Having problems with your Kirby Generation 3 Bagged Upright Vacuum ?
The brush on my kirby is spinning the wrong way
\015 I can only vacuum as a canister, and if i try to shampoo (when i realized it)-instead of collecting in the tray, it spits back onto the machine!\015
You did not put on the belt correctly........
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The brush on my kirby is spinning the wrong way
You did not put on the belt correctly........ ... Kirby Generation 3 Bagged Upright Vacuum
My floor brush stopped spinning, I cleaned everything out as per your directions in other posts and following the instructions in the manual. Now the floor brush wobbles and has a hard time spinning when upright. Looking at the end of the brush, opposite the drive belt, the bearing-type end that the brush spins on appears to be off-centered. Is there an easy way to fix this???
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Brush turning slowly while shampooing. It starts out fast, but after a minute or 2 the brush is not spinning very fast. I have powered it off and let it cool down. I just started out so I can't believe the engine is over heating, just doing 2 rooms, can't even get through the first room. If I take the brush attachment off, then put it back on and then turn it on, it spins fast, but after a a few minutes, it's spinning softly/slowly again. Kirby diamond edition
Track not set properly in grooves\015\012there could be a clog or the cleaner has built in feature to slow down heads for better cleaning this does it on its own ... Vacuums
I have a hoover f5914-900 steam vac.. and I was wondering if there's a way to take apart the spin brushes to get them cleaned out well. I loaned it to family, and the brushes came back extremely soiled and not spinning.
The brush block may be removed from the base for rinsing.\015\012Yes, you can CAREFULLY disassemble the brush block assembly by releasing each of three latches that hold each of the clear gear covers to the main block. A small screwdriver is u ... Hoover SteamVac F5914-900 SpinScrub Upright Vacuum
Should the roller brush on the kirby always be spinning?? just inherited a kirby 5, and the roller brush is not turning when the vacume is on. ??
Yes it should alway be spinning when you switch on the machine, if it's not spinning i would sujest the belt as come off or broke this video will show and explane what you need to do to replace or put back on . ... Vacuums
The brushes spin very, very slowly and stop altogether sometimes - like they just don't have any power behind them.I've cleaned the brushes and also turned it on without the brushes inside to see if the female plug that the brushes go into turns - it does, but not very fast. My husband said he thought he smelled something - like burning. Is there a way to take the underside cover off and clean something?
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Its like the roller brush won't lower and it doesn't "engage" anymore. I posted this but input the wrong vacuum model ....not sure if that matters? I can vacuum and you still see footprints on the carpet. I have suction, just no brush action, yet the brush spins....
Sorry about that, I guess I have to post this as a solution in order for the pictures to display. Here's the entire solution on a similar problem that I've answered previously. Please let me know if you need help further diagnosing the machine, I ... Dyson DC07 Animal Bagless Upright Cyclonic Vacuum
I have a Bissell Lift-off Revolution Turbo vacuum and the brush doesn't spin on its own anymore. Does this mean the motor is busted because there's no noise when you press the brush button. We've just replaced the belt, hepa filter and a new brush. But its still the same. What's wrong with my vacuum?
Its probably the motor. remove the covers with a #2 phillips head screwdriver and cut the wires to the motor ( unplugged ). purchase some crimps at radio shack to resplice the wires together in the same fashion. ... Bissell Vacuums
Brushes on hoover deluxe steam vac cvarpet cleaner are not rotating. Took out the brush assy and drive spins slowly but with little torque. Cannot seem to open the bottom to see if belt or direct drive..something wrong with drive mechanism for 5 brsuhes
(1) Assure the brush shut off lever on the hood is not set to the off position. \015\012(2) Is there still a square pin standing up from the one drive brush? It should be 1/4 square, and about two inches tall. That pin is the drive from the ... Hoover F5866-900 SteamVac Deluxe Wet/Dry Vacuum
Brushes wotn spin,belt not broken,cog that drives the belt is not spinning.When I turn the brushes manually I can occaisionally feel it grabbing for a a brief second.Could the motor be bad? Is there a way to test the motor.Tahnks
The motor is bad and this is a common problem with this machine. It is engineered very poorly. I would take it back and get a Dirt Devil Platinum Force machine. They have a great track record. ... Bissell 9500 ProHeat 2X CleanShot Upright Deep Cleaner, Red Berends Vacuum
Kirby sentria My roller brush won't spin belt is not broken I cleaned the Roller brush and put it back it. It put it back but it looks like the sensor balls aren't touching the plastic part underneath. The green light Doesn't turn on either. It was just working and it stop picking up out of nowhere this
Brush will only spin when slightly lifted off the floor. If all the way to the carpet it does not spin. Is this a belt issue?
