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Brush roller won't turn

My vacuum suction motor runs but the brush roller won't turn. I know it isn't my belt because I can see the belt firmly tensioned against the roller and the roller will free spin with my hand. Ther isn't any loose fibers, hair, etc. on the roller as they were cleaned off. Anyone have any ideas?

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On my Dyson, there is a brush reset button on the top right hand side (if you are looking at the front) that you can press to reset the brush. I was vacuuming and too lazy to move a toy and this worked for me once I freed the rope from the brush.

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Hi.

Your Dyson will have A clutch unit this engages the brush roller when you pull the handle back to vacuum.

Check the clutch control knob which is at the bottom left side of machine looking from the front rotates to drive position when handle is pulled back.

If it doesnt turn the knob by hand to drive.

If you still have no brush rotation after doing all this then either the clutch is faulty or the second belt which goes clutch to motor has snapped & will need replacing.

There are service manuals available for these repairs at this site
http://dysonmanuals.llc.nu/index.htm

Or from Ebay.

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