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I need to change out the short hose on the underside of my older Dyson DC 07 Animal (Light Purple). It is the one less than a foot long on the underside which is attached on one end to the main body of the vacuum(I was able to remove this one) and the top of the upper soleplate. The latter one seems to be glued or otherwise permanently attached.Any assistance you could give me on this would be greatly appreciated....Thanks


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Hello Cynthia,
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\015\012It's not glued, but it can be a little difficult to remove. You need to twist and pull at the same time and it should pull off. If it's being stubborn, squirt a little bit of WD40 / penetrating fluid where the hose meets the tube on the sole plate, leave it for a couple of minutes and try again. This will also help you to attach the new one more easily. Wipe up any excess fluid after fitting the new hose.
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\015\012There isn't really much more I can tell you. There are numerous videos on YouTube covering Dyson maintenance. The following is actually for a clutch change but it's one of the easiest to follow and covers removal of the short hose:
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\015\012http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ycicf5Ut59g
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\015\012If you fast-forward the video to 1 minute 30 seconds, you will jump straight to the part showing the removal of the hose.
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\015\012Hope this helps, please let me know if you need further assistance, by clicking on 'Add a Comment' below your question.
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\015\012Regards,
\015\012BElectric
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