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Motor just makes 4 or 5 small clicking noises when you pull the trigger, then stops. The little lights illumintae around the "max" button as well. However, the motor does not engage in the slightest. There is no blockage at all. I have owned the vac for 10 months and know the sounds of blockage and clear them immediately. I just used it in the morning, plugged it back in and it has not worked since. Any ideas?

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Fiter is dead clogged up inside. you could wash it 50 times still wont unclog. simple fix, just buy a new filter and empty bin more often in the future and wash filter every month and fit new one every two years

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Hi.

Keep the axe on hold try this first.


Ok first thing to do is remove & clean the 2 piece premotor filter or purchase new.

Now remove soleplate from bottom of machine to do this rotate the 3 plastic screws to unlock position. Lift sole plate off now remove any blockagers or fluff that may be built up over the brush roller.
Remove hair from brush roll using scissors.

Check short clear hose for blockages & any damage rips or tares if it is damaged purchase new hose.

Now look at belts & rotate brush roller it should turn relatively easy if it is difficult to turn by hand remove the brush roller & pull off the end caps the axle will come out with one of the caps.
Check the roller bearings clean away dust build up replace end caps & axle spin roller holding on to end cap if freely to spin refit back on to machine.

If its stiff to rotate you will need new roller.

Now pull off the 2 inspection ports check them for bits of paper etc especialy the (U) shaped port at bottom rear of machine this can contain pens pencills stones all sorts of items that hinder the suction.

Now check the long flexi hose & metal wand for any obstructions.

If after all this machine is still not working correctly go to this site http://dysonmanuals.llc.nu/

On this site you will find Dyson service manuals covering poor suction, clutch,motor, etc.

Chris...

Posted on Sep 26, 2008

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SOURCE: Loud noise

To start with, a vacuum belt is designed to be the weak link so that if the brushroll is stopped momentarily, the motor won't "burn up" or be permanently damaged.

If, on your Dyson, your drive belt is a cogged-tooth [or "Gilmore"] belt, I have seen instances of the brushroll becoming momentarily stopped, and the motor will then chew up a few teeth on the belt.

Running the vacuum anytime after this will/may produce a grinding noise.

If you examine your belt and see teeth missing, replace the belt (and they should be under $20 for sure) and that should repair such an issue.

Posted on Oct 09, 2008

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I am so sick and tird of this happening to me- it seems like the sammlest things cause my brusj motor to stop. It has happend 4 times, 3 of which were covered under warrenty and cost $80 in shipping to have fixed everytime!!! I am now out of warrenty and refuse to pay that kind of money for a machine that was alreaydy over priced. So I would love to know if you found an answer to your question...

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SOURCE: Dyson DC 25 Ball - no power to motor

Same problem here. We noticed a loss of suction for about 5 minutes and the suction stopped. Beater bar still rotates but ZERO suction.

Posted on Apr 18, 2010

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    SOURCE: We push the trigger, and the light comes on but no suction/ motor not working

    Hi there,

    I'm sorry to hear you're having difficulties with your DC35. From what you've described, it sounds there may be a fault with one of the components of your machine. If you give our Helpline a call, we should be able to help - you can reach us on 0800 298 0298 (UK), or 1-866-693-9766 (US). Please have the machine to hand when you call so we can run through some troubleshooting over the phone with you.

    We'll look forward to helping you resolve this issue.

    Best wishes,

    Jack
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    http://www.dyson.com

    Posted on Mar 15, 2012

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