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My DC17 suction hose doesn't have any suction occasionally.

Too often my DC17 suction hose doesn't ****. The beater bar unit always works but when in the upright position sometimes the suction hose will work but many times it won't. Sometimes there will be suction for a few minutes and then it slowly fades until there is no suction for the hose. Thoughts?

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  • ggignac Nov 19, 2009

    I will clarify that when the suction for the hose is not working the power switch doesn't seem to function. Perhaps there is a short in the cord at the pivot point of the beater bar?

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Check the seal on the filter is not broken,And check for any blockage at the bottom of the pickup pipe.

Posted on Nov 18, 2009

  • Philip Long
    Philip Long Nov 20, 2009

    That could be quite possible check that if all else has failed.Good luck

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