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

Dc17 will not start after blockage cleared

\015 I cleared a blockage at the lower U-shaped tube and allowed it to cool down, but it still will not start\015

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I cleared a blockage at the tip of the tube which I had noticed...it had not heated up or anything, I just noticed it was not picking up well, so I cleared it out. but after I cleaned it out, it would not start again. I don't know how to diagnose the problem since it will not start...could be the wire, or anything. So how do I proceed now?
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Dc17 will not start after blockage cleared


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