Question about Dyson DC17 Animal Bagless Upright Cyclonic Vacuum

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Upright positon dyson won't work

When my dyson is in the upright position it shuts off, also hose has no suction.

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  • Anonymous Mar 16, 2014

    My dyson only works when almost upright

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Have you checked your permanent filter? Have you checked the hoses for clogs. As a last resort you can disassemble the cyclone and clean it. If the vac is less than 5 years old, Dyson will probably send you a new Cyclone to replace yours.
Also check that you have the gasket inside the center of the bottom of the clear canister on the right way. If it is backwards your suction will be much less

Posted on Jul 10, 2010

  • Dro0py Apr 02, 2011

    I have this same problem, as it turns out the vaccum motor is not running, but the brush motor is able to run. so when in the upright position it seems as though the vaccum shuts off, but really it's the vaccum motor was never on.

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