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Our DC40 has developed a loud squealing noise after a few minutes of use.

The filters have been cleaned, but found today that the noise stopped by switching off the beater bar.

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THEN CLEAN THE BEATER BAR OF ALL HAIR .

Posted on Oct 14, 2019

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SOURCE: beater bar does not work dyson DC07

If the beater bar does not spin freely, and the belt still seems to be in place, then you may not need a new clutch, but you may need to reset the clutch.  This is done very simply by keeping the beater bar section of the vacuum flat on the floor and reclining the handle all the way to the floor so the entire vacuum lays flat. There is a mechanism in the vacuum which resets the clutch. You will probably not hear anything when the clutch resets.  I sat on the phone for an hour and a half to hear this simple technique is built into the vacuum, but excluded from all instructions and website customer service information.

Posted on Oct 22, 2007

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SOURCE: The beater bar makes a horrible clunking noise when I turn it on

I just came from the repair shop. There is a recurring problem with a bearing coming out. Repair guy turned it on & said that loud noise is a symptom of that exact problem. This is a warranty item, as is the belt & on/off switch. Dyson comes with a 5 year warranty, so call their 800 number to get the name & address of an authorized repair shop.

Posted on Mar 28, 2009

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SOURCE: 2 year old machine...new noise in beater bar area

I have a dyson 17 animal and have a loud noise comming from the beater bar area.Also I don't think the hight adjuster is working properly.

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SOURCE: I ran over a shoe lace and now it is making a loud rattling noise

The All Floors model has a protective belt clutch system and the rattling sound means the clutch has slipped. This would have to be repaired officially by a Dyson repairer.

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SOURCE: high pitched noise when vacuuming carpet

might be the motor burning out. or it needs a new fan.

Posted on Jun 29, 2009

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