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Very little suction only when I press the floor bar hard will it start picking up


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Very little suction only when I press the floor bar hard will it start picking up


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The suction is good, but it can't pick up most of the stuff on the floor. The hand held hose works very well, but it doesn't even pick up little fuzzies reliably when I push it along. And, the suction is too hard I think because it used to push easily and now I have to push really hard, even on flat carpet.


Check entire length of hose, including the piece in the power head, for clogs. Simply drop a marble in one end and allow it to roll out the other. If it doesn't, then the hose is clogged somewhere. ... Dyson DCO7 Animal Bagless Upright Cyclonic Vacuum

Miele, Flamenco II. 2 probs. 1. the head brush is not turning when I put it on the floor. If I pick it up to look inside...the brush is spinning fast..I put it down on the floor...the head does not spin at all. 2. The suction power has dropped significantly. The suction used to be so intense, the head would **** itself to my floor and hold on...now, hardly any suction at all.


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My dyson seems to have lost its suction therefore is not picking up anything yet i have found that when my dyson is standing upright it has a little more suction but nothing like how it use to work. This has only happend in the last 2 weeks. I sanded a floor & though the sander picked up majority of the dust i did use the dyson to pick up the excess and it is since then that my dyson has not been working to its full potential.


Hi there,\015\012\015\012Sorry to hear you're having a problem with your DC07. You should be able to resolve the issue by following these simple steps: ... Dyson DC07 Bagless Upright Cyclonic Vacuum

My Dyson DC07 has recently been service and was making a clattering noise and very hard to push. We have taken it back and he has changed the clutch mechanism under the base which has solved the clattering, but it is still really hard to push because of the suction. It is even lifting the carpet in one room. Can you tell me what the possible reasons for this could be? One thought we had was that the little rubber wheels on the bottom cover could have worn so the hoover is closer to the floor


On the sole plate you should have 5 little wheels, these are prone to jamming after a while. You should make sure these are not jammed in anyway.\012\012You can release these with a screwdriver, but be careful not to prize too hard as you ... Dyson DC07 Bagless Upright Cyclonic Vacuum

My Dyson animal seems to have an electrical issue that I am unable to pinpoint. Neither the wand nor the floor vac have any suction AT ALL. In fact the vac makes absolutely no sound and you wouldn't even know that it had power to it unless the rollers are turned on, the rollers work just fine. I had this problem start about a month ago and then it just started working again after messing with it for a while, now it has happened again and I am getting a little agitated! Please Help!!!!!!!!!!!


There is a filter inside the canister, and by your description it sounds like it needs to be cleaned. if you remove the filter and blow it out using a air compressor or using a slightly ridged brush and tapping the filter out this should solve your ... Dyson DC17 Animal Bagless Upright Cyclonic Vacuum

My vac has lost suction. When I vacuum it picks up very little, but when I remove the wand hose it has good suction. We have cleaned both filters, checked for blockage in all hoses & cleaned the beater bar brush. All to no avail. Is it the motor? Or is there a blockage deep in the vac somewhere? We're debating repair versus buying a new one. Hope you can help. Thanks.


Hi there,Sorry to hear you're having a problem with your DC14. Since you say you've already washed the filters and checked for blockages, it's probably best if you get in touch with us so we can run through some simple troubleshooting ste ... Dyson DC14 Animal Bagless Upright Cyclonic Vacuum

I have a Dyson vacuum cleaner ...upright....all of a sudden my vacuum started making this awful sound...like a loud buzz...but only when I have it on carpet....when I have it on "floor" mode it's fine....sometimes(although seldom) it has worked without buzzing...and it's LOUD!!....I have only had this vacuum for a year....and no...I have never picked up any coins or hard stuff.only use it for 2 rooms.the rest of the house is wood floors.......what shall I do? Thanks......Gloria


It may just be, that on carbet the brushes make noise that you dont hear on woodfloors.\015\012If there is a hights adjustment, set it higher for shaggy carpet and lower for berber. ... Vacuums

The bottom bar that encases the brush is flush to the floor when using the vacuum. This causes the suction to "stick" the vacuum to the floor (lamenate) and also as there is no ground clearance debris is just pushed around. We have to nearly stand the thing upright to get the ground clearance to be enough for things to start being sucked up. I have taken apart, re-assembled etc and nothing is working.


I'm having the same problem.  The bottom plate is not level with the floor unless the vacuum is nearly in the upright position.  Its like there should be a spring pushing the bottom plate towards the floor.  Anyone know how to fix this ... Dyson DC07 Bagless Upright Cyclonic Vacuum

Do you have to remove the brush bar for hard wood floors rather than press the button?


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When using dyson in upright possition does not pick up very well. roller is going round. when you press front to begin hoovering carpets the front doesnt seem to drop onto floor low enough. dont think suction pipe is engaging properly !!!!!!.


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Pfaff Creative 1459. When trying to wind a bobbin, I do what I've always done, turn the small round "wheel" on the right, slide the bobbing into the little knob that keeps it in place and gently press the foot thing on the floor that should start the bobbing to winding. The bobbin does not turn at all causing a loud whirring sound and the needle goes up and down as if it were making stitches. I finally got some thread onto the bobbin but it is not smooth and looks like a spider. I really nee


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Brush does not turn. suction with the handheld unit it fine but when used as a floor sweeper it hardly picks up anything


These stick mmachines do not have a tremendous amout of suction at the best of times but if it has a full bag, or full dirt container, or dirty exhaust fiters it will take away from the air flow as well. take a flashlight and look up in to the tube o ... Electrolux Pronto 2-In-1 Stick/Hand Vacuum - Cayenne

I have a DC17 animal vacuum and it is not picking up as well as it used to. It misses small particles on the floor. The hand held piece seems to work ok, but otherwise, it seems to not have as much suction. What should I do. It is only a little over a year old.


