Having problems with your Kirby G6 Bagged Upright Vacuum ?
Kirby G6 vacuum smells ok smoke when vacuuming and stops picking up the dirt
Try my troubleshooting guide...
\015\012Hope this helps,
\015\012Hope this helps,
Did you check to see if carpet or anyother stings\015\012were tangled in the belt on the pulley? If so, cut\015\012and remove them, with the vacuum off, then try\015\012using it again. You may have to replace the belt\015\012and if the bag is too full it won't pick the dirt.
Repair Help & Product Troubleshooting for Kirby G6 Bagged Upright Vacuum
Tips for a great answer:- Provide details, support with references or personal experience .
- If you need clarification, ask it in the comment box .
- It's 100% free, no registration required.
Suggested Questions/Answers :
Kirby G6 vacuum smells ok smoke when vacuuming and stops picking up the dirt
Try my troubleshooting guide...\015\012\015\012http://reviews.ebay.com/COMMON-PROBLEMS-WITH ... Kirby G6 Bagged Upright Vacuum
My Kirby Heritage II vacuum is not picking up dirt up out of the carpet like usual, and I have to keep setting it lower to pick anything up. I finally get it to such a low setting that it starts sucking the carpet up and makes a whirring noise, and starts smelling. Every time this happens, we find the belt has been burned. We are wondering if the brush roll inside with the brushes that pick up dirt are worn out and too short?
... Kirby Heritage II Vacuum
I bought a Kirby Diamond Ultimate G on ebay and I'm happy with it but the outside bag smells strongly of cigarette smoke. How do I clean the bag so I don't smell smoke when I vacuum?
Greetings from GoVacuum,\015\012\015\012Actually you can even wash this outer bag in the washing machine under a gentle cycle. It's best however not to put this in the dryer, but instead let it air dry completely before using it again in ... Kirby Ultimate G Bagged Upright Vacuum
Need Kirby Generation 3 Vacuum cleaner manual. Vacuum is not picking up dirt from floor. Seems to have enough suction to inflate the bag, but when you check the suction under the vacuum, there seems to be extremely litle suction.
If your brush roll is turning and your bag is not overly full, then the only other thing it can be is a clog where the bag connects to the vacuum. Turn the plastic part out away from vacuum and lift off to see if you have something clogging it. It ... Kirby Generation 3 Bagged Upright Vacuum
My Oreck XL 9100HA started smoking (white smoke) when I vacuumed. There is a burning rubber smell. How do I check/change (if appropriate) the belt? I have no User manual, nor can I locate one on the Oreck site. The bag is a new one. The vaccuum had been picking up, though not at its best strength.
It sounds like the belt has been damaged. You can get another belt from yoru local Oreck store. You can even take it in to the store to show them what happened. Purchase another belt and replace it. (It was very easy when I did this, so hopefully ... Oreck XL Ultra Bagged Upright Vacuum
Kirby won't pick up dirt when I vacuum - Vacuums
Very likely the air flow through the machine is clogged. Remove the bottom plate, inspect the air passage going into the motor case. Remove the bag and inspect the air passage that goes into the bag. A stiff wire (coat hanger) with a hook bent on the ... Vacuums
110-220V Dear Sir, I purchased a kirby sentria vacuum cleaner from ebau two weeks ago. I currently resid in the UAE with 220V power. My maid has plugged the vacuum to work with it unaware of the voltage difference, a terrble noise as mentioned came from the cleaner as well as a smell. She unlugged it and stopped t from operating. Can you please let me know how can i assess the damage? If this model has a switch from 110 to 220V IS there a solution with transfromer or motor to make it work? Thank
You may have burnt up the motor field when it was plugged into a 220V power source. But there are drop down transformers you can get to reduce the voltage form 210 to 110. AS Radio Shack or similar store would have them. ... Kirby G4 Bagged Upright Vacuum
My sd40025 dirt devil ..it is not a upright. it is the follow along, bagless vacuum. has wonderful pick-up but the brush stopped spinning when i was vacumming my rug..i love this vacumm but it is only the third time i have used it. It is brand new. Why would the brush stop after maybe 20 minutes of total use?..please advise
... Dirt Devil SD40020 Bagged Canister Vacuum
Smell smoke , belt is on - Dirt Devil Featherlite Bagless Vacuum M085845Vacuum
Sounds like you have the same problem i do the beater bar isnt moving and causing the belt to burn ... Dirt Devil Featherlite Bagless Vacuum M085845Vacuum
Not sucking i have a KIRBY G3 that was working great. One day there was a strong smell and the brush roller belt broke so I replaced it. The fan looks good. Now the vacuum does not **** up dirt but instead seems to very gently blow air forward. I took the (new) bag off and it is blowing hard int the bag. I am stumped!
Belt is not connect to the drive pulley, see manual for fitting or see utube for video ... Kirby Generation 3 Bagged Upright Vacuum
How to unclog Bissell model 71y7? When I vacuum it picks up dirt ,but shoots it back out. What .can I do to stop this from happening.
