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Dyson Ball Multi Floor Exclusive vacuum

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Checking the machine for blockages

Remove any tool from the extension tube.

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Fully extend the extension tube by pressing the red button.

Image showing how to adjust the length of the extension tube.

Turn the machine on and place your hand over the end of the extension tube.

Image shows checking the suction on the extension tube.

Is the suction strong or weak?

Checking the floor tool

To use the floor tool on carpet the brushes must be in the up position.

To use the floor tool on hard flooring, the brushes must be in the down position

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Check the floor tool for blockages and damage

Fully remove the floor tool from the machine.

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Check both inlets for blockages and remove as necessary.

Image shows checking the cleaner head for blockages.

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Checking the machine for blockages

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How to wash the filter

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How to wash the filter

With the bin removed, open the filter housing catch.

Image shows removal of the filter from the cyclone.

Run cold water though the open of the fitler for approximately for 10 seconds.

WARNING: Do not use detergent. Do not wash in a dishwasher or washing machine.

Turn the filter upside down and tap 10 times.

Repeat until clean.

Image shows you how to wash the filter.

Leave filter to dry in a warm place until filter is completely dry.

WARNING: Do not dry filter in a tumble dryer, microwave, oven, or near an open flame.

Image showing you to leave the filter to dry for 24 hours.

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Checking the machine for blockages

Checking the floortool openings.

With the turbine head removed, check the openings on the tool for blockages and remove if necessary.

Image shows checking the cleaner head for blockages.

Check the extension tube, wand handle and hose for blockages

Separate the extension tube from the wand handle by pressing the release catch on the wand handle.

Check the extension tube, wand handle and hose for blockages and remove as necessary.

Image showing checks of wand handle, extension tube and hose for blockages.

Remove the bin from the canister.

Image shows how to remove the bin from the machine.

Check the lower duct

Use a Phillips head screwdriver to remove the covering for the lower hose.

Remove the tube from the canister.

Check the lower duct for blockages and remove.

Reattach the hose and cover.

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How to use the Musclehead floor tool

The Musclehead will automtically adjust from hard floors to carpets and carpet to hard floors. Therefore it does not need to be manually adjusted for different floor types.

The bleed valves can be opened if there is too much suction. If the performance is poor with the bleed valve open, they should be closed again

Has checking the bleed valve resolved the issue?

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Checking the Musclehead floor tool for a blockage

Remove the Musclehead from the extension tube.

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Check the neck and underneath the floor tool and remove any blockages as necessary

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Please note the brushbar will default to on when the vacuum is switched on.

Checking the triggerhead floor tool

The brushbar on the Triggerhead can be turned on and off using the brushbar on/off button the wand.

The brushes should be turned on for carpets and off for hard floors.

For use on carpeted flooring, slide the switch on the handle to the 'on' up position.

For use on hard flooring, slide the switch on the handle to the 'off' down position

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Check the Triggerhead floor tool for blockages

With the Triggerhead removed from the extension wand, use a coin to turn the fastener anti-clockwise to remove the brushbar.

Clean any hair, thread and debris from the brushbar and the Triggerhead.

Image shows clearing debris from the brush bar.

Refit the brushbar and refit the end cap, turning clockwise to lock.

Rebuild and test the machine.

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Checking the machine for blockages

Please follow the steps in the video.

Has checking the machine for blockages resolved the issue?

Check the lower duct

Use a Phillips head screwdriver to remove the covering for the lower hose.

Checking the machine for blockages

Checking the floortool openings:

With the turbine head removed, check the openings on the tool for blockages and remove if necessary.

Image shows checking the cleaner head for blockages.

Check the extension tube, wand handle and hose for blockages.

Separate the extension tube from the wand handle by pressing the release catch on the wand handle.

Check the extension tube, wand handle and hose for blockages and remove as necessary.

Image showing checks of wand handle, extension tube and hose for blockages.

Remove the bin from the canister.

Image shows how to remove the bin from the machine.

Remove the tube from the canister.

Check the lower duct for blockages and remove.

Reattach the hose and cover.

Has checking the machine for blockages resolved the issue?

How to wash the filter

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How to wash the filter

With the bin removed, open the filter housing catch.

Image shows removal of the filter from the cyclone.

