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Dyson dc7 quits after a few minutes running; runs again after an hour or two of rest. Filters are clean, beater bar is clean, can't tell about the airways because I can't see how to get to them.

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Check the ducts with a small object(screw or something with a little weight)down the ducts to verify they are clean. Also check the Ubend on the back bottom of the unit. Looks just like a U. Remove with a turn of the tab by a screwdriver or quarter. Let me know if the issues still exists.
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Dyson dc7 quits after a few minutes running; runs again after an hour or two of rest. Filters are clean, beater bar is clean, can't tell about the airways because I can't see how to get to them.

Check the ducts with a small object(screw or something with a little weight)down the ducts to verify they are clean. Also check the Ubend on the back bottom of the unit. Looks just like a U. Remove with a turn of the tab by a screwdriver or quarter ... Vacuums

I have a Bissell 3920 and the beater bar only turns when I'm pulling the vacuum.How do you get the end caps off of the beater bar to clean it out? This has happened before when it was under warranty and I was told to remove caps and clean frequently.I am afraid prying them off will break the vacuum.It also has very low suction and I have cleaned the filters and the belt is fine.Will cleaning the inside of the beater bar fix my problem?

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You need to replace the belt, it has probably broken. Your actually supposed to change them yearly. Here is a link to\015\012the belt you need and a manual with instrutions: ... Dyson DC07 Bagless Upright Cyclonic Vacuum

My older Dyson DC14 (the purple one) early model with a clutch on the beater bar belt needs a clutch replacement. The bar has been cleaned and there are no worn or damaged parts so I conclude that the clutch at the motor end of the belt needs to be replaced. I can find the part online but no instructions on how to disassemble the vacuum to get to and replace it. Dysons only advice is to give me the address and phone of the nearest service center. Can you help me?

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Dirt Devil Featherlite - how to remove the beater bar to clean

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I had a shoelace get stuck in the beater bar. I turned it off, tipped it over and untangled the shoelace from the beater bar. When I plugged it back in the vacuum ran but the beater bar was not turning and there wasn't any suction. Is there a reset switch for the beater bar? Thank you for your help, Janet

Hi Janet. there is a small reset button on the outside of the head next to the brush that you can push to get it to start spinning again. ... Dyson Ball DC24 Bagless Upright Vacuum

I have an Electrolux Commercial Upright vacuum Model U129C. It has a device which turns off the motor driving the beater bar if something gets stuck in it. There is a simple reset button to restart the beater after clearing the obstruction. Just recently on flat dense low pile surfaces the switch cuts in after just a few seconds and turns the beater bar off. This doesn't happen on high pile carpet but the motor doesn't quite sound normal. There is no obstruction - the beater bar can spin freely

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We have a dyson dc14 and the beater bar stopped turning, we cleaned the bar off and checked the belt and it's not broken, I know I called Dyson a year or two ago and they told me how to reset the beater bar motor but I don't remember exactly what I did, anyone know the answer to this??? thanks in advance....

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The following site has some great info on your machine:\015\012\015\012www.dysonmedic.com ... Dyson DC07 Animal Bagless Upright Cyclonic Vacuum

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