Written on: 27/04/2013 by Jedediah (1 review written)
When it is working properly it is excellent,but it is constantly failing in its efficiency due to hairs off the dog stopping the brush from spinning..It is advertised as ideal for pets . Overpriced and does not do what it says on the box... (read more)
Written on: 10/01/2013 by BlueAngels (1 review written)
I have had this now for 6-7 years and still going strong! Within the first 5year guarantee I needed the main hose replacing once which was sent out to me fast and very simple to replace myself. Unfortunately it has ripped again but this was in the 7th year of having the dyson and nothing else ever needed replacing. So really good compared to other Vaccume but the hose could do with being replaced by longer lasting, or stronger ones. As I said the first hose lasted me 4 years till it needed... (read more)
Written on: 13/11/2012 by alphamum (1 review written)
Bought the DC07 and was initially impressed with its performance. Unfortunately it has had numerous problems. I have had to replace the small palstic bottom hose twice. The motor packed up after 4 years and had to be replaced.It was smoking so I switched it off. As it was near Christmas I had to wait 2 weeks for an engineers appointment which was Christmas week. They couldnt guarantee he would have a replacement motor if needed and may have to orde the part so it would be well into the new... (read more)
Written on: 14/08/2012
I have had this Dyson for about 6 years now...... It still suck like the first day I got it!!!!! I have also during these 6 years only had to replace the belt twice which I think is great.I love this Dyson but am currently saving up for the ball DC42.Believe it or not but I have even sucked up water with this dyson and the only thing that happend was it started to smell and all the rubbish in the cyclone got stuck to the bin and on the next empty I had to scrape all the rubbish out apart... (read more)
Written on: 17/05/2012
I had a Dyson DC04 years ago and it was bombproof. I therefore trusted the brand and got the later DC07 and I must say it is rubbish. The filters clog so often, I bought a spare to swap and rotate and keep the machine working. I have a normal house but the filters will clog twice before the hopper is ready to be emptied. The motor gets incredibly hot and it will eventually cut out until allowed to cool down. I even experimented without the filters and it was the same. The fittings are stiff... (read more)
Written on: 02/05/2012 by cw100 (1 review written)
We upgraded our faithfull DC07 to the latest DC41 animal, it's going to malmesbury on Friday to be repackaged so it can go back to the shop it was bought from, i put it together & have to say I'm surprised this model even left the factory, it is so flimsy, no way will it out live the 5 year warranty, too plastic, poor on & off button, difficult to lock into upright position then release, we didn't even go as far as to turn it on! Buy at your peril! (read more)
Written on: 30/04/2012 by jjbink (1 review written)
We have had four, now as a Dyson critic why four? dont ask....wife, families etc. Problems include: Poor suction 2/4 Motor failure 3/4 Last one a DC07 the motor bearings now shriek, the front beater has a huge design flaw. If it gets stuck, the drive belt ( no clutch) burns out in less than 10 seconds accompanied by smoke. They lose vacuum due to the many pipes, un bends etc that are fitted together and start to leak. The motors overheat and shut off These vacuums are terrible yet we get... (read more)
Written on: 29/03/2012
Why would u buy an up right vacuum to lug up an down stairs ho w stupid. I've had mine for 7 years never had a problem. I took it apart myself and cleaned it perfect. Never looses suction. Great if u have a lot of carpet to clean. The only thing I can think of is it is a little heavy at times depending on what u are doing.other than that great . (read more)
Written on: 06/11/2011 by BKS100 (1 review written)
I fell for the slick commercials. Spent way too much for a very poor machine. Dyson knows that this machine is severly flawed and should take it off the market and replace all that heve been sold. The brush and suction stop working all the time. I spend frustrating hours with the factory "fix" and no results...been 3 times to professional dealer repair...same results. DON'T PURCHASE THIS VACUUM CLEANER! (read more)
Written on: 05/11/2010
I bought the allergy in blue and purple on 2004 it rips through dirt like nobodys buisness! it gets full in 2 or 3 days my vax took 6 months to get full! it has a clutch. I never replaced nothing except the carry handle which takes 2 mins to replace and eamptying is dust free hands free!I never had any problems I just bought this at my local B&Q store and dyson let me have a 5 year warranty! thats right! 5 years! Its very quiet and extremley light and powerful its completley it also has a... (read more)
Written on: 02/03/2010
Bought this product 13 months ago to clean a small living room sized office. Cleaner has broken down after 13 months and Dyson customer repairs will not repair the product. Poor product, very poor customer services. I would definatley steer clear of this product.
The vacuum is way too heavy, you need to be a weight lifter to use this thing efficiently. The front of the vacuum is too bulky, it does not fit easily under anything including high fronted sofas and bookcases. There is no light... (read more)
Written on: 01/04/2009 by yorkshire1000 (1 review written)
Loved my dyson dc07 for two weeks, until ....
cutting through the cable accidentally with the Dyson. I was using the hose under the bed moved around the bed, when it stopped dead. The Dyson had run over the cable as I tugged, and immediately cut cleanly through the cable. The blades continue to spin even when you use the hose, unlike the older ones that cut out the blades when you use the hose for safety! Fortunately, it didn't kill me andI managed to get to the electrical supply to... (read more)
Written on: 14/09/2008
The Dyson DC07 has very good suction compared to the DC01 which I replaced with it. It is easy to empty. The only thing I found, again comparing it to the Dyson DC01 I had before this model, is that the suction through the hose isn't as strong as on the DC01. I also find that the DC07 is pretty heavy and noisy, but it works for it supposed to do: vacuuming! (read more)
Written on: 03/07/2008
For me cheap models have worked better than this Dyson DC07 with less problems. It isn't particularly cheap and then it broke so soon! (read more)
Written on: 27/03/2008
Dont buy a Dyson DC07 silver yellow upright. They are expensive vacuum cleaners to buy and my motor only lasted 2 years.
My advice is to buy a Henry hoover and you wont go wrong! (read more)
Written on: 22/01/2008
I am paying to have it fixed, because I think I would struggle to find a better one. Only gave it a 7 and nothing more because of disappointment that the motor hasn't lasted longer for the price of the Hoover. Would advise that you do not overstretch the hose section, as this will split (as mine did). Hoover quite heavy if you're not very strong. (read more)
Written on: 28/03/2006 by piglet1980 (12 reviews written)
The Dyson DC07 silver yellow upright vacuum cleaner is the best one I have used, including industrial ones. The biggest issue that I have is the stairs. If I leave it at the bottom, it tips up and it is impossible to hold it and hoover at the same time. Does anyone have any useful tips to help with this task? Maybe I am using it wrong. I also find that the pipe bends, so lessens the suction. (read more)
Written on: 03/01/2006 by zellka (19 reviews written)
The Dyson DC07 upright vacuum cleaner really does pick up dirt, and really easily.
It also removes animal hairs, and makes cleaning the stairs really easy.
It is much easier to empty than previous models. Mine is red however, not silver and yellow - a much nicer colour.
It has lifetime filters that you wash, so there are no extra expenses.
The service is excellent if you have problems. A simple call replaced my faulty hose, which was posted within two days. I also received a brand new... (read more)
Written on: 10/12/2005 by dchalfant (1 review written)
I have had a Dyson DC07 vacuum cleaner for two years, and I was happy for the first year, then it started falling apart. The attachment handle fell off, then the second year it refused to pick up dirt down where the brush is, but the attachment will pick up dirt.
The machine is over-priced and over-rated. (read more)
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