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

Dyson eats my carpet

\015 I've had the purple machine for 2 yrs now. i was so excited when i got it!! i'm a clean freak! well not ten min in and it ripped up part of my carpet. i guess it really did "****" well it strated to pull out fibers and now i have to replace all the carpet..and since this has happened now it makes the most god awful loud clicking sounds. i think ill buy a kirby next time. i should of gotten one to begin with.\015

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That Dyson vacuum model has a bad roller design. It is more like a comb instead of a brush. You will need to be careful not to get loose carpet strands caught in it. The bad noise is damage done to the clutch system, which is driving the belts to the roller brush. That clutch will have to be replaced.
When using the Dyson or for that matter any other vacuum cleaner that has a motorized roller brush, you need to make sure that you AVOID open carpet edges since the suction end ( which has a roller with the brush) will grab open fiber ends. You should use an attachment or floor tool when cleaning open edges of your rug or carpet. Most vacuum cleaners come with a range of attachments that be used be used appropriately.
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