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

My dyson DC17 makes a loud noise when i tip the handle down to make the brush spin on the floor?


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Loud noises are usually caused by worn belts, unbalanced roller brush or debris in the roller brush. Check these things. Here is a link to the belt you need:

Dyson DC17 Replacement Belt
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My dyson DC17 makes a loud noise when i tip the handle down to make the brush spin on the floor?


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