Having problems with your Kirby G5 Bagged Upright Vacuum ?

My g5 will not run, I checked the cord and it has power to the machine. Is there a fuse or breaker in the machine?


Answers :

There is no fuse or circuit breaker in your G5. However, here's a basic check list to follow: did you check the cord for continuity with an ohmmeter? Bad cords on Kirbys are fairly common. Your Kirby has 2 safety interlocks that stop it from running; first is the mini-emtor interlock (the mini-emtor is the thing thst looks like a shoe at the bottom of the bag assembly). Make sure it is fully locked in place on the exhaust port. It should be completely flush against the body. Second interlock is the nozzle body (brush roll and housing in front), make sure the nozzle body is locked in place.
\015\012 If these 3 things are not the problem, then you have something wrong inside. It's either a bad switch assembly, carbon brushes stuck or too short, or a problem with your motor. This will require a complete disassembly of your machine by a qualified mechanic/technician.
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