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I am not getting any suctio out of the wand.

My wand is not getting any suction. If I pull the hose off at the base, there is no suction at all. The other part works fine.

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  • LilyWI Sep 28, 2008

    I have no suction in the hose, but the main vacuum works fine. I can't figure out how to fix it.

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I had same problem it was discovered on the bottom o the bin thats collects dust was cracked and needed replaced this caused me to loose suction

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Hello,

It sounds like to me that you probably have a clog in the hose port, or that your attachment hose may have a hole in it. Both of these problems are common problems on the Dyson DC07 model.

The first place you should check is the clog part that's directly underneath of the hose. Pull this port out and see if you can see anything lodged inside the clog port:

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If you aren't able to find the clog here, then pull the wand and hose out of the vacuum. With the vacuum cleaner off, pull the hose out as far as it goes, and inspect the entire hose assembly from the end that the wand connects into, until the end that fits into the vacuum itself. A lot of times this hose will tear due to the sharp end of the wand as the hose is being pushed back up the wand.

If neither of these solutions worked, please just use the clarification request form here on the Fixya repair page, and I'd be happy to do some more advanced diagnosing with you to figure this out.

If this was helpful to you, please help other Fixya users find this answer by rating the repair helpful, by clicking the thumbs up icons in the top right hand corner of the repair.

Thank you very much,

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Hi its Darran at Dyson.

From your description of the problem, it sounds as though the wand/hose is blocked. To test this, please remove the wand from the machine and switch on, testing the suction from the top of the wand handle. If the suction is poor, remove the wand from the hose and test the suction from the top of the hose. If its strong from the hose itself, the wand is blocked and you will need to clear this.

If there is poor suction from the hose, you can remove this by unclipping it from the base of the machine and can then remove any blockages. It is also worth checking the hose for any splits or holes.

If you need any further help or advice, please visit our website at www.dyson.com and check out our support section.

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If the suction is good from the base but not from the wand, this would indicate that there is a blockage in the wand handle or hose. To test this, stand the machine upright and release the wand handle. Switch the machine on and test the suction from the top of the wand with your hand. If its poor, remove the wand handle from the hose and try the suction at the top of the hose. If its good here, then there is a blockage in the wand handle.

If the sction from the top of the hose is poor, you can remove the hose to check this for any splits or blockages. If it needs to be replaced, you can buy a replacement online at www.dyson.com.

Alternatively, should you any further help or advice with your Dyson, please contact our Helpline on 1866MYDYSON.

Kind regards
Darran
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