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The brush bar on my Dyson DC17 stopped turning.
\015 The brush bar on my dyson animal control stopped turning. I was starting the vacuuming and the bar stopped turning. I cleaned off any strings before I started vacuuming too. I turned the machine on stepped on the front of the machine to drop the front section down and the motor started but the brush bar is not turning. I took the cover off the brush bar section and the bar will turn when I rotate it, the belt seems to be intact.\015
If this model has a brush control - i.e a roller at the side of the model which controls brush to spin or not, then its a protected brush model - therefore even if the drive belt is intact the Dyson would have to be repaired by a service personnel or professional. The brush protection isn't able to be taken apart and sounds like it may well have slipped off due to tension.
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