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

My dyson will not pick up but has suction when using hose only

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I have had Dyson All Floors model,( the one with the clutch\012adjustment to allow transition from\012carpet to hard floor) for a number of years. Recently pick up from carpet\012particularly poor. Went through all the solutions as recommended on Dyson\012website. No blockages, no broken sole\012plate, bristles (should be around 7mm to\0128mm long) protruding ok from soleplate ( these can wear slightly over\012time but not usually the problem), belt not broken nor slipping. Filters\012cleaned/ replaced, but still poor pickup. Checking for strength of suction, as\012recommended by Dyson, both at top of hose and at bottom right inlet revealed no\012problem there. It turned out the clear\012inlet hose coming from the soleplate to the underside of the machine was the\012problem from two viewpoints. Firstly, as can be expected, the clear hose\012can develop splits after a number of years due to wear and tear. The other, not\012so obvious, problem is that the hose is also a form of straight spring which is\012designed to be compressed to a certain degree to an S shape when the machine is\012in the upright position. Upon pulling the handle back, whilst pushing on the\012footrest at the bottom results in pressure from the hose/spring being applied\012to the rear of the sole plate, pushing it on to the carpet. Thereafter the\012suction takes over, keeping the soleplate firmly fixed to the carpet. The\012existing hose on my machine had settled in to an S shape over the several years\012I have had the machine, thereby not pushing firmly enough the rear of\012the soleplate on to the carpet ( I\012noticed a significant gap at the rear whilst using the machine). For the couple\012of splits I had effected a temporary repair using a couple of very narrow\012strips of Gaffa tape, whilst awaiting the new hose/spring, but only a marginal'\012if any, improvement. Upon receiving and attaching the new hose/spring the solepate\012was properly pressed onto the surface of the carpet and pickup was like new.

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