.

Image showing how to empty the bin.

With the bin base open, press the button again to remove the bin from the cyclone.

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Now press the trigger on the main body

Image showing where the power trigger is located with the bin removed.

Has this resolved the problem?

The filter may need washing more often if vacuuming fine dust, or if used mainly in ‘Powerful suction’ mode.

Wash the filters

Has this resolved the problem?

Removing the pre-filter

Ensure the appliance is disconnected from the charger before removing the filter. Be careful not to pull the ‘ON ’ trigger.

To remove the filter, lift it out of the top of the appliance.

Image showing how to remove the filter from your machine.

Removing the post-filter

To unlock the post filter rotate it anti-clockwise until the two solid black dots line up.

Image showing how to remove the post filter from your machine.

Washing the pre-filter

Wash the filter with cold water only.

Run water over the outside of the filter until the water runs clear.

Squeeze and twist the pre-filter with both hands to make sure the excess water is removed.

Note: The filter may require more frequent washing if vacuuming fine dust or if used mainly in ‘Powerful suction’ mode.

Image showing how to wash the filter for your machine.

Washing the post-filter

Wash the filter with cold water only.

Run water over the outside of the filter until the water runs clear.

Tap and shake the post filter to expel all debris.

Image showing how to wash the post filter.

Drying the pre-filter

Lay the pre-filter on its side to dry. Leave to dry completely for a minimum of 24 hours.

Do not put the filters in a dishwasher, washing machine, tumble dryer, oven, microwave or near a naked flame.

Image showing recommended guide to drying your filter.

Drying the post-filter

Lay the post-filter on its side to dry. Leave to dry completely for a minimum of 24 hours.

Image showing recommended guide to drying your filter.

Refitting the pre-filter

To refit the pre-filter, place the dry filter back into the top of the appliance. Make sure it is seated properly.

Image showing how replace the filter in your machine.

Refitting the post-filter

Rotate the post filter clockwise until it locks in place and the solid black dot lines up with the empty circle.

Image showing how to reattach the post filter to your machine.

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Wash the filter

Has this resolved the problem?

Removing the filter

Ensure the appliance is disconnected from the charger before removing the filter. Be careful not to pull the ‘ON ’ trigger.

To remove the filter, lift it out of the top of the appliance.

Note: Your appliance has one washable filter, located as shown.

Image showing how to remove the filter from your machine.

Washing the filter

Wash the filter with cold water only.

Run water over the outside of the filter until the water runs clear.

Squeeze and twist with both hands to make sure the excess water is removed.

Note: The filter may require more frequent washing if vacuuming fine dust or if used mainly in ‘Powerful suction’ mode.

Image showing how to wash the filter for your machine.

Filter drying

Lay the filter on its side to dry. Leave to dry completely for a minimum of 24 hours.

WARNING: Do not put the filter in a dishwasher, washing machine, tumble dryer, oven, microwave or near a naked flame.

Image showing recommended guide to drying your filter.

Replacing the filter

To refit, place the dry filter back into the top of the appliance. Make sure it is seated properly.

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Does the machine currently have power?

Does the machine pulsate and then cut out without any tools?

Check MAX power LED

Press and hold the power trigger.

Is there a blue light on the MAX power light when the machine cuts out?

Check the lights on the battery

If the machine has no light on the 'Max' button, check the lights on the battery.

Hold trigger

Hold in the trigger and count the number of times the light flashes.

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How many times did the light flash?

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Check 'Max' Button

If the machine has no power and you have a blue light on the battery, please check the 'Max' button light and count the flashes for the following;

The flashes may appear quickly - so it will be best to check twice.

If the max button flashes 7/8 times - the machine is too hot / cold.

If the max button flashes 10 or more, there will be a blockage somewhere in the machine.

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Remove the bin and turn on the machine

Press the bin release button to empty the bin.

With the bin base open, press the button again to remove the bin from the cyclone.

Now press the trigger on the main body.

Has this resolved the problem?

