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

Wont re-assemble I took the bottom plate off to clean out the rotary bush and can not get the plate back on! I think it is the position of the roller but no matter which way I place it when i turn it , it flicks back into the place that means i cant put the plate back on!


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Assuming you did not remove the brush roller to clean it and consequently did not reseat it, I am guessing that the bottom plate is not reinstalling as it should. On some uprights, the bottom plate hooks in at the front and is latched in place with clamps. This can be difficult if there is interference with other parts. Give me some more detail on what works and what doesn't
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Wont re-assemble I took the bottom plate off to clean out the rotary bush and can not get the plate back on! I think it is the position of the roller but no matter which way I place it when i turn it , it flicks back into the place that means i cant put the plate back on!


Assuming you did not remove the brush roller to clean it and consequently did not reseat it, I am guessing that the bottom plate is not reinstalling as it should. On some uprights, the bottom plate hooks in at the front and is latched in place with c ... Dyson DC14 All floors Bagless Upright Cyclonic Vacuum

Still dont know hot to get height adjuster knob to work. tried handle all the way back n lay on side solution that was offered. the plate has a permanent place to sit. hows it possible to bring knob


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I REMOVED THE PLATE THAT IS OVER THE ROLLER TO CLEAN THE ROLLER OF HAIR AND NOW I CAN'T GET THE PLATE BACK ON AND TO SNAP INTO PLACE


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I cant get the roller back in place


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The belt wont turn...i cant get in to the inside to check to see if the belt isnt on the roller...how do i get up in there..i took the bottom plate off and you still cant get inside... thx Peggy


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I have a Dyson DC14 It started making a high pitched squeel so I took the filters out and cleaned them and i checked all places that pull out on the vacume to see if there was anything clogged. I also cleaned the roller brush. but when I turned it on, after a couple of seconds the sound came back again. can you help


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I can not get the new belt to rotate on my vaccum. The roller will not turn when it is put back in place. Any suggestions?


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