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My bostitch Quiet sharp 6 won't sharpen my pencils what do i do?

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Use a small nail or pin to break up the piece that is stuck, then blow out the bits with a drinking straw, maybe one of the bendy ones.

Posted on Sep 09, 2011

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My Dyson dc24 even after reset the brush won't spin. Tried reset multpiple times and still did not work.


Hi there, it's Jack at Dyson.

I'm sorry to hear about this - when pressing the red reset button on the cleaner head, it can help to use the eraser-end of a pencil. You should feel a 'click' as you press it. You might also like to take a look at the video below, just to make sure you're following the correct reset procedure.

The brush bar will never rotate when the machine's standing upright, so make sure you recline it into the vacuuming position before you test it.

If this doesn't resolve the issue please contact us directly so we can help further. You can reach our freephone customer Helpline on 0800 298 0298 (UK), or 1-866-693-9766 (US).

Best wishes,

Jack
Dyson Online Customer Support
http://www.dyson.com

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My dyson sucks good untill i put handle down


Try moving the floor/carpet selector dial on base of vac back and forth, from floor to carpet repeatedly, at least 5-6 times....it may be stuck

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Brush not spinning even after you press the little button on the side of the brush


Hi there,

I'm sorry to hear you're having difficulty resetting your DC24. You might want to take a look at the video below, to make sure you've followed all the steps as we recommend. You may also want to use something like the eraser end of a pencil to push the reset button - you should be able to hear an audible 'click'.

Please also make sure you recline the machine into the vacuuming position before testing it, as the brush bar will never rotate when the machine is standing upright.

This should resolve the issue, but if the brush bar won't rotate after you've followed these steps, I'd encourage you to get in touch with us directly so we can provide further assistance. You can reach us on 0800 298 0298 (UK), or 1-866-693-9766 (US).

Best wishes,

Jack
Dyson Online Customer Support
http://www.dyson.com

Apr 28, 2012 | Dyson Ball DC24 Bagless Upright Vacuum

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The tip of a pencil is stuck in the bottom of my Westcott iPoint pencil sharpener. It won't sharpen pencils all the way now. Any way to get that out?


Use a small nail or pin to break up the piece that is stuck, then blow out the bits with a drinking straw, maybe one of the bendy ones.

Sep 09, 2011 | Vacuums

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After charging,the vac cuts out after a minute or so. any help please?


Your battery is losing voltage too quick. It has probably developed a 'memory'. Dyson claims that their handheld has the best suction out of all the handhelds out there. In order to maintain that claim the circuit board will shut off power to the motor when the voltage drops below adequate charge for full suction.
We need someone who can teach us to bypass that part of the circuit so it won't cut power to the motor or you need to get a new battery.
Shorting the battery like an Aircraft battery then re-charging won't fix it.

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Fully charged, filters cleaned, vacuum keeps shutting down in and then starts again only to shut off again. the 6 minute time limit is not used up.


Your battery is losing voltage too quick. It has probably developed a 'memory'. Dyson claims that their handheld has the best suction out of all the handhelds out there. In order to maintain that claim the circuit board will shut off power to the motor when the voltage drops below adequate charge for full suction.
We need someone who can teach us to bypass that part of the circuit so it won't cut power to the motor or you need to get a new battery.
Shorting the battery like an Aircraft battery then re-charging won't fix it.

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Can you put an 18 in. bar and chain on a poulan 2055 14 in ?


Have you considered a rental? Home Depot rents Makitas (Dolmar) with a 20" bar reasonably. Be warned running a Dolmar/Makita will make you question the value of your Poulan LOL. HTH
Lou

Dec 07, 2009 | Vacuums

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Hoover Windtunnel not picking up as well


There is a height adjustment on these vacuums and they are set to adjust in the "handle up" position". It will appear that the adjustment is doing nothing when the handle is up, but the setting will take affect when the handle is lowered.
You can check the brush length with a pen or pencil. Turn the machine over so that the brush is visible and run the pen or pencil flat across the bottom plate. Any where the brush is extending outward, your pencil should contact the bristle. If not, then the agitator should be replaced.
Also, check to make sure that the agitator is rotating freely and that the filters and bag are allowing for adequate suction. The machine will only pick up if the air flow is sufficient.

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