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Dyson Animal dc07 -- change belt

Dyson Animal dc07 -- beater bar is not rotating. Belt is not broken. I suspect it has slipped off inside -- how do I disassemble to check belt?

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Read the manual -- available on the Dyson web site. Brushbar not spinning • Ensure brush control is set on carpets mode. Note: brushbar will only spin when the handle is reclined.

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Hello rebh. Generally when the vacuum beater bar will not turn it is because the belt that turns this beater bar has broken.

That said, most of the dyson's require you to buy a beater bar assembly which includes the belt. Any vacuum cleaner repair shop will have this part. OR go to this link http://www.searspartsdirect.com/partsdirect/brands-products/Dyson-Inc-Parts/Vacuum-Parts

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I suspect the belt you are to refering to is the one from the bar to the brush. Unfortuenately the other belt is hidden under a plastic cover, so you cant see if it is okay or not without some dismantling. This cover is not easy to remove and requires a Torx driver to under the securing screws.
If, after removing the cover, the other belt is okay, then you have a faulty clutch. New clutches are available on eBay reasonably cheaply, but again good tools and DIY skills are required.
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