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It died and won't switch on again, the roller had carpet threads around it, can it have burnt out? The plug fuse is ok, there wouldn't be an internal one would there?

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The User Guide for the DC07 can be found here:

http://media.dyson.com/downloads/caen/floorcare/Manuals/dc07_opmanual_caen.pdf

Your machine is fitted with a belt protection system. If any item becomes caught in the brushbar (e.g. rug fringe), you will hear a loud 'ratchet' warning noise indicating an obstruction.

To rectify, turn the machine off, disconnect from the electrical outlet and clear any obstruction. Lay the machine on its front.

Undo the colored soleplate fasteners using a coin and remove the soleplate.

Clear the brushbar obstruction, carefully cutting away any threads with a pair of scissors. Replace the soleplate and tighten.

Press the brushbar reset button on the back of the cleaner head. See here for illustration:
http://www.english.dysoncanada.ca/support/help.asp?product=DC07-SY-HEPA&article=1133

Should any part of the machine become blocked, the motor may also overheat and stop due to the thermal cut-off being triggered. Disconnect from electrical outlet and let the machine cool down for at least 30 minutes before clearing the blockage. You may need to check for blockages in other parts of the machine.

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