Having problems with your Dyson DC17 Animal Bagless Upright Cyclonic Vacuum ?

Beater bar won't turn--belt still but off of shaft

\015 Can't figure out how to get plastic shield off to get to belt and put it back on shaft.\015

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There is a reset button under the handle its gray and has a brush pic by it this should rest it.
\015\012and as far as puting the belt back on try going from the bottum plate it should just unscrew the four to six screws and pull it off hope this helps
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