Run cold water though the open of the fitler for approximately for 10 seconds.

WARNING: Do not use detergent. Do not wash in a dishwasher or washing machine.

Turn the filter upside down and tap 10 times.

Repeat until clean.

Image shows you how to wash the filter.

Leave filter to dry in a warm place until filter is completely dry.

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Checking for blockages

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Checking the machine for blockages

Checking the floortool openings:

With the turbine head removed, check the openings on the tool for blockages and remove if necessary.

Image shows checking the cleaner head for blockages.

Separate the extension tube from the wand handle by pressing the release catch on the wand handle.

Check the extension tube, wand handle and hose for blockages and remove as necessary.

Image showing checks of wand handle, extension tube and hose for blockages.

Remove the bin from the canister.

Image shows how to remove the bin from the machine.

Check the lower duct

Use a Phillips head screwdriver to remove the covering for the lower hose.

Remove the tube from the canister.

Check the lower duct for blockages and remove.

Reattach the hose and cover.

Has checking the machine for blockages resolved the issue?

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When did the machine last have power?

Thermal cut out

Most Dyson vacuum have a built in safety system that stops the machine if it begins to overheat. This usually happens because the filters need washing or your machine is blocked.

Carry out the performance checks, and if your machine cuts out unplug and leave for at least 2 hours to cool down.

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Is the suction strong or weak?

How to wash the filter

Please follow the steps in the video.

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Check electrical supply

Is the power cord or plug damaged?

Are the other household appliances working?

Does the vacuum work when plugged into another socket?

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Which area is causing the noise?

Check the floor tool for blockages and damage.

Fully remove the floor tool from the machine.

Check both inlets for blockages and remove as necessary.

Check that there is no damage to the tool.

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How to use the Musclehead floor tool

The Musclehead will automtically adjust from hard floors to carpets and carpet to hard floors. Therefore it does not need to be manually adjusted for different floor types.

The bleed valves can be opened if there is too much suction. If the performance is poor with the bleed valve open, they should be closed again

Check the neck and underneath the floor tool and remove any blockages as necessary.

Check the floor tool for any damage.

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Check the Triggerhead floor tool for blockages

With the Triggerhead removed from the extension wand, using a coin turn the fastener anti-clockwise to remove the brushbar.

Clean any hair, thread and debris from the brushbar and the Triggerhead

Image shows clearing debris from the brush bar.

Refit the brushbar and refit the fastener clockwise to lock in to place.

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You might need a replacement part.

It looks like the Triggerhead is not working. You can solve this by ordering a new one below.

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Test machine

Remove the hose off the machine and test the machine.

Has removing the hose stopped the noise?

Check the hose and wand

Check along the length of the hose for blockages and remove if necessary.

With the wand removed, check the openings for blockages and remove if necessary.

Check the extension tube

Detach the extension tube from the wand and hose assembly by pressing the retaining clips on the wand and extension tube.

Ensure the extension tube is fully extended.

Look through the extension tube and remove any debris.

Re-assemble and test the machine.

Check the floor tool

Turn off the power and unplug the machine.

With the floor tool removed, check the inlets for blockages and remove as necessary.

Image shows checking the cleaner head for blockages.

Using a coin, remove the end cap.

Image shows how to unlock the brush bar.

Pull the end cap and brushbar out from the side of the floor too.

Carefully cut any hair and fibers away from the bristles.

Image shows clearing debris from the brush bar.

Remove any blockages from the inlet at the base of the cleaner head.

Re-assemble and test the machine.

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Check the floor tool

Turn off the power and unplug the machine.

With the floor tool removed, check the openings for blockages and remove as necessary.

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Re-assemble and test the machine.

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You might need a replacement part.

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Remove the bin and turn on the machine.

Remove the bin.

Turn the machine on.

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Has removing the bin stopped the noise?

Clean the bin and cyclone

Open the bin base.

Image shows how to empty the bin.

Press the release button at the rear of the cyclone and remove the clear bin.

Wash the clear bin with cold water or a damp cloth.

Image shows washing the clear bin with cold water only.

WARNING: Do not use detergents or polish on the clear bin.

Remove any fibers or debris from the cyclone shroud with a dry cloth or soft dusting brush.

Image shows wiping the cyclone with a dry cloth.

