Having problems with your Dyson DC17 Animal Bagless Upright Cyclonic Vacuum ?
The handle on my DC17 will not release so I can vacuum the floor
\015 When I place my foot on the housing of the vacuum, it usually releases and allows the handle to tilt back so I can vacuum. It will not release. Not sure how to fix this.\015
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Hi there, it is possible that you have a blockage in the wand/hose assembly which is making this difficult to remove. If you are able to remove it to check for this, please contact our Helpline on 1866MYDYSON so that one of our advisors c ... Dyson DC17 Animal Bagless Upright Cyclonic Vacuum
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