Having problems with your Dyson DC07 Animal Bagless Upright Cyclonic Vacuum ?
My dyson 07 has suddenly stopped suctioning.
\015 The hose assembly works but when I vacuum my floor with the regular vacuum it doesn't pick anything up. I have checked all the hoses and there are no obstructions in the vacuum.\015
Could also be the clutch. I just had the same problem. Before buying a new clutch assembly, I took the out the clutch just to make sure I could do it (the link previously mentioned is great: http://www.dysonmedic.com/DC07%20Folder/DC07%20Clutch%20replacement.html). In the process, I also opened the clutch at the wide end (two screws and a little retaining clip on the side - can watch a video as to how to disassemble the clutch here: http://www.ezvacuum.com/dyson-dc04-dc07-and-dc14-belt-pack-for-clutch-system-90251401-2-pack-p-2196.html?currency=USD). In the "lid" you will see a little black plate (looks like the same material that a car breakpad is made out of). If the clutch is the problem this plate will look a little worn down. It can be removed and flipped over. You'll get a few more years out of it. Of course, when the second side wears out, you'll have to get a new clutch (but by then maybe the the entire vac will need replacing anyway). I just saved myself $40. Enjoy.
Two main things to check. 1, the belt drive to the brush bar (make sure the brush bar is rotating when it should - if your model has a clutch, the brush does not revolve when the machine is upright). 2, the short length of clear hose that you can see if you turn the machine over (this hose often cracks, and the leak means loss of suction at the brush head) - you need to look carefully, as the split is not always immediately obvious. For illustrated guidance on dealing with both these faults go to www.dysonmedic.com and scroll to the bottom of the page. If you need further help just post a reply here and I'll see what more I can do. Good luck!
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