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

The small beater bar motor will work, but the suction motor won't turn on

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My Dyson DC17 beater bar motor works intermittedly. I have to almost whack it on the floor to turn it on and then shuts off again. I have checked the belt and it is fine, also have checked for blockages. The switch to turn the beater bar on or off will not work when the beater bar motor is off. the suction is fine though.

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The small beater bar motor will work, but the suction motor won't turn on

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I purchased a Eureka C4910 last year and have a question that I am hoping you can answer. There are two motor actions with this vacuum, 1) the vacuum suction, and 2) the beater bar. The action of the beater bar is that motor is supposed to automatically shut off when the handle is in the complete vertical position assuming the vacuum is stationary, but then turn on when the handle is tilted toward the floor, assuming the vacuum is moving back and forth. The beater bar motor turn-on mechan

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I have a windtunnel 2 vacuum. It sucked up a cord that wrapped around the beater bar. Now the bar won't turn. There was no smoke or sign of something burning. The motor still runs and there is suction but no turning. We have it apart but nothing is obvious. What should I check?

Check the actual beater bar for movement. I have seen the plastic melting, and bearings seized under such circumstances. Also I am unsure by your question, but the motor that creates the vacuum (sucking) is different than the motor that spins your ... Vacuums

Have a Centralux Aerus about 5 years old. Don't see a model number. There is suction but beater brush quit working. Was using for a few minutes, shut it off for a few minutes, turned it back on and suction only. Tried the reset button also. Tried the sidekick attachment and it works fine. There was no smell like something was hot. Belt is fine. Are there any fuses or anything else to try? This vacuum cleaner has not really been used that much, it is hard to believe the motor would need replaced

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Beater bar The beater bar will not work. I have changed the belt and there is a lot of suction from the hose. Just seems like the base is not turning on

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My beater bar is not turning so the vaccuum is not picking up. The belt is not broken. The motor is working and I can see the cyclone effect in the canister. I have checked for blockages. I have cleaned the hair and string from the beater bar brushes. What should I do?

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My Oreck beater bar is not turning. The bar is free of hair or strings, the motor is working, just the bar will not move

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My beater bar will not turn. The motor runs but

This certainly suggests the clutch has packed up, although it is possible that the belt that runs from the motor to the clutch has failed (I assume you've checked the other belt, as it's very easy to see). Changing the clutch, and the motor-to-clutch ... Dyson DC07 Bagless Upright Cyclonic Vacuum

I have an Electrolux Commercial Upright vacuum Model U129C. It has a device which turns off the motor driving the beater bar if something gets stuck in it. There is a simple reset button to restart the beater after clearing the obstruction. Just recently on flat dense low pile surfaces the switch cuts in after just a few seconds and turns the beater bar off. This doesn't happen on high pile carpet but the motor doesn't quite sound normal. There is no obstruction - the beater bar can spin freely

The motor is having a problem.There might be two reasons...either the coils inside it got heated up which will be needing rewinding or you can buy a new motor or there r capacitors attached sometimes u can make a check on that also if that's gone Kap ... Vacuums

Vacuum turns on and suction in hose works, beater bar won't turn

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Halo beater bar has quit working. bar (that belt is wrapped around) connected to motor is not turning. have pushed reset button. k.r.

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DC07 hose has plenty of suction. Main hosuing has no suction. Beater bar turns fine and works so well creates positive air pressure blowing outward instead of vacuum. Any ideas?

Main housing has no suction becouse of bloakage in it. UPLUG the unit from mains, and remove the bottom (main housing)cover. Clean all you can access and put everything back together. In all the vacuum cleaners all the problems is caused usuall ... Vacuums

Dyson Animal motor is running, beater bar is turning but very little if any suction. No suction from hose either. The inside canister is filling and moving, so there is some dirt being sucked in there. I have thoroughly cleaned all filters but not sure what is causing the problem. Any ideas?

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Kenmore canister model 116.25513506 wont turn on. when handle switch is turned to floor. vac motor does not turn on. When switch is turned to carpet, floor nozzle works but vac motor does not. I checked fuse, all o.k. checked continuity for plug, o.k. removed wires for bag full switch...motor wont run. I wired motor directly power cord...motor runs. Thinking it must be the circuit board, how do I bypass it or test it?

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I had a shoelace get stuck in the beater bar. I turned it off, tipped it over and untangled the shoelace from the beater bar. When I plugged it back in the vacuum ran but the beater bar was not turning and there wasn't any suction. Is there a reset switch for the beater bar? Thank you for your help, Janet

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The beater bar on my Dyson won't turn. The vacuum runs and suctions but the bar won't turn and the belt is not broke. The beater bar did get a carpet fiber caught and wrapped around it which stopped the bar and I removed the bar to cut the fiber loose and replaced it and now it won't turn

The belt doesn't have to be broken to make the vacuum not work correctly. If the belt is stretched the vacuum won't operate the way it is supposed to. You can get replacement Dyson Belts here: ... Vacuums

MY vaccuum wont suction or turn at the brush bar. The wand works and I already checked/cleaned all the areas the instrucion manual said to.

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My filter queen just had the motor rebuilt last year and was basically a brand new unit when I got it back. It is not picking anything up now when I vacuum. The beater bar on the carpet attachment is turning fine and when I take all the attachments off the hose I can feel the suction being created like it should be picking up debris just fine. I have emptied the canister even when it did not have much in it; however, it still will not pick anything up off the carpet. It picks up debris tempo

It sounds as if you have a clog inside the "Power Nozzel". They mention that there are "no user serviceable parts within the Majestic® Power Nozzle" My advice would be to see if you can see a clog with in reachable distance and try to remove the ... Filter Queen Vacuums

Bought clearance item Sunday just found out the brush bar was motorized it turms only when i move the vacum back and fourth it should turn on its own right ? I have very little suction from the bottom the hose works though

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My son dropped the vacuum down the stairs and now the vacuum works but the front part of the vacuum does not drop back down when vacuuming any type of floor. It slowly drops and does not stay on the carpet. hope this makes sense. I have cleaned filters and suction seems strong at the small hose. the beater bar rotate very fast still.

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The beater bar motor doenst work when i push the bar button the bar button doesnt light up like power button how can i test bar motor or bar switch or what is the common problem wiyh this model I have 2 that dont work the same way

If it do not work ...and you already are on the second one that behaved in the same way it may be a problem with the power in your place and the cause it may be the main fuse...Im not sure where is located in this model but it has to be near the powe ... Vacuums
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