Having problems with your Dyson DC17 Animal Bagless Upright Cyclonic Vacuum ?
Dyson has lost it's suction...i've cleaned all filters and checked all the hoses. The motor appears to be getting too hot
The filter housing can also be an issue. Check this:
The motor requires air to pass over it to remove generated heat (normal). Check the air passage that runs from the lower brush housing up toward the cyclone tank for a debris jam. Use a stiff wire with a bent hook on the end to fish out the clogging material. Hope this helps.
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