How do I clean my Shark Navigator DLX?

Loss of suction when using the standing vacuum

Shark Navigator Roller Brush Compartment Replacement

  1. Step 1 Roller Brush Compartment. Pop out the two small wheels located on the front end of the bottom of the roller brush compartment.
  2. Remove the 10 Phillips screws located on the bottom of the roller brush compartment.
  3. Remove the white plastic cover to expose the roller compartment underneath.

why is my shark vacuum not suctioning? Loss of suction when using the standing vacuum If not dirt or debris is being sucked up by the vacuum, there may be something blocking the airway. There are two places where you can check for a blockage: the dust cup air duct and the intake opening behind the brush roll.

Keeping this in consideration, can I rinse out my shark canister?

Canister. Of course, you are emptying the dirt collection canister on a regular basis. However, once every three months (more often with heavy use) you need to do more than that. You need to wash it with soap and water, opening it from both ends if your model has that feature.

How do you remove the canister from a shark vacuum?

How to Empty a Shark Vacuum

  1. Turn your Shark vacuum cleaner off and unplug it from the electrical outlet.
  2. Grasp the handle located on the top of the Shark vacuum’s dust bin.
  3. Press the button located on the front of the handle with your thumb and pull the dust bin up and away from the vacuum cleaner.
  4. Hold the dust bin over a trash can.

Can you wash Shark vacuum filters?

To begin with, remove the pre-motor filters from the vacuum. There are two pre-motor filters (a felt filter and a foam filter). Then, hand-wash the filters under cold running water until they are completely clean. After washing the filters, let them air dry for approximately 24 hours and put them back into the vacuum.

Can you wash the HEPA filter on a shark?

Majority of Sharks come with a pair of HEPA filters. You can find the HEPA filters beneath the dirt canister. Remove them carefully and set them aside. Wash each filter thoroughly until they’re clean using some warm soapy water.

Where are the filters on shark vacuum?

Nearly every Shark vacuum cleaner has one, and just like any other filter, they need to be cleaned. You will normally find it located near the motor, but some models are different so make sure to refer to the owner’s manual before you try and find it.

Can you put vacuum filters in the dryer?

Never place the filter in an oven or clothes dryer. The Dyson line of vacuums come with multiple filters. Once washed, you must dry the Dyson filter thoroughly before placing it back in the vacuum. Placing a wet or damp filter into the vacuum will cause performance problems.

Why does my shark vacuum stink?

Damp surfaces are known to smell and so may be the cause of the foul smell in your vacuum. The hose– the vacuum cleaners which use the hose are the most common victims of this problem because this smell builds up inside the hose.