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

The beater bar seems to have worn and is loose. (very noisy) the vacuum still works but the beater bar rattles.

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Not sure how I can help, as it seems you know what the problem is! Fit a new brush bar! On some Dyson models (not sure if the DC17 is one of them) you have to fit a new sole plate at the same time - they are supplied together as a kit. Good luck.
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