Which Dyson do I have? Find the model number!

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In short: when you want to buy new accessories for a Dyson vacuum cleaner, it is important to know which Dyson vacuum cleaner you have. The serial number of the vacuum cleaner tells you which Dyson you have: you will discover this serial number in various places on your vacuum cleaner.

If there is one vacuum cleaner brand that offers many different vacuum cleaners, it is Dyson. Canister vacuums, handheld vacuums, stick vacuums: Dyson has it all. Even specific types of vacuum cleaners can be found in many different versions. If we look at stick vacuums alone, Dyson already has dozens of variants.

When you need a new part, for example a battery or an extra suction brush, it is relevant to know which Dyson you have. This way you know for sure whether the part is suitable for your model. In this article I’ll help you find out which Dyson vacuum cleaner you have!

Why is it smart to know which Dyson vacuum cleaner you have?

Let me first start with the question of why it is actually relevant to know which Dyson vacuum cleaner you have. I already mentioned in the introduction that you may need a new Dyson part. In my article about the Dyson vacuum battery life, for example, it appears that you may need a new battery after a few years.

Update: Dyson vacuum cleaners have recently been supplied with a very handy crevice tool with LED lighting. This one is also for sale separately!

To be sure whether a part is compatible with your vacuum cleaner, it is necessary to know which model you have. For example – to stick to the example – a battery is by no means suitable for all Dyson models.

It can also be interesting if you run into problems with your vacuum cleaner. If you go looking for help, one of the first questions is of course which vacuum cleaner it is.

This is how you find out which Dyson model you have

Time to find out which Dyson you have right now! There are several ways to find out which version you have at home! Did you throw away the box? Don’t worry, there are plenty of other ways to find the model number of you Dyson! I list all the possibilities.

  • Check the model number on the package
  • Check the warranty card that you hopefully have kept
  • The vacuum cleaner rod sometimes has a sticker with the name of the vacuum cleaner
  • Dyson has placed the model number of Dyson vacuum cleaners in various places

Did you throw away the box? Don’t worry, there are plenty of other ways to find the model number of you Dyson!

Where to find the Dyson model number

While cleaning a Dyson vacuum cleaner, you will come across many stickers and numbers. Dyson has placed the model number on every vacuum cleaner. The location of this model number on your Dyson vacuum cleaner again depends on the type of vacuum cleaner.

With stick vacuums, for example, it is often located behind the dust container and on the bottom of the battery.

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You find the Dyson model number in many cases under the batterypack © vacuumtester

See below for each type of vacuum cleaner where you can find the model number.

Type Dyson vacuum cleanerModel Number Locations
Stick vacuum cleanerBehind the dust container
Under the battery
Handheld vacuum cleanerBehind the filter
On the bottom
Upright vacuum cleanerBehind the dust container
On the bottom
Behind the handle
Canister vacuum cleanerBehind the dust container
On the bottom
Robot vacuum cleanerBehind the dust container

Can’t find the serial number? Feel free to send me a message: I may be able to find out for you which model Dyson vacuum cleaner you have.

Did you found the Dyson Model number?

Do you now know which Dyson vacuum cleaner you have? Then you can now look for the right Dyson accessories. To make it a little easier for you, you can find matching parts for popular Dyson vacuum cleaners below:

Curious about all parts and what they can be used for? Then take a look at my Dyson parts guide, where I explain each set-up!

In summary: before you just buy new Dyson parts, it is important to know the serial number of your vacuum cleaner. Not every part fits every Dyson series. Do you now know which Dyson you have? Then you can take a look at new Dyson accessories.
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