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Dyson DC 25 power shuts off in upright position


To clarify, do you mean the suction and brush motion shut off in the upright position, or that the entire unit shuts off?

If the latter, most Dyson uprights shut off the brush unit in the full upright position and shunt the suction into the handle for use with the accessories. There is also an on/off for the brush, next to the main power button for the DC25. If it's off ( or stuck that way), no brush motion. The manual also notes, 'for use, turn on power and click the foot pedal in back to recline the unit.' (Link to manual here:
http://www.dyson.com/medialibrary/files/dyson/support/downloads/uk/floorcare/manuals/DC25_Manual.pdf See Page 8). The
'High Reach Cleaning' section also notes that the brush bar won't rotate when the vacuum is in the full upright position.

If you are completely losing power, the manual notes that the unit will shut off if the bar is jammed, or if there is a significant line blockage that makes the motor overheat. If this is happening, check the accessory line in the handle for blockage.

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Well, there must be a clog somewhere in the system, because as we all know, "Dyson's never lose suction." You haven't mentioned what makes you think there's no suction, or if there's no suction at a particular point, such as the wand/handle or at the floor unit. If you're familiar with your vac, there are a couple of places near the floor end that can be taken off and checked for plugs. Fully 95% of the time when there's a complaint of no suction, it's because there's a plugged up duct or hose somewhere in the system that's causing the problem.

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This video is for replacing the clutch and belts, but you can also use this video to dis-assemble and reassemble to take out hose underneath to inspect for damage. If there's a hole in the hose, you may be losing suction.

http://www.ezvacuum.com/dyson-dc07dc14-clutch-assembly-90025204-genuine-p-1636.html

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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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make sure the filters in the bottom are clean, then remove the canister and you will need to clean it thouroughly, pay close attention to the upper section inside where the "cones" come togetheri have read that they are prone to clog up here and lose suction, google dyson suction loss or how to clean a dyson ect...pay attention to getting the rod that releases the bottom to dump back in the correct place or it will not work right. a few write ups tell about this!

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