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Brush Bar Randomly Stops Turning

I will be vacuuming and the brush bar stops turning, the power button flashes, then it may start turning again. A few times I stopped the machine and cleaned the bar and even unscrewed it to see if something was trapped farther up. After putting it back together it worked for a few minutes and then stopped turning again.

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There are numerous things that could cause this. It would be best to find a qualified Dyson repair person to determine the cause of your DC28.

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SOURCE: The brush bar on my Dyson DC17 stopped turning.

If this model has a brush control - i.e a roller at the side of the model which controls brush to spin or not, then its a protected brush model - therefore even if the drive belt is intact the Dyson would have to be repaired by a service personnel or professional. The brush protection isn't able to be taken apart and sounds like it may well have slipped off due to tension.

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SOURCE: The brush bar on my Dyson DC17 stopped turning.

how do I get to the top belt spindle on a DC O7 animal (purple one) to be able to change the brush bar

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My cordless Shark Vacuum brush bar would stop working each time after a few minutes of use. I was getting ready to throw the vacuum cleaner away, but decided to pull the bottom cover and check it first. I did the following modification and now it works great!

Just a few notes before attempting this tip: You need to be carefulafter this modification if you see the brush bar stop as this couldmean the bar is really jammed and there is a risk of the brush barmotor burning out. Most of the time disabling any fuse or circuit breaker is a very bad idea and could ruin equipment and even cause a fire. In the case of this tip, only consider the modification if you areready to get rid of the Shark because of the brush bar problem. Another option is to replace the circuit breaker, however consideringthe time and money involved vs. the cost of the vacuum cleaner it mayor may not be worth it to you. I did this modification to my cordlessShark about 4 months ago, and have had no further problems with it. I takes about 15 minutes to do this modification using a screw driver and wire cutters.

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