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

The brush on the bottom of the vacuum won't turn when in position to vacuum. I have cleaned the brush, there is nothing tangled around it.

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Sounds like the belt is broke, when you remove the brush, be sure that all teeth are still on the belt and that it is not streched. Typically every major retailer will sell these belts usually 2 to a pack and under $10
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The brush on the bottom of the vacuum won't turn when in position to vacuum. I have cleaned the brush, there is nothing tangled around it.

Sounds like the belt is broke, when you remove the brush, be sure that all teeth are still on the belt and that it is not streched. Typically every major retailer will sell these belts usually 2 to a pack and under $10 ... Dyson DC17 Animal Bagless Upright Cyclonic Vacuum

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Suction Problem I was vacuuming and stopped to empty the cannister. When I started vacuuming again - the suction wasn't working properly. The vacuum was just pushing stuff around the floor. I cleaned the hair out the brush on the bottom and it still isn't working. It was working fine before I emptied the tube :( I can't figure out what happened.Help!

Greetings from GoVacuum,\015\012\015\012I believe what may have happened is that your vacuum cleaner belt has either broken, or been stretched so far that ithe brushes are no longer spinning fast enough. \015\012\015\012Here' ... Vacuums

Last night as I was vacuuming, I noticed that the belt stop indicator light was on. I pulled out the hair that had gotten tangled around the brush in hopes of solving the problem. It didn't change things. I then unscrewed the entire bottom piece to take out the brush roller. I removed hair from the end piece of the brush roller and reattached the belt; however, I cannot figure out where the microchip is supposed to go so that I can reassemble the base piece by screwing it back together. It seems

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My vacuum seems to be just pushing around things instead of sucking them up. I changed the bag and cleaned the bottom, but nothing helped.

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Wich bags for vacuum cleaner kenmore model 116.35922 ... Kenmore Vacuums

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The loud ratching is a warning to tell you that there is something stopping the roller bar from rotating this is a very common thing lay the machine on the floor front side down take off the bottom plate and just check the belt is in the centre of th ... Dyson DC07 Bagless Upright Cyclonic Vacuum

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The drive belt has probably broken. You can get a replacement belt here:Dyson DC17 Belt ... Dyson DC17 Animal Bagless Upright Cyclonic Vacuum

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Have your clutch checked out by a local vacuum repair shop. That's a common problem with dyson brush rollers ... Dyson DC07 All Floors Bagless Upright Cyclonic Vacuum

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Is the brush turning on the bottom of the machine ? If not It could be clogedup with stuff or the belt could be worn on it and it will turn but as soon as it contacts the floor it will stop turning. The belt is easy to replace by removing screw ... Bissell 3576 CleanView II Bagless Upright Vacuum

The vaccum has been cleaned and checked but the brush is not rotating and no suction at the bottom, but through the hose. In reading the instructions to remove the brush cover it says to lift tab one and release 2-4. Where is the tab for tab 1 can not find anything for tab one to be able to lift, nothing there any ideas for help would be greatlly appreciated/

3 on the front and one on the back. where the belt runs ... Bissell 6594 PowerForce Bagless Upright Vacuum

I have had my Bissell 6591-X for 2 years. I hate it! No matter what I do all the fuzz, hair, whatever fills up around the upper filter before it even starts to deposit in the cup. It has done this ever since I bought it. No matter how much I take it apart, clean it, clean filters, empty the cup, nothing does any good. I spill more dirt onto the vacuum and floor than ever gets in the cup. I will never buy another Bissell.

Sure your not over filling it ? ... Bissell Vacuums

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Go back to where you bought the vacuum and ask for a BELT. Take the MODEL # with you and buy 2. Always keep a spare ... Samsung Vacuums

I just purchased a Dirt Devil machine on Monday, I finally got it put together today and the brushes are not moving, dust is swirling around but no brush movement, I have changed all the nap settings, nothing, I am having company tomorrow and I threw my other vacuum cleaner away, HELP ME. Thank you.

Sounds like you may not have the belt attached or it is broke. ... Dirt Devil Vacuums

I took the cover off the brush so I could cut off all the hair that was wrapped around it (vacuum was working fine, I just noticed the hair). I pulled the brush/spinner thing off one side, cleaned everything, popped it back in where it belonged, and tried to make sure the belt was in the proper alignment. However, when I turned the vacuum on, it makes a horrible noise like I'm sucking up rocks. What have I done wrong in putting it back together? It seemed simple...

The ends of the brush roller have to go in in a certain position.each end has a different look.make sure the match up to the seats on the roller guides and make sure the belt is centered.the belt will center itself by turning the roller by hand in on ... Dyson DC14 All floors Bagless Upright Cyclonic Vacuum
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