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The brushes on my kirby are not spinning. What could i do to fix this?


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Sounds like a broken belt. Take it to service store or buy a belt and replace it yourself. It's actually more simple than you think. Good luck! Did you get a funny burning smell when the brushes stopped spinning?
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