Having problems with your Dyson DC07 Animal Bagless Upright Cyclonic Vacuum ?

Dyson DC07: When I first got this vacuum, it was so powerful that it lifted my area rugs off the floor. It is so weak it barely works. I have removed and cleaned the filter, but I can?t seem to improve the suction. What am I doing wrong? How do I fix it?

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\015\012If your vacuum runs but still leaves dirt behind, the culprit could be the drive belt or an obstruction. If the agitator brush slips or won't turn, the belt is bad and needs to be replaced. If suction is weak when you place your hand over the vacuum hose, some part is blocked.
\015\012\015\012Replacing a drive belt\015\012Unplug the machine and flip it over so you can access the agitator brush.
\015\012 \015\012Unscrew the bottom plate that holds the brush in place, using a screwdriver.\015\012 \015\012Lift out the brush by pulling the roller ends out of the slots in the vacuum base. If the drive belt isn't completely broken, one end will be wrapped around the agitator brush, the other around the motor drive shaft. Slide the belt off of each part. Take it to a hardware store to get a replacement.\015\012 \015\012
Inspect the agitator brush before installing the new belt. Sometimes thread or hair will wrap around the ends or elsewhere on the brush roller. This can prevent the agitator from turning and cause a belt to fail prematurely. Cut any thread or hair with a sharp knife and pull it off.\015\012 \015\012Install the new belt. Slide one end over the agitator brush and the other over the drive shaft. Then reinstall the agitator brush. You may have to pull on the agitator brush to stretch the new belt a bit so the roller ends fit into the vacuum base.\015\012 \015\012Reinstall the bottom plate.\015\012\015\012Clearing an obstruction\015\012Inspect the hose, wand and cleaning tools to locate the obstruction. Debris often collects where one part plugs into another, or where the hose connects to the main vacuum housing. Remove the parts one at a time and remove any debris you find.
\015\012 \015\012Clear any hidden obstructions by pushing a broom handle through the hose and wands.\015\012 \015\012Reassemble all the parts.\015\012 \015\012I hope the above helps to solve your problem.\015\012 \015\012Take care.
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