... Bissell Vacuums
Kirby vacuum won't pick up lint on rug, air flow is good, has new dirt bag
Our dirt devil bagless upright (110002) stopped working while vacuuming. we cleaned everything out and cannot get it to start again. the motor is warm, but does not smell hot. is there a reset switch/button we need to push? thanks, Carol
Hi, no im afraid its not that easy, the problem is with the wire that goes into the vac from the mains, now you see where the mains lead goes through in the back of the vac well what happens is when you vacing and moving the vac around this part wear ... Dirt Devil M086700 Vision Bagless Upright Vacuum
My dirt devil serve suddenly stopped picking up while vacuuming. I changed the bag but the problem still persists.
... Dirt Devil M130100 ''i'' everclean Dual Cyclonic Upright Vacuum Cleaner Vacuum
It is not picking up the dirt - Kirby G4 Bagged Upright Vacuum
Hello, anneI 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
The roller brush at the bottom of the vacuum is not spinning, hence it isn't picking up the dirt. I am unable to find a way to access it so that I can see what is stopping it from turning. Can you help me?
Hello. uUsually when the roller brush stops spinning the belt is broken. TIp the machine upside down and look for several screws which hold the bottom together. Mark the location of each screw when you remove it as different lengths are common and ... Kenmore Progressive Bagless Upright with Inteli-Clean SystemVacuum
Would a clogged hepa filter cause the vacuum to stop picking up dirt? There's suction on the hose when I checked it.
Generally the Hepa filter is a bypass filter in which there is another filter on the unit. Check to ensure that the belt is allowing the rollers to turn the brush. Just suction on the line won't pick up deep dirt unless you allow to sit in place. ... GE 106585 Upright Vacuum
I have Hoover Widepath Bagless 12 Amp Windtunnel vacuum. Yesterday I was vacuuming and smelled smoke and it shut itself off. Today I cleaned out the filters (they weren't bad) made sure nothing was obstructing the hoses or the spinning brush part. It turned on for 1 second, smells like smoke somewhere from the bottom and now won't turn back on so I don't know if anything is spinning or not. What can I do to fix this myself?
Hi There,\015\012\015\012When a vacuum cleaner smokes, it is usually only one of two possible problems.\015\012\015\012It could either be that your motor burned up, or that your belts burned. The belts on this particular mod ... Hoover Self-Propelled WindTunnel Bagless Upright VacuumVacuum
I have a Eureka Altima vacuum cleaner that doesn't pick up very well. The suction seems fine but the brush roller doesn't seem to pick up from the top of the carpet. When you lower the height of the vacuum the belt rubs and smells horribly. How can I get the vacuum to pick up better?
That means that you need to replace the belt. Here is the belt you need to replace and the manual which has instructions:Eureka Altima ... Eureka Altima Upright Vacuum Model 2996AVS Vacuum
Burnt smell on my Dirt Devil Upright Vacuum Cleaner Model #085430
I have a Eureka Power Plus vacuum, model 4702, type A. To start off, it never really had great suction. Marginal at best. Then today I was vacuuming and smelled something burning and turned off the vacuum. At that point, smoke started pouring out from the bottom of the vacuum so I layed it on it's side and the smoke cleared but I never found the source. Is it safe to turn on again after I let it cool down or is my vacuum "shot?"
Bissell bagless sweeper sucks up dirt but will not put dirt in the canister cup. It will pickup until it clogs, then it will stop picking up dirt. It will really hold quite a bit of dirt before it stops completely up. Thanks for any help.
I had the same problem, called Bissell over 10 times! They send me 3 plastic inserts for the dirt chamber, not the problem. I solved it by throwing the Bissell away and buying a Eureka bagged vacuum, no more problems. ... Bissell 6594 PowerForce Bagless Upright Vacuum
Won't start. My son was using the vacuum & Didn't change the bag. The vacuum was making the full bag smell, but the light was't on & it didn't stop. I stopped him, changed the bag, checked the filter, closed the compartments & turned on the vacuum. Nothing happened. I checked to be sure that it was plugged in, that wasn't the problem. I've let the vacuum "rest" for several days, It still won't start. Any suggestions?
There is a reset button at the back of the powerhead. The user manual can be downloaded from the electrolux website, although I didn't find it very useful. There was some info on how to change the powerhead drive belt. ... Electrolux EL7020A Oxygen 3 Ultra Canister Vacuum Cleaner Bagged Vacuum
My Dyson Animal has good suction and works fine for actually picking up dirt, but when I use the vacuum with the roller, I hear a grinding/rumbling noise. Its only when I use the vacuum with the brush rotating. It does not happen hen I shut the roller brush off. The belt is fine. I cannot figure out what is wrong as there are no clogs, debris, or foreign objects stuck in the brush or in the belt. The noise seems to be the only issue. The vacuum picks up fine. It just doesn't sound right a
Trace the path of the suction into the tank and see if there is anything loose or ingested.\015\012Also, remove the brush and clean as best you can. Perhaps there is something caught in it. Lubricate where it makes sense with some WD40. ... Dyson DC07 Animal Bagless Upright Cyclonic Vacuum
I recently ( approx. 2-3 months ago ) purchased a dirt devil. Now it is not picking up properly. When I push vacuum forward it picks dirt up a little bit, when I pull it back all the dirt falls out of the bottom. I replaced the filter today and it has not solved my problem. I dont know where my warranty is. Can you please help me?
Hi sounds like your line is stopped up somewhere , check ur suction an make sure your brushes are spinning, if they are try a wire clothes hanger to the hose at the bottom hose to dislodge anything that mite be stuck ... Dirt Devil Vacuums