WARNING: Do not use any water or other liquids to clean the cyclone.

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Inspect the lower duct and flexible hose

Using a Phillips screwdriver, remove the two Phillips screws on the clear bin locator bracket and remove the bracket. Do not remove any other screws.

Firmly twist the top of 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).

Remove blockages as necessary.

Reassemble in reverse order and test the machine.

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Remove the filter

Remove the filter.

Turn the machine on and test.

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Wash the filter

Please follow the steps in the video.

To maintain your Dyson machine we recommend that you wash your filter at least once a month.

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Test the suction from the extension tube

Remove the floor tool from the extension tube by pressing the release catch on the end of the extension tube.

Press the release catch on the extension tube to extend fully, ensuring it 'clicks' into place.

Test the suction from the extension tube.

Image shows checking the suction on the extension tube.

Is the noise still present with the floor tool removed?

Check for blockages

This will indicate there is a further blockage in the machine, please see carry out performance checks.

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Is the suction strong or weak?

Check the hose and seals

Remove the extension tube from the wand handle by pressing the grey switch on the handle.

Check there are no cracks in the handle.

Remove the hose assembly fully from the machine and check there are no rips or tears in the hose.

Remove the bin fully from the machine and check that the inlet on the machine is not damaged.

Check the inlet located on the main body of the machine, ensure the seal is not torn.

Check the lower duct hose is not torn or twisted.

Remove the clear bin and cyclone assembly from the machine by pressing the red catch located on top of the cyclone assembly. Check that the bin base seal is not damaged or missing.

Attatch the hose and bin to the machine ensuring both 'Click' into place

Turn the machine on.

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Check for blockages or wash filter

The machine can smell hot and /or dusty if it has a blockage or the filter needs to be cleaned.

Checking the machine for blockages

Please follow the steps in the video.

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Checking the machine for blockages

Checking the floortool openings:

With the turbine head removed, check the openings on the tool for blockages and remove if necessary.

Image shows checking the cleaner head for blockages.

Check the extension tube, wand handle and hose for blockages.

Separate the extension tube from the wand handle by pressing the release catch on the wand handle.

Check the extension tube, wand handle and hose for blockages and remove as necessary.

Image showing checks of wand handle, extension tube and hose for blockages.

Remove the bin from the canister.

Image shows how to remove the bin from the machine.

Check the lower duct

Use a Phillips head screwdriver to remove the covering for the lower hose.

Remove the tube from the canister.

Check the lower duct for blockages and remove.

Reattach the hose and cover.

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Clean the clear bin and cyclone

Remove the clear bin from the canister.

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Empty the clear bin

Place the bin inside a bag, close the bag around the bin and press the button to release the dust and debris.

Shake or tap firmly to remove all dust and debris from inside the bin and fine dust collector.

Image shows how to empty the bin.

Remove the clear bin

With the bin base open, press the silver button to separate the bin from the cyclone

Clean the cyclone

Check the fine dust collector for blockages and remove as necessary.

Clean the shroud with a dry cloth or by using the combination tool.

WARNING: Do not use any liquids to clean the cyclone.

Image shows wiping the cyclone with a dry cloth.

Clean the bin

Clean the bin with cold water only.

WARNING: Do not use any detergents or polishes on the bin.

Image shows washing the clear bin with cold water only.

Rebuild and test the machine.

Has cleaning the bin and cyclone resolved the issue?

How to wash the filter

Please follow the steps in the video.

Have any parts from the machine been washed recently?

Remove the filter from the machine

Remove the bin and cyclone via the bin release catch.

Image shows removal of the bin from the machine.

Remove the filter from the cyclone assembly.

Image shows removal of the filter from the cyclone.

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How to wash the filter

With the bin removed, open the filter housing catch.

Image shows removal of the filter from the cyclone.

Run cold water though the open of the fitler for approximately for 10 seconds.

WARNING: Do not use detergent. Do not wash in a dishwasher or washing machine.

Turn the filter upside down and tap 10 times.

Repeat until clean.

Image shows you how to wash the filter.

Leave filter to dry in a warm place until filter is completely dry.

WARNING: Do not dry filter in a tumble dryer, microwave, oven, or near an open flame.

