Having problems with your Dyson DC07i Bagless Upright Vacuum ?

I can smell a burning rubber type smell coming from my dc07 i. i've switched it off but what can the problem be and can I fix it myself?

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More than likely it's coming from the belt in the power head. Due to some difficulty in taking the power head apart and reassembling, I do recommend taking it in to a shop. Getting the tension of the belt correctly is very important. Too tight and it will break the belt, or even cause the motor to burn out sooner than expected by making it work harder. Too loose and you'll have the problem you're having now, and will have to replace the belt again.
\015\012Also, hair and thread or dirty bearings on the ends of the roller brush will result in the belt burning out/breaking faster.
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