Having problems with your Dyson DC14 Full Gear Bagless Upright Cyclonic Vacuum ?

Strong smell of burning when switched on also motor noise not right


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Strong smell of burning when switched on also motor noise not right


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My dyson dc14 is making a very loud noise along with a strong burning smell and the brush is melting by the belt hope ypou can help me thankyou.


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I have a hoover mach 5 multi-chamber cyclonic vacum cleaner and it keeps getting hot and quitting.it's got a strong smell like something is burned when it gets hot also.


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You sucked up something that stopped the brush from turning. This made the belt slip causing a burning smell. ... Dyson DC14 Bagless Upright Cyclonic Vacuum
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