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

Dyson animal brush will not turn but the belt is'nt broken


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I have found that the belt for the DC17 is about .100" too wide to properly fit around the cogs on the beater bar, I took a sharp pair of scissors and cut of the edge and it seems to solved the problem of the "stalling beater bar"
Sounds like you may have alot of hair or thread wrapped around the bar, this can stop it if there is enough, have a look at the beater bar (brush)
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Dyson animal brush will not turn but the belt is'nt broken


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For some reason, when I tried to put the floor vacuum attachment back on and vacuum the carpet, I realized that the belt was not engaging. the belt is in there and not broken, but it is not turning the beater brush. it is just hanging loose around the brush. When I turn the wheel to engage the brush, it picks the belt up, but when I attach the vacuum to the attachment, the brush is just not turning.


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I got a plastic bag caught in the DC17 Dyson Vacuum. It will not turn now. I do not think it is the belt, as it is there and not broken. The belt and/or the roller is not turning


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