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Hi my dyson dc07 animal has suction but the brush bar wont turn. If I turn it on there is a horrible noise. The belt is still fine

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The belt is probably worn or stretched. When this happens the belt won't turn the roller brush when it is against the carpet. Here is a link for the manual and links for the belt you need:

DC07 Manual

Replacement belts for DC07 w/ clutch system

Replacement belts for DC07 w/out clutch system

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Its a lot to describe so try this it has manuals on how to do the job.

 

http://dysonmanuals.inc.io/

 

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