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Brushes Describe your problem brushes won't turn pushed reset button

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  • PoohsMom Mar 25, 2008

    My machine is only a yr old. There is no suction and the brushes won't turn. I've cleaned the hair and string from around the brushes and fit it back together OK, but there wasn't any suction or turning even before I cleared out the gunk. Now what do I do, short of taking a screwdriver to the bottom and trying to get to the engine compartment?

  • Anonymous Apr 04, 2008

    My Dyson Slim is just a year old. The beater bar is not working I have checked to see if there are any obstructions-there are not. I contacted repairs shops who said it is probably the fan belt but will not touch it as it is very very difficult to get to. Any thoughts of what I can do? Hesitant to take anything apart.
    Charlene

  • Anonymous Apr 06, 2009

    brush bar doesnt spin tried reset button no change

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Try changing the belt

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Hi! There are a few reasons why your brushes may not be spinning. Try these simple steps below.

1. Your brush roll may be clogged. Unplug the cleaner and remove any debris from brush roll.
2. Make sure the brush roll setting is turned on. The brush roll on/off switch is located on the handle of the hose.
3. Reset the brushes. The brush roll reset button is located on the back of the nozzle on the right side.

Hope this helps! If you still have questions feel free to reach out to us here on Fixya, Facebook.com/dirtdevil or Twitter @DirtDevil.

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Hi There is a reset switch on your Dyson that needs to be pressed when something gets stuck in the brushes. The reset switch helps protect the motor that spins the brush from damaging if something gets stuck inside the brushes. There is a little red pole that sits up behind the brushes on the vacuum head, I believe it's on the left side of the floor head as if you were behind the machine vacuuming. Try pushing this reset switch first.

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The Dyson DC15 All floors is actually a 2 motor upright, meaning the suction motor is separate from the motor that rotates the brushes. The first thing you should check is the reset switch on the brushes. Behind the brushes there is a little red pole, push this down to reset the brushes, and see if this fixes the problem.

If not, then you may have a bad on/off switch for the roller brushes. Try pushing the switch next to the main on/off switch that controls the brushes up and down, up and down, can you hear the brushes attempt to come on at all? If you could hear them come on even somewhat, this means that your brush on/off switch is bad and needs to be replaced.

If nothing happens when you push this switch, it still may be bad and not getting any power at all to it.

Does the machine make any sound at all when you try to turn the brush switch on and off?

Please try pushing the reset switch, then testing the on/off switch first. If neither one of these solutions works, please just use the comment field on the repair and let me know, and I can then walk you through some more advanced diagnosing of your machine.

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