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My dyson dc17 animal will pick up via the hose attachment but there is no suction when you use the regular vaccuum on the floor - you can hear the difference in the suction once you put the floor part down - we took it apart - cleaned it - checked all hoses - still does not work????


Hi its Darran at Dyson.Check that the brush control dial is in the centre position when upright and then moves forward when the head is released. If the brush bar is still not spinning when switched on in the vacuuming position, check th ... Dyson DC17 Animal Bagless Upright Cyclonic Vacuum

We have two of these vacuums and both of them have experienced the same problems. First the floor heighth adjustment doesn't work and now neither one will pick up on either carpet or floor when in the brush/floor mode. They both seem to work with the suction hose function. We have removed the back panel to see if there was an obstruction but it was clear. We have changed the bag and the small filter (not the HEPA filter) all to no avail. What else can we do? We are desperate to use our vacu


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No suction for floor but suction works when using the hose


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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

I have Bissell ProHeat 2X 9300-M that I tried to use again today. Is does not dispense solution when turned to Floor Cleaning, when switched to Hose it seems to be working fine. Brushes and suction are working as well. Soap and water containers are full. I took off and replaced tanks, waited to prime the pump multiple times without success. Not sure what is going on.


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Hoover Jet and Wash 1500w S6254 001. Used once with great difficulty as assembly and use instructions are hard to follow.Now will not work as carpet shampooer at all, although assembly is correct as far as I can see and both motor and pump appear to be working and I am using the recommended cleaning fluid.Hoover website is no use at all in solving the problem.No cleaning fluid is being drawn up from the tank in to the cleaning fluid hose.There is suction from the suction hose so the problem appe


I am having the same prob my uncle got me one i cant find the manual anywhere to set it up the prob i have is where does the handle to make the water go out connect tooo ??? on the main pipe that sucks it back up i have tried every which way but not ... Vacuums

Suction hose I can't get the suction hose to work...and I have cleaned it out to make sure it isn't plugged. There is a small amount of suction just not enought to pick anything up.....the floor part works great...what could be the problem


I would first double check the hose, remove it and drop a marble through it to be sure. make sure the bag is new and also check the filter underneath the bag if it is clogged it could cut the suction. ... Hoover U6437-900 / U6439-900 Windtunnel Bagged Upright Vacuum

My Bissell BS3920F upright (similar to the 10N6F) has been working wonderfully for the past 3 years but suddenly seems to not pick up dog hair as well as it used to. It has been pulled apart by my husband to ensure nothing is blocking the hoses etc and when running the suction seems to be there. It seems to grab the dog hair and leave it in a straight line directly under the unit without picking it up. I then disconnect the hose and use to hose to pick up the dog hair. This works well but obviou


Check to see if your brush is not worn down, they do wear with age - compare the length of the bristles with a new one. Replace the brush ir there is a significant difference in bristle lengths. Also check the flexible ben ... Bissell Vacuums

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

On my DC17, the wand is not working right. The upright part works fine, but when I go to use the wand, the hose sucks in on itself. I get suction for a few seconds, then the hose collapses in on itself and no more suction.


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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

Floor attachment does not suction, no clog in the hose, hand held works when dettached from floor attachment


Have you checked the floor head? Use a pipe cleaner or twisted metal to carefully and gently see what's in there. It sounds like dirt or something has definately sealed up the main suction channel. ... Vacuums

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

I cleaned out the hose and removed brush to clean and checked belt. Everything seems to work but will not pick up or suction on carpet. The hose is totally clear from clogs. I can see the floor from one end to the other. What am I missing that might be causing lack of suction?


Hi troupdavid,I see that your Vacuum is having issues with it suction, you mentioned that you took it a part to clean it, see steps below.\015\012\015\012Check if everything is inserted prope ... Hoover Tempo Widepath Upright Vacuum - Blue

I have a power drive baggless vacuum cleaner...it runs well, but suddenly it seems to have lost most of the suction coming through the hose and floor area. When I remove the dirt container, the suction below it seems strong. I have had it to repair twice--they have tuned it up and replaced all filters and belt. It still does not pick up well when I vacuum or use the hose. Can you help ?


There is something stopping it up,you will have to dissasemble the unit to find the blockage,this is the most likely problem. ... Hoover U6660-900 WindTunnel Bagless Upright Vacuum

No suction i have a bissell lift off revolution vacuum. I have cleaned all the filters and emptied out the canister made sure that the hoses are not plugged but it will not pick up unless you use the hose. the floor brush is clean and still no suction coming from under the vacuum... could you help me please


Is there a blockage in the small hose in the bottom of the machine \015\012take of the pod and you will see the small hose, \015\012Is the main hose pushed into the bottom housing ... Bissell 37603 Upright Vacuum

After using switch to go from floor to carpet, noticed the roller brush not working, and therefore the self-propelled feature also not working. Replaced what I thought was the problem, a loose belt, but still does not work. Motor runs and there is suction...???


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My Hoover vacuum is not vacuuming the carpets or floors. When I release the tube to use the smaller end the suction works perfect. So i believe the problem is in the rods on the floor or in the part that vacuums the floor! Can you tell me how to fix it , or where can I take it to get it fixed? thanks


Ive just had the exact same problem. In the very back lower portion of the vacuum You will need to take it apart. I guarantee there is a clog. You might also check your belts to make sure they are still on track. ... Hoover Vacuums

Poor suction absolutely loved the machine when I first got it. I have dogs so it is getting a work out. however, the suction isn't as great as when I first got it. I have cleaned the washable filter and empty the cylinder after every vacuum. When I use the hose, the suction just isn't there. anything else I can do?


OK- I had the same problem and I took it to sears for service, It still wasn't great. So I proceeded to pull out all of the filters, including the internal filter that is not easy to get get to. I washed it and air dried it, put it all back together ... Dyson DC14 Animal Bagless Upright Cyclonic Vacuum

Dyson hose suction strong...when using the brush bar no suction available. Have looked to see that all airways (u-bend) are clear. When engaging the brushbar the brushbar turns but no suction to floor.


Hello,There\012 are several things that this could be. Probably the most common problem\012 that we see when customers come in with this problem is actually a \012fairly simple problem to fix. Here are just a few things that this could\01 ... Dyson DC14 Animal Bagless Upright Cyclonic Vacuum

Hello, my Kenmore 27514 canister vacuum only works on the hard floor...the carpet suction stopped working while I was using it. Is there anything I can do to fix it or is it necessary to take it in for repair? The vacuum is only 1.5 years old. Thanks. Susan 702.340.8015


You need to replace the belt that drives the beater bar. You can do this yourself very easily. If you need help, let me knowJim ... Kenmore 27514 Bagged Canister Vacuum

Hi.My model 116 36933502 only works as suction hose. When I use the bottom, a loud "flapping" noise and no suction. Everything is clean. Seems like a broken diphragm or filter? Sears Kenmore Progressive Bagless Intelliclean 5 years. Thanks Kate


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I have a windtunnel bagless 27.0 upright. there has never been good suction when the hosE and attachmnts are used. its as if the dirt is still working to clean up the dirt. is there something i can do? the hose is good.


Check this procedure like a reference guide about how to repair a Vacuum Cleaner...Vacuum cleaners typically last 8 to 12 years, depending on their quality, frequency of use, and general maintenance. By maintaining and repairing your vacu ... Hoover U5753-900 WindTunnel Bagless Upright Vacuum
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