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Burning smell
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Author:  JHOCurrie [ Mon May 21, 2012 4:51 pm ]
Post subject:  Burning smell

My dyson is starting to smell when it is switched on and it sounds like sparks, type of sound too any help would be much appreciated.


Author:  Onion [ Mon May 21, 2012 7:09 pm ]
Post subject:  Re: Burning smell

Hi. Sounds very much like the motor has expired. The contacts wear out when they get old so it will need replacing. If you're a reasonably confident DIYer it's a pretty easy job. You can pick up a new motor off ebay or one of many Dyson part suppliers. They start at about £20. Alternatively you can just replace the contacts but I've never tried that. Fpr £20 I'd just buy a new motor.

Here's a guide on how to do it:

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