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    My vaccuum has just started to smell of burning when I turn on...it gets stronger when using. It smells like burning rubber/electrics.

  • Anonymous Jun 29, 2008

    My vaccuum smells of burning when switched on...and the burning smell gets stronger on using. It is a burning rubber/electric smell

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It's the motor!

Mine has developed exactly the same problem afer 4 years of use. Check the HEPA filter (under the dust bucket) which will probably be black. This indicated the carbon brushes are worn.

The good news is you don;t have to throw away your £400 cleaner as Dyson offer a service package costing £65 inc vat and including all psare parts and labour.

Arrange this through thier web site.

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