The filters can be cleaned by shaking the dust out of the filter over a dustbin or by replacing the filter.
Cleaning the motor protection filter
The motor protection filter is placed behind the disposable dust bag or reusable dust bag. Clean the motor protection filter every time you replace the disposable dust bag or empty the reusable dust bag. You can clean the filter by shaking the dust out of the filter over a dustbin. Do not use water to clean the motor protection filter. Replace the filter when it can no longer be cleaned.
Cleaning the exhaust or (H)EPA filter
The exhaust filter is placed behind the grill on the back or bottom of the vacuum cleaner. The exhaust filter cannot be cleaned. Replace the exhaust filter every year.