It does sound like the belt could be stretched -- may need replacing. Would also suggest cleaning the roller axles / bearings / housing and lubricating with machine oil. WD-40 works well for cleaning same.\015\012\015\012Charlie ... Vacuums
How can I change the belt on the kirby vacuum shampooer brush roller. There is no way to snap the roller out and it seems that trying to unscrew the end isn't doing anything either.Model 5584 renovation group is what is written on the shampooer attachment. The kirby is a heritage model 2HD - purchased in the late 1980's.
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I have an Oreck XL Platnium. It smells like burning rubber and the brush roller binds and stops as you pull it back and forth, even on a hard floor. I have changed the belt 2 times. I have taken the brush roller out and checked it. It seems to be spinning freely. What could be wrong??
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Kirby Sentria brush roll not spinning! HELP!
This video will help you with your problem ... Vacuums
Brushes do not spin on my steam vac
We were having the same problem with the brushes not spinning. How I fixed it:I Removed the brush assembly by gently pulling on both sides of the assembly. I took a wide slotted screwdriver and inserted it into the slot (hole) that tur ... Hoover F7222-900 SteamVac Upright Vacuum
Brushes do not spin on my steam vac
Take the brush block out and see if the brushes turn of, if not replace the brush block. Otherwise it is the turbine(#23) that has to be replaced, sometimes you can take the turbine apart and clean it. The top cover has to come off, turn it over, t ... Hoover F6212-900 / F6215-900 SteamVac Agility Upright Vacuum
Revolving brush at front of machine has stopped spinning, what could be wrong
Hi there, I'm sorry to hear you're having difficulties with your DC24. If the brush bar won't rotate, you may need to reset the machine - please follow the steps shown in the video below to do this. When pressing the red reset button, you may ... Dyson Ball DC24 Bagless Upright Vacuum
Poor suction The actual sweeper seems to work ok, but the hose attachment has some suction but not enough to pick up things I think it should and not enough to make the power brush spin. I've checked everywhere I can for clogs, but I can't see anything. And there doesn't seem to be any way to check to hose itself for clogs. I've cleaned out the container and the filters, but there's still a problem.
Check the inlet down by the brush roll, make sure it is open, if it is then the hose itself must have a clog. If the hose comes off, drop something like a marble in one end and see it it comes out the other end, if it doesn't then you have a clog. ... Dirt Devil M1100009 Reaction Soft Touch Cyclonic Upright Vacuum Cleaner Vacuum
The roller brush is no longer spinning and it's not picking up anything....what is wrong?
Possibly, the belt is broken or stretched out. Whatever the case may be, you will likely have to take it to the shop to get it fixed. Or at least if they didn't change the design of this model since I bought mine you will. They did something really s ... Dyson DC07 Bagless Upright Cyclonic Vacuum
The brushes on my kirby are not spinning. What could i do to fix this?
Sounds like a broken belt. Take it to service store or buy a belt and replace it yourself. It's actually more simple than you think. Good luck! Did you get a funny burning smell when the brushes stopped spinning? ... Vacuums
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
Can't get green light to come on brush not spinning on Kirby Sentria snf don't have dvd or owner's manual
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I have the ultimate g kirby. the green the brush doesnt spin when i turn it on and the belt is on correctly. whats the problem
You will find videos at this site that might be of help to you.\015\012\015\012http://www.kirby.com/Portals/0/videos.html\015\012\015\012If the brush does not spin you probably should remove it and clean well. Also, on each end of the br ... Kirby Ultimate G Bagged Upright Vacuum
The belt burnt out and it seems as though the red arrown does not release the belt. Like it is backwards from the green arrow. It had a burning smell and the belt broke. Then the second belt started to burn out when the brush roller wasn't spinning. Not sure what might be wrong. Green light will not come on either.
It sounds as if there may be a piece of the broken belt in there. Look carefully with a flash light and remove any remnants you find, using a pair of pliers if you have to.\015\012\015\012Also, remove the entire brush roller assembly and ... Kirby Ultimate G Bagged Upright Vacuum