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Posted on Jan 02, 2017
Actually, I'm the poster who said I have the same problem, but it turns out I have the DC07 animal, not the DC14, but perhaps the solution is the same for the DC14 and it doesn't cost anything! I called DYSON and they told me the clutch needed to be reset, so she had me recline the vacuum from its upright position, lay it on it's side, turn the carpet/bare floor dial slowly back and forth between the two settings about 6 times and it apparently reset the clutch and now the cleaner bar spins normally and there's no more loud grinding-type noises. She said if that didn't work, the next step would be to remove the bottom protective panel (secured with the three large plastic screws) and lift the entire cleaner bar (do not remove the belt) out about an inch or so and then reinsert it and reattach the bottom plate. I hope this helps your problem. Good luck.
Posted on Apr 18, 2009
That is an indication that the belts are worn, stretched or broken. You simply need to replace the belt. Here is a link to the belt(s) you need and a manual you can view:
Dyson DC07 Belts and Manual
Posted on Dec 05, 2009
SOURCE: The carpet brush on my
Next to the power switch is another button, this switches the brushbar on and off. The brushbar can be turned off for hard floor surfaces so as not to scratch them
Posted on Oct 25, 2010
SOURCE: when I turn my Dyson
Check if the belt still is connected and freely rotating the brush. Dyson vacuum belts are not replaceable.If the belt is going bad, the clutch assembly has to be replaced
Posted on Apr 23, 2011
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