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

Poor suction with hose on dyson dc17 . Vacuum works well otherwise


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Your hose is plugged up. with the machine on try bending and banging the hose around to get rid of the obstruction. you will hear the motor change in pitch when the hose is unplugged.. this should help.
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