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Kirby G5 grating noise from tech drive
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Kirby G5 grating noise from tech drive
The tech drive on my kirby makes quite a noise whenever it moves the machine - is this normal??
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I have kirby k5 it will not go into the drive .I took it apart and the shaft that put it into drive 'had fell out.Not sure how to get it in the rightway to make it go from nut. to drive Are therea parts page you can email so i can see how it works thanks john [email protected]
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My Kirby 2HD has started making an odd roaring noise but still works fine. I have taken the front assembly off and cleaned and adjusted the roller and checked the belt. The noise seems to come from the motor housing. I have tried to wiggle the main shaft at the front (bearings?) and it seems tight. Can't seem to get the other housings apart. Any ideas? Thanks, John
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