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Kirby Low Suction
\015 My Kirby Sentria has suddendly lost almost all of its suction. This is true with or without the power-assisted brush unit on the front. The tube inside the bag area is not clogged with anything.\015
Have you checked the fan? It is what creates the suction. If ok, then you may have a motor problem, sometimes they run but not up to speed, then suction is lowered when that happens.
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Kirby Low Suction
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We bought our Kirby less than 5 years ago and lately are not happy with it....it keeps breaking. The warranty has expired and our biggest complaint is that it has lost it's suction power. All the contents stay in the hose when I vacuum out the car or upholstery and it does vacuum well at all. The Kirby store quoted us over $200 to fix/ service it. Apparently this is not covered in the free yearly maintenance which we just had done. Any suggestions?
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