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Dyson dc17 brush not spinning when on

Brushbar is free spinning when off, but does not engage to pick up dirt when vacuum is on. Husband says there is an elastic band missing from the bushbar assembly? I don't see an elastic band or a belt listed as a part in my manual or at dyson.com. Cleaned whole vacuum suction is working, but bar does not spin to pick up dirt.

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    meglyn80 Jan 09, 2013

    Is not the on/off switch for the brushbar. Vacuum is picking up, but not with the ease or intricate volumes I've come to expect from my Animal.

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You can get your dc17 belt off the link below and here is video of belt change
http://www.crucialvacuum.com/Dyson-Vacuum-Cleaner-DC17-Belt-4-Pack-p/dyson_dc17_belt-4-pack.htm


Posted on Jan 10, 2013

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Posted by littleladysc on Jun 18, 2008
I have 2 dyson dc07. The cyclone assembly will not spin when dirt is picked up, but when I change them out the vacuum is fine, so I know it is the cyclone assembly. Any suggestions? Thanks!


Hello,
I would advise you to ALWAYS to FIRST UNPLUG YOUR VACUUM before beginning any service procedure. Dyson DC07 Bagless Upright Cyclonic Vacuum.

It sounds to me that you may have a clog but when you said you changed them out the vacuum is fine, so a couple of things, if the vacuum is still under a factory warranty of 1 or 2 years the cyclone assm still would be under a factory warranty. If it is over the 1 or 2 years then you would have to replace the cyclone assm but you may want to check with the Dyson Factory Tech Support / customer Service line as per the problem, and they can ship you the part from the factory or to check with your local vacuum cleaner dealer in your area and they may have one in stock or they can order one for you. So if you need further assistance, please feel free to contact your local vacuum cleaner dealer in your area or in the yellow pages, or contact the factory phone number or website to further assist you with your questions.
http://www.dyson.com/
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Customer Service 1-866-693-9766 questions@dyson.com
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Posted on Jun 18, 2008

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SOURCE: The spinning brush isn't moving

Belt may be off the motor spindle, with the vacuum off try turning the brush by hand, does it turn freely or can you feel the resistance of the motor?

Posted on May 17, 2010

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