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Dyson canister will not open

I have a brand new Dyson and the canister is full and it will not open up. I feel like the parts have been suctioned together and need a way to get them apart and clean out the canister.

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Clean the mini cyclones in the Canister or clean the filter.

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SOURCE: Dyson has lost suction and loud noise from base(?),

I had the same problem, from right out of the box. Now that I just threw mine out, I see this site that indicates there's a fix for it:
http://ths.gardenweb.com/forums/load/cleaning/msg0415060828462.html

And search for other sites isung "dyson grinding" or similar.

Since I was an early adopter (had one as soon as they came stateside), I did not have the benefit of countless others having the same problem, I just attributed it to a junky design, since so much else about this vacuum was poorly designed, like the seals, hoses, etc.

Give them a call, and good luck! I might rescue mine from the heap and do the same.

Posted on Apr 08, 2009

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cleaning all filter Assy and all Handle Assy and Hose Assy...

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SOURCE: my dyson dc08 has no suction when i put the

It sounds like the motor is functioning properly and the filters are fine. Check very thoroughly for clogs in the parts after the canister (down where the brush is, etc.)

Posted on Feb 28, 2010

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SOURCE: Hi loss of suction on Dyson DC07 and I have

Check for a clog where the power nozzle connects to the hose. Clogs or leaks in the hose will both cause loss of suction/air flow. Another possibility is broken or worn out fan blades.

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