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My Dyson - DC14 won't push on my new plush carpet, front end

\015 Had the Dyson 2 years, worked great on carpet and floors, but will not push on my new plusher carpet. The front end seems to dig end.\015

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Same issue: new plush carpet, 7 year old tried and true DC14, wouldn't push across regardless of beater brush on or off. Called Dyson this morning, they suggested removing the small gasket between the floor plate and the assembly holding the beater brush. It's about a 12' gasket just under the screws used to remove the floor plate. Pushing is still a bit stiff, but it is a definite improvement. Whew!
I am having the same problem with my dc 28 and my new plush carpet. I went back to the manufacture and the flooring company, both were really surprised that the vacuum wasn't working.. I'm really disappointed.
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