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

I have the Dyson DC14 and its like it's not brushing the carpet anymore, The brush is spinning, but its like it isn't self adjusting to the carpet height? It still has suction, but doesn't make the same sound it used to when you'd start vacuuming. Its like it never adjusts anymore???

Answers :

Hi its Darran at Dyson.

It sounds as though the internal hose underneath the machine has twisted slightly. With the machine switched off, lay it on its side and look at the base. You should be able to see a small corrigated hose. Simply twist this a quarter turn clockwise which hopefully will allow the head to adjust again.

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