Just purchased a Miele? Want to know how to quickly and efficiently change your motor and exhaust filters? Well, you have come to the right place. eVacuumStore has broken down the steps one by one. Read on to find out how.

How to Change Miele Canister Motor Filter


1. Open Housing

In order to reach the interior housing of the Miele Compact C2 Onyx, you must pull up on the dust compartment lid release located on the front of the canister near the carrying handle


Miele Dust compartment release
Miele interior housing


2. Changing Dust Compartment Filter

Behind the Miele FJM self-closing, cloth bag sits the motor filter. In order to release it from its housing, you must pull forward on the red plastic protective casing. Once you do that, you are free to remove the dust compartment filter and cut out a new filter by simply following the scissor lines.


Miele motor filter
New Miele motor filter

3. Replacing Dust Compartment Filter

To replace, simply take your freshly cut motor filter and place it behind the red plastic protective casing. Once in place, push gently on the filter housing to adjust it to its proper upright position.


Miele dust compartment filter replacement
Miele dust compartment replacement 2




How to Change Miele Canister Exhaust Filter - Air Clean



1. Open Filter Housing and Dispose of Filter

The charcoal Miele SF-AA50 Active AirClean 50 Filter can be easily located at the center of the interior housing once you pull up on the dust compartment lid release. To remove, gently pull up on the charcoal handles and the top cover should open up to reveal the AirClean filter. Same as the motor filter, remove the old exhaust filter and cut out a new one by following the scissor lines.


Miele Active Airclean 50
Miele Air Clean


2. Replace Filter and Close Housing

Take your freshly cut filter and place it where the old one used to sit. After that, close the top of the filter housing and press down firmly so that the filter stays in place. Lastly, close up the canister.


Miele Air Clean Replacement
Miele Air Clean Close Up


How to Change Miele Canister Exhaust Filter - HEPA


Every Miele vacuum you purchase comes with an optional HEPA filter. A HEPA filter is capable of trapping extremely small, micron-sized particles. To be more precise, a HEPA filter can trap 99.95 percent of dust and allergens that commonly pollute your air. It is best to replace your HEPA filter once a year.

 
1. Remove Active AirClean 50 filter

Miele Charcoal Filter
Once you opened up the interior housing, pull firmly on the charcoal filter to release it from its holder.

 
2. Insert HEPA Filter

Miele HEPA
Remove the HEPA filter from its box and place it in the designated compartment. Make sure you press down firmly so that the filter stays in place. You should hear a few clicking noises when you insert it.

 
3. Activate Exhaust Filter Change Indicator

Miele HEPA Timestrip
The exhaust filter changer indicator lets you know when you need to change your exhaust filter. Similar to driving, a green light means you're good to go while a red light means you must stop and replace. To activate, press the green button located on the frontward side of the Miele SF-HA50 HEPA AirClean Filter.  Once that's done, close up the interior housing of your canister.

How to Change Miele Upright Motor Filter


1. Open Housing

Miele Dynamic Twist
In order to reach the interior housing of the Miele Dynamic U1 Twist, you must pull on the dust compartment lid release located on the body of the upright.

2. Changing Dust Compartment Filter

Behind the Miele U self-closing, cloth bag sits the motor filter. In order to release it from its housing, you must pull forward on the green plastic protective casing. Once you do that, you are free to remove the dust compartment filter and cut out a new filter by simply following the scissor lines.


Miele Motor Filter
Miele Motor Filter


3. Replacing Dust Compartment Filter

To replace, simply take your freshly cut motor filter and place it behind the green plastic protective casing. Once in place, push gently on the filter housing to adjust it to its proper upright position.


Miele Motor Filter
Miele Motor Filter

How to Change Miele Upright Exhaust Filter - Air Clean



1. Open Filter Housing and Dispose of Filter
The charcoal Miele SF-AA50 Active AirClean 50 Filter can be found once you gently pull open the exhaust filter compartment located on the motor head. To remove, use your thumb and forefinger to coax the filter out of its slide-in spot. Once out, gently pull up on the charcoal handles and top cover should open up to reveal the AirClean filter. Same as with the motor filter, remove the old exhaust filter and cut out a new one by following the scissor lines.


Miele Active AirClean
Miele Active AirClean


2. Replace Filter and Close Housing
Take your freshly cut filter and place it where the old one used to sit. After that, close the top of the filter housing and press down firmly so that the filter stays in place. Lastly, slide the charcoal filter back into the exhaust filter compartment and shut the compartment door.


Miele Active AirClean
Miele Active AirClean


How to Change Miele Upright Exhaust Filter - HEPA



Every Miele vacuum you purchase comes with an optional HEPA filter. A HEPA filter is capable of trapping extremely small, micron-sized particles. To be more precise, a HEPA filter can trap 99.95 percent of dust and allergens that commonly pollute your air. It is best to replace your HEPA filter once a year.

1. Remove Active AirClean 50 Filter

Miele Active AirClean
Once you opened up the exhaust filter compartment, use your thumb and forefinger to coax the Miele Active AirClean filter out of its slide-in spot.

2. Insert HEPA Filter

Miele HEPA Filter
Remove the HEPA filter from its box and place it in the designated compartment. Shut the exhaust filter compartment opening on the motor head.

3. Activate Exhaust Filter Change Indicator

HEPA Filter
The exhaust filter changer indicator lets you know when you need to change your exhaust filter. Similar to driving, a green light means you're good to go while a red light means you must stop and replace. To activate, press the green button located on the frontward side of the Miele SF-HA50 HEPA AirClean Filter.