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Brush won't turn after trying to clean it - Dyson Vacuums


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Check belt, make sure that brush can turn by holding each end in both hands and spinning it. If binding then you need to carefully disassemble it over a towel in case there are any spacers or washers that may get lost. Remove hair or whatever debris may be wound up between the ends of brush roll. Reassemble. Do not apply grease or oil to brush roll as it could cause it to ruin carpets.
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