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dyson dc40 brushbar not turning
« on: February 01, 2014, 07:07:00 PM »
hi new to these any areas to look dc40 brushbar will not turn the motor is fine
some one has put another wire on i have checked that still no turning is there a switch on the bottom when
you lean back ,just trying to save me time thanks in advance

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Re: dyson dc40 brushbar not turning
« Reply #1 on: February 01, 2014, 09:45:11 PM »
You are a pioneer. Not many have worked on these yet!

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Re: dyson dc40 brushbar not turning
« Reply #2 on: February 02, 2014, 12:06:05 AM »
ok i will keep you all posted it may be some time ,
i need time to spend sorting it i will tell youi all when i know

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Re: dyson dc40 brushbar not turning
« Reply #3 on: February 21, 2014, 07:46:43 PM »
time came yesterday to strip the dc40 quite easy to strip
found a broken wire in a about 10 mins joined job done
never thought to take pictures sorry but its common sence

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Re: dyson dc40 brushbar not turning
« Reply #4 on: February 21, 2014, 07:54:16 PM »
Where was the wire?

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Re: dyson dc40 brushbar not turning
« Reply #5 on: February 21, 2014, 08:04:49 PM »
2 wires under a cover that is held on with 2 screws  the wires run in a channel i think got jamed
some one forsed it then wire broke dead easy to find honest ,

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Re: dyson dc40 brushbar not turning
« Reply #6 on: February 27, 2014, 11:18:26 PM »
Must be a popular thing on these. We had one in today with no power going to the cleanerhead. I remembered what you had said here and guest what?



Yup, broken wire exactly as you described.  :thumbsup:

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Re: dyson dc40 brushbar not turning
« Reply #7 on: February 28, 2014, 06:53:10 AM »
exact same place mine was must be a problem
glad you sorted it it is quick once you know where to look
mr dyson failed

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Re: dyson dc40 brushbar not turning
« Reply #8 on: March 11, 2014, 11:20:12 AM »
Hi

Just had a DC40 in with same problem. Looks like this will be a common problem. The wire are actually being sliced or cut, unfortunately this job had to be a fast turn around, so I was unable to try and see what was cutting the wires, but it doesn't look like it is just due to flexing. Couldn't figure out how the cyclone assembly came apart. Pulled, tapped , twisted, nothing!! A blast with the air line cleaned it up well though.

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Re: dyson dc40 brushbar not turning
« Reply #9 on: March 11, 2014, 11:27:11 AM »
The one we did above came back a week later duff again. We extended the wire this time to see if that helps.

I agree, the wire looks like a clean slice and not much is obvious as to what might have caused that.

Meanwhile, I have ordered in some looms. I think we are gonna need them.

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Re: dyson dc40 brushbar not turning
« Reply #10 on: March 11, 2014, 11:52:08 AM »
To be honest I have advised the customer that this will probably be a temporary repair as I can see this failing again soon! Was gonna order some looms but they don't seem to be in stock with the wholesalers I use.

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Re: dyson dc40 brushbar not turning
« Reply #11 on: March 12, 2014, 01:59:18 AM »
Was gonna order some looms but they don't seem to be in stock with the wholesalers I use.

We ordered 20 a few days ago with the only one that stocks them and got six. The rest are on backorder. Dyson are really slow at supplying the distributors with everything at the moment and we are already looking abroad and to the after-market for some stuff because of that.

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Re: dyson dc40 brushbar not turning
« Reply #12 on: April 28, 2014, 05:52:44 PM »
The small loom to fix this problem is this one.



They can now be found on our shop here: DC40 Yolk Wiring Loom

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Re: dyson dc40 brushbar not turning
« Reply #13 on: May 13, 2014, 01:08:10 PM »
Hi, we just got one of these in, looks possible it might be the same wiring problem. Can someone explain how to get at these wires? We cannot see how to remove the second half of the ball or which 2 screws you refer to.

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Re: dyson dc40 brushbar not turning
« Reply #14 on: March 10, 2015, 06:39:42 PM »
So we finally got into one (donated to us or we would not have risked it) and true to form the white wire is broken.
But its wasn't as easy as you made out .
We're not convinced it will go back together so we have the greatest respect to any of you who have achieved it  :bow:

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