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Repair your Dyson DC 14 vacuum cleaner with a part replacement guide.

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The motor runs but it does not suck

I accidently hit one of my cats toys and the vacuum quite working. I unplug it and checked that the belt was not broken. The motor runs, but the vacuum will not suck. Is there a second belt somewhere inside that could be broken?

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Was the toy pulled into the vacuum? Could it have clogged the pipe between the brush and the canister?

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As suggested by Andrew, check the little hose that is behind the beater brush. I have two DC14 vacs and both them have had the hose get plugged. Also, make sure the beater is running.

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If your vacuum cleaner loses suction from its nozzle or hose, see the Dyson Ball Animal Has Loss Of Suction In Hose problem page for possible causes and solutions.

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