Having problems with your Dyson Vacuums ?

The main machine is not sucking up dirt but you can use the hose with an attachment and it still sucks up o.k.


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There's probably a clog in the tube in the power nozzle. Detach hose and drop a marble or similar size object down tube. It should roll through and out at the brush. If not, there's a clog and it needs to be removed.
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