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

I vacuumed up some material and then pulled it out now it has no suction from the vacuum head


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Yikes! hard to lose suction on a dyson! i have this one and have had this problem a couple of times..
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\015\012remove the canister - check the line in and the hole that goes into the canister for blockages.
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\015\012check the filter - you can (and should) remove and clean the small foam filter every 6 months.
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\015\012if it is still clogged - depending on what you vacuumed up....
\015\012In the top part of the canister there is a piece that has holes - if these become clogged it can reduce suction.. clean this part.
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\015\012If you have by some chance vacuumed up ashes or fine dust from drywall.. etc... or if it was wet... and you have done all of these things.. i would take it to be checked... these are no no's for the workings of a vacuum :) Good Luck!
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