Having problems with your Dyson DC14 All floors Bagless Upright Cyclonic Vacuum ?

Dc14 when turned on makes a different noise louder, and it smells like it burning and sparks at the bottom back just below the pipe


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I guess you don't need me to tell you you've got a major electrical problem!  Question is, what do you need by way of help?  At the very least you will need new carbon brushes for the motor, and it's quite likely that you may need a complete new motor.  Trouble is that Dysons generally are not easy for the amateur to get in to and Dyson do not make technical manuals available.  It's a while since I had to work on a DC14 and I can't remember how to get at the motor.  The best I can do is spell out your options: 1. Try to do it yourself and risk breaking something, 2. wait for a reply on this site from someone else (although to judge from the number of unanswered Dyson problems here, you may wait for ever),  3. take it to a specialist repairer or call Dyson direct for advice (but they won't give you any guidance for doing the work yourself).  \015\012
\015\012Good luck.  If you need to ask specific questions, post again here and I'll help if I can.
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