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When pushing foreward the vacuum is hard to push and if pushed on to hard it will turn over on itself.

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My dyson dc17 animal had become nearly impossible to push on carpets.

sure enough i found that my roller was warn down to nubs (vacuum is probably 8 years old, and gets used nearly every day)

I replaced the roller and WOW! it feels like its self propelled now. HUGE DIFFERENCE.

thanks for the help!!

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Check the brush. That could be the problem. Check the belt also. Your brush roller may need to be lubed or even replaced.

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