Having problems with your Dyson DC14 Animal Bagless Upright Cyclonic Vacuum ?

Hose attachment not working well.

\015 My Dyson is working fine in the normal vacuum\302\240position, but in the up right stance the hose doesn't work very\302\240well. \302\240It seems as though something is stuck, but I don't see anything. \302\240I\302\240would\302\240guess that the blockage is at the end of the house near the base of the vacuum, but I don't see any way to unhook it there. \302\240\015\012\015\012I am assuming since the vacuum is new it's a matter of cleaning it, but I can't find my owners guide and I can't download the online version. Can you help?\015

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You don't say what model of Dyson you've got. It's listed on FixYa under DC14 Animal, but sometimes things get listed incorrectly. If it is a DC14, there are several places to check for blockages: 1. remove the wand and check it; 2. remove the hose and stretch it right out, check for blockage and possibly holes; 3. tip the machine forwards, remove the U bend and check in there; 4. just around from the U bend, on the right side, there is an airway inspection valve - remove it and have a look in there too. When replacing these bits, make sure they are clipped in place securely.\015\012
\015\012That about covers it. If yours isn't a DC14, or if this doesn't help, please post more details and I'll try again.
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