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My brand new dyson dc33 vacuum ($399.00) is making an annoying sound when applied using a carpet setting. This only occurs on my thinner carpets, not on my thicker carpets. Do I have to inspect the clutch and fan mechanism and replace it? It's a brand new vaccum for god's sakes!


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\015\012If there are no obstructions and it still makes the grinding noise here is something to try. When you take the bottom plate off which is real easy to do (3 plastic screws turn 1/4 turn with a coin) there is also on the bottom of the vacuum a rubber seal. This is located just above where the screws are inserted. Take a butter knife and remove this seal...it is very thin and runs the width of the bottom of your vacuum. Put plate back on and try vacuuming again..problem should be solved. The suction on the machine is tremendous...with the seal in place the vacuum literally sucks itself down on the carpet causing the brush to stop spinning. This wwill not hurt your vacuum in any way. Hope this helped.\015\012

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