Archive for the 'Dyson DC04' Category

Where to Buy a Replacement Ametek Motor for your Silver Lime Dyson DC04.

If you have a grey and lime green Dyson DC04 (called a “silver lime”), it was originally fitted with what is known as an Ametek motor. Most other Dyson DC04 vacuum cleaners were fitted with what was known as the “YDK” motor. While broadly similar, the two motors are different. And the problem for Silver […]

Where to buy a Dyson DC04 Wand Handle in Australia or New Zealand.

There are plenty of Dyson DC04 vacuum cleaners left in Australia and New Zealand, despite them being a model dating from the mid 90s. What isnt always abundant in Australia and New Zealand however is DC04 spare parts. And for that matter, the people with Dyson DC04 vacuums in places like France, Spain, Portugal, Greece, […]

Where to buy a Dyson DC04 Wand Release Catch or Wand Cap.

Some time ago Dyson discontinued all support and spare parts supply for the DC04 as we mentioned here: Dyson Are Ending Parts & Service Support for the DC04 Range. While the supply of parts hasn’t yet diminished terribly due to the aftermarket, some spares are starting to become elusive to obtain new. For this reason, […]

Discussion about the 2016 increase in price of genuine Dyson spares.

This article first appeared at Manchester Vacs.  Some may have noticed already that the cost of genuine Dyson spares has just massively increased. Some parts have gone up over 100%. It seems to be right across the board. It won’t have filtered through to every sales platform as yet, because people are sat on stock […]

Dyson White Nylon Clutch Wheels Available at Last.

Dyson, in the last week or two have just began drastically increasing their spare part prices. Some spares have doubled in price, some more than doubled. Is this Dyson trying to squeeze the after-market for more money or something more mundane like the poor dollar to pound exchange rate putting prices in sterling up? We […]

Where to buy a new wand handle for a Dyson DC04

The Dyson DC04 is one of the classic Dyson models of vacuum cleaner dating from the late-nineties that is what we call the Ford Transit of Dysons: It does everything you want it to, and doesn’t break down very often if you do simple maintenance. It does what it says on the tin. Decade after […]

Dyson or Sebo? Which one will you choose? Online vote.

This article first appeared at Manchester Vacs.  Sebo versus Dyson? It’s a big question and one that is popping up more and more. As Dyson focus more and more on cordless and handheld machines (of which they are the undisputed market leader), robots and other domestic appliances (like hairdryers), the more traditional vacuum cleaner buyer, […]

Manchester Vacs Relocates & Becomes Biggest in the North

Already Dyson Medic’s recommended parts supplier, Manchester Vacs has relocated to much larger premises making them the biggest independent specialist Dyson parts supplier in the north of England. Manchester Vacs is not a new business; they were at their previous location on nearby Abbey Hey Lane in Gorton for almost a decade. A family business; […]

How to save money on a mini turbine tool for a DC07, DC14, DC15 or DC18.

Don’t you just hate it when a simple solution to an old problem falls in your lap, and then you find out it was there all along and you never noticed? That is what happened today. A good customer of mine wanted a mini turbine tool for his DC07, and was complaining that the well-regarded […]

The Dyson Vacuum Universal Tool Set

Is there such a thing as a Dyson universal tool set? Aren’t all Dyson tools model-specific? Is it possible to buy one set of tools that fits every Dyson vacuum cleaner? This is a question we are asked often. People get confused with brush tools, stair tools, crevice tools, combination tools, upholstery tools, mattress tools, […]


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