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Why is my kirby shaking when I push it forward


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I had to replace the switch in my Kirby G6. It took some doing but I got in out and the new one in. I must have miss labeled the wires because when I pull backwards the clutch pushes forward. Ther


Go to kirbvacuums.com and look up your model number ,they might even have a toll free number you can call ... Kirby G6 Bagged Upright Vacuum

G-5 Kirby self-propel works intermitently. The handle must be jiggled until it engages forward. The same for reverse. Once underway it will continue indefinitely until the need to change direction. Jiggle go forward,jiggle go in reverse. It seems as though it helps to push the handle at an angle to the left depressing the switch on the left side at the base of the vacuum head.


Sounds like a loose wire, the wire is connected to the handle, you may be able to fix this yourself but be careful you can void the warranty by doing it your self. (most people make the problem worse) remember your kirby has a lifetime warranty (limi ... Kirby Ultimate G Bagged Upright Vacuum

G5 Kirby. Works in Neutral fine. When Drive is engaged and I push forward, the wheels do not rotate forwards, however on the pullback stroke the wheels rotate backwards. What causes this? Something is clearly in the wrong position, so a diagram showing the correct position of the part that is affected would be useful.


Hello, anjeI was trying to help you out here. Maybe this will help some? I was going backto some customers that asked questions in the recent past and even fartherback. It appeared that no one answeredsome of them, So, I thought I would ta ... Kirby G4 Bagged Upright Vacuum

Kirby 3g I have a kirby 3g about 4 yrs old and when I push it forward it just takes off, how and I adjust the tranny to control it better. Jeff


\015\012 Here's a link on how to adjust the transmission on the kirby...the kirby pictured is a G4 or 5 but it is the same transmission as the G3\015\012\015\012\015\012 \015\012\015\012 ... Kirby Generation 3 Bagged Upright Vacuum

Kirby G5 pulls to the right and sutters when pushing forward


First adjust the height of your brush. You will have to take the bottom plate off as you were changing a belt. There are 3 height adjustment settings located at the end caps marked 1,2, and 3. Take note of where it's at and ... Kirby G5 Bagged Upright Vacuum

My kirby vaccum has tech drive and it is stuck in reverse. The wheels spin backwards up lock up when I push it forward


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Lately, my Kirby Ultimate G has been acting funny. When I push it forward, it's fine, but when I pull it backward on the carpet, the light on the front flickers and the power flutters off an on. I thought it might be the rollers, so tonight I turned the machine over and pulled out the hair that was wrapped around the roller. However, that did not fix the problem. I should probably backtrack a little bit. In the past, I have had problems with the vacuum running over its own power cord.


The cord will need to be replaced with a cord made for the machine, as it has a non-standard plug. The cord cover is held in place with a # 20 Torx screw. Remove the screw and push the cover gently from behind to unlatch it. The handle must also be r ... Kirby Ultimate G Bagged Upright Vacuum

In drive I can push kirby forward but not backwards


It will be the transmission this video will help you ... Kirby G5 Bagged Upright Vacuum

Can't seem to pick up small items like lemon pips with Kirby G5. It just runs over them or pushes them backwards and forwards.


It sounds like your belt is broken, OR your beater bar is rotating but has not been adjusted downward to reach the carpet pile. Check by running the vacuum and looking to see if the beater is moving. ... Kirby G5 Bagged Upright Vacuum

Why is the tech drive on my kirby sentria is clicking when pushed forward


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Sweeper vibrates when pushed forward.


Do u put it on drive or neutral? does the wheels spin when on drive? is the height adjuster on the right level? ... Kirby Ultimate G Bagged Upright Vacuum

My Bissell Proheat 12 amp is hard to push forward(whether on or off). There is a loud clicking noise when pushing forward and it ''jumps'' up on every loud click. It's OK when pulling backwards, sprays and vacuums up water. Belt appears OK. Thanks


I had this same problem and here is what solved it for me. On a previous cleaning session, my wife decided to take the two front screws out of the clear plastic shroud that covers the brushes in order to clean behind it. Upon re-installation, she did ... Bissell 1699 ProHeat Clear View Upright Steam Vacuum

Kirby Seems like you know alot about the Kirby. I know how to use my Sentria (unlike these other idiots) but I keep screwing up the shampoo tray assembly. The brush snaps into the tray just fine but the tray doesn't really stick to the head. It detaches when pushing and pulling the unit. And who knows where that cover goes? It say 'push here to open'


