Having problems with your Kirby Generation 3 Bagged Upright Vacuum ?

There seems to been a high pitched sound in the motor. I'd describe it as a 'dry' sound, and the high pitch of it is very loud. I want to stop vacuuming because it's so loud. Are there any oil/greasing points/spots? If so, how do I find them?


Answers :

High pitched noise is not good. It may indicate that a bearing is going out. I would not use Kirby as it may lead to burned motor.

If you feel that it vibrates quite a bit too - then it may be only broken fan blade.

Fan blade - you are looking ar around $40-$50 and if this is a motor bearing - $60-$80. If anyone wants to charge you more - we will repair it but you will have to pay shipping both ways (roughly another $30 both ways all together)

Ohhh yeah - try it with the hose. If no sound then brush roll bearings may be bad...

Good Luck,
Rocky
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