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

The suction only works when upright, when in the recline position there is no suction and it starts to smoke


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You probably have suction just no aggitation. those units use a clutch assy with two belts unfortunately when the belts fail you have to replace the whole assy just like everything else on the dysons. check your brushroll for rotation and for hair wrapped around it. if the brushroll doesnt spin easily it will cause your belts to fail
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