Having problems with your Dyson Ball DC24 Bagless Upright Vacuum ?

Brush doesn't operate when the foot switch is pressed to allow the system to engage the beater bar

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I don't believe that these vacuums have a belt so the only thing that I can recommend is to unplug it, turn it over and see if there is anything obstructing the roller brush such as string, tinsel, rocks, etc. See if you can turn it with your hand without using much force. Good luck!
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