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We have adc15 serial #190-usb45174 there is no suction whene I am the carpet mode unless I put my hand over the handle. there is no suction adjustment.

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SOURCE: Suction only works using the hand held mode, there is no suction when try to use on carpet mode,

There must be a clog in either the hose, dirt inland by the brush roll, or bad filters. If you have suction at the end of the hose, then look lower all the way to the brush roll.

Posted on Mar 25, 2008

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SOURCE: Suction loss when handle is tipped back to clean carpet

Ours did the same thing. I cleaned the filter and canister thoroughly. It needed to be cleaned, but that didn't fix the problem. I removed the plate under the carpet brush bar (three quarter-turn screws) and removed all hair, lint and threads from the rollers and brush. THEN my husband found the real problem: a piece of flexible hose running from the head into the hose (on the left side when behind the vacuum) was completely clogged. The hose will detach from the head, and you can remove debris. Once that clog was removed, the hose easily re-attaches, and we had great suction once again.

Posted on Feb 14, 2009

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SOURCE: bissel proheat 2x main suction problems

bissel pro heat x2 does not suction up the cleaning fluid

Posted on Sep 09, 2009

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SOURCE: No suction below when carpet mode or bare floor mode selected

it is probably clogged near where the floor part picks up
that is why the wand still works

Posted on Jan 08, 2010

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SOURCE: My DC07 dyson animal has no suction when i put it

If you've tried everything else and still just don't have suction, try this:

http://www.ehow.com/how_5870417_modify-dyson-prefilter-suction.html

Posted on Jan 26, 2010

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