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Belt placemaent do you have a diagram showing the proper placement of the belt and how to engage. not my vacuum, and very new to the kirby. thank you. Becky

There is a great video on youtube showing how to do thisIt's not nearly as hard as they say at the beginning.look up "govacuum kirby belt replacement"http://www.youtube.com/user/GoVacuums?v=At7tqnjD-Kc&fe ... Kirby G6 Bagged Upright Vacuum

I just replaced the belt on my Kirby Heritage II, and it keeps coming off. It is engaged when I check it, but as soon as I start vacuuming, it comes off?!

You got the wrong size. ... Kirby Heritage II Vacuum

Hi i got got a kirby with a co signer and i left that person and cant figure out y the belt wont stay on it falls off everytime i vacuum

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Belt won't engage on kirby vacuum

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For some reason, when I tried to put the floor vacuum attachment back on and vacuum the carpet, I realized that the belt was not engaging. the belt is in there and not broken, but it is not turning the beater brush. it is just hanging loose around the brush. When I turn the wheel to engage the brush, it picks the belt up, but when I attach the vacuum to the attachment, the brush is just not turning.

... Kirby Ultimate G Bagged Upright Vacuum

Brush Roll belt stops turning durring vacuuming on WindTunnel self-propelled, v belt is a little loose with handle down. Tensioning roll is engaged OK, but fully at the end of its travel. Replaced belts flat and v, but still stops turning even on high carpet setting when vacuuming. Carpet setting and height adjustment appears to be working OK, roll is clean and turns easily when out. Also turns easily until it engages the carpet. Self propel function works just fine.

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We have a Hoover upright vacuum cleaner, model Core 7. There is a switch that turns on and off the brush drive. This operates via a cam with a bearing putting pressure on the final drive belt to engage the brush head. My brush head is not turning and with the lever set to engage the drive there is still considerable slack in the final drive belt. There appears to be only a bearing deflecting the belt, should there be a pully or other device mounted on this bearing? There is so much slack a

Yes, there should have been a white plastic sprocket on top of the bearing - in its channel the belt would sit. Unfortunately no parts are available for this unit that can be bought retail - only available by order to dealer repair shops.\012\012\012 ... Hoover Vacuums

I have a kirby sentria. vacuumed up my son's headphones and immediately shut if off. took brush off, unwound headphones, put it back together. when i turned it back on, the belt snapped. so i went to vacuum place, got new belt, but when i put it on, with the green arrows lined up, it doesn't have much suction. with the red arrows lined up, it just smells like its burning and i don't want to break another belt! HELP!!

Take the front off the vacuum and check inside both the front portion and the canister for additonal clogs. Sometimes something will get caught in the impellor, causing the motor to overheat. Since there's little suction and the smell, I'd guess th ... Kirby Generation 3 Bagged Upright Vacuum

My Vacuum DC-17 has just quit sucking. It has been making quite a racket since I had the belt changed at a repair shop several months ago. I was told that the belt was a new design and figured that was why it was making so much noise. it seemed to work fine, was picking up dirt and all, but today, when I started vacumming, I noticed it was not sucking air either with the belt engaged or not. My vacuum is approx. 5 years old.

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How to change belt on kirby heritage vacuum - Kirby Heritage II Vacuum

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Where can I find kirby heritage vacuum brush belt 301282 and the vacuum bags for a 1984 kirby heritage?

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How to put on a kirby vacuum belt - Kirby Vacuums

The emblem on the front of the Kirby vacuum controls the installation of the belt. Rotate this emblem. ( I do not remember which direction it rotates). This relieves the tension on the belt. Replace the belt and rotate the emblem back to lock it ... Kirby Vacuums

Kirby Sentra vacuum burning belts

Http://geeksquad.fixya.com/ThreadView.aspx?prdid=0&thid=565459\015\012Generic problem for all Vacuums\015\012Kirby Sentra vacuum burning belts\015\012posted by ... Vacuums

Burning smell There is a burning smell when I run my Kirby Ultimate G.  The smell seems to be coming from the belt.  I looked at the brushes and they are spinning so the belt is working.  the Post on the vacuum is getting very hot not sure if that is normal.  What is causing this?

