Archive for the 'Dyson DC41' Category

Dyson DC25 & DC41 Brushroll Motors DC771(2)XLLG Now Cheaper!

Back in 2013, DC25 DC41 cleanerhead motors became available, we reported on it back then here: DC25 (DC41) Cleanerhead Brushbar Motors Now Available. The problem is, they were very expensive. They always cost in the region of £40-£50, which was pretty eye-watering. But still cheaper than a new cleanerhead. However, today we found out that […]

The Unofficial Dyson Forums Newsletter – Summer 2014

The Unofficial Dyson Forums Newsletter – Summer 2014. Hello Dyson Enthusiast, It has been a while since we sent out a forum newsletter, several years in fact. So we thought one was long overdue. We would like to bring you up-to-date on the happenings on the site in recent months. The forum continues to go […]

BBC Watchdog Item on Dyson Repairer Appliance Service Direct Ltd

BBC’s Watchdog recently did a piece on UK Vac Services Ltd, also referred to in the feature as Appliance Service Direct Ltd (one and the same number and data it seems). While we applaud the effort of the BBC to educate consumers on the dangers of some of the “Repair your Dyson in your own home” […]

Dyson DC40 DC41 Hard to Push – Sticking to the Floor. Missing Wheel.

We highlighted a few months ago what we thought to be a design fault with the DC40 and DC41 here: Possible soleplate design fault on the DC40 and DC41. There is also a relevant topic on these machines on the unofficial Dyson forums here: Stripping Down a DC41 Cleaner Head: Brushroll Motor & Design Faults. […]

Where to Buy a Dyson DC41 Motor

So you want to swap the main motor on your Dyson DC41 and cannot believe the price of the motor bucket assembly? This is the predicament I had recently when I came by a DC41 with a burned out motor. I stripped it down (a mammoth task since you ask) and discovered it had a […]

Cheap Dyson Motors – 150 Reasons Not to Buy One.

If you are looking for a cheap replacement motor for your Dyson vacuum cleaner, you may well head over to eBay or Amazon or a similar site and buy the cheapest one you can find. You can sometimes get a cheap Chinese copy one for about twenty pounds. After all, a motor is just a motor […]

Where to Buy an Extra Long Dyson Flex.

So you want an extra-long flex for your Dyson? Maybe you want a replacement flex for your Kirby? You are in luck too! Some call it a cord, lead, wire or cable – its a tomato tomarto thing. We say flex. Technically, Dyson do not supply extra length flexes for their machines. Of course, you […]

DC25 (DC41) Cleanerhead Brushbar Motors Now Available.

I have opined for some time about the unavailability of Dyson DC25 brushroll motors. Why Dyson chose to use Johnson motors that have proved to be less than stellar is anyone’s guess. Why they continue to use them in the DC41 and other machines is also a mystery.   I am referring to the Johnson DC771(2)XLLG ones that allegedly only […]

Possible soleplate design fault on DC40 and DC41

Although the DC40 and DC41 are recent models of Dyson machine, and most are still under warranty, an alarming fault has been noted by a few people and the only answer is often a new cleaner head. These machines have a central wheel on the soleplate that prevents the machine making too much contact with […]

How to remove the ball wheel on a Dyson DC40/DC41/DC42 and DC43

We are looking here to access the area near the gimbal lock arm spring on the Dyson DC40, DC41, DC42 and DC43. To do this involves getting to the wheel/ball mechanism on the machine. In order to access this, you use a pair of long nose pliers to remove the glamour cap in the wheel, you insert the long nose […]


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