Having problems with your Dyson DC17 Animal Bagless Upright Cyclonic Vacuum ?
Vacuum only turns on in reclined position/pull out hose broken
\015 Vacuumed one room and it worked fine, used the pull out attachment to get into corners etc. Turned it off went to another room and now it only turns on in the reclined position and turns off when I try to use the pull out attachment. Also seems like it is blowing out instead of sucking in.. Please Help!!\015
Per the Dyson Web Site I found the solution. Although I cleared all the filters/possible clogs the vacuum had over heated disabling the pull out attachment and power button except when in the reclined position. After clearing the filter and waiting an hour for it to cool it was back to working like normal.
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