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Dyson suddenly hard to push on carpet

\015 I have had my Dyson DC14 for two years and have never had any issues. Suddenly it is very hard to push on the carpet compared to tile flooring. I actually have to strain to push it. I have the button next to the power button pushed on as it should be for carpet. My belt also appears to be fine. Any ideas?\015

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I know this sounds silly, but it works. Turn it over and wipe all the black residue off the bottom of it (off the plastic on the bottom that rubs on the carpet as you push and pull it). I thought my husband was out of his mind when he told me that was the solution, but it really works.
If the brushes are turning, you may need to clean the brush of any hair or anything else that has collected on the brush. If you have been cleaning it regularly,
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