Having problems with your Kirby G4 Bagged Upright Vacuum ?

Brushes not rotating on kirby vacuum

\015 There is suction but the brushes are not rotating. The belt is on and hooked correctly I believe. Done it for awhile now so as to know. Does it connect to the prong that sticks out where you take off the front and can attach the hose?? Doesn't it suppose to spin? There was burning before the smell... changed the bag and saw the prong twisted with hair. Removed it all and cleaned it and the rotator. What else can I do?\015

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Change the belt, they stretch after while. If it made a burnt rubber smell or it's > 1 year old this is probably your problem.


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Vac Dr.
Usually the burning smell comes from a belt that is stretched belt that is slipping. The slipping can also be caused by an obstruction to the rotation of the beater bar, usually hair rapped around the bar and ends that adds to the smell because the hair is burning. Disassemble the beater bar from the head and cut off the hair and remove from the ends of the wood cylinder. I had 4 girls and our did this monthly.
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