Removing the filter

Ensure the appliance is disconnected from the charger before removing the filter. Be careful not to pull the ‘ON ’ trigger.

To remove the filter, lift it out of the top of the appliance.

Note: Your appliance has one washable filter, located as shown.

Image showing how to remove the filter from your machine.

Washing the filter

Wash the filter with cold water only.

Run water over the outside of the filter until the water runs clear.

Squeeze and twist with both hands to make sure the excess water is removed.

Note: The filter may require more frequent washing if vacuuming fine dust or if used mainly in ‘Powerful suction’ mode.

Image showing how to wash the filter for your machine.

Filter drying

Lay the filter on its side to dry. Leave to dry completely for a minimum of 24 hours.

WARNING: Do not put the filter in a dishwasher, washing machine, tumble dryer, oven, microwave or near an open flame.

Image showing recommended guide to drying your filter.

Replacing the filter

To refit, place the dry filter back into the top of the appliance. Make sure it is seated properly.

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Charge and check the light

Put the machine on charge and check the light.

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What does the light show when the machine is plugged in?

Image showing where to locate the light on the power pack.

Is the machine being charged in the dock?

Check the connection

Ensure the charger is plugged into the socket and the charger pin is fully pushed into the machine.

Image showing the machine on charge.

What does the light on the battery show?

Charge the machine

This suggests that the battery was running low but is now charging normally.


Please charge battery for 3.5 hours before contacting customer services.

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Test the connection

Wiggle charger cable where it enters the machine.

Does the light show at all, even temporarily?

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Return to working temperature

This indicates that the machine is outside of it's normal operating temperature (5oc - 35oc).

Please place the machine in an area that stays within this temperature range and leave it to charge there for 3.5 hours.

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Check the connection

The charger cable may be out of position in the dock.

Remove the charger by pushing charger pin firmly towards the back of the dock.

Once removed, refit by pushing the end of the charger (as you would put a pen into its lid) until it clicks.

Put the machine back on charge.

What does the light on the battery show while the machine is in the dock?

Charge directly into machine

Remove charger cable from the dock and plug directly into the machine.

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Re-test

Remove the machine from charger.

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Pull and hold the trigger while watching the light on the battery.

Is there a red flashing light on the battery?

Try a different plug socket

Plug the machine back in using a different plug socket.

What does the light show in the new plug socket?

Red flashing light

Hold in the trigger and count the number of times the light flashes.

Image showing a red flashing light on the power pack of your machine.

How many times did the light flash?

Hold the trigger

Pull and hold the trigger for 10 seconds.

Image shows the amber light on the power pack of the machine.

Reset

Press the button for 3 seconds and release.

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Repeat this 5 times.

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Charge the machine

Put the machine on charge for 3.5 hours and test it again.

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Max power

Check the Max Power light.

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Does the light on the MAX power button flash when the trigger is held?

Count the flashes

Hold in the trigger and count how many times the Max Power button's light flashes.

How many times does the button's lights flash?

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Return to working temperature

This indicates that the machine is outside of it's normal operating temperature (5oc - 35oc).

7 flashes = Too cold

8 flashes = Too hot

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Check for blockages

This suggests that the machine is blocked.

Please charge the machine for 3.5 hours so that is has power before carrying out the performance checks.

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Check the sound

Remove all tools and accessories from the machine.

Put the machine in max power mode (the light on the max power button will illuminate when the trigger is pressed).

Pull and hold the trigger for 10 seconds.

Does the machine pulsate and cut out without any tools?

Remove the bin and turn on the machine.

Press the bin base release button to empty bin, leave bin base open.

Image showing how to empty the bin.

With the bin base open, press the button again to remove the bin from the cyclone.

Image showing how to remove the bin from your machine.

Press and hold the trigger for 10 seconds.

Image showing where the power trigger is located with the bin removed.

Does the machine pulsate with the bin removed?

Remove the pre-filter

Pull the filter out of the top of the cyclone.

Image showing how to remove the filter from your machine.

Press and hold the trigger for 10 seconds.

