Having problems with your Dyson DC07 Animal Bagless Upright Cyclonic Vacuum ?

Brushbar not rotating but vacuum has suction - belt not broke

\015 We have a dyson DC07 with "carpet" and "bare floor" selector. I noticed today that the brush bar was not rotating, even while the vacuum was on its side. I have discovered that if I wanted to replace the belt, there is a black shroud covering the motor shaft where the belt should go. I cannot seem to remove this shroud to allow me to see the shaft. Any tricks on how to do this?\015

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At the point where the shroud is around the drive belt of the motor there is a screw that has to be remeoved. It is accessible through a hole in the housing that is inset about 3 1/2 inches. Once this is removed along with the 2 screws at the base of the clutch housing, the shroud can be removed. Interestingly enough, though, I cannot figure out how to replace the brush belt even though I feel the clutch is the broken piece. Anyway, a new clutch with belts runs about 35-60 USD.
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