Dyson & Sebo Vacuum Cleaner Repair & Advice Forums

Dyson Models => Dyson DC01 (and DA 001) => Topic started by: Dyson2000 on October 15, 2015, 06:54:36 PM

Title: x2 Dyson DC01 Refurb
Post by: Dyson2000 on October 15, 2015, 06:54:36 PM
So then, I decided to refurb our old hoover, and now is the chance for it to be clean cause I'm off for a fortnight.

Here it is

[attachimg=1]

[attachimg=2]

Cyclone off

[attachimg=3]

T15 bit to remove the screw from the top of the cyclone

[attachimg=4]

I removed the release valves first.

[attachimg=5]

Then the handle bit.

[attachimg=6]

Title: Re: x2 Dyson DC01 Refurb
Post by: Dyson2000 on October 15, 2015, 07:19:53 PM
I removed the filter cage from the machine, Bit dirty, I completely for got about them Oops  :'(.

[attachimg=1]

The hose, i all ready removed the wand.

[attachimg=2]

Push that clip

[attachimg=3]

And out it pops.

[attachimg=4]

The Cable and switch, remove this plastic cover, unscrew it with a T15 bit Again.

[attachimg=5]

And i should come off.

[attachimg=6]


Title: Re: x2 Dyson DC01 Refurb
Post by: Dyson2000 on October 15, 2015, 07:24:17 PM
Now Removing the switch and cable.

Unscrew the wires on the block connector

[attachimg=1]

Then pull out the switch and unhook the wires.

[attachimg=2]

Unscrew those metal cable holders (T15) And the cable should be free to pull out the hole. i left this rubber piece on the body.

[attachimg=3]

Removing the Filter Cover.

[attachimg=4]

Out it pops.

[attachimg=5]
Title: Re: x2 Dyson DC01 Refurb
Post by: Dyson2000 on October 15, 2015, 07:30:56 PM
The Sole Plate

Removed the 3 Screws holding it in place.

[attachimg=1]

Its off.

[attachimg=2]

Removed the Brush bar and belt.

[attachimg=3]

The wheels. uncliped the yellow plastic cap both sides.


[attachimg=4]

Removed this Metal clip holding the wheels in place.

[attachimg=5]

And the wheels are off.

[attachimg=6]

Title: Re: x2 Dyson DC01 Refurb
Post by: Dyson2000 on October 15, 2015, 07:38:41 PM
The Kickplate.

Uncliped from one side and then the other.

[attachimg=1]

And its off.

[attachimg=2]

Removing the motor. Remove 6 screws from the bottom. to get at the motor

[attachimg=3]

And the bottom bit is now off.

[attachimg=4]

Take note where those wires go.

[attachimg=5]

And its Free!

[attachimg=6]
Title: Re: x2 Dyson DC01 Refurb
Post by: Dyson2000 on October 15, 2015, 07:44:03 PM
Tidied the motor all up.

[attachimg=1]

Lubed the brush bar. it will need a new one shortly. the bearings are almost shot. cleaned up the rest of the parts and are left sit to dry for tomorrow.

[attachimg=2]

Then My Nan's hoover arrives. So i had a closer look!.

[attachimg=3]

[attachimg=4]

Oh. :o

[attachimg=5]

Filters are not too bad.

[attachimg=6]

Will do this one Tomrrow. and put our one back together. ;)
Title: Re: x2 Dyson DC01 Refurb
Post by: Madrat on October 15, 2015, 08:25:24 PM
 :o fixed sole plate, rare  :thumbsup:
Title: Re: x2 Dyson DC01 Refurb
Post by: beko1987 on October 15, 2015, 08:37:50 PM
Very nice! That brushroll does look nearly dead, but easy enough to swap over whenever!

A little hack I do is to not put the cyclone release valves back in and cut some insulation tape to stick over them within the square moulding. Takes a few bits and a few minutes, but it really improves the suction! Valves can be put back in whenever for originality.
Title: Re: x2 Dyson DC01 Refurb
Post by: Dyson2000 on October 15, 2015, 08:48:56 PM
Very nice! That brushroll does look nearly dead, but easy enough to swap over whenever!

A little hack I do is to not put the cyclone release valves back in and cut some insulation tape to stick over them within the square moulding. Takes a few bits and a few minutes, but it really improves the suction! Valves can be put back in whenever for originality.

Yep. I'm going to do that for the both of them. Bye the way I've got a purple cable for that DC01 Dejstill
Title: Re: x2 Dyson DC01 Refurb
Post by: Parwaz7862 on October 15, 2015, 10:51:55 PM
Lovely! I want a DC01 now, lol. My favourite is the VERY latest DC01, as I grew up with that one ;D YDK motor like your one, red cyclone stickers and the current Dyson logo. Everybody knew how to maintain a Dc01 back in the day :) I hate fitting a hose to one of these though, so stubborn
Title: Re: x2 Dyson DC01 Refurb
Post by: Dyson2000 on October 16, 2015, 12:46:29 AM
Lovely! I want a DC01 now, lol. My favourite is the VERY latest DC01, as I grew up with that one ;D YDK motor like your one, red cyclone stickers and the current Dyson logo. Everybody knew how to maintain a Dc01 back in the day :) I hate fitting a hose to one of these though, so stubborn

