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

Tons of hair gets caught in the small area where the belt turns. I have to clean it out often.

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It may be that the rubber seal on your cyclone has slid up. Call the Dyson helpline for further assistance, they will troubleshoot it and solve the problem for you.
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I think the motor for the roller bar is going out, it won't turn very fast and we cleaned the bar, and made sure the belt is on right. is this an easy fix or where can I get repaired locally and quickly?

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Dyson dc14 How do we replace the belt one I removed it to clean hair from brushes? Can't get it back in place. Any tricks or suggestions. Craig Dittmar

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