Having problems with your Dyson DC14 Animal Bagless Upright Cyclonic Vacuum ?
Brushes only engage after pushing way past the carpet selection.
\015 I own a Dyson DC14 Animal, and while carrying the vacuum the hose fell out and the vacuum dropped on the floor. Now when I vacuum the brushes only engage when I push the carpet selector way past the carpet selection. Is there anything I can do to fix this, change parts, etc?\015
I have the EXACT same problem. Did you ever get it fixed? What did you do?
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