Having problems with your Dyson DC08 Hepa Allergy Bagless Canister Cyclonic Vacuum ?

Question re hose and head

\015 Have no hose or head. Can these be interchanged with other models?\015

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Hi There,
Ok so the hose definitely cannot be interchanged, all the dysons have a different (slightly) fitting where the hose clips to the vacuum. The head I think can be fitted from a DC19. To be sure I would buy the correct one for your model. Dyson have a bad habit of using different fittings for different models to force you into buying the proper dyson one. With the DC05 and earlier you could adapt heads from normal vacuums but they stopped it from dc08 on.
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