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Dc07 loss of suction

My dc07 works great as a vaccum but when we go to use the hose element it has no suction. Any suggestions? It worked great and then it fell over an has not worked since.

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Re: dc07 loss of suction

You have some thing stuck in the hose you need to take off the hose and clean it out check for any hols my boy put a 2 pence pic in mine and it wasn't in till i cleaned it out it came out and it was really good so check yours out

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Hi Chris,

I am very sorry to hear about this issue with your DC07 not picking up correctly. In most cases we may be able to resolve this issue by speaking with you directly and performing basic troubleshooting steps.

Please contact our US Dyson Helpline toll-free at 1(866) 693-9766 or our UK Support colleagues at 0800 298 0298.

Best wishes,

Dyson Customer Service

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