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There is a noise when vaccum sounds like something trapped but nothing in the brush area.

\015 Cannot strip down the dyson further than the brush area to look inside.\015

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You dont say what model it is if it's the model with a clutch on somtimes you need to lower the handle to the floor and up again a few times to reset the clutch.
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