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How to Identify and Fix Common Vacuum Problems ?

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If you have ruled out an electrical problem in your house then firstly check your Dyson`s fuse, only replace it with a 13A fuse which is usually brown in colour. If you replace it with a smaller fuse it will blow that fuse immediately and lead you down the garden path to a problem that may not exist.
Check the vacuum cleaner to see if it tripped a circuit breaker or blew a fuse. Check the circuit breakers, or fuses and, if it has tripped a circuit breaker or blown a fuse, simply re-set the breaker, or replace the fuse, and switch the vacuum on again.
To reset the Brush bar press the Brush bar control button twice or switch the machine off and back on.
I can assure you that air coming out of the Ball is a normal feature of the machine, as this is where HEPA-filtered air is returned to the room. The exhaust air will often feel warm as it will have passed through the motor.
If your vacuum always trips the breaker, you most likely have an actual electrical problem. Signs that indicate your AFCI breaker is tripping due to an electrical problem include: Frayed cords. If your vacuum cords are old, frayed or deteriorating, it could be producing dangerous electrical arcing.
It`s possible there`s a power consumption issue, with there just not being enough residual charge to run the machine. A new battery should fix this. My other thought is that it`s overheating. If too much power is pushed through the motor, which MAX power does, it could stop after a few seconds if it become hot.
Most cases of a jammed or stuck brush bar are quick and easy to fix, simply pulling the debris gently from the brush bar. Alternatively, if you need to clear a problematic blockage, you can take the brush bar out of the housing easily, for quick maintenance.
To reset the machine, turn the power off (using either the power button on the remote or the Main body), wait 60 seconds and then turn back on.
When your Dyson no longer powers on even after charging the most likely cause is a damaged battery. This means the battery will no longer hold a charge and will need to be replaced. Once a new battery is purchased you can learn how to replace it by visiting our battery replacement page here.
When your Dyson no longer powers on even after charging the most likely cause is a damaged battery. This means the battery will no longer hold a charge and will need to be replaced. Once a new battery is purchased you can learn how to replace it by visiting our battery replacement page here.
If your dyson vacuum isn`t turning on, don`t panic – there are a couple possible causes. It could simply be that the vacuum overheated and shut itself off. If that is the case, wait 24 hours and turn it back on. However, another problem with dysons are failed power switches.
When your Dyson no longer powers on even after charging the most likely cause is a damaged battery. This means the battery will no longer hold a charge and will need to be replaced. Once a new battery is purchased you can learn how to replace it by visiting our battery replacement page here.
– Some vacuums have an in-line thermal fuse (often located between the switch lead and the motor coil). If the fuse is blown it will need to be replaced. – Check your home circuit breaker – it may have tripped. – Some vacuums have a brushroll on/off control.

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I have a Husqvarna Viking Designer sewing machine. The fuse blew in the machine and I am having trouble finding a replacement fuse. It is a T3.5/250v glass fuse. Please let me know where to find one. I have searched the internet high and low and can’t find one. Radio Shack has a 3.0amp 250v slow blow fuse whick seems to be the right dimensions. Willl that work. Otherwise, I am not sure what to do and can’t afford to take the machine to a repair show. Thank you.
ANSWER : That fuse will work no problem. There is no harm in trying it.
The machine probably requires about 2 amps or less under normal operation.
Being a 3.0 amp slow blow fuse, it will withstand short bursts of extra current when your machine gets temporarily overloaded.

Just make sure the machine is properly lubricated and runs freely. The fuse will definitely blow if your machine should get jammed or something like that.

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My dyson seems to have lost its suction therefore is not picking up anything yet i have found that when my dyson is standing upright it has a little more suction but nothing like how it use to work. This has only happend in the last 2 weeks. I sanded a floor & though the sander picked up majority of the dust i did use the dyson to pick up the excess and it is since then that my dyson has not been working to its full potential.
ANSWER : Hi there,
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.Sorry to hear you’re having a problem with your DC07. You should be able to resolve the issue by following these simple steps: http://www.dyson.co.uk/support/help.asp?article=1940&product=DC07-SY
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.If you’re still experiencing difficulties, please get in touch with us, free, on 08002980298 (UK), or 1866MYDYSON (US), so we can run through some checks over the phone.
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.Kind regards,
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.Jack
.Dyson Customer Service

The belt on my Dyson vacuum keeps breaking – Dyson DC17 Animal Bagless Upright Cyclonic Vacuum
ANSWER : SWITH OFF POWER AT SOCKET AND REMOVE
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.REMOVE BOTTOM PLATE IF COMPETENT TO DO SO REMOVE ROLLER ASSEMBLY REMOVE ONE SIDE OF BEARING COVER AND SLIDE OUT AXLE CLEAN BOTH BEARING COVERS OF DUST AND DEBRIS ALASO FIRST CHECK FOR ITEMS JAMMING BELT OR ROLLERS REFIT.

HOW DO I CHANGE THE MOTOR ON A DYSON UPRIGHT – Dyson DC07 Bagless Upright Cyclonic Vacuum
ANSWER : Go to www.dysonmedic.com then scroll to the bottom of the page and click on DC07 motor replacement. You will find very detailed illustrated guidance.

How to put new cable on dyson dc07 upright – Dyson DC07 All Floors Bagless Upright Cyclonic Vacuum
ANSWER : Have a look at www.dysonmedic.com which has some excellent info on your machine.

My dyson dc01 fan belt keeps breaking – Dyson DC07 Bagless Upright Cyclonic Vacuum
ANSWER : Ok 1st check that the roller is free to move otherwise it will stress the belt..next no sharps on roller guide or brush roll to cut into belt..Please leave feedback

Fuses I got this vac from a friend without fuses or a manual…..I found a manual online, but it doesn’t refer to what size fuses to use. Could some one help me out with what size fuse I buy? Thank you, Carla
ANSWER : They are a 25 if that helps , they look like a car fuse so I assume they are.

No power to Dyson. Plug & fuse checked – Dyson DC07 Bagless Upright Cyclonic Vacuum
ANSWER : This could be a faulty cable or switch, but could also be a faulty motor.
The motor also has a built in over-current protection device which normally automatically resets itself, but if the motor has a serious fault or the over-current device itself is faulty then this could be the cause.
Both the switch and motor (the over-current device is an integral part of the motor and is not available separately) are available quite cheaply on eBay, but fitting new ones requires good DIY skills (especially the motor), and some unusual tools (Torx drivers).
Have a look at www.dysonmedic.com which has some great info on repairing your machine, but if you dont feel you can repair it yourself, time to call a vacuum repairer or the Dyson helpline.