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

Beater brush on Dyson DC14 getting no power

\015 The vacuum was recently reconditioned, so belt, etc, is new. The brush turns easily by hand, and I see no significant obstruction mess. It acts like there is no power to the beater bar at all.\015

Answers :

Hi There,
Alec from VacuumSpot here. The roller on a DC14 does not have a separate power supply the way it works is when the motor is running there is a belt that runs from the motor to the clutch and then another from the clutch to the roller.
As long as the floor selector on the front of the machine is set to carpet it will work when the machine is on.
Without seeing your machine I would suggest that there is something not quite right about the clutch. If I was to take a guess it would be that the clutch to motor belt is broken or slipped off. I have made a video showing how to check the clutch and the brush.
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