Question about Dyson DC14 All floors Bagless Upright Cyclonic Vacuum
Difficult to push. Dyson product demonstrator at my local Costco said this website has a tip for what to do to change the suction head area to eliminate that problem. She was great, and I bought a new ball-style dyson from her, but I'd also like to do this fix so I can enjoy using both my dysons.
Then again perhaps hair either human or pet has wrapped on the wheel axles making them bind up . only you can look at all the possibilities and fix them ,we can not
Posted on Jan 03, 2018
You will be surprised how much friction dirt on the sole plate will cause, it has to be as clean as possible to glide across the carpet so definitely clean that before you move onto any other solutions, or it's damaged or simply a worn soleplate.
hope this helps.
Posted on Jan 03, 2018
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Posted on Jan 02, 2017
SOURCE: Dyson Dc07
I had the same issue and solved it easily.My experience is the same as the March 6th response/ When you push your foot onto the base and then recline the handle, use your toe to gently push the very front of the base down closer to the carpet. This creates a much stronger seal and suction and picks up every bit of dirt easily. If i do not do this extra step the suction is much much less. I tried an experiment with sand that I poured onto my carpet. Initially, I went over the sand 4 times and the dyson 07 would only pick up 50 percent of the sand. I then poured more sand onto the carpet, and this time pushed the front lip down so it was contacting the carpet. This time only two passes were needed to completely **** up all the sand. Not sure why this is not in the manual but it really works. Good Luck!
Posted on Jun 29, 2008
This happens when the bristles in the brush roll get worn down too short. Put in a new brush roll and the machine will pull itself over the carpet, so you hardly have to push at all.
Posted on May 19, 2009
SOURCE: no suction on dyson dc24 ball
Well i just fixed my Dyson Ball with the same problem you have. My wife and i found out it was a crumpled receipt in the lower section of the hose at the upright/handheld pivot #3 in diagram and it was catching cat hair and other things. I began by removing the canister and turned on the vacuum to see if the direct access to the fan had suction. Then i moved to #5; i reattached the canister and threw in some cat hair into it from the bottom. i turned on the vaccum to see if it spinned around; it didnt. I then moved to #4, i removed the head and then turned on the vaccum to see if maybe the head had a leak at the top connecter; as i predicted the strength was minimal. I then worked my way to #1 to see if the strength was the same or if there was a difference. no difference for us. Well then it must be #3.. of course the last one i checked. I used a small flashlight and peared in and i didnt see anything... i then used a coathanger very softly as to not puncture the hose. i then noticed some hair being pushed out but the main culprit wasnt showing. my wife gave me needle nose pliers and i pried the hose off of the top connection in #3; so i could get a better look; you may be able to push it off with your hands. and viola! a crumpled reciept for 3 Monster energy drinks.... the same ones....i drink... oops!... hopes this helps. just go through it step by step. youll know its working once stuff begins to spin in the canister. almost regretted throwing that dyson registry junk away.
Posted on Jul 22, 2009
Apparent common failure is that either the thin yellow and or blue motor drive wires that run from the LH side of the vacuum where the "control board" is located down into the hinge / ball area become stretched and then fray and eventually break. Happened to my Dyson twice. First repaired under warranty, second took about 20 minutes. You need a Torx screwdriver to remove the LH panel ( 4 screws) and also an access panel (2 screws) at the side of the ball which permits access to the blue / yellow wire connectors. I replaced with a new wire and connectors having fed the wires through the access hole making sure sure enough wire was available for the movement of the handle. Also ensure that when the covers are replaced they do not trap any wires underneath.
Posted on Oct 04, 2009
solved this today by folding the upright part back as far as it would go, and wiggling it a little. It clicked back into place.
Posted on Nov 01, 2009
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