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Why doesnt my rootcycle dyson **** up! belt ok, emptied regularly, the handle bit where it sucks is fine but not the rotating brush. it sucks up fluff but not light dirt and bits. changed white pipe underneath as it was split.

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    I have suction on the attachment end, but cannot pickup much of anything on the floor end. Brush is rotating, but there simply is not enough suction to get the job done.

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There is a removable cover on the bottom of some Dysons which is like a U-Bend. On occasion this is a likely spot for blockages. Also make sure that all of your filters have been cleaned. Locate your local Dyson Customer Service from www.dyson.com if you need help.

p.s I'm not an official Dyson repairer but have had units through out workshop.

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