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Kirby won't pick up dirt when I vacuum - Vacuums
Very likely the air flow through the machine is clogged. Remove the bottom plate, inspect the air passage going into the motor case. Remove the bag and inspect the air passage that goes into the bag. A stiff wire (coat hanger) with a hook bent on the end is handy to dig out the clogs. When it looks clear, start the vacuum again without the bag (take it outside--it will blow debris everywhere for a little while). Hope this helps!
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My Kirby Heritage II vacuum is not picking up dirt up out of the carpet like usual, and I have to keep setting it lower to pick anything up. I finally get it to such a low setting that it starts sucking the carpet up and makes a whirring noise, and starts smelling. Every time this happens, we find the belt has been burned. We are wondering if the brush roll inside with the brushes that pick up dirt are worn out and too short?
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Kirby won't pick up dirt when I vacuum - Vacuums
Very likely the air flow through the machine is clogged. Remove the bottom plate, inspect the air passage going into the motor case. Remove the bag and inspect the air passage that goes into the bag. A stiff wire (coat hanger) with a hook bent on the ... Vacuums
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