Having problems with your Dyson DC41 Animal Complete ?
Beater bar not working - no variable suction
\015 When I am using the vacuum, the beater bar does not seem to be working. I have cleaned all debri (hair, dust, fuzz, string) but it still doesn't roll when I move the vacuum back & forth. Also, the two switches to change the suction from carpet to tile/linoleum suction have no variance. There used to be a distinct sound when you changed from one switch to the other. What do you suggest?\015
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