Having problems with your Dyson DC17 Animal Bagless Upright Cyclonic Vacuum ?

My dyson DC17 will not turn on unless the handle is pulled back.(into the vacuuming position) The attachment hose will not work at all (0 suction thru it). I've checked the hose and made sure there is no obstruction. Any ideas?


Answers :

Not sure if I can help, but I'll try. The DC17 has two motors: the vacuum motor and a separate motor for the brush bar. It is normal that the brush motor works only when the handle is pulled back in the vacuuming position - that's the way it's made. So, when you say "my DC17 won't turn on", I'm not sure if you mean the vac motor, the brush motor, or both. If the vacuum motor won't turn on, then you've got a problem I can't help you with.\015\012
\015\012As for no suction through the hose, I have to ask... are you sure your vacuum motor is working at all? Even with the hose stored away, the machine still relies on suction through that hose. If you're sure the motor is working, then either you've got a blockage that you haven't yet found (there's at least one inspection port, a sort of U tube at bottom right of machine, that you need to check), or it could be that you've got a hole in the flexible hose (which opens only when the hose is extended).\015\012
\015\012Sorry if this is a bit garbled, but I'm puzzled by your problem. If you want to come back with more details I'll try again for you!
I am having the same problem. Were you able to find a solution?
Repair Help & Product Troubleshooting for Dyson DC17 Animal Bagless Upright Cyclonic Vacuum

Tips for a great answer:

- Provide details, support with references or personal experience .
- If you need clarification, ask it in the comment box .
- It's 100% free, no registration required.

Suggested Questions/Answers :

My dyson DC17 will not turn on unless the handle is pulled back.(into the vacuuming position) The attachment hose will not work at all (0 suction thru it). I've checked the hose and made sure there is no obstruction. Any ideas?


Not sure if I can help, but I'll try. The DC17 has two motors: the vacuum motor and a separate motor for the brush bar. It is normal that the brush motor works only when the handle is pulled back in the vacuuming position - that's the way it's made. ... Dyson DC17 Animal Bagless Upright Cyclonic Vacuum

No Suction I get great suction in the hose, but when I plug the hose back into the unit, there is no suction and the air flow indicator line goes completely red. I've changed the bag and filters. I took the small panel off the back and made sure there is no clog, and took the hose off to make sure there was no clog there. Still no suction. Please help.


I about to say that's always a clog of some sort that causes that ... Miele S7210 Bagged Upright Vacuum

I have a zan1829 hoover but it has loss suction, ive empied it out and made sure everything is in place and i have no idea on what to do next?? many thanks if you can help :)


... Vacuums

Hmmm Hi there, I actually had tried everything you mentioned except for the vinegar idea which I'll do when I get back up to my home in Oregon. I checked for pinches, the heater, etc. Water does NOT come out of the accessory tool and only will dispense out of the main area for a second or two..any liquid actually starts filling up the area right behind the nozzles and around the pump instead of OUT of the machine. I checked gaskets, made sure there was a tight seal, and even made sure the little


Check the nozzles to make sure they aren't clogged. Sometimes there is a problem with the flow indicator cap, maybe too tight or not tight enough. Try squeezing the trigger while turning the can one way or the other. If at a certain point it starts ... Bissell 7920 ProHeat Pro-Tech Upright Wet/Dry Vacuum

I have a DC07 and the brush wasn't rotating and I had no suction at the brush but perfect suction through the hose. I noticed a large build up of dog hair around the brush so I took off the cover plate and removed all the hair, cleaned inside the floor/brush housing and cleaned out the hose. I also cleaned the filter and removed the other air access cover and made sure that they were clear. I put everything back and the brush still doesn't turn and there is still no suction through the bottom


Hi and welcome to FixYa. I am Kelly. \015\012\015\012Here is a link that can assist you in your quest for the missing suction: \015\012\015\012 ... Dyson DC07 Bagless Upright Cyclonic Vacuum

No suction i have a bissell lift off revolution vacuum. I have cleaned all the filters and emptied out the canister made sure that the hoses are not plugged but it will not pick up unless you use the hose. the floor brush is clean and still no suction coming from under the vacuum... could you help me please


Is there a blockage in the small hose in the bottom of the machine \015\012take of the pod and you will see the small hose, \015\012Is the main hose pushed into the bottom housing ... Bissell 37603 Upright Vacuum

No suction I have new belts. Everything is clean. No clogs. When I turn it on it smells like rubber , the brush doesnt spin. Everything seems to be free flowing.. Roller brush isnt stuck on the ends. Took off hose to make sure no clogs anywhere. There is not even suction thru the hose with the handle in upright position.


