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High pitched noise when vacuuming carpet

It has a high pitched noise when the beater bar is in use. it seems to be itermittant, sometimes very loud and other times not so noticeable.

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  • jdrivdahl1 Jun 29, 2009

    Sorry its a DC17

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Might be the motor burning out. or it needs a new fan.

Posted on Jun 29, 2009

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