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I have a dyson dc14 all floors vac it is making a very loud noise when i put it on carpet. whats the problem and how can i fix it?

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Sounds like the clutch is the problem ,try this unplug the vac then lower the handle to the floor and back up again about four times it should adjust the clutch

Posted on Nov 27, 2012

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If your brushroller isn't spinning it will make the loud sound. Try removing the brushroll and reinstalling it. If this doesn't work, you may need a new brushroller.You can find one here...

http://cgi.ebay.com/DYSON-VACUUM-DC07-DC14-DC-07-14-BRUSH-ROLL-BEATER-BAR_W0QQitemZ120452265897QQcmdZViewItemQQptZLH_DefaultDomain_0?hash=item1c0b83b7a9&_trksid=p4634.c0.m14


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Loud noises are usually caused by worn belts, unbalanced roller brush or debris in the roller brush. Check these things. Here is a link to the belt you need:

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Posted on Nov 28, 2009

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Hello,

This sounds like your roller brush has stopped spinning for some reason. Turn the machine upside down when set to carpeting, and make sure the handle of the vacuum is down, as if you were in the vacuum posistion, and not up like the handle is when you're storing it.

Is your brush roller spinning? If it's not, there are two kinds of agitator brushes on the Dyson DC14, each has it's own troubleshooting.

If your beater brush is perfectly rounded in shape, then you have the newer style Dyson DC14 that doesn't use a clutch mechanism. Either belt has broken, or falled off, and is causing the brush not spin. Here's instructions with a pictorial on how to fix this problem;

Step 1. Unplug the vacuum cleaner.

  • Lay the machine flat on the floor and turn it over so that the base can be viewed.
  • Use a coin to turn the three soleplate fasteners and remove the soleplate as shown.


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  • Check the brushbar for blockages and ensure the brushbar is rotating freely by hand.
  • If a blockage is present, carefully use a pair of scissors to cut away any hair and fibres from the brushbar ensuring you do not cut any of the bristles on the brushbar.

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If the roller brush still doesn't spin after checking and removing any obstructions, then you need to replace the belt (or clutch if you have the early models). Here's a video that explains how to replace the clutch mechanism on Dyson vacuums;





If this failed to fix your problem, or if you have any other problems or questions, please feel free to just reply using the comment box below, I'm always happy to answer anyones questions or concerns. I hope this helped you. Please do be sure to rate my repair, or leave feedback for me if this helped. This is greatly appreciated by the Fixya community.

Chris Jones
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Posted on Jan 06, 2011

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