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Beater bar doesn't move - Dyson Vacuums


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I smelled burning and thought I had burned up my belt...when I took the bottom off the belt was fine. I took the brush off and found that if you pull real hard the ends come off...OMG there was so much dirt, hair and **** that the brush was not moving freely...after I cleaned all of that out and put it back together...it's just like new...I can't believe it...I'm so happy.
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My dyson animal is hard to push on carpet - the beater bar is still operational. When I turn off the beater bar and run the vacuum on hardwood the beater bar stops moving, but it still ''rolls'' on the hardwood - it doesn't pull up like it used to. It also seems to not be picking up as well as it used to, although no blockages are present and the filter is clean.


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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


Good day!Normally when the motor is easily moved back and forth means that it have a proper lubrication,proper alignment and no clogs.When the motor and the belt is OK the problem could be on electrical wiring and switch ... Eureka C4910 Bagged Upright Vacuum

Beater bar doesn't move - Dyson Vacuums


I smelled burning and thought I had burned up my belt...when I took the bottom off the belt was fine. I took the brush off and found that if you pull real hard the ends come off...OMG there was so much dirt, hair and **** that the brush was not movi ... Dyson Vacuums

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Hi,\012There are two things that can go worng tthat will stop the beater bar...\012The belt broke...or..\012the motor went bad...\012\012heatman101 ... Dyson DC07 Animal Bagless Upright Cyclonic Vacuum

BEATER BAR IS NOT MOVING - Dyson DC24 Animal Bagless Upright Vacuum


Hi there,I'm sorry to hear you're having difficulties with your DC24 Animal. This machine is equipped with a sensor which shuts off the brushbar if something jams it. Once you've checked the cleaner head for obstructions, and removed any thre ... Dyson DC24 Animal Bagless Upright Vacuum

I have a Hoover Windtunnel vacuum cleaner and new high pile carpet. The vacuum cleaner will not move forward without extreme effort. I have been told that I need a vacuum without a beater bar and that the beater bar can be disengaged. How do I accomplish that? Thanks


You can adjust the height on some vacumes like for bare floors and medium nap it will adjust how far the beater bar is from the carpet see if your is adjustable ... Vacuums

I have a DC25 that I just bought in Dec 10. The last few times I vacuumed the carpet, the beater bar worked on and off. Now it does not move at all. I took off the beater bar to see if there were any obstructions, but there were none. Could you please help me with this. Right now my husband is saying that we should not have bought such an expensive vacuum (which he has said all along). I want to prove him wrong!! Up til a couple of weeks ago, it was working perfectly and I have loved it!


This is a good quality machine which I am sure wil last a long time in answer to your question make sure that the setting is set for carpet and not just flooring ..the head needs to be flat on the floor for the beater to work .I am assuming that thi ... Dyson DC25 All Floors Bagless Upright Vacuum

My Dyson DC 24's beater bar switch didn't actuate and the beater bar didn't turn. When I brought it to a certified serviceman he told me that a wire interferred with the switch and all he had to do was move the wire out of the way of the switch. At the time the machine was under warrantee and it didn't cost me anything. Now however, the machine is out of warrantee and the problem has returned. Does anyone know how to access the switch and move the wire out of the way?


Hi- I had the same experience but it turns out there's a small trip switch if you've taken the brush out to clean it, it needs to be reactivated by pressing the small red button to the right of the brush... took me a year to figure this out! Been mea ... Dyson Ball DC24 Bagless Upright Vacuum

I have a dyson DC28 vacuum and the power button flashes on and off and the beater bar quit turning. I turned it over and found some string caught on the beater bar which I removed, but the beater bar still does'nt turn and the power button still flashes on and off. I hope you can give me a solution to this problem.


I had the same symptom with my wife's DC28. The problem was associated with the cam driven height adjustment mechanism. The beater bar must rock freely up and down when pressing on the tabs that the end cam lobes actuate. On ours I found hair and cru ... Dyson DC28 Animal Bagless Upright Vacuum

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

Removing cover over beater bar for cleaning on dyson animal vacuum. Accidentally ran over mess on carpet and need to clean inside of cover and beater bar. Thanks


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My vacuum's power light is flashing and the beater bar will no longer move. It does turn on and have suction, just no movement of the beater bar.


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Brand new LG LUV200r used 10 minutes now after removing dust tank & reinstalling the vacuum motor does not run only the beater bar??? I have located wo circuit breakers both seam to be set. This suction motor should run when the switch is pressed & the beater bar should operate when the handle is moved down??? Not A happy customer will return unit to Best Buy only 100 mile round trip!!!! RDH


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Our Dyson upright vaccumms beater bar wont move. the vaccumm will **** up air but the bar underneath wont move. The gears are not working property.


