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DC14
« on: July 21, 2015, 05:55:23 PM »
i was given this as a thank you for fixing their computer. a cretin person told them i fix and collect Dyson hoovers. they handed a DC14 to papa and he gave it to me later that day. its not bad but there is very little suction and its full of stones as i discovered later  :D







The Filters  :o





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I have just finnished cleaning it. i will put it back together later on if its all dry and post all the pictures up

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Re: DC14
« Reply #1 on: July 21, 2015, 07:32:00 PM »
Looks tidy though,  should come up well! The stones will have been sucked up after the filters had blocked i bet,  and couldnt make it up the air channel!
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Re: DC14
« Reply #2 on: July 21, 2015, 11:56:16 PM »
Best machine they ever made - the DC14 - in my opinion!

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Re: DC14
« Reply #3 on: July 22, 2015, 12:43:08 AM »
Best machine they ever made - the DC14 - in my opinion!
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Re: DC14
« Reply #4 on: July 22, 2015, 01:06:33 AM »
Just a trumped up dc04...

Their nicer to use than an 07, the squatter design helps I think
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Re: DC14
« Reply #5 on: July 22, 2015, 01:33:21 AM »
My opinion the DC14 is better an the DC07  :grinn:. mind you i prefer the DC01 or the DC04

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Re: DC14
« Reply #6 on: July 22, 2015, 04:54:45 PM »
I have been trying dc41 dc41 etc at about 90 they are not selling going back to the dc14 I can sell them all day long I agree that model is my favourite ,and best seller

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Re: DC14
« Reply #7 on: July 22, 2015, 07:25:07 PM »
My favourite as well, quieter than the 07 and better looking.  Dose your 14 have a DC14i cyclone on it? What's the serial number?

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Re: DC14
« Reply #8 on: July 22, 2015, 11:29:46 PM »
Yes its a DC14. the serial number starts with 227-UK. i typed that on the Dyson support section and it came up as DC14i. I will post the pictures later have been really busy with work etc. This weekend i have a DC01 coming to me, the owner said its not performing very well and they wondered if i could sort it. so if you guys want any posts me taking it apart i will do so!.

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Re: DC14
« Reply #9 on: July 22, 2015, 11:55:02 PM »
It just seams strange to have yellow bits on a DC14i I always thought they were all silver.   :grinn:

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Re: DC14
« Reply #10 on: July 23, 2015, 01:08:54 AM »
Yes its a DC14. the serial number starts with 227-UK. i typed that on the Dyson support section and it came up as DC14i.

Ours has more machines on it that Dyson's.  8)

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Re: DC14
« Reply #11 on: July 23, 2015, 01:33:31 AM »
^^^^ More parts and alot cheaper than buying it straight from dyson  :thumbsup:

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Re: DC14
« Reply #12 on: July 23, 2015, 05:40:26 PM »
Nice! I would say the DC14 is my favourite, as much as I like the DC41 the plastic is just flexible, it's a pain to take apart and the hose in the ball looks like a nob. The DC14 is sturdy and the plastic only has a TINY bit of flex so it won't really break in the most needed parts like on the wand and cyclone handle. Superb machine. Looks good and modern, a better DC33 in every single way besides weight, the filter has a larger surface area to trap more bacteria and microbes, the filter in the cyclones makes it quieter, the tools are ALL on the machine so its better for car cleaning, I leave the wand in the house cos all the tools are on board, no wand needed for car cleaning and I don't want any scrap metal buggers taking my wand! Also,it's easier to use the wand and quicker than the DC07.

I like the DC07 as much as the DC14, but the wand design is a little bit annoying, have to reverse it as I don't like the handle as the end of the wand. However, there is a benefit as the telescope reach thing can be a bit stiff sometimes if the wand has even a slight dent or the hose is twisted.

I would like the DC33, I do but the wand is weird, the red tool end comes off cos it's glued, the wand is plastic, the post motor filter housing is weird, feels cheap and the suction ain't as god as the DC14 or DC07.

DC25 is one of my favourite Dyson models, but the cleaner head is the common issue, the brush motor blows up and the wire loom on the side breaks, apart from that it's a great machine with a lovely brushbar, not too bad to strip down either.
DC14s are tanks, just need a slightly longer motor life. Do plastic parts often break on DC14s? Nope. DC41- Sexy looking futuristic and powerful machine. Just needs a better designed cleaner head wheel and cyclone clip along with a dense metal rod in the chassis.

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Re: DC14
« Reply #13 on: October 09, 2015, 07:20:14 PM »
So then i completely for got Sorry. anyway here it is.

started by taking the cyclone off and filter out





then i turned to the swich one screw and gently unclip the cover



Cover off



Switich off and unhook the blue wire and take the cable off



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Re: DC14
« Reply #14 on: October 09, 2015, 07:33:00 PM »
Now the brush bar, Get a flat blade screw driver and turn them anticlockwise gently until the wont move any more.

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And it just pop's off

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Pull the brush bar towards you gently and try to pull it off the belt.

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Hose off



Here cones the tricky part and these can be really stiff to take off, pull and push the self adjusting cleaner head towards the motor and i should come off

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