I think my Nan's is a late one as well with the first swivel  soleplate. Our one looked exactly the same as that but with a fixed sole plate. I like the motor in our hoover.  The suction without the release valves been taken out and covered is unreal. I wonder what it is going to be like with them covered!  :coffee:
Title: Re: x2 Dyson DC01 Refurb
Post by: Dyson2000 on October 16, 2015, 12:48:05 AM
:o fixed sole plate, rare  :thumbsup:

Yep. Also I think they are wurth 30
Title: Re: x2 Dyson DC01 Refurb
Post by: Parwaz7862 on October 16, 2015, 08:53:25 AM
I noticed that if you cover the DC04 release valve with sellotape it has better suction too :)
Title: Re: x2 Dyson DC01 Refurb
Post by: Parwaz7862 on October 16, 2015, 08:54:26 AM
PS I like that carpet, it brings back memories of the rental house we have, that was the same carpet there I think back in 2007
Title: Re: x2 Dyson DC01 Refurb
Post by: Dyson2000 on October 16, 2015, 05:28:58 PM
Striped her down at Lunch time. First Took off the cyclone.

[attachimg=1]

Now taking off the Sole plate and Brush bar, Belt.

[attachimg=2]

 :o

[attachimg=3]

That's That Off!

[attachimg=4]

The hose. Removed the wand and pushed this clip.

[attachimg=5]


[attachimg=6]

Title: Re: x2 Dyson DC01 Refurb
Post by: Dyson2000 on October 16, 2015, 05:32:37 PM
Removed the filter cover.

[attachimg=1]

The wheels removed.

[attachimg=2]

Now the Cable and Switch.

[attachimg=3]

Unhook the switch and then the block connector.

[attachimg=4]

Cable off.

[attachimg=5]

Now the motor, undo 6 screws

[attachimg=6]

Title: Re: x2 Dyson DC01 Refurb
Post by: Dyson2000 on October 16, 2015, 05:45:36 PM
And its Out.

[attachimg=1]

The cyclone.

[attachimg=2]

Removed the release valves.

[attachimg=3]

undone that screw near the handle, gave it a tug. and its off.

[attachimg=4]

This bit was a pain in the arse. Did get it eventually.

[attachimg=5]

Washed everything ,dried it nicely with the hair dryer. just need to put it all back together.

[attachimg=6]
Title: Re: x2 Dyson DC01 Refurb
Post by: Dyson2000 on October 16, 2015, 05:54:29 PM
Before i continued on. I had this 


                                                      [attachimg=1]

Started off by putting the cyclone all back together.

[attachimg=2]

Then the motor and hooking the wires on the RIGHT way, putting the six screws back in.

[attachimg=3]

The Kick plate on

[attachimg=4]

Its starting to look like a DC01 now.

[attachimg=5]

I put the cable threw the hole and hooked it all up.

[attachimg=6]
Title: Re: x2 Dyson DC01 Refurb
Post by: Dyson2000 on October 16, 2015, 06:00:16 PM
put that plastic cover back on.

[attachimg=1]

The brush bar all greased up and a new belt on.

[attachimg=2]

The Sole plate on.

[attachimg=3]

The wand and hose back on.

[attachimg=4]

New filters in all round.

[attachimg=5]

Done!. That's much better i must say.

[attachimg=6]

Title: Re: x2 Dyson DC01 Refurb
Post by: Dyson2000 on January 24, 2016, 11:05:55 PM
I might buy this one and strip it for our hoover. its a minter though!, might just swap the motor for our one because its practically new.

[attachimg=1]

[attachimg=2]

[attachimg=3]

[attachimg=4]

[attachimg=5]

[attachimg=6]
Title: Re: x2 Dyson DC01 Refurb
Post by: beko1987 on January 25, 2016, 08:51:28 AM
No, don't strip that! I'll have it if you don't want it and can post! That's the DA001 style font, but the DC01 branding, so an early DC01!

Looks unfaded too. Don't break it for spares!
Title: Re: x2 Dyson DC01 Refurb
Post by: Dyson2000 on January 25, 2016, 03:55:05 PM
No, don't strip that! I'll have it if you don't want it and can post! That's the DA001 style font, but the DC01 branding, so an early DC01!

Looks unfaded too. Don't break it for spares!

yeah I know but our hoover needs something to get it back to the way it was. I can't find anything  otherwise I would. but that's what our hoover looks like when it was new.
Title: Re: x2 Dyson DC01 Refurb
Post by: MVacs on January 25, 2016, 08:18:08 PM
If it has a fixed soleplate, I'll buy that and the bin flap if you are breaking it.
Title: Re: x2 Dyson DC01 Refurb
Post by: Dyson2000 on March 22, 2016, 02:32:55 PM
I eventually made my mind up. The motor from our one went into that blue DC01 and is perfect now, Then bought a early DC01 off eBay not to long ago. And used the Parts to get it up to tip top condition. Ah, Perfect.
Title: Re: x2 Dyson DC01 Refurb
Post by: RustySkull on March 23, 2016, 09:17:22 AM
Nothing like making something perfect again ...