This is How To Take Apart Shark Vacuum Parts Right Way!

Once in a while, you have to change components that seem troublesome or need to be taken care of. The same thing goes for the Shark vacuum too.

You might need some screwdrivers and nose pliers to remove some parts like the hose, brush roll motor, and so on.

Let me explain how to take apart a Shark vacuum and cleaning methods so that you can do it yourself in the right way!

Follow This Method To Take Apart Shark Vacuum Parts

To clean or replace purpose, it becomes necessary to know the safest way to disassemble Shark vacuum parts. In case you are wondering about the directions, here’s how to do it yourself:

1. Take Apart Shark Vacuum Handle

  • Turn off the vacuum and plug it out.
  • Locate the wand part.
  • Hold the wand using one hand and pull the handle with another hand. It should make a clicking noise to detach from its place.
  • Remove the hose from the top handle area using a screwdriver.

2. Take Apart Shark Vacuum Hose

  • After detaching the handle, unplug the hose from the connector from the back of the canister using your hand.
  • Take a screwdriver and detach the 5 screws from the handle that holds the hose.
  • Use the screwdriver on the gap of the ring piece and hold it there. Then, grab another screwdriver to drag out the ring piece from the handle bottom part. Use slight pressure to remove it.
  • Separate the handle side part using the screwdriver or sharp object.
  • Heat the hose mouth so you can pull it out easily without damaging the surface.
  • Detach the hose from the handle using a screwdriver.

3. Take Apart Shark Vacuum Accessory Holder & Wand

  • Take out the handle and hose from the vacuum.
  • Pull out the tab of the accessory holder with the groove. Slide the holder up from the wand and store it.
  • Use pressure to pull out the wand on the tube from the back of the canister. It will make a clicking noise.

4. Take Apart Shark Vacuum Canister

  • Detach the handle and hose from the vacuum.
  • Separate the wand and adjustable holder.
  • Hold the canister and uplift it on the tube from the floor nozzle using slight force. It’ll make a clicking noise to confirm the success.

5. Take Apart Roller Brush & Rotating Brushes From Shark Vacuum

  • Shut the vacuum off and plug it out.
  • Use a star-shaped screwdriver (matching the suggested size) to get off all the screws from the vacuum motorized floor nozzle. Be sure to take the 2 wheels out in the way.
  • Store the screws in a safe place and detach the plate.
  • Lift up the brush roll by holding the 2 slots on the left and right sides. This is how to remove roller brushes from Shark Vacuum.
  • Then, lift the rotating brush upward to detach it.

6. Take Apart Shark Brushroll Motor

  • Take out the plate from the floor nozzle by unscrewing all the screws.
  • Then, you’ll see the brush roll motor (right above the roller brush).
  • Grab a proper size screwdriver to take out the 2 screws that hold the motor.
  • Pull out the 2 plugs from the brush roll motor via a pair of nose pliers.
  • Remove the motor.

7. Take Apart Shark Circuit Board

  • Detach the front nozzle plate to reach the circuit board.
  • Take a screwdriver and remove 2 screws from the board. Also, get rid of the screws that hold the wand of the vacuum to dissemble the circuit board.
Note: After taking out the targeted parts from the Shark vacuum, you can either insert new parts or clean them to reinstall.

This Is How To Clean Shark Vacuum Parts!

If you are prepared for the next thing, then get the gears to start the cleaning journey. Before getting into the directions for each part, look at the table:

ComponentCleaning Schedule
Brushroll & Rotating BrushEvery 1 – 3 Months
Pre-motor (Felt & Foam) FiltersEvery 3 Months
Post-motor HEPA FilterEvery 1 – 2 Years
Dust ContainerEvery Time You Use

Cleaning The Brushroll & Rotating Brush

  1. Take out the roll and rotating brush from the floor nozzle.
  2. Grab a pair of scissors to remove the dirt and hair from them.
  3. Make a mixture using water and mild detergent. Dip the roll and rotating brush inside the solution.
  4. Let it sit there for 1 – 2 minutes.
  5. Wash them using clean water.
  6. Air dry them.
  7. Place the roll and rotating brush back in spots.

Cleaning The Post-motor & Pre-motor Filters

  1. Pull out the tap of the filter cover (post-motor filter) and remove it.
  2. Drag the HEPA filter and turn it over to remove the dirt. Take a brush to clean it properly.
  3. Dip it into lukewarm water and soap mixture for some while. Pull it out and wash the surface. Dry it naturally and then reinstall it.
  4. Take out the dust cap and pull out the 2 filters (felt and foam filters) from the top of the canister (pre-motor filter).
  5. Place them in the lukewarm water and soap solution for 1 minute. Wash using clear water and air dry them for 24 hours.
  6. Reinstall them and put the dust cap back in place.

Cleaning The Dust Container

  1. Lift the side laches to take out the dust cup.
  2. Hold it over the trash can and press the release button to empty it. Press the door shut again to close it.
  3. Place it back on the spot.

Ending Note

And that’s how to take apart Shark vacuum parts! It would be wise to do it yourself and save your money from spending it on a professional for the job since the task takes only 5 – 10 minutes. Hope this guide helps!

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