Generally, the problem is that the belt is not running the brushes.  This is caused by one of the following:\015\012\015\012\015\012beater brush is jammed.  This is either an object stuck in the brush or im ... Hoover U6437-900 / U6439-900 Windtunnel Bagged Upright Vacuum

Hoover Alyx Pets 2000w Hoover Model TC1208 001 Virtually no suction, have checked for blockages but cant seem to see any, however i can't remove the hose to check it. Any ideas?


Did you check the HEPA filter? I have the same problem with mine if I don't clean the filter after using it. It's a dirty job but helps for a while. ... Vacuums

My 4 yr old Nilfisk vacuum cleaner has been working fine up until now. But suddenly, it has hardly any suction power and also, hot air seems to be coming out thru the vents on top and also thru the space that's normally used for blowing air OUT....the outlet with the retractable cover located close to the part where the power cable comes out of and retracts into. I've checked the filter and the hose and they are not clogged...I have also put in a new bag. Not keen to buy another vacuum cleaner u


Hi there SmartAlec from Nelsonvacuums.com.au here.It sounds like a blockage of some kind. The best way to find it is to set the machine up for normal vacuuming and remove o ... Vacuums

Dyson Animal motor is running, beater bar is turning but very little if any suction. No suction from hose either. The inside canister is filling and moving, so there is some dirt being sucked in there. I have thoroughly cleaned all filters but not sure what is causing the problem. Any ideas?


Obstruction in the hose?\015\012Your vac has developed a hairball possibly.... when a piece of flexible media ie.... cardboard, plastic etc... gets lodged in the hose, and begins collecting hair & dust to the point it no longer has enough d ... Dyson DC07 Animal Bagless Upright Cyclonic Vacuum

Loss of suction on a canister bagless. What is the best way to ensure there are no blockages - i have checked but can't be sure there isnt a blockage in the hose somewhere.


Take a coat hangar (one of those nasty metal ones) straighten it out as long as you can get it and slowly slide into hose, twisting it as you go. You can also tap hose when doing this to loosen anything jammed in there. ... Dyson DC08 Cylinder Bagless Canister Cyclonic Vacuum

When I turn on the Hoover U5780-900 it seems the motor just starts to rev up and stays that way until I shut it off. I have replaced all the belts, made sure there were not any blockages, and checked the filters. It still does it. Any other ideas.


... Hoover U5780-900 Windtunnel Cyclonic Bagless UprightVacuum

The beater assembly on our Majestic 360 is not working. We've pressed the reset button, checked the belt, made sure the connections were complete. Suction is reaching the unit. What's our next step? Thank you.


Check the power cord going to the unit with a volt/ohm meter. The wires break, UNPLUG and take plyers and slightly squeeze the female connections, and plug in again. ... Filter Queen Majestic Canister Vacuum

It sounds as though a belt is rubbing or slightly off-track. The sound is extremely loud. We've removed the plate around the brush bar, made sure the brushes are free of dog hair, and found that the belt appears to be on track. What should we try now? We haven't tried to use it to check for suction for fear of doing real damage! Thank you. Marcia VanDyne


Is the sound coming from the head unit where the belt is attached? When you power up the vac, can you watch the belt to see if it is frayed or running off track. I have the same Dyson and had this same issue, cleaning the head cured it, but your issu ... Dyson DC17 Animal Bagless Upright Cyclonic Vacuum

Ive got a dc07 dyson just changed the belt on it as i had to since then it isnt picking anything up at all nothings clogged up had it to bits and put it all back together again properly. The hose is working when i take it off its got plenty suction but when i run it along the floor it picks absolutely nothing up any ideas that i havent thought off. Thanks


Sounds like the hose underneath has become detached. Have a look and if its not that come back to me. Also can yo9u check your U Bend is still on as these can come off. ... Dyson DC07 Animal Bagless Upright Cyclonic Vacuum

My Eureka 5892 BVZ-1 vaccum has very little suction. I checked hoes and emptied cup, and made sure filter is not dusty.


There are probably three filters, one on the back of the dust collection bin, one under the dust collection bin, and one where the air exits the vacuum, check all three.\012Gary ... Eureka 5892AVZ Bagless Upright Cyclonic Vacuum

My kenmore progressive canister vacuum won't start,any ideas, is there a fuse? it was on then just quit. I've checked all connections and made sure they are snug, and that it's still plugged in (!) model 116.


