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

Why would my dyson dc 17 brush motor be extremely loud, but sound normal when brush is not spinning?

\015 My DC17 works great, and sounds normal when using the hose or on hard floor without the brush spinning. As soon as I switch it to the brush, it sounds like it needs a muffler! It is extremely loud! Any ideas what would cause this? I have taken out and cleaned the filter, pulled apart the brush area to check for anything lodged in there, and nothing. Any information you can give would be great!\015

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Could be the bearings on the end of brushbar need replacing,or it may be the clutch needs setting , lower the handle down to the floor then up again do this about three time to reset clutch....
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