It could be the clutch that's causing the problem or the belt. Bring your vacuum to a local repair shop and have it look at, but it sounds like it could be either one of those problems. ... Dyson DC07 Animal Bagless Upright Cyclonic Vacuum

Placing the handle of my Dyson DC07 into its upright and locked position causes the beater bar to stop turning. It will not start turning until the handle is first lowered to the working position and the Carpet/Bare knob is moved to the Bare Floor position and then back to the Carpet position. Then the beater bar turns until the handle is placed into the upright position. What might be the problem?


Hi its Darran at Dyson.The brush control is designed to switch the brush bar off automatically when you stand the machine back into the upright position. It is designed this way to protect any delicate floor surfaces when you have the ma ... Dyson DC07 Bagless Upright Cyclonic Vacuum

My older Dyson DC14 (the purple one) early model with a clutch on the beater bar belt needs a clutch replacement. The bar has been cleaned and there are no worn or damaged parts so I conclude that the clutch at the motor end of the belt needs to be replaced. I can find the part online but no instructions on how to disassemble the vacuum to get to and replace it. Dysons only advice is to give me the address and phone of the nearest service center. Can you help me?


Have a look at www.dysonmedic.com which has some very useful info on dismantling and repairing Dysons.\015\012\015\012Although this site doesnt actually cover the DC1 ... Dyson DC14 Animal Bagless Upright Cyclonic Vacuum

Terrible noise My dyson was working great then started making this horrible noise. I cleaned the bar but noise is still there. I discovered the beater bar went around three passes then froze and started horrible noise again. my husband got the bar turning but after 2 swipes vacuuming it did it again. Can it be fixed or is it time to retire it and buy a new one. Wendy Kiser


That noise is the clutch. A very expensive part and very hard to replace. When a problem with the clutch happens it's generally not worth the time and money to replace.I suggest getting a different type of vacuum, maybe a Miele or Sebo. W ... Dyson DC07 Animal Bagless Upright Cyclonic Vacuum

Beater bar on my dyson is not rotating - Dyson Ball DC24 Bagless Upright Vacuum


Hi there,Your DC24 is equipped with a sensor which shuts off the brushbar if something jams it. Once you've checked the cleaner head for any obstructions, and removed any threads or hair from around the brushbar, you should be able to reset t ... Dyson Ball DC24 Bagless Upright Vacuum

DYSON 28 ANIMAL BEATER BAR NOT SPINNING - Dyson DC15 All Floors - The Ball Bagless Upright Cyclonic Vacuum


Hi there,I'm sorry to hear you're having difficulties with your DC28. The machine is equipped with a sensor which shuts off the brushbar if something jams it. Once you've checked the cleaner head for obstructions, and removed any threads or h ... Dyson DC15 All Floors - The Ball Bagless Upright Cyclonic Vacuum

DC14 Dyson vacuum, not vacuuming carpets, beater brush not moving but belt is intact


Possible bad roller or bad clutch assy ... Dyson DC14 All floors Bagless Upright Cyclonic Vacuum

I have a Dyson 15 "the ball". The beater bar will only rotate if the vacuum is engaged and the handle at a high angle. The bar stops when I drop the handle to a lower position. The condition is repeatable. Can you provide part and repair instructions?


If air is leaking in somewhere, you will not have any suction.\015\012\015\012\015\012Also there are some possibilities that has to be checked to confirm the fault.The problem is minor but the possibilities are too much for this pa ... Dyson DC15 All Floors - The Ball Bagless Upright Cyclonic Vacuum

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Hi its Darran at Dyson. \012he first check is to ensure that the brush control dial is set to the correct centre position when the machnie is locked upright. When you release the head the dial should move forward to the on position and th ... Dyson DC17 Animal Bagless Upright Cyclonic Vacuum

Dyson vacum beater bar does not work - Dyson DC14 Bagless Upright Cyclonic Vacuum


DC14 have two drive ... Dyson DC14 Bagless Upright Cyclonic Vacuum

Kenmore 39522 vacuum beater bar keeps rotating after unit is shut off. Even unplugged it to move to another room and when I plugged it back in, the bar rotated a few more times! Has a definite clicking sound when this happens. Purchased in January 2008.


The berings or something inside might be going bad. ... Vacuums

The beater bar doesn't move when you push the vacuum. If you lift the vacuum while it's running, it's going like crazy!


Replace the belt, it is so stretched that it is slipping on the beater bar when it comes in contact with the carpet. it takes the 38528-040 belt. i think its 5 screws on the bottom to gain access to beater bar and belt. ... Hoover U5262-900 / U5260-900 / U5266-900 / U5268-900 EmPower Bagless Upright Vacuum
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