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

Our DC17 is loosing suction. How many filters muist be cleaned?


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This is another thing to check. Until very recently has been overlooked entirely on these forums.
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This video is for replacing the clutch & belts, but it also shows how to take out the hose underneath & inspect it for holes or damage to see if that's causing suction issue http://www.ezvacuum.com/dyson-dc07dc14-clutch-assembly-90025204-genuine-p-1636.html
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Our DC17 is loosing suction. How many filters muist be cleaned?


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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??


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I have a DC17 which is only one year old. Today I lost suction and called for assistance. A Dyson technician told me to pull off the wand and see if it is clear. It was clogged so cleared out the obstruction. My filter was cleaned more than 24 hours ago. The vacuum still has no suction. Is it dead, any other suggestions. Please help.


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Have lost Manual to DC05 and I am unsure how many filters there are that need to be cleaned as I feel it has lost some suction.


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Vacuum My vacuum is loosing it's suction power. I've checked the belt and it's in perfect shape...I've bought a new filter cup...I've checked for clogs and there aren't any...I've cleaned the entire machine...and I still can't find the source of the problem.


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Dyson DC17 hose collapses when I try and use the pull out wand and attachments. Cannot see anything in the hose blocking the suction, filter is clean. . . help? Not sure how to find the clog and fix it. Thanks


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Noticeable loss of suction, the filter has been cleaned


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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

My dyson DC24 has very poor suction - all filters clean and hoses seem to be clear. had it for just over a year


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This page has useful tips for unclogging a central vac. https://www.centralvacuumstores.com/cvs/trouble_help.php ... M&S Systems FX-3000 Bagged Central System Vacuum

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My electrolux oxygen cannister has the "bag change" light on when there is a new bag. The light stays on when the suction power is high (to pick up small particles) and it won't pick up, but the ight goes off when the suction power is low (to pick up big objects). I changed the hepa filter, cleaned the motor filter and changed bags, but all that didn't help.


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Low suction Have cleaned filters, taken them out again and re-inserted them, roller bar is clean. It was making a howling noice but once I re-inserted the filters that quit????


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My vac has lost suction. When I vacuum it picks up very little, but when I remove the wand hose it has good suction. We have cleaned both filters, checked for blockage in all hoses & cleaned the beater bar brush. All to no avail. Is it the motor? Or is there a blockage deep in the vac somewhere? We're debating repair versus buying a new one. Hope you can help. Thanks.


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The vacuum does not have suction. I have cleaned the filters, checked the hose paths and the hose won't **** anything up. I even checked with all the filters removed, still no suction. It is blowing air out the exhaust.


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My Bissell cleanview is NOT suctioning well, all filters, nozzles, attachements, canisters and belts are clean and in good repair. We've pretty much made sure everything that I can get to without completely dismantling the vacuum is super clean and/or new... still poor suction


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I have removed a clog from the hose and cleaned the air filter. But I have no suction. If i remove the filter the is plenty of suction.


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I am getting a lot of dog hair on the filter after cleaning one room, this is something new. I cleaned as many parts as I can. It seems like the dog hair is moving from the clear canester onto the top of the filter, any thoughts??


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Dyson DC14 suction still poor after all cleaning and new pre filter set.


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I have a Dyson DC24/ all floors, serial number 530-US-D78353 that I have registered already w/ your company. The vacuum is generating suction from the main outlet (that goes to the canister)///but once I place the canister into position..there is no suction from the floor foot. The roller is working/spinning, but no suction..picks up nothing, I have cleaned and rechecked all filters and can not figure out why I suddenly have no suction. Appreciate your input and/or advise where there is a local


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