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

Very little suction from vacuum is occurring after I pulled a string from the roller. Hot air is blowing out of unit. Was working fine until I pulled out a string...Suction is occurring from wand.The brushes now make a loud sound too when activated...do I have to take the unit apart to readjust them or something?

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Yes re adjust
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