Unlock the sweeper brushes and take them out. on each end is a cup bearing and should be free of debris.then check around and under the belt and likely there is debris wrapped around it.the post is getting hot as your pulling too much of ... Kirby Ultimate G Bagged Upright Vacuum

When I vacuum w/ the brush control in the on position it make a really loud noise, almost like a grinding sound. I have looked at it and nothing seems to be wrong, but I notice that the pin that engages the belt seems to vibrate a bit, possibly creating the noise. It started when I accidentally got part of a plastic grocery bag caught in the brush. Could it have stretched a belt? Nothing is caught any other place and it only makes the noise when the brush in in the on position.

Yes, the belt could have been stretched and is now vibrating and hitting other parts and creating a noise if much of the bag got caught under the belt. If you have another belt for this vacuum, please put it on and see if the noise stops. If it does ... Hoover U5780-900 Windtunnel Cyclonic Bagless UprightVacuum

Install kirby belt 301291 - Kirby Ultimate G Bagged Upright Vacuum

I just figured it out myself.\015\012\015\012Thanks ... Kirby Ultimate G Bagged Upright Vacuum

How do i put the belt on my kirby sentra - Kirby G6 Bagged Upright Vacuum

See my previous detailed posts for a Generation 5 and follow step by step. ... Kirby G6 Bagged Upright Vacuum

My kirby wont start - Kirby Vacuums

Check the plug,then check the switch. ... Kirby Vacuums

The suction still works but the primary floor vacuum doesn't. I checked the belt and its not broken. The engine that runs the floor vacuum doesn't engage like it used to

The belt doesn't have to be broken to affect the the way the vacuum picks up on carpet. If the belt is stretched then it will slip and not turn the roller brush properly. Here is the manual and belts you need: ... Dyson DC07 Animal Bagless Upright Cyclonic Vacuum

Tray wont stay connected to kirby - Kirby Ultimate G Bagged Upright Vacuum

Here is a guide for the shampooer...follow it exactly and it should help. Please remember to rate it if it's helpful! :0)\015\012\015\012 ... Kirby Ultimate G Bagged Upright Vacuum

I can't turn the belt off of my Kirby vacuum. I had the front off of it earlier to attach the hose, but now when I put the front back on, I can't get the belt to turn off. The lever twists about 3/4 of the way around, but will not go the rest of the way.

Turn the front part to the green so it is level and then twist the front to the red make sure the belt catch the hook as you twist it then if the belt is hooked just put it back on the vac like normal and lock it in place then twist it back to the gr ... Kirby Ultimate G Bagged Upright Vacuum

How to i get the belt on my kirby g4 - Kirby G4 Bagged Upright Vacuum

Complete instructions how to change/attach the belt you can see on our website:http://www.goodvac.com/articles.asp?id=143Good luck,Rocky ... Kirby G4 Bagged Upright Vacuum

Putting a new belt on on my kirby sentria - Kirby G6 Bagged Upright Vacuum

Http://geeksquad.fixya.com/ThreadView.aspx?prdid=0&thid=780370\015\012Generic problem for all Vacuums\015\012Putting a new belt on\015\012Posted by cowangelgir ... Kirby G6 Bagged Upright Vacuum

I need to replace the belt on my kirby. - Kirby Ultimate G Bagged Upright Vacuum

If this is like my Kirby, there are colored slots on each end that slides the brush in and out and they are different sizes but the belt is connected in the middle. First take the bottom cover off. It should be made out of rubber and metal, and it po ... Kirby Ultimate G Bagged Upright Vacuum

How to change kirby vacuum belt? - Vacuums

Greetings,\015\012\015\012Here's a video where we show you how to replace the suction fan on a Kirby Generation vacuum cleaner (also known as the impeller blade). I hope this video helps; ... Vacuums
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