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Attachment Pole will not stay in down position and loses suction.

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Hello to quickly go though your machine pull off everything that comes off, start the DC07 put your hand over the inlet that is sucking, is it strong? then the leak or block is in the bits you took off, weak, then the motor post filter is blocking the outlet. When did you clean out the cyclone last? If you never did it..... then get some Torq drivers and take the cyclone apart gently (look on youtube for how) feel you cannot do it the Vac shop, but before you do borrow a cyclone that works from a friend and try that on you machine. it will indicate if the cyclone is the cause. Hope you get there.

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Hey this is Jim with Crucial Vacuum,

It looks like Charles and Manchester Vacs have you covered in terms of fixing the wand to stay in the down position. In terms of lack of suction, is there anything noticeably clogging the wand? If there is try manually removing the blockage.

Also, be sure to check your Dyson's filter both the pre and post filter. Often times this is the most overlooked part of your vacuum when it comes to poor suction. Empty the dirt bin while you're at it. Get as much as the debris out as possible. This will greatly help out with your Dysons suction problems.

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As Charles says above, this will likely be the wand release catch. Be aware it is held taut by a short spring that is prone to go missing when the catch is broken.

Something else to check are the four locating lugs on the chassis where the wand located into. They can break down over time and when three are broken, the wand will not stay attached. In that scenario, you would want a new chassis (called a duct assembly).

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There is a wand catch that holds the attachment pole to the unit. It's above the power switch. It easily comes off and Sears has it for a pretty cheap price like $3. Without this wand catch the handle attachment pole does not stay put. Good Luck

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It's probably your belt. It could be broken or stretched. If broken or stretched, the roller won't spin very well, if at all. Another possibility is that there may be debris blocking suction near the roller. Hope this helps.

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its ok. all dysons make that sound.

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    Hi there,

    I'm sorry to hear you're having difficulties with your DC14. From your description, it sounds as if you have a blockage in the wand or hose of your cleaner. The easiest way to locate and remove any blockages is to follow the steps shown in our online support guide:

    http://www.dyson.com/support/help.asp?article=626&product=DC14-FULLACCESS_US


    It's also a good idea to give the filter a wash - under normal use, this should be done at least once every 3-6 months. Use cold water without detergent, and allow up to 24 hours for the filter to dry completely before replacing it. For guidance on washing the filter, please see the support page linked below:

    http://www.dyson.com/support/help.asp?article=622&product=DC14-FULLACCESS_US


    By following these steps, you should be able to resolve your issue without further assistance. However, if you've tried this and are still concerned, please get in touch with us directly. One of our experts will be happy to run through some troubleshooting over the phone with you, and recommend the best course of action. You can call us free on 08002980298 (UK), or 1866MYDYSON (US).

    Kind regards,

    Jack
    Dyson Online Customer Support

    Posted on Sep 15, 2011

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