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

I ran my vacuum against an area rug that has strings around it and a few strings got caught up in the beater bar. Now, the beater bar does not function- the motor runs but the beater bar does not seem to be operating. I removed the strings from the bar.


Answers :

Hi,
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\015\012There is a switch next to the main power switch on the handle which turns the brushbar on and off. When the beater bar becomes obstructed as in your case, there is a safety feature which cuts power to the beater bar. All that needs to be done in most cases is to turn this switch off and back on again and the beater bar should resume operation.
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\015\012The beater bar on / off / reset switch is the yellow switch to the left of the main power button if you are standing in front of the hoover:
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\015\012Reset the beater bar and you should be back up and running.
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\015\012If you have already done this or it doesn't solve your problem, please post back for further assistance.
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\015\012PLEASE NOTE: This reset method is for the Dyson DC17 ANIMAL as stated above. If you have a different version of the DC17, please post back for alternative instructions and state which version of DC17 you have.
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\015\012Hope this helps.
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\015\012Regards,
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