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

When switching the vacuum (DC17 Animal) over to the hard surface setting (so the beater brush is not spinning), the vacuum shuts off. I cleaned the dust bin and checked the filter. I also cleared the beater brush of hair or debris that was wrapped around it. It still shuts off. Ideas? Thanks.

Answers :

The drive belt has probably broken. You can get a replacement belt here:

Dyson DC17 Belt
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