Having problems with your DC27 ?
Why is it hard to push my DC27 vacuum cleaner whilst I am vacuuming
I am having trouble vacuuming my carpet because my DC27 is very hard to push. It has only started doing this and my DC27 is over 5 years old but I have it serviced regularly.
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