Image showing you to leave the filter to dry for 24 hours.

Have any parts from the machine been washed recently?

Using the cable

Ensure the machine is switched off.

Unplug the machine before rewinding the cable

Image instructing you how to unplug the machine from the mains supply.

If the cable does not rewind, firmly pull it out and fully extend it until the red tape is visible.

The cord rewind button needs to be pressed down firmly to retract the cord for storage after use. When the button is pressed down far enough you should feel and hear a click, and the cord will retract.

Image shows how to rewind the cable.

Has this resolved the issue?

Has the pre-filter been washed within the last month?

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Checking the machine for blockages

Although the suction seemed to be strong from the extension tube, there appears to be no fault with the floor tool. We therefore recommend that the rest of the machine should be checked.

Check the floor tool, extension tube and ducts

With the floor tool removed, check the openings of the tool for blockages and remove as necessary.

Image shows checking the cleaner head for blockages.

Seperate the extension tube from the wand handle by pressing the release catch on the wand handle.

Remove the wand handle from the hose by pressing the release catch on the hose.

Image showing checks of wand handle, extension tube and hose for blockages.

Remove the hose from the machine by pressing the release catches on the hose.

Check the extension tube, wand handle and hose for blockages and remove as necessary.

Image showing checks of wand handle, extension tube, hose and cleaner head for blockages.

Checking the ducts

Check the upper duct by removing the bin and cyclone assembly.

Check the lower duct for blockages and remove as necessary.

Image shows removal of the bin and checking all of the ducts for blockages.

The lower duct hose

Perform coin drop to ensure lower duct is clear of any blockages.

Using a Phillips screwdriver, remove the two Phillips screws on the clear bin locator bracket and remove the bracket. (Do not remove any other screws.)

Firmly twist the top of 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).

Remove blockages and reassemble in reverse order.

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Checking the Triggerhead floor tool

The brushbar on the Triggerhead can be turned on and off using the brushbar on/off button the wand. Please note the brushbar will default to on when the vacuum is switched on.

The brushes should be turned on for carpets and off for hard floors.

For use on carpeted flooring, slide the switch on the handle to the 'on' up position

For use on hard flooring, slide the switch on the handle to the 'off' down position

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Checking the machine for blockages

Remove any tool from the extension tube.

Image showing you removal of the floor tool.

Fully extend the extension tube by pressing the red button.

Image showing how to adjust the length of the extension tube.

Turn the machine on and place your hand over the end of the extension tube.

Image shows checking the suction on the extension tube.

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Checking the carbon fiber turbine head

Please follow the steps in the video.

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Checking the carbon fiber turbine head

There is no need to turn the brushbar on and off for different floor types the floor tool has a row of anti-static carbon fiber filaments to remove fine dust from hard floors, and stiff nylon brushes remove ground-in dirt from carpets. There's no need to turn the brush bar off when moving from one floor type to another.

Remove the turbine head from the extension wand by pressing the release catch. Use a coin to turn the fastener anti-clockwise and remove the brushbar.

Clean any hair, thread and debris from the brushbar.

Image shows clearing debris from the brush bar.

Check the openings on the tool for blockages and remove if necessary.

Image shows checking the cleaner head for blockages.

Refit the brushbar and refit the end cap, turning clockwise to lock.

Rebuild and test the machine.

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Checking the floor tool for blockages

Remove the turbine head from the machine and unlock the burshbar end cap by using a coin and turning anti-clockwise.

Image shows how to unlock the brush bar.

Carefully remove the brushbar and clar any debris (Be careful of any sharp objects).

Image shows clearing debris from the brush bar.

Refit the brushbar and lock the end cap in place by turning the end cap clockwise.

Refit the head on the machine

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Check for blockages

If the machine is spitting out dust, this could indicate a blockage in the machine. Please see performance checks.

Please select the appropriate option

Is the suction strong or weak?

Do not plug in or attempt to use the machine until it has been repaired by one of our engineers

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How to wash the filter

Please follow the steps in the video

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Please note the floor tool may vary from the tool that you have, however the process remains the same.

Assemble machine

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Please select the appropriate option

Cleaning the bin and cyclone

Remove the bin from the machine by pressing the bin release catch located to the side of the bin.

Image shows removal of the bin from the machine.