Wire broken in several place along suction tubing. Replaced tubing and works fine ... Kenmore 23913 Progressive PowerMate Bagged Canister Vacuum

The vaccum has been cleaned and checked but the brush is not rotating and no suction at the bottom, but through the hose. In reading the instructions to remove the brush cover it says to lift tab one and release 2-4. Where is the tab for tab 1 can not find anything for tab one to be able to lift, nothing there any ideas for help would be greatlly appreciated/


3 on the front and one on the back. where the belt runs ... Bissell 6594 PowerForce Bagless Upright Vacuum

We have a Russell hobbs power cyclonic pets 2000w vacum cleaner that seems to have lost quite a bit of suction, we have cleaned the filter and made sure there are no obstructions in the hose. We have only had the item for 2 months so would like some help with the problem. Regards Mrs D.Cook


... Vacuums

I have a Eureka Altima vaccuum and it no longer suctions like it use to and also has a burning smell. I have cleaned all filters, brush, hoses, and filters. There are no blockages. I have also checked the belt and it's still good. Any other ideas as to what may be the problem?


This bagless model gets buildup of really fine dirt in the motor and starts to clog up the fan airducts. You will need to take the motor out and clean it. ... Eureka Altima Upright Vacuum Model 2996AVS Vacuum

Kirby shampooer The suds are not coming out of the shampooer. I made sure it was connected right. The sponge filter and the cap are attached. i have a g4 vacuum and the screen in in properly.. if i move at a snails pace i can get spots of suds about every 6 inches or so but not a lot. i have adjusted the on and off, if verified the video its put together correctly but it acts like no suction .. i thought of a small hole in the hose for the suds and cut off about 1 inch it act better but not by


On the shampooer tank, remove the screen cap from the little hole that the shampooer hose plugs onto. Clean the screen and make sure that it is not plugged up with debris. Make sure that the screen is securely glued to the cap all the way around the ... Kirby G4 Bagged Upright Vacuum

Ive changed the filter and checked the hoses but vacuum doesnt pick up ...when its on the dust is being blown out the bottom of the vacuum....i took the canister off to test the suction its fine...also cleaned the filter ...help!


Have you check the roller brush and drive belt? It may be your belt has broke or is slipping and therefore not turning the brush.\015\012Turn on machine and power head see if brush is turning if it is put a small amount of pressure on the rol ... Kenmore Vacuums

Hover Elite Rewind I've only had this vacuum a few months and I really liked it until now. There is almost no suction from anywhere in the vacuum, and I've cleaned all the filters and rollers with my shop vac and made sure that everything was assembled correctly. It used to be really quiet now it is quite loud and it keeps over heating, and shutting off. At this point I have no idea what could cause this problem, the machine is nearly brand new and I can't afford a new one at this point.


You have to clean out the hose under the bottom of the vacuum cleaner. To do this you have to remove the bottom plate the covers the brush it has about 6 screws. Also remove the brush and belt in order to thourhly clean it. I had the same issue you h ... Vacuums

There is no suction from the head on the floor. The hose is sucking properly but not the floor brush. I have checked for blockages and can't find anything - any ideas?


I have exactly the same problem!\015\012i think it is something to do with the transfer hose that changes the suction from the hose to the brushes ( it is at the bottom left of the machine as you look at it from the front! ... Dyson DC14 Animal Bagless Upright Cyclonic Vacuum

My DC17 is only a few months old, but I've already had to clean the filter. Since I reassembled everything, I'm finding chunks of carpet fiber and dog fur on top of the filter inside the filter container. Iam getting slightly less suction from the floor assembly as well. I've checked the hoses, brush, and brushed out the inside of the plastic container, but hasn't helped. Ideas??


Everyone needs to own an air compressor,\015\012if you own a bagless vacuum\015\012\015\012You blow it out every other time you use it.\015\012\015\012Without compressed air, all vacuums will just\015\012basically ... Dyson DC17 Animal Bagless Upright Cyclonic Vacuum
  • Start your question with What, Why, How, When, etc. and end with a "?"
  • Be clear and specific
  • Use proper spelling and grammar
all rights reserved to the respective owners || www.mictaservice.com || Terms of Use || Contact || Privacy Policy
Load time: 0.0592 seconds