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

My dyson vac will run normal then lose suction with a ouder running sound


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You need to change the belt. Here is the belt you need and the manual:

Dyson DC17 Belt and Manual
Or it's not getting enough air. You could try this:
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My dyson vac will run normal then lose suction with a ouder running sound


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