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

The vaccum is not picking up like it did when it was new you have to go over the carpet over and over

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Make sure the canister is all the way in and latched (yes this has bit me in the rear a few times). If you grab the handle to the canister (w/o bushing the button) and give it a slight pull and it comes loose, then it was not latched. Push it fully in. The other thing is maybe the vac tubing is clogged. Pull it loose (same way you put it together out of the box new) and look down the tubing and in the U-channel Piece. Remove all obstructions.
The belt might be worn and therefore the brush isn't picking up the way it should. If you haven't replaced the belt recently I would try that. You can get the belt you need here:

Dyson DC17 Belt
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