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Racheting noise when beater bar is engaged on my Dyson DC 17. Bar is free of hair and strings


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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.


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