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

My beater brush will not spin. i cleaned it all off, but it will not turn when i turn the vacuum on


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1. if you are smelling burnt rubber and hearing a loud squealing then your belt is tight but something is binding up the beater bar, more than likely if that is the case you need to take out the bar and see if the ends are packed up with carpet fibers, on the otherhand if the bar isn't moving and no smell or sound is present then more than likely your belt has slipped off the impeller shaft and all you have to do is pull it back onto the shaft, or the belt has snapped and you need to replace it
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