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

My dyson is not sucking. There is no clog and the spinning brush on bottom is spinning.


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Even though the brush is spinning, you probably need to replace the belt because it is stretched. It is probably slipping on the beater bar. bbDo you ever smell rubber burning while vacuuming? If so, it is the belt.

Jim
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