Having problems with your Dyson DC05 Cylinder Bagless Canister Cyclonic Vacuum ?

I have a 9 year old dco5 absolute, and have been vacuuming a lot after renovations, including small amount of fine timber dust. I cannot start it at all, even the next day. Any ideas. I think the motor may have burnt out? There were no smells from the machine Thanks


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Yes your right motor burnt out. They can be replaced as I work for company who repaired vacuums. Try godfreys or some electric shop.
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