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

The wand appears blocked but there are no blockages, there is enough suction to collapse the wand but no suction

\015 I have checked for blockages at the u joint and other areas there is no blockage\015

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The filter at the bottom has been washed or not?
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