Having problems with your Dyson DC17 Animal Bagless Upright Cyclonic Vacuum ?
DC17 beater brush won't turn
\015 I accidentally sucked up a small rug today with my DC17 Animal vacuum. This is the 3rd time it's happened in the last year. The past 2 times I have taken it out (40 miles one way) to an authorized Dyson Repair Dealer to be "repaired" - there has to be a way for me to reset or fix this problem myself rather than having to drive so far for something that is probably an easy fix... I tried doing the "hold down the gray on/off brush switch" and that doesn't seem to work - is there a fuse that I have blown??\015
You need to replace the belt. Here is the belt you need and a manual you can view which has instructions:
\015\012Dyson DC17 Belt and Manual
\015\012Dyson DC17 Belt and Manual
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