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

On switch will not stay down or on

\015 The power button will not stay engaged or on.\015

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My vacuum had this exact same problem, but was out of warranty because \015\012it was remanufactured. Thankfully, it's a very quick, five-minute fix.
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  1. UNPLUG The Vacuum!
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  3. Remove the cannister.
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  5. Extend the handle and remove it.
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  7. Remove the two torx (T-15) screws behind the power button, where the handle normally stows.
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  9. There are four tabs holding the front plate containing the power button on; use your screwdriver to release them.
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  11. Gently pull the front plate off.
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  13. The switch on the right is the power button. Remove it,\015\012 try clicking it a few times; if it sticks, great, it should now stick when you press the power button. Replace it and \015\012reassemble, otherwise you'll need to get a new switch.
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