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Dyson vacuum beater bar will not spin, belt is fine

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Hi, Thanks for using FixYa! My name is Don/

I will try and help you solve your problem with your Dyson.

If your brushbar wont turn and the belt is definatley fitted correctly then there is a problem with the brushbar itself.


If the brushbar is old then they can be affected internally by clogging up.


Assuming you have the "Clutch" version of Dyson. This is one that has a spiral brushbar.

There are 2 types of brushbar, 1 for the Clutch Version and 1 for the Non Clutch version.

Either way you will need to replace the brushbar. Please watch the video....
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=6BtlLNkQG08

Posted on Oct 27, 2010

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SOURCE: beater bar belt needs replacedon a dyson DC14 animal

Remove the glide plate at the bottom of rhe machine. Remove brush and broken belt. Fit new belt and re install brush. Fit glide plate, job done.
Its in the instruction book

Posted on Mar 08, 2009

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SOURCE: Dyson Animal 07 beater bar not spinning - belt not broken

if your unit has a clutch it maybe that it is in the off position or the motor belt is broken your unit has to belts if its a clutched model 

Posted on Oct 27, 2009

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SOURCE: The beater bar does not turn. The belt is fine.

WAIT!!! Don't replace the entire clutch yet... I just had the same problem. Before buying a new clutch assembly, I took the out the clutch just to make sure I could do it (the link previously mentioned is great: http://www.dysonmedic.com/DC07%20Folder/DC07%20Clutch%20replacement.html). In the process, I also opened the clutch at the wide end (two screws and a little retaining clip on the side - can watch a video as to how to disassemble the clutch here: http://www.ezvacuum.com/dyson-dc04-dc07-and-dc14-belt-pack-for-clutch-system-90251401-2-pack-p-2196.html?currency=USD). In the "lid" you will see a little black plate (looks like the same material that a car breakpad is made out of). If the clutch is the problem this plate will look a little worn down. It can be removed and flipped over. You'll get a few more years out of it. Of course, when the second side wears out, you'll have to get a new clutch (but by then maybe the the entire vac will need replacing anyway). Enjoy.

Posted on Jan 03, 2010

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SOURCE: Dyson vacuum DC17 beater bar won't turn

sounds like the brushroll motor has gone bad. disassemble the head and check the continuity on the brushroll motor

Posted on Feb 27, 2010

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SOURCE: Our dyson beater bar won't spin.

DC14s actually have two belts, but one of them is difficult to get at or even see without some dismantling.

Have a look at www.dysonmedic.com which has some very useful info on dismantling and repairing Dysons.

Although this site doesnt actually cover the DC14 yet, the DC14 is very similar to the DC07 so as regards dissassembling the machine, my experience is that the DC07 info will enable you to do the job.

Posted on Apr 27, 2010

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Dyson DC25 brush won't spin when touching the floor. If I lift it off the floor it spins, once it touches the floor it stops. Any idea what the problem is?


I can think of three things that could be wrong.

The easiest one is that the brush has hair and fluff wrapped around its bearing. This happened to me and was causing a burning rubber smell. Turn it over and remove the base plate. Lift the belt by putting a piece of cord under it and slide the brush out. Remove one end of the brush and slide the spindle out. Clean all the hair out and reassemble.

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    Have you accidentally switched off the beater bar via the dial on the head? Some models have a 'hard floors' and a 'carpets' setting (which disengages/engages the beater bar).

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    Hello rebh. Generally when the vacuum beater bar will not turn it is because the belt that turns this beater bar has broken.

    That said, most of the dyson's require you to buy a beater bar assembly which includes the belt. Any vacuum cleaner repair shop will have this part. OR go to this link http://www.searspartsdirect.com/partsdirect/brands-products/Dyson-Inc-Parts/Vacuum-Parts

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    Our dyson beater bar won't spin.


    DC14s actually have two belts, but one of them is difficult to get at or even see without some dismantling.

    Have a look at www.dysonmedic.com which has some very useful info on dismantling and repairing Dysons.

    Although this site doesnt actually cover the DC14 yet, the DC14 is very similar to the DC07 so as regards dissassembling the machine, my experience is that the DC07 info will enable you to do the job.

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    if your unit has a clutch it maybe that it is in the off position or the motor belt is broken your unit has to belts if its a clutched model 

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