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How do i remove bottom portion of my dyson to remove debris around the belt. brush wont spin and i have already pushed the reset button

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    replace belt on dyson dc17

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    dyson dc17 brush bar makes noise

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    The head brush detaches itself from the rest

  • Anonymous Mar 25, 2014

    brush bar not spinning. red reset button doesn't stay depressed

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On the bottom plate are 3 spots, one in the center and one at each corner, that need a flat head screw driver to loosen. turn left to unlock, this will remove the plate so you can clear the debris from the brush.

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Have a dyson dc41 brush head wont spin so tried another which i bought this wont spin either the hoover picks up well with the hose what could be the problem be please


Hello, this is Ava with Think Crucial.

There are a number of reasons why your brush roller has stopped moving. General maintenance to your vacuum is crucial and will help it work at peak performance.

First things first lets focus on the brush roller. Unplug the vacuum and turn it on its side. Look for any noticeable clumps of debris or hair strands that may be caught in the brush roller. Remove these obstructions, probably best to do so with a scissor if it's hair or long pieces of carpet fibers. After removing the debris try manually rotating the brush roller to uncover other hidden clogs. Another thing to take note of is the condition of the bristles on the roll itself. Are they loose or worn down? These are signs that your brush roller is in need of replacing.

While checking out your brush roll you might as well take a look at your vacuums belt. Your belt should be replaced about every three months. After regular usage, the belt will stretch out, lessening the tension on the brush roller. Lesser tension diminishes the brush roller's turn rate and speed. If the belt feels loose then it certainly is affecting your vacuums suction as well as your brush roll not moving at all.

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Jan 30, 2017 | Dyson Vacuums

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Brush won't turn after cleaning out debris, belt is fine.


I have the Dyson Animal, the purple one. I frequently have to take the bottom apart where the brush is at to cut all the threads and hair off the brush. This last time it would not spin afterward. As far as I know there is no reset button, however, I did find out that it was switched to bare floors and THAT is WHY the brush was not spinning. Once I switched it back to carpet all was well. I have had this for years and never knew that the brush did not spin when it was on bare floor setting. Hope this helps!

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Dyson DC25 brush won't spin when touching the floor. If I lift it off the floor it spins, once it touches the floor it stops. Any idea what the problem is?


I can think of three things that could be wrong.

The easiest one is that the brush has hair and fluff wrapped around its bearing. This happened to me and was causing a burning rubber smell. Turn it over and remove the base plate. Lift the belt by putting a piece of cord under it and slide the brush out. Remove one end of the brush and slide the spindle out. Clean all the hair out and reassemble.

The internal drive belt is worn, or the nylon bush that it runs on.

The clutch is worn out.

The last two are not as easy to fix as the main drive belt is enclosed in the centre of the clutch. There are videos though that show you the process. Have a read and a watch, but try my first tip first.

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    I can't get my Dyson to switch from flat floor to carpet mode. I push the tiny red button on the brush part, but I get this horrible noise. I already followed the video and cleaned the brushes


    The horrible noise may be something wrong in the brush bar assembly preventing the brush bar from spinning freely. Remove and inspect the brush bar and belt or belts if applicable to your model.

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    Dyson DC14 reset button location


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    The brush is not working when I turn the power on and the belt appears to be on and intact. How do I fix it?



    This is actually a bad design by Bissell. Remove the Lift-Off portion of your vacuum cleaner. Down at the bottom, where the Lift-Off portion was sitting, you should see a small electrical plug part. What usually happens is this plug arc's, which causes it to burn the plug, and stop the power nozzle from spinning. If you see any black, or burning around this plug, take your vacuum back into Bissell, they will fix this, or give you a new vacuum for free. They don't even sell us their warranty stations this plug piece, you can only exchange it for a new vacuum.

    If this is not burned, check the reset button for the brush, it's either located near the plug, or on the side of the brush portion of the vacuum.

    I hope this was helpful to you.

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    The roller stop rotating


    Remove the brush assembly from the base unit and check the condition of the drive belt. Check the brush end bearings for wound-up thread, hair, and other debris. Place the brush back without the belt--it should spin freely. Reinstall the belt if it is in good condition and check for motor running of the brush. If it seems weak, replace the belt. Hope this helps!

    Aug 15, 2010 | Dyson DC17 Animal Bagless Upright Cyclonic...

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    My Dyson DC17 Animal brush roller makes noise when it is spinning but not when using the wand. The belt around the roller seems fine and it is not plugged. What else can I check for?


    Hi its Darran at Dyson.

    You may find it useful to remove the soleplate from the base of the machine and make sure that the brush bar is fitted correctly.

    Once this is done, make sure there are no hairs or threads wrapped around the brush barm, particularly
    at the ends.

    With the soleplate removed you can also ensure that the brush bar and housing are free of blockages.

    Once checked, re-fit the soleplate and test the machine.

    I hope that this information is useful to you. If you need any further help or advice, contact one of our Ask Dyson experts on 1866MYDYSON.

    Kind regards
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    May 10, 2010 | Dyson DC17 Animal Bagless Upright Cyclonic...

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    How do I replace the belt on the DC 17


    Take out the (3) screws on the bottom of the brush roll cover and then you can remove the roller brush and change the belt. Here is the belt you need:

    Dyson DC17 Belt

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