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

My dyson D17 is making an incredibly loud noise, like grinding, when the bottom brush rotates.

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Remove the bottom cover plate and rotate the brush by hand. Look for things that make noise like stones caught in the brush path, bad brush bearings, bad drive belt.
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