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

Makes a ratchetting noise due to hair caught in brush; cleaned the brush and replaced the brush cover but still makes noise. what is the problem?


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You have to take it to a vacuum shop and have a new clutch put in. The DC-7 and DC-14 have a clutch that needs replacing usually every year to year and a half.
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