Question about Dyson DC17 Animal Bagless Upright Cyclonic Vacuum
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Posted on Jan 02, 2017
SOURCE: Cannot Assemble Dyson DC17
press the button on the side of the wand that detaches it from the main vacuum and try pushing it into the hose, let me know if this doesn't work
Posted on Mar 20, 2008
My DC 17 Animal would only work when the brush was in the down position & the hose attachment wouldn't work at all. There was no suction. We had to take it in to be serviced & discovered that there is another filter in the system that Dyson doesn't tell you about. The person at the service center said he sees this problem a lot with this model because there is nothing about it in Dyson's consumer documentation.
Posted on Oct 06, 2008
Preface: Dyson folks were great, answer so simple I was embarassed after I called. 5 minute fix.
1. Loosen 3 screws from bottom plate using flathead screwdriver or coin edge and remove it.
2. Wiggle roller until it pulls straight out.
3. Squeeze new belt and loop it over metal drive gear (you'll easily see the gear).
4. Keeping belt on gear, insert edge of roller through belt and rotate the roller while pushing it through belt until it is inside the belt, then continue rotating roller and sliding it over until belt is in position over gears on roller.
5. Insert roller into slots on that it came out of, reattach bottom cover and its done.
Posted on Apr 04, 2009
I was able to find a link to the owners manual for your Dyson DC17 upright, and I have added the link below. I have checked the manual yet, but this should explain to you how to assemble your Dyson. If for any reason it doesn't, or you'd like me to further help you, please don't hesitate to add a comment to this repair page, and I'll be more then happy to walk you through it.
Owners Manual For Dyson DC17:
Posted on May 12, 2010
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