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    My Philips Vacuum Cleaner indicates the dust bag is full

    Published on 2021-07-04

    Your Philips Vacuum Cleaner might indicate the dust bag is full, even when it is not. Find out what can cause this and how to easily restore the performance.

    The "dust bag full" indicator could be triggered when an object is stuck in the nozzle, tube or hose of your Philips Vacuum Cleaner. In this case, check the nozzle, tube and hose of the appliance to make sure an object is not blocking them.

    If your Philips Vacuum Cleaner's motor protection filter (image below) is dirty, your dust bag indicator could change colour. Make sure the motor protection filter is clean, then check again if the dust bag-full indicator still changes colour permanently even when the dust bag is not full yet.

    Philips vacuum cleaner exhaust filter

    The pores in the dust-bag of your Philips Vacuum Cleaner may become clogged (i.e. after vacuuming ashes, fine sand, lime, cement dust or other similar substances).

    If you have checked the above-mentioned possibilities and the appliance still indicates the bag is full, please replace the disposable dust bag or empty the reusable dust bag, even if it is not full yet.

    Did these steps not solve the issue? Please contact us for further assistance.

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