It could be that you need a new belt. Over time the belt stretches and wears and then it doesn't pick up well. Here is a link to the belt you need.Dyson DC1 ... Dyson DC17 Animal Bagless Upright Cyclonic Vacuum

Hose has no suction: When the floor head is up the machine makes a louder noise (sucking) and the hose won't **** hard enough to pick anything up.


Check to see if the hose is blocked or the inlet at where the hose goes into machine ... Dyson DC14 Animal Bagless Upright Cyclonic Vacuum

Blocked suction The FLOOR suction line (Hose) is clogged. I Can vaceum the floor, but it will not pick up anything because the hose to the bagless canister is blocked. I can switch from floor to hose and can vaceum furniture. it will not pick up off the floor. I have tried running a wire down/up the hose. I Can feel the blockage, but I cannot get it out. I am afraid to pull the flem hose out as I do not know how it is attached at each end.


Hi,Here is a tip that I wrote about my Bissel ... the hose should just pull out... it is just stuck in there tightly...\015\012Bissell Bagless Upright Vacuum ... Royal 088500 Featherlite Upright Vacuum

I have a Dyson DC24/ all floors, serial number 530-US-D78353 that I have registered already w/ your company. The vacuum is generating suction from the main outlet (that goes to the canister)///but once I place the canister into position..there is no suction from the floor foot. The roller is working/spinning, but no suction..picks up nothing, I have cleaned and rechecked all filters and can not figure out why I suddenly have no suction. Appreciate your input and/or advise where there is a local


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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


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 look ... Dyson DC18 all floors Bagless Upright Cyclonic Vacuum

Poor Suction Heya! So I just picked up a used Dyson, but when I vacuum with it, the suction is pretty weak and it spits all kinds of stuff out the back and into my feet. When I pull the hose I have good suction, but in regular mode it hardly picks up anything. The brushes are spinning, and it eventually will clean an area if I go over it again and again. Maybe a clog somewhere? Please tell me that Dysons have better suction than my $50 Dirt Devil! Thanks!


I recently bought a second hand Dyson DC07. Its suction was poor. I removed all the un-clipable pipe bits and to remove any blockage but it all looked clear. The Final Sponge and hepper filter did have a lot of dust in it and the rotating brush was f ... Dyson DC07 Bagless Upright Cyclonic Vacuum

Homewell vacuum cleaner, bagless Model SKU3358 won't pick up via the floor brush. Seems to have plenty of suction in the hose. I have cleaner filters & checked there are no blockages.


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I have a dyson dc21. All the sudden the hose is hardly suctioning up anything. If I take the canaster off, the top air hole suctions extrememly well, but when I place that canister back on, the suction is not going thru the hose and picking anything up. I have squeezed the hose, I feel no air leaking and do not feel any blockages...what could be wrong. It worked fine the other day and today, it won't pick up a piece of lint!


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My eureka optima upright bagless vaccum has VERY low suction using the floor part. the hose has excellent suction. i removed the little translucent door underneath and there were no blockages, i cleaned the brushroll thoroughly and that hasnt helped either. i know this probably isnt recommended but i turned it on to the floor setting with the brushroll off and stuck my fingers up the intake as far as i could, the suction was good further up but it just seems to stop down at the base. because i s


I will try and help here. Is the sole plate on the bottom of the vacuum complety on and there are no visible cracks along the seam where it meets the body? This is the usual cause for this. Onc you take of the plate to access the roller and brushes, ... Eureka 431A Optima Bagless Upright Vacuum

Had my dyson root cyclone for about 4 years now, and in the last year it's had a few problems. About 4 months ago it started to make this awful grinding sound when the roller bar was engaged and I took it to a repair shop and they said it was the roller bar itself. The shop replaced the part and it worked fine for a couple of months and then it started to make the grinding noise again. I tried the clutch reset suggestion (turn it on its side and turn the carpet/bare floor switch slowly back and


Bdepends how much thay charged you for a roller brush because you can buy a good vac for about 100 pounds with a 12 month guarentee so its up to you ... Dyson DC07 Animal Bagless Upright Cyclonic Vacuum

Power nozzle on E-series won't start when cold unless the red 'reset' button is pressed multiple times while also holding the trigger to 'warm it up'...this is w/the power nozzle off the floor - no restriction on it turning. Once it's been running and then turned off the button must be pressed w/the trigger to get it to run - again w/the nozzle off the floor. It also seems to shut off too easily while vacuuming. I replaced the motor,which didn't fix it. Is the reset switch next on my list? T


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My new Kenmoore Powermate 116 canister has poor suction. I have no pets and light dust. Its not picking up small particles on the wood floor with the floor attachment. When I put my hand to the suction it feels weak. Cleared hose and changed bag. Using again, same issues. This should not be happening with a new vacuum. Is it a bad design in the elbow joint of the hose? I want to return this!!!!


First of all disassemble the handle and hose as much as possible and examine the inside. Make sure there is not any significant debris lodged in the hose somewhere like a plastic bag or something.\015\012\015\012Also check at the top of t ... Kenmore 23912 Progressive PowerMate Bagged Canister Vacuum
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