Machine will not come on ... Kirby G6 Bagged Upright Vacuum

Self propelled vac: goes great on hard floor or hard slick carpet. Goes backwards fine but will not pull itself forward very well. Requires some effor to push it forward. I have adjusted the cable so the lever on the motor goes as far forward as possible. Suggestions? Model U6446-900


Dear Nasherrill,\015\012\015\012I've found a friend! I thought I was the only person in the world who owned the Hoover Model U6446-900! This model does not appear on the http ... Hoover U6437-900 / U6439-900 Windtunnel Bagged Upright Vacuum

Brush won't rotate when pushed forward


I had the same problem . The reason it acts like that is due to the cable that runs from the vacuum motor to the brush assembly has an intermittent open. My fix was to find the small cable that was causing my troubles and splice it. Making sure that ... Hoover U8145-900 Savvy Bagless Upright Cyclonic Vacuum

DC07 Very difficult to push forward.


On the front of the base there are 3 very small rollers made out of rubber, these are either just dry and won't turn or worn and or damaged, that is your problem / honest its that simple ... Dyson DC07 Animal Bagless Upright Cyclonic Vacuum

My eureka central vac power brush turns off when pushing forward than back on when pushing back. Ever seen this before?


Yes I repair them all the time. What that means is that the connection of the hose handle to the power brush upper wand is loose. This can happen over time with use. The connection just loosens up. Do you have the exact model of the power brush? ... Eureka 1810 Central System Vacuum

I have a Bissell Proheat 2x Model 9200. The solution goes directly through to the carpet. The tank empties extremely fast even when I am not pushing the button. I have also noticed that I have soap spots on the carpet when pushing the cleaner forward. These spots are not even associated with the cleaning mechanism. I have inspected the cap on the tank, but it seems to be OK. Any suggestions?


Hi,Here is a tip that will give you all the information you need to fix your Bissell Proheat Vacuum Problem. ... Bissell 9200 Upright Vacuum

My kirby g6 shimmy's when pushing it - Kirby Vacuums


In the shop I would have a whole bunch of questions, so let me try to run a couple of solutions for you.\015\012\015\012The things I initially check for are the roller brush adjustment and how high are you when vacuuming. ... Kirby Vacuums

I have a Kirby G5 vacuum that when light pressure is put on the handle it moves forward but in a jerky movement. Like the drive is engaging and disengaging. If you keep forward pressure on the handle the jerkiness does not happen. Is there an adjustment to correct this.


I hope adjusting position of the position of the "pivot spring assembly" will help. but you may have to disassemble entire slide assembly to clean it up if it still does not work smoothly. See instructions ... Kirby G5 Bagged Upright Vacuum

Hello, I got a used Kirby Sentria. When I run the vaccum and push and pull on the handle, I can hearing a friction type noise. I got up close to the vaccum and it is not the wheels or roller. It is coming from the base of the handle. It's like it is pushing on something on the vaccum body and is creating the noise. Maybe transmission? Is this normal, or is it something I should be concerned about? Thanks for your help!


Try new belt yours may be slipping ... Kirby G5 Bagged Upright Vacuum

When I push my vacuum with the rotary brush on carpet the rotary brush head shakes. It's fine when I pull it back. I just can't push it.


It may be time to replace the belt on the unit. sometimes when the belt slips (not broken yet) it will give you the same effect. It will also sound a little sluggish too. replace the belt and you should be ok for 1 year. if your using the unit more t ... Rainbow E series Canister Wet/Dry Vacuum

Hi, I have a Sebo X4 which is almost 3 years old. I haven't had any problems with it until the last couple of days when I notice a slight screeching noise when in upright position, coming from the roller mechanism area. If I slightly push the sebo forwards it gets worse, if I tip it back it stops. If I take the roller out and switch on, there is no noise. I have always been careful not to tip the machine forwards when using the hose, but I recently lent it to a friend whose hoover had broken do


I dismantled the top part of the machine from the bottom and there stuck right down in the bowels of the tubes was a piece of card, a dress label! somehow it was only making a noise when the machine was in an upright position. It took a bit of stretc ... Sebo X4 Bagged Upright Vacuum

My hoover widepath tempo pushes easy in any hight when off, but turn in on and you can hardly push in forward. I took the beater bar off and cleaned everything and still having this problem


Make sure the beater bar is turning sometimes it will freeze up with dust and dirt will get inside the bearing caps on the end of the brush ... Vacuums
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