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

Not sucking up the dirt...making loud sound when we put the handle down to start vacuuming

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The brush needs to be removed and cleaned, also take the sole plate off and check for obstructions. The noise you are hearing is the motor protector doing its job. When the brush does not spin freely the clutch engages and keeps the motor from burning up. I WIll attatch a diagram for you to take the unit apart and check for obstructions and worn parts. Something is clogging up the pathway for the dirt!
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Not sucking up the dirt...making loud sound when we put the handle down to start vacuuming

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