Having problems with your Dyson DC11 All Floors Bagless Canister Cyclonic Vacuum ?

I can't get my vacuum cleaner to run. the beater bar doesn't turn. I've cut off hair and strings that have wound around the beater bar, but I can't figure out how to take off the bottom plastic thing.


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