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No more suction on hose attachment

The problem started slowly- it appeared to be a leak at the gasket? It is NOT a clog problem. The vacuum is barely one year old.

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  • jmfrazer Aug 01, 2009

    Hey Andrew,



    Thanks for your response. The foam filter has been cleaned and I removed the u shaped tubing and checked. I did not find a clog in the u shaped tubing, but doing that seemed to make the hose attachmen work for a few minutes then the problem resumed.



    Any other ideas? Thanks!

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Have you cleaned the foam filter? there should also be a u shaped piece of tubing that connects the attachments to the rest of the machine, sometimes it gets clogged ( quite often, i repair on average 3 dysons a week ) also people tend to loose the tube as well.

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