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Dyson 07 The roller does not turn. I cleaned hair and string tangled but it still won't turn. How do I check if it is the belt?

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Start of by laying the machine on its back unfasten the solepate (which is the cover over the brush roll) as soon as its unfastened it will release with ease then you will see the brush roll with the belt around it simply pull the brushroll out of its position and release the belt from the motor spindal (if attached) and then out your new belts around the slot on the brush roll and feed the belt over the motor spindal (this will be very tough to strech on. Once you have done that out the brush roll back in its position and the soleplate back and you should have succesfully fitted a belt to your dyson.

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