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I was vacuming with the hose only with my kirby generation 3 vacum and it suddenly made a different sound and smelled strong of burning. I immediately shut it off and unplugged it. It IS about 30 yrs old. Do you think it is worth taking in to pay someone to look at it or it just bit the dust?


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It might be the belt and if it is it will be a sipmle fix. If it isn't I think It's time to bite the dust and buy new. You won't believe what you old vacuum was not sucking up and for what it would cost to repair vs buying new it would be about the same maybe cheaper.
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