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Offline Deggy92

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Dyson v6 absolute...fluffy/hard floor attachment.
« on: February 09, 2017, 01:47:40 PM »
I have the v6 absolute. Brilliant machine!
However, I also wanted the fluffy as we have hard floors/laminate as well as carpets.
I assumed I would be able to simply buy the v6 soft floor attachment for my absolute which I did.   However, it seems this isn't compatible.  Where the two metal terminals are on the attachment, the have a plastic shape around them. This plastic shape is larger than all the other attachments that came with my v6 absolute?
I've had a look online and can't actually find the part for my absolute. Does it even exist?  I bought my fluffy attachment through ebay so can't simply return it and am now stuck with a useless fluffy attachment!
Why aren't all v6 attachments compatible with each other!?!?! Grrrrr. 

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Re: Dyson v6 absolute...fluffy/hard floor attachment.
« Reply #1 on: February 09, 2017, 04:48:55 PM »
Does it have  a red button on the connection? If so then it is for a V8. They changed the connections AGAIN  :censored: :'(

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Re: Dyson v6 absolute...fluffy/hard floor attachment.
« Reply #2 on: February 09, 2017, 06:32:47 PM »
Dyson do this on purpose - there are at least three different fittings on the later cordless machines that do not fit each other. Plus a new one for the V8.

We dont list them online for exactly the reason you have stated, as people inadvertently buy the wrong one then want to return it.

What is the part number on the one you bought? I'll see if I can look up another one.


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Re: Dyson v6 absolute...fluffy/hard floor attachment.
« Reply #3 on: February 09, 2017, 09:06:18 PM »
Yeah I've seen the version for the v8, it's definitely not that one, they have the release button on the tool itself don't they?
I was even tempted to cut off the plastic bits which stop the attachment clicking into place but obviously decided against it. That was an idea born of frustration!
I was going to wait until buying the part as they aren't cheap and I've just spent a fair bit in the dyson itself. But I found this one and went for it. Doh!
Please see attached photo with what I think is the part number.

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Re: Dyson v6 absolute...fluffy/hard floor attachment.
« Reply #4 on: February 09, 2017, 09:13:48 PM »
Unfortunately you can't get any other motor powered attachments to fit your machine without changing the wand and bin.

The V6 models come in 3 different attachment types - the absolute - the total clean - and then all of the others.

All of the other models i.e Animal, Standard, Flexi etc are all interchangeable but the Absolute and Total Clean models are not.

If you bought this from a registered business seller on eBay you should be able to return it as it's unused.

Hope this helps.

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Re: Dyson v6 absolute...fluffy/hard floor attachment.
« Reply #5 on: February 09, 2017, 09:18:30 PM »
Thanks for the quick replies!
Yeah I was kinda thinking that might have been the case after doing a few google searches but was kind hoping I was wrong. Nevermind.
I've still got the non powered hard floor attachment so this will have to suffice!
Thanks again.

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Re: Dyson v6 absolute...fluffy/hard floor attachment.
« Reply #6 on: February 09, 2017, 09:21:14 PM »
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Re: Dyson v6 absolute...fluffy/hard floor attachment.
« Reply #7 on: February 09, 2017, 11:37:47 PM »
The V6 models come in 3 different attachment types - the absolute - the total clean - and then all of the others.

All of the other models i.e Animal, Standard, Flexi etc are all interchangeable but the Absolute and Total Clean models are not.

You seem well up on this. We could really use a topic on that with some photos.  :icon_nod:

We have had part numbers from Dyson that are wrong after supplying a serial number.  :'(

We had a Total Clean (red tube?) recently that nobody had the head for, we had to carefully adapt one with a Drimmel as described above.


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Re: Dyson v6 absolute...fluffy/hard floor attachment.
« Reply #8 on: February 09, 2017, 11:41:26 PM »
I'm tempted to "modify" my attachment to make it fit my absolute......


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Re: Dyson v6 absolute...fluffy/hard floor attachment.
« Reply #9 on: February 10, 2017, 10:18:50 AM »
I'll try and get some pictures together and see what I can do.

You're correct, the red tube V6 is the Total Clean model. It has a head similar to a DC50 with direct drive. This is one of the machines we run at home at they're great - it has stacks of power for a cordless machine.

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Re: Dyson v6 absolute...fluffy/hard floor attachment.
« Reply #10 on: February 10, 2017, 07:48:06 PM »
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