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The beater bar makes a horrible clunking noise when I turn it on

\015 Whenever I turn on my Dyson the beater bar makes this horrible clunking noise. I've cleaned it, opened it up, there is nothing in there bouncing around to make that noise. It actually sounds like the bar is loose and vibrating when I turn it on. Is there something I can do to fix this? Has anyone else had this problem? Nothing on it looks broken but the beater bar does not seem secure or something.\015

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I just came from the repair shop. There is a recurring problem with a bearing coming out. Repair guy turned it on & said that loud noise is a symptom of that exact problem. This is a warranty item, as is the belt & on/off switch. Dyson comes with a 5 year warranty, so call their 800 number to get the name & address of an authorized repair shop.
This happened to me. In my case, the steel tension roller came off and fell out of the DC17. It was only two months old and the store (Lowes) replaced the vacuum under their 90 day return policy.
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