Having problems with your Dyson DC17 Animal Bagless Upright Cyclonic Vacuum ?
Corner of the rug sucked in and the roller now does not spin
\015 I don't know if the motor burnt or not the but the rotating main cylender is not spinning anymor. the belt on it is fine but does not turn. there was no smoke or smell either it was couple of seconds only..\015\012any ideas??\015\012thanks in advance for your help.\015
If you can't hear the motor running, look for a reset button which may have tripped. If the motor runs, remove the belt and look for a burned spot that might be preventing brush turning. Replace it if it is. Make sure that the wall outlet has power (check with a lamp). Hope this helps!
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Corner of the rug sucked in and the roller now does not spin
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