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

The machine runs for brief periods, then shuts itself off. If it is allowed to sit for several minutes, it runs again, then shuts itself off.


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The motor is heating up to much and the cut out switch is kicking in.\012You need to check the the motor filter, and worse case you may need to new motor..
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