Problem with Dyson DC07 Bagless Upright Cyclonic Vacuum

Dyson Animal DC07 making a horrible noise!

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Ok heres my problem, I was using it and it started making this horrible loud noise, stopped the hoover and it looked like the brushes were full of dog hair so cut that all away, its still doing it and the brushes are not moving so we thought maybe it was the belt, but the belt looks to be fine. The noise starts when I put the head of the hoover down to hoover, I can use the rest of it fine (less suctions though) I have no manual with this as I bought it second hand so dont know what I can and cant try. Any ideas please??

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  • Anonymous Hoover is making a terrible loud noise. Have cleaned it completly, It almost sounds likes its taking off. Hoover is not that old so can not be engine. Help its out of guarantee and as mentioned not that old. It happens when I switch it on checked brushes nothing blocking it and as already mentioned took all apart and cleaned. Many Thanks.

    Feb 07, 2009

  • Anonymous I have the same problem with the noise. I cleaned the roller and it spins and the belt is okay, just the noise sounds like it needs to be lubricated or the motor is not working. Someting weird. Please help.

    Jan 01, 2009

  • Anonymous Same problem when head is lowered to carpet mode. When it started I found a string wrapped around roller. Took this out, took head cover off and cleaned out junk. Roller goes like crazy but makes a terrible noise.

    Dec 06, 2008

  • Anonymous yep, i put it down in the carpet vacuum mode and it is ok for a 10 seconds then I get an awful high pitch whining noise. When you move it back to upright it stops. What can be done?

    Sep 05, 2008

  • LindaKien I use my dyson to vacuum up at a restraunt twice a week.

    My problem is that it make a HUGE grinding noise when

    I drop the head. It stops when I put the head back up; but

    when I goto continue to clean it is NOISEYYY again.

    I check that the aggitator belt is spinning around and the

    canister does not need emptied. I have even gone as far

    as to tighten any loose screws underrneath and clean out

    any hair/fur wrapped around the aggitator belt. AND greased

    the connections that spin underneath.

    Whaat else can be making all this horrible wrackett ??!!??


    Apr 23, 2008

  • Anonymous Dyson DC17 Animal Hair Vacuum is making a horrible noise when head is positioned down to clean carpet. Remove threads from brushes but it still makes noise. cat

    Mar 30, 2008

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Ensure plug is not in the socket.

remove the guard from around the roller on base of Dyson by turning 3 screws 90 Deg anti clock wise.
unclip belt from the metal spindle from the motor.

Pull out the roller.

Pull the end of the roller out.
They do not screw, they just pull out.

Clean the muck out from inside the roller ends.

Put end caps back on.

put belt on and thread through the slot.

put belt back on to motor spindle.

Ta da it stops squeeling.

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Marci Marple

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The sound is just there to tell you that the brushes are not spinning. Awful huh? lol Well, the problem with Dyson is that they are very difficult for the customers to fix themselves. You can try to reposition the brushroll ends, but without a belt lifter, it's pretty hard to do. I suggest calling Dyson directly @ 312 469-5923.


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This is actually an internal problem. I had this happen a few years ago and had to have it serviced. It was still under warranty so I didn't pay anything.

It has to do with the gears or something similar (sorry I cannot remember exactly what it's called) I called the number on the side of the vacuum and the operator listened to the vacuum and told me the gears (or something) were stripped.

I'm on here looking to see if I can repair it myself.

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