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

My Dyson is making an airy sound a few seconds after it starts working. The suction way degrades after this.


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Check the large rubber seal at the bottom of the cyclone. if there is a gap between this seal and the bottom of the canister then dirt has passed through the motor. chances are the motor is shot. This was a design flaw so it should be covered under warranty if its less than 5 yrs old
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My Dyson is making an airy sound a few seconds after it starts working. The suction way degrades after this.


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