Dyson DC24: Buyers Guide & Where to Buy a Dyson DC24 Online.

So you have decided you want a Dyson DC24? The baby ball? Dyson no longer produce them new, but they are a great reconditioned/refurbished buy if you get it right. Before I explain to you where to get one from, you should make sure a DC24 is for you. Dyson marketed the DC24 at everyone. […]

How to Replace the Small Bearing on a Dyson DC24.

This is a Dyson Medic tutorial for the trade or public on how to replace the small bearing on your Dyson DC24 ball vacuum cleaner. The ball of a Dyson DC24 runs on two bearings. Looking at the machine from the front, the small one we are talking about is on the left, and a […]

DC24: Why Some Brushrolls Don’t Fit onto New Brushroll Motors.

This has cropped up a few times recently, so I thought we would have a post explaining it. If you have got yourself a new DC24 Brush Bar Motor, it can sometimes be the case that upon reassembly, your current brushroll doesn’t fit the new drive cog fitted to the new motor. This sometimes causes […]

DC24 Brushroll Motors Now Available OEM.

If you are looking for the best price on the Dyson DC24 brush bar/brush roll motor, the aftermarket has once again come up trumps. Johnson is the company that makes these for Dyson. They have been reluctant to supply them to any other companies. This means the end user up until now could pay anything […]

The Dyson Vacuum Cleaner Forums Newsletter

Hello Dyson Enthusiast, As a member of the Dyson Forums, we just wanted to take an opportunity to bring you up to date with a few happenings, a few special offers and a handful of other things that may be of interest to you. Although the forums were only recently added to our site, they […]

Dyson DC24 Brush Bar Motor

So the brush bar on your Dyson DC24 isn’t turning? You are not alone. Before we suspect the worst, look to the front of the machine on the cleaner brush head. On the left side is a small button. This is a “reset” button. Power the machine on and off whilst pressing it a few times. Do the same with the small brush switch next to the main power switch.

Remember that the brush should only turn when the machine is reclined. It will not spin when the machine is standing upright.

This is design fault in our opinion. The motors are not much good. They don’t tend to last very long. Dyson are replacing thousands of them under warranty. However, if your machine is out of warranty, or you don’t have the original receipt or were not the original purchaser, Dyson will charge you over £70 to turn out and correct their own design fault. Cute huh?

You can only buy a complete cleaner head from Dyson at the cost of £74.59. They do this for two reasons, firstly because to replace the motor is not an amateur job that those unfamiliar with electrical appliances should probably attempt. Second is that the brush bars themselves do tend to wear out quite quickly too. It saves them messing about if they sell you a complete clip on unit that solves all the likely problems your DC24 will have.

There are two electrical components in the cleaner head that can go wrong. The brushbar motor and the printed circuit board (the PCB). Experience has taught us that although the PCB’s in the DC24 do burn out occasionally, 99.9% of the time the brush bar motor is to blame.

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