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Dyson dc 40 self adjusting suction doesn't work

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SOURCE: dyson DC 14 lost suction to beater bar/ suction to hose/stick

My Dyson DC14 had no suction...see if this works...turn the Dyson upside down...there is a length of hose that connects the bottom of the vacuum to the top, careful remove one end of the hose and check for debris...mine was clogged. Removed the clog and voila...it works. Thanks for the above info on checking the hose for cracks.

Posted on Aug 11, 2009

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SOURCE: A Dyson dc 17 Animal and the wand/hose has lost suction

Hi its Darran at Dyson.

From your description of the problem, it sounds as though the wand/hose is blocked. To check this, remove the wand/hose assembly from the machine, switch it on and test the suction from the top of the wand with your hand. If the suction is poor, remove the wand from the hose and test the suction from the top of the hose. If its good here, then you know that the wand handle is blocked.

For the full diagnostics, check out the Support section on our website at www.dyson.com or call our Helpline on 1866MYDYSON.

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Posted on Apr 20, 2010

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SOURCE: Dyson DC 24 is clogged, not suctioning. How can I

I removed the flexible tube sections and blew compressed air in reverse flow path to remove the clog. however I have noticed my vacuum getting clogged more often and would like to know how to clean the insides of all the pipes to remove residue alloing buildup

Posted on Jul 08, 2010

SOURCE: My Dyson dc 18 slim extender wand has NO suction.

If the floor head has suction and the wand does not, or vice-versa, the white cylinder you are referring to diverts the suction between the floor head and wand. If the flimsy plastic switch used to turn the cylinder is broken, you may need a new under carriage or just set the cylinder to wand or floor manually and use it as a one dimension cleaner. Depending on your ability, perhaps the switch can be purchases and replaced by a DIYer, but the job looks moderately difficult.

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Hi Marin, it's Jack at Dyson.

DC40 is a powerful mid-size Dyson upright vacuums, and we wouldn't expect you to have any concerns about performance on hard flooring or carpet. As long as the machine is used and maintained as described in the User guide we would not anticipate a change in performance, and we're on hand to help if Dyson owners need assistance.

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Hi there, it's Jack at Dyson.
I'm sorry to hear you've had difficulty with your DC44 Animal. It's normal for air to blow out of the back of the machine - this is where the exhaust air is returned to the room after passing through the cyclone pack.
However, if your machine doesn't seem to be picking up as well as usual and you've recently washed the filter, this may be due to a blockage. To check the motorised carbon fibre floor tool, wand and bin inlet for any obstructions, please follow the steps shown in our online Support guide:
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Hi there,

Sorry to hear you're having difficulties with your Dyson cleaner. Our advice would depend on which model you own, which you haven't specified in your question. If you visit www.dyson.com and click 'Support', you should be able to identify your machine and run through some troubleshooting checks which should help you resolve your issue. If your cleaner doesn't seem to have as much suction as normal, you may find it helpful to check for blockages and wash the filter.

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