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On button won't stay on, how can I open vacuum to check that switch contact is clean ?
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The drive belt has probably broken. You can get a replacement belt here:Dyson DC17 Belt ... Dyson DC17 Animal Bagless Upright Cyclonic Vacuum
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Switch wont stay on unless you hold it in - Dyson Vacuums
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Thanks for contacting fixya. You should pull out the bag and reset the machine. You should take all the user replaceable items. And turn it on. You will get lot of errors. Then turn the machine off. Put back all the accessor ... Sebo Automatic X1 Bagged Upright Vacuum
I caught a shoe lace in my Dyson DC17; pulled it free, opened the brush/roller area and cleaned everything but the brush still won't work. Read somewhere that there is re-set button but the only one I found was to switch between the brush / sweep functions. Is there a fuse / connection / part that may need to be replaced?
I don't believe so. Keep trying the reset button. Sometimes the reset sticks. Hope this helps. ... Dyson DC17 Animal Bagless Upright Cyclonic Vacuum
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My vacuum had this exact same problem, but was out of warranty because \015\012it was remanufactured. Thankfully, it's a very quick, five-minute fix.\015\012\015\012UNPLUG The Vacuum!\015\012Remo ... Dyson DC17 Animal Bagless Upright Cyclonic Vacuum