Having problems with your Dyson DC18 all floors Bagless Upright Cyclonic Vacuum ?

Hi my dyson dc18 has great suction from wand but when you got to use the vac for floors little suction but wand still got suction even while vacuming floors is it suposed to stop suction from wand

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My Dyson dc18 had the same symptoms. The wand worked well and the floor bar had no suction. After removing pieces & shoving my fingers into the machine (no blockage) I found the suction pipe rotates between two positions (floor and wand). It looks like a piece of plastic broke on the outside housing, so it no longer rotates positions when the wheels are raised or lowered. My son found we can move the suction by sliding a finger into the mechanism behind the wheel cover, and rotating the plastic piece clock-wise or counter clock-wise until it locks into position. It's a big pain but it works for now. I wish I could find a replacement piece online. Patty
Want wont ****, or it wont turn off...here is what we did....
We used a bungee cord, hooked it up to the bottom red pedal and attached the other end of the bungee cord to the handle on the top of the vac filter so the that the red pedal would be forced to stay in the upright position so we could use the wand. the plastic piece came off and nobody at dyson seems to know how to fix it...
then, one day our wand suction would not turn off and no suction would come from the beater, well there is a little ball inside the vacuum behind the base of the hose, take off the hose, use your finger (it wont bite you) and rotate that white ball so that you can't see a hole. it should be solid, this will turn off the suction from the wand hose back toward the beater bar.
better than nothing.
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