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

The brushes are not spinning. I get suction, but the brushes don't turn.

Answers :

Your belt has probably broken. Here is a link to the belt you need:

Dyson DC17 Belt

And here is instructions on how to change it:
1. Loosen 3 screws from bottom plate using flathead screwdriver or coin edge and remove it.
2. Wiggle roller until it pulls straight out.
3. Squeeze new belt and loop it over metal drive gear (you'll easily see the gear).
4.\015\012Keeping belt on gear, insert edge of roller through belt and rotate the\015\012roller while pushing it through belt until it is inside the belt, then\015\012continue rotating roller and sliding it over until belt is in position\015\012over gears on roller.
5. Insert roller into slots on that it came out of, reattach bottom cover and its done.\015\012\011\011
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