Image showing where the power trigger is located with the bin removed.

Check the bin inlet

With the bin removed, check the bin inlet flap for blockages and remove as necessary.

Ensure that it moves freely, fluff or fibres jamming the hinge can cause the flap to close resulting in low suction and pulsating noise.

Image showing how to inspect the bin inlet.

Close the bin base hold the bin so that the inlet is pointing to the floor and shake the bin.

Does the bin rattle?

Check the cyclone

Clean shroud using brush part of combination tool.

Clear the centre of the cyclone of any dirt and debris.

Check that the seals are not missing or damaged.

FDC seal between the cyclone and the bin base.

Seal between the cyclone and the top of the clear bin.

Seal around the bin base.

Reassemble and test the machine

Has checking the cyclone and seals solved the problem?

Checking the wand

Remove the wand form the bin inlet.

Check both end of the wand for blockages and remove as neccessary.

Reassemble and test machine.

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Clear the bin inlet flap

This indicates that the bin entry inlet is jammed.

Re-check the flap, push it open by hand a few times until it is free.

Can the flap be pushed open by hand?

Has this resolved the problem?

Check the cyclone

Clean shroud using brush part of combination tool.

Clear the centre of the cyclone of any dirt and debris.

Check that the seals are not missing or damaged.

    1. FDC seal between the cyclone and the bin base.
    2. Seal between the cyclone and the top of the clear bin.
    1. Seal around the bin base.

Reassemble and test the machine.

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Check the mini motorized head

Put the mini motorized head on the machine.

Press and hold trigger for 10 seconds.

Does the machine pulsate and cut out with the Mini motorized head?

Clear the mini motorized head

With the tool removed from the machine, remove brushbar and clear away any hair or fibres.

Check the opening for blockages and remove as necessary.

Refit the brushbar ensuring that no bristles get stuck in either end.

Reassemble and test the machine.

Has clearing the Mini motorized head resolved the problem?

The floor tool shown may vary from the product selected but the process remains the same.

Test the floor tool

Attach the main floor tool directly onto the bin inlet (without the wand).

Press and hold trigger for 10 seconds.

Does the machine pulsate and cut out with the floor tool attached?

Clear the floor tool

Undo one fastener to remove the brushbar.

Image showing how to unlock the brush bar.

Remove brushbar and clear away any hair or fibres. Check the opening for any blockages and remove as necessary.

Image showing how to remove the brush bar.

Refit the brushbar and lock the fastener.

Image showing how to lock the brush bar.

Reassemble and test the machine.

Image showing how to connect the cleaner head and wand to the machine.

Has checking the floor tool resolved the problem?

Clear hard floor tool

Check through both openings of the head for blockages and remove as necessary.

Reassemble and retest the machine.

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Clean the floor tool

Undo one fastener to remove the brushbar.

Image showing how to unlock the brush bar.

Remove brushbar and clear away any hair or fibres. Check the opening for any blockages and remove as necessary.

Image showing how to unlock the brush bar.

Refit the brushbar and lock the fastener.

Image showing how to lock the brush bar.

Reassemble and test the machine.

Image showing how to assemble your machine.

Has clearing the floor tool resolved the problem?

Check the mini motorized head

Put the mini motorized head on the machine.

Press and hold trigger for 10 seconds

Does the machine pulsate and cut out with the Mini motorized head?

Test the battery

Cyclone does not need to be removed for this check.

With the bin removed, undo the phillips head screw at the back of the handle.

Image shows how to remove the screws from the power pack.

Undo the phillips screw in the front of the main body.

Image shows how to remove the screws from the power pack.

Pull the battery down, out of the main body.

Image shows how to remove the power pack from your machine.

Press the button on the battery and watch the light on it's side.

What does the light on the battery show when it's detached from the machine?

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Press and hold the button for 10 seconds.

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Clear the mini motorized head

With it removed from the machine, remove the brushbar from the mini motirised head.

Using scissors carefully cut any hair or fibres away from the brushbar.

