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

The drive belt doesn't turn.

\015 I accidently picked up a shoestring of a tennis shoe. I quickly shot off the vacuum and pulled out the shoe. When I turned it back on the drive belt was not turning the brushes. I took off cover to make sure belt was not broken and it was fine.\015

Answers :

The drive belt may have just melted a notch into the rubber on the motor piston.
With the cover off, are you able to move the brushes by hand? When the brush bar turns, does the drive belt move too? If so, move it for a full rotation of the belt (make a mark with a Sharpie and move it until you see your mark again)

If there's a melted notch or "Dent" in the belt, you'll need to replace it
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