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Either the fan on motor is broken or off shaft or the unit is plugged,if its plugged the motor will sound like its running faster than usual

Posted on Oct 02, 2009

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SOURCE: rotating brush will not turn on my Dyson DC07

Yes I had the same problem on my animal Dysom. There is a button on the top of the dysom that turns the cacuum on. Right beside that button is another one that turns on and off the brush!!! Good luck!!! I accidently one day bumped that button and couldn't get my brush to work but after troubleshooting it, that was my solution.

Posted on Jan 24, 2009

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SOURCE: My dyson DC07 has no suction. motor runs, brush

hi..the reason to this problem may be the bottom pieces
might not have been fully seated.Take it apart and put it
carefully back together.This will solve the issue.
check it out..
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Posted on Jun 10, 2009

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SOURCE: motorized brush bar not turning on Dyson Vacuum

Apparent common failure is that either the thin yellow and or blue motor drive wires that run from the LH side of the vacuum where the "control board" is located down into the hinge / ball area become stretched and then fray and eventually break. Happened to my Dyson twice. First repaired under warranty, second took about 20 minutes. You need a Torx screwdriver to remove the LH panel ( 4 screws) and also an access panel (2 screws) at the side of the ball which permits access to the blue / yellow wire connectors. I replaced with a new wire and connectors having fed the wires through the access hole making sure sure enough wire was available for the movement of the handle. Also ensure that when the covers are replaced they do not trap any wires underneath.

Posted on Oct 04, 2009

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SOURCE: No suction & brush will not turn when power

Check your belt. It is broken or stretched out. Replace the belt first. Should be your answer

Posted on Nov 09, 2009

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SOURCE: No suction on floor part

From your problem description, you may have a blockage in the foot. Check the intake under the vac by the roller.

Posted on May 02, 2010

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Kenmore model 11628015700 suction motor won't run


Sometimes a motor will get a stuck carbon brush. Remove the motor from the machine and spray it around the carbon brushes with lectra motor cleaner. Do this outside FYI. This is a CRC product.
Next try hooking it up to a pair of leads, gator clips etc.. than you can plug into an electrical outlet to test it before reinstalling it. If it pops and sputters your motor is gone. PS Kenmore parts run 150 percent of outher brands so when you go to replace it maybe look at a manufactures brand directly. IF you can not disassemble the machine you can tap with medium force around the motor housing with a rubber mallet. Plug the machine in and turn it on while you tap the housing. Sometimes you will hear the motor come to life as the brush is knocked free.

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Sounds like the belt should be replaced. It maybe turning the brush, but if you smell burning rubber, its slipping and not turning the brush with as much force as it should. Changed the belt. Check the air suction path. If the suction is reduced, something is blocking it. Check the bag (if it has one) and all filters. If the machine picks up any liquid, it will reduce the air flow through the filters and bag. Change the bag and filters. If this is an upright, you may find caked on dirt under or in the area of the brush.

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The brush for my dyson works when engaged in the down position, however, the vacuum turns off when in upright position. I'm not sure if the suction is on when using the rotating brush since I cannot...


Hi there,

The advice we'd recommend would depend on the model of Dyson cleaner you own, which you haven't specified in your question. As a general rule, on most Dyson upright models, the brushbar is designed not to run when the cleaner is standing in the upright postion. However, the suction motor will continue to run, to allow you to use the hose, wand and dusting tools.

If you're concerned about your cleaner, it's probably best if you get in touch with us directly, so one of our experts can run through some troubleshooting over the phone with you, and recommend the best course of action. You can call us free on 08002980298 (UK), or 1866MYDYSON (US). We'll look forward to hearing from you.

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Hoover upright bagless vacum.motor runs, brush turns, no suction through hole behind brush roller. however there is suction going out of dust cannister filter flap to motor. what could possible problems...


Sorry to read about your problem, I hope this helps you out.

you have a clog between the brush and bag

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You have a clog somewhere in the vacuum. Check the hose and the little trap door on the underneath side of sweeper.
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Brush not turning and no suctions !


If the cogs on the belt and brush roll are ok, then probably the cogs on the pulley are worn off, or the pump isn't turning, is the flat belt ok? If all of this is ok, then replace the pump, part # 2107181If no suction, is the black oblong gasket on the top of the clear window. It seals the gap between the tank and the window, no suction if it is gone. Also should be a red plastic screen on the edge of the tank lid, it may be clogged.

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Motor works, but no suction! what do you think?


No suction usually means a clog somewhere or bad filters. The hose and/or the dirt inlet by the brush roll may be coulded. The belt may have stretched enough to not turn the brush roll under load and that can seem like no suction. The worst is the motor is running at full speed, which would mean replacing the motor.

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