Open the bin base by pressing the red button, then press the grey button behind the cyclone to remove the clear bin fully.

Clean the clear bin with cold water only.

WARNING: Do not use detergents.

Image shows washing the clear bin with cold water only.

Using a dry cloth, wipe the shroud assembly.

WARNING: Do not wash the cyclone assembly.

Image shows wiping the cyclone with a dry cloth.

Place the clear bin back on the cyclone and close the bin base. Refit on to the machine.

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Checking the machine for blockages

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Checking the machine for blockages

Checking the floortool openings:

  • With the turbine head removed, check the openings on the tool for blockages and remove if necessary.
Image shows checking the cleaner head for blockages.

Check the extension tube, wand handle and hose for blockages.

  • Separate the extension tube from the wand handle by pressing the release catch on the wand handle.
  • Check the extension tube, wand handle and hose for blockages and remove as necessary.
Image showing checks of wand handle, extension tube and hose for blockages.
  • Remove the bin from the canister.
Image shows how to remove the bin from the machine.
  • Use a Phillips head screwdriver to remove the covering for the lower hose.
  • Remove the tube from the canister.
  • Check the lower duct for blockages and remove.
  • Reattach the hose and cover.

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Empty as soon as the dirt reaches the level of the MAX mark – do not overfill.

Emptying the clear bin

Remove the bin by pressing the release button to the side of the carry handle.

Image shows removal of the bin from the machine.

To release the dirt, press the red bin release button.

To minimise dust/allergen contact when emptying, encase the clear bin tightly in a plastic bag and empty.

Remove the clear bin carefully, seal the bag tightly and dispose of as normal.

Image shows how to empty the bin.

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

Replace the clear bin and cyclone back into position on the front of the main body.

The recess in the base of the clear bin must fit onto the lug on the locator bracket.

Push the carrying handle down so it clicks into place on the top of the clear bin and cyclone ensuring it is secure.

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Wash the filter

Please follow the steps in the video.

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Wash the filter

With the bin removed, open the filter housing catch.

Image shows removal of the filter from the cyclone.
  • Run cold water though the open of the fitler for approximately for 10 seconds.
  • Do not use detergent.
  • Do not wash in a dishwasher or washing machine.
  • Turn the filter upside down and tap 10 times.
  • Repeat until clean.
Image shows you how to wash the filter.

Leave filter to dry in a warm place until filter is completely dry.

Do not dry filter in a tumble dryer, microwave, oven, or near an open flame.

Image showing you to leave the filter to dry for 24 hours.

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The floor tool on the image may differ to the tool that you have, however the process remains the same.

Carrying your Dyson vacuum

Carry the appliance by the main handle on the body.

Do not press the cyclone release button or shake the appliance when carrying or the cyclone could disengage, fall off and cause injury.

Image shows how to carry the machine safely.

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How to get started

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How to attach the accessories

  • Attach the tools to the tool holster.
  • Clip the tool holster to the extension tube.
Image shows how to attach the tools to the extension tube.

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Attaching the extension tube

Press the release catch on the extension tube to extend, ensuring it 'clicks' into place.

Image shows how to extend the extension tube.

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Checking the floor tool

  • To use the floor tool on carpet the brushes must be in the up position.
  • To use the floor tool on hard flooring, the brushes must be in the down position.

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Using the carbon fiber floor tool.

There is no need to turn the brushbar on and off for different floor types the floor tool has a row of anti-static carbon fiber filaments to remove fine dust from hard floors, and stiff nylon brushes remove ground-in dirt from carpets. There's no need to turn the brush bar off when moving from one floor type to another.

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How to use the Musclehead floor tool

The Musclehead will automtically adjust from hard floors to carpets and carpet to hard floors. Therefore it does not need to be manually adjusted for different floor types.

The bleed valves can be opened if there is too much suction. If the performance is poor with the bleed valve open, they should be closed again.

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Using the Triggerhead floor tool

The brushbar on the Triggerhead can be turned on and off using the brushbar on/off button the wand. The brushes should be turned on for carpets and off for hard floors.

For use on carpeted flooring, slide the switch on the handle to the 'on' up position.

For use on hard flooring, slide the switch on the handle to the 'off' down position.

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User guide

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User guide

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