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

Brushmotor spindle I sucked up a garbage bag, now the brush motorspindle doent work any more


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There is an automatic breaker that turns of roller brush when there is a blockage to keep it from burning out. You probably just have to restart the roller brush by hitting the gray button next to the red power button on your vacuum .. most people never notice that button until this happens.
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