Question about Dyson Vacuums
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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I hope this was helpful.
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Posted on Jan 02, 2017
When you turned the knob, did it turn easily or hard. If it was easy, then the knob part inside did not catch the belt. If it did turn hard, when you had the brush roll off, did you check the ends to see if they turned easily or not. if not, then replace the brush roll.
Posted on Apr 20, 2008
SOURCE: dyson brush roller will not turn
Your Dc14 will have A clutch unit.
Check that when you pull back handle to vacuum that the clutch control knob which is located front lower left side of machine moves to drive position & is not stuck in off or park position.
Rotate it to drive if its at off or park when you have lowered handle.
If adter checking this you still have no brush rotation you will need to remove clutch unit to either replace thr belts or fit new clutch.
Try this site for further help http://dysonmanuals.llc.nu/
Posted on Jan 11, 2009
SOURCE: Dyson DC07 motor overheats
the motor brushes are worn down and can be expensive to get someone to fit them for you so i think its time for a new cleaner
Posted on Aug 23, 2009
Testimonial: "Thanks for your advice, I think I'll go for a new one then as it will come with a 5 year warranty."
It always feels like something must break as it's a really tight fit, but go to www.dysonmedic.com then scroll to the bottom of the page and click on DC07 belt and brushroll replacement guide. You'll find everything you need there. Good luck!
Posted on Jan 25, 2010
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