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Offline absolutepurplelime

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Self adjusting head
« on: February 04, 2013, 11:55:59 PM »
Hey guys just a quick question, the self adjusting head does not seem to be adjusting correctly to my carpets height. It works how it should do but every so often I can't here the brush bar touching the carpet and it seems to just be skimming it, I have to physically put abit of pressure on the housing and it seems to level out to the correct position! Had it all in bits but it still seems to be doing it :(

Any suggestions would be very helpful :)

Oh it's a dc04 absolute purple lime which of course is a clutched model

Offline bluebumble485

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Re: Self adjusting head
« Reply #1 on: February 05, 2013, 07:39:35 PM »
lie it on its side check the brush is turning when the head is moved down
maybe blocked in side take sole plate off check ,when it goes quiet check the brushbar is turning
let us know this is a strange one ,i am sure all of us will sort it

Offline Vacuum Cleaner House

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Re: Self adjusting head
« Reply #2 on: February 05, 2013, 08:06:27 PM »
YOU need to replace the internal hose, The one that you can see when you turn the machine upsidedown. Its spring loaded and after many years the spring looses its tension. When it does this it will not push the foot down into contact with the floor. Fit a new one and your problem should be solved 
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