Image showing how to unlock the mini brush bar and check for a blockage.

Reassemble the tool and attach it to the machine.

Test the tool without putting it in contact with any surface.

Image showing how to connect the mini motor head.

Does the brushbar spin without any contact?

Test the mini motorized head

Test the mini motorized head on a surface where it has previously stalled.

Image showing how to connect the mini motor head.

Does the brushbar spin while in contact with this surface?

Test the mini motorized head

Test the mini motorized head on a surface where it has previously stalled.

Image showing how to connect the mini motor head.

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Is this surface a long pile carpet or rug?

Does the brushbar spin while in contact with the short-pile carpet?

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Check the electrical contacts

Press the red release catch to open the bin base.

Image showing how to open the base of the bin.

Press the red catch again to release the cyclone top from the bin assembly.

Image showing how to remove the bin from your machine.

Once the bin is removed, clean the bin electrical contacts and the main body electrical contacts.

NB:

It is not essential that the cyclone and main body are seperated for the customer to check and clean the contacts.

Please ensure the bin base is open when refitting the bin otherwise the contacts may not align correctly causing the Brush bar not to spin.

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Check the status lights

Ensure the machine is fully assembled, and pull the trigger.

Check the light at the base of the handle (not the Max Power indicator).

Image showing where to locate the light on the power pack.

Test the machine

Pull and hold the trigger for 10 seconds.

Image shows the amber light on the power pack of the machine.

Reset

Press the button for 3 seconds and release.

Repeat this 5 times.

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Re-charge and test the machine

Put the machine on charge for 3.5 hours and test it again.

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Return to working temperature

This indicates that the machine is outside of its normal operating temperature (41o F- 95oF).

Please place the machine in an area that stays within this temperature range and leave it to charge there for 3.5 hours.

Image shows the amber light on the power pack of the machine.

Please select the appropriate option

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Charge and check the light

Put the machine on charge and check the light.

Image showing where to locate the light on the power pack.

What does the light show when the machine is plugged in?

Re-test the machine

Remove the machine from charger.

Pull and hold the trigger while watching the light on the battery.

Image shows the blue light on the power pack of the machine.

Is there a red light on the battery?

Red flashing light

Hold in the trigger and count the number of times the light flashes.

Image showing a red flashing light on the power pack of your machine.

How many times did the light flash?

You might need to arrange a visit from a Dyson expert.

It looks like the Main body isn't working. A new one will need to be replaced by a Dyson Expert.

Please contact us. Our helpline will be able to arrange an appointment for you.

Main body

Part no. 965774-01

Replacement main body for your Dyson vacuum cleaner.

$142.99

Main body

Main body

Part no. 965774-01

Replacement main body for your Dyson vacuum cleaner.

$142.99

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Try a different plug socket

Plug the machine back in using a different plug socket.

Charge the machine

This suggests that the battery was running low but is now charging normally.

Please charge battery for 3.5 hours before contacting customer services.

Image shows the blue light on the power pack of the machine.

Has this resolved the problem?

The flashes may appear quickly so it will be best to check twice.

Further checks required

If the machine has no power and you have a blue light on the battery, please check the 'Max' button light and count the flashes for the following;

If the max button flashes 7/8 times - the machine is too hot / cold.

If the max button flashes 10 or more their will be a blockage somewhere in the machine

Please select the appropriate option

Is the machine being charged in a dock?

Re-fit the charger into the dock

The charger cable may be out of position in the dock.

Remove the charger by pushing charger pin firmly towards the back of the dock.

Once removed, refit it by pushing the end of the charger (as you would put a pen into it's lid) until it clicks.

Put the machine back on charge.

What does the light on the battery show while the machine is docked?

Test machine

Remove charger cable from the dock and plug directly into the machine.

What does the light show when the machine is plugged directly into the charger?

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Check the connection

Ensure the charger is plugged into the socket and the charger pin is fully pushed into the machine.

Test the connection

Wiggle charger cable where it enters the machine.

Does the light show at all, even temporarily?

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