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My dc27 is making a crackling noise and causing a smell for about 30 seconds after i switch it on. It is fine after 30 secods ish thopugh. Why

\015 My dyson dc27 is making a crackling noise & causing a smell for about 30 seconds after i switch it on. It is always fine after 30 seconds though. Why is this and how can it be solved?"\015

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