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Handle won't return to top position? Still works fine.

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Above the motor, there will be a small latch. try sliding it back.

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My dyson hose sucks good but, when i put handle down, it won't **** but brush does turn


I just had the same problem....suction from wand, but no suction from soleplate, the brush bar spins. Did all the troubleshooting steps on dyson.com but they didn't work...dyson.com says need to take to repairman, being a diyer I went to search engine. I didn't find a fix, however I found one myself....it appears the vac can get stuck in floor mode or in between modes....the dial on top on dc07 ....selector of floor or carpet..try pushing it back and forth to see if that puts it in carpet mode...check for suction or try vacuuming...if that doesn't work, looking at vac from behind vac on the right hand side is the selector dial..on top of bottom portion of vac.....with vac in upright position, recline it as if about to vacuumn floor...look down at selector area ...you should be able to see a rectangular type button exposed ..push this to reset position...you may have to push it a few times...then try vacuumniing.....I finally had suction from soleplate!! Another tipoff to this problem is my selector dial would not stay in place would pop I to carpet by itself, but only halfway....fro a long time my vac would work but not very well...had to go over same area.4-5 times..What a workout! The first time I contacted dyson via tele the rep had me remove some stuff and I was able to look at area below selector...what I saw was two holes, one hole was only over the other hole half way...hence at that time I had only part suction since holes were not aligning properly....I read somewhere as a further tip to get suction to engage, while vac is reclined step on front edge of vac head it said you'll get more suction that way, I haven't tried that, but thought it may help someone

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Eureka 4870 brush won't stop turning in upright position


there will be a linkage that as come loose and not operating the limit switch to turn it off, try looking at 23. Idler Clamp Assembly on the link below.
http://www.vacpartswarehouse.com/Eureka-4870-Ultra-Smart-Vac-s/1928.htm

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Hard to push


There may be a dial or something to set your unit to "floor" or low, and "High", all for the type of carpet or flooring you are vacuuming... change the setting to the middle or "floor"/ low.

On the other hand, here is a silly experience we may be sharing- sometime these units have wheels set so that, when the unit is "parked" or upright, wheels come down in the back, thus pushing the front down. You can turn it on, but the wheels won't go back into the unit until you move the handle from the upright position... My ex spent 15 minutes trying to get the vacuum to be normal- and all she had to do was just get the handle back at 2 or 4 o'clock position, and it worked fine...
if that's what you did- you aren't the only one! :-)

Good luck.

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Bissel cleaner won't stop spraying water




Remove the handle and check for continuous spray.
After handle is removed, check to make sure the valve is not stuck in the down position. If the valve is stuck in the down position, push on it manually to get it to come back up. If it is stuck you may need to get a new handle for your unit. This handle is for a variety of the ProHeat models http://www.bissell.com/parts/?sc=part&productid=2775&partid=4449&cid=ccsocial

Check to make sure it will properly fit your model if you need a new handle.

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The vacuum is stuck with the handle at about a 40 degree angle from the floor. Pushing on the two bottom levers does not bring the handle to an upright position. The motor is working fine.


Hi there,

Sorry to hear you're having difficulties with your DC07. If the cleaner won't return to the upright position after use, it may be because the valve carriage has become misaligned. This is easy to rectify - please see the video guide from our Support page:

http://www.dyson.com/support/help.asp?article=1376&product=DC07-SY-HEPA_US

You should be able to recline your DC07 easily into the vacuuming position by placing a foot on the cleaner head and lowering the handle. The user guide supplied with your cleaner demonstrates how to do this - in case you don't have yours to hand, here's an online copy:

http://media.dyson.com/downloads/us/floorcare/manuals/dc07_opmanual_usa.pdf

Following the steps shown in the video should resolve your issue. However, if you have any further concerns, it's probably best if you get in touch with us directly so one of our experts can run through some troubleshooting checks over the phone with you, and provide further assistance. You can call us free on 08002980298 (UK), or 1866MYDYSON (US).

Kind regards,

Jack
Dyson Customer Service

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My vacuum was working fine just a minute ago, and i turned it off to finish laundry, and now when i go to use it again, the handle won't recline... is there something stuck??


Hi there,

Sorry to hear you're having problems with your DC17. The cleaner should recline easily into the vacuuming position when you place one foot on the cleaner head, and tilt the handle back. If it's not doing this, please get in touch with us free on 1866MYDYSON, or email askdysonUS@dyson.com. One of our experts will be happy to provide further assistance.

Kind regards,

Jack
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I have a dyson 07. Vacuum works fine, great suction using the hose. How do I switch to using the carpet vacuum. (I lost my instruction book) Thanks


If this unit has a suction hose built in to the handle, the carpet vacuum should start working after you return the handle hose to the proper position.

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I have a Dyson DC28 Animal. It worked fine until


lube the little clip that holds the handle upright (get down at the floorlevel and kinda look for whaer it migh be,, i used just a lilsilicine lube and mine is fine now,,was a hard to unlock handle prior to this,, all is good now.

I have a problem myself with mine now, does anyone know a easy way to reset a overload for the beater bar or the "safety shutoff" as i've seen it named before? i can see in the lil clear window that one is tripped, jsut looking for a easy way to reset it without taking too much stuff off,,,
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Levels/Settings


These height adjustments are designed so that they will not adjust when the handle is in the "back" position. This is so they will stay where they are set and not self-adjust while you are vacuuming. To change the setting, you need to return the handle to the upright position and the adjust the setting and the machine will go to that position when the handle is lowered.

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