Having problems with your Dyson DC14 Animal Bagless Upright Cyclonic Vacuum ?

The vacuum sucks good, but the brush on the bottom wont turn, and the belt seems tight


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Even tough the belt is intact it still might need to be replaced. Here is a replacement:

Dyson DC14 Belt and Manual
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