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TOO MUCH SUCTION

My DC07 suction is too strong, and it has been draging and really hard to push for some time now. Occasionally I won't have this problem. It is ruining my carpets because the suction is so strong. I took it in for repairs one time and they said nothing was wrong with it - when he tried it - it worked fine - which it does on occasion. It picks up fine and the hose works fine. I have checked the brush bar and it is working normally.

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Clearly no one read the question problem is not low suction but too much

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SOURCE: Dyson DC07, too much suction...?

have you checked that the roller is turning when the vacum is not in the upright position as ther are 2 belts 1 from the motor to the clutch and 1 from the clutch to the roller if the clutch belt breaks you will find it hard to push because the roller is stopprd.... lie the machine down on its side with the vacume in the open position not upright and check if the roller turns it should only stop when in the upright position. PLEASE MIND YOUR FINGERS.

Posted on Jun 27, 2007

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I had the same issue and solved it easily.My experience is the same as the March 6th response/ When you push your foot onto the base and then recline the handle, use your toe to gently push the very front of the base down closer to the carpet. This creates a much stronger seal and suction and picks up every bit of dirt easily. If i do not do this extra step the suction is much much less. I tried an experiment with sand that I poured onto my carpet. Initially, I went over the sand 4 times and the dyson 07 would only pick up 50 percent of the sand. I then poured more sand onto the carpet, and this time pushed the front lip down so it was contacting the carpet. This time only two passes were needed to completely **** up all the sand. Not sure why this is not in the manual but it really works. Good Luck!

Posted on Jun 29, 2008

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SOURCE: rotating brush will not turn on my Dyson DC07

Yes I had the same problem on my animal Dysom. There is a button on the top of the dysom that turns the cacuum on. Right beside that button is another one that turns on and off the brush!!! Good luck!!! I accidently one day bumped that button and couldn't get my brush to work but after troubleshooting it, that was my solution.

Posted on Jan 24, 2009

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SOURCE: DC07 works with the hose - but not when upright

Check the actual brush bar is moving. If it is then there's definately a clog and it could well be behind the beater bar. If you can remove the sole plate (which is the grid in front of the beater bar) then undo it and check dirt behind the beater bar, belt and main dust channel. Also check the main inspection air ways and if the beater bar is clogged with hair, clean it off.

Posted on Apr 02, 2009

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SOURCE: dyson dc07 yellow/blue no suction at base

Sounds like you've **** up something which is obstructing the suction from the brush bar. There's a little section of curved grey pipe near the base which carries the dirt from the head up the vertical pipe at the back. This section can be removed, check there is nothing jammed in there, paper etc.

Posted on Aug 12, 2009

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My dyson hose sucks good but, when i put handle down, it won't **** but brush does turn


I just had the same problem....suction from wand, but no suction from soleplate, the brush bar spins. Did all the troubleshooting steps on dyson.com but they didn't work...dyson.com says need to take to repairman, being a diyer I went to search engine. I didn't find a fix, however I found one myself....it appears the vac can get stuck in floor mode or in between modes....the dial on top on dc07 ....selector of floor or carpet..try pushing it back and forth to see if that puts it in carpet mode...check for suction or try vacuuming...if that doesn't work, looking at vac from behind vac on the right hand side is the selector dial..on top of bottom portion of vac.....with vac in upright position, recline it as if about to vacuumn floor...look down at selector area ...you should be able to see a rectangular type button exposed ..push this to reset position...you may have to push it a few times...then try vacuumniing.....I finally had suction from soleplate!! Another tipoff to this problem is my selector dial would not stay in place would pop I to carpet by itself, but only halfway....fro a long time my vac would work but not very well...had to go over same area.4-5 times..What a workout! The first time I contacted dyson via tele the rep had me remove some stuff and I was able to look at area below selector...what I saw was two holes, one hole was only over the other hole half way...hence at that time I had only part suction since holes were not aligning properly....I read somewhere as a further tip to get suction to engage, while vac is reclined step on front edge of vac head it said you'll get more suction that way, I haven't tried that, but thought it may help someone

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My Dyson DC07 has recently been service and was making a clattering noise and very hard to push. We have taken it back and he has changed the clutch mechanism under the base which has solved the...


On the sole plate you should have 5 little wheels, these are prone to jamming after a while. You should make sure these are not jammed in anyway.

You can release these with a screwdriver, but be careful not to prize too hard as you may damage the sole plate.

Take all the wee wheels out and spray them and the sole plate with wd40 and then replace.


This should help

Mar 06, 2011 | Dyson DC07 Bagless Upright Cyclonic Vacuum

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Hi my dc07 has lost suction on the roller, but not on the hose there are no blockages cyclone still strong any ideas thanks


Are the brushes in the base of the vacuum spinning? You wont get much suction from the base of the hoover if the brush bar isn't working?

Lie the vacuum on it's side and turn it on. If the brushes aren't spinning then your belt has either come off or broken. I suspect this is the cause of your problem.

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Lack of suction


Do not think its motor .......Yoy need to see thats its not Cloged if so clean.......

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I just bought a used Dyson DC07. Works good but


Hi its Darran at Dyson.

From your description of the problem, it sounds as though the wand/hose is blocked. To test this, please remove the wand from the machine and switch on, testing the suction from the top of the wand handle. If the suction is poor, remove the wand from the hose and test the suction from the top of the hose. If its strong from the hose itself, the wand is blocked and you will need to clear this.

If there is poor suction from the hose, you can remove this by unclipping it from the base of the machine and can then remove any blockages. It is also worth checking the hose for any splits or holes.

If you need any further help or advice, please visit our website at www.dyson.com and check out our support section.

Kind regards
Darran
Dyson Customer Service

Jan 30, 2010 | Dyson DC07 Animal Bagless Upright Cyclonic...

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Rollers stopped turning. i removed and cleaned them but won;t turn. suction there


Did you check the belt? Here is a link for the instructions on how to change the belt and a link for the belt you need:

DC07 Belt Changing Instructions

Replacement belts for DC07

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Dyson dc07 yellow/blue no suction at base


Sounds like you've **** up something which is obstructing the suction from the brush bar. There's a little section of curved grey pipe near the base which carries the dirt from the head up the vertical pipe at the back. This section can be removed, check there is nothing jammed in there, paper etc.

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