Having problems with your Kirby Generation 3 Bagged Upright Vacuum ?


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Hello, Check this guide to be sure that your brushroll is in correctly. Follow it step-by-step and it should help of your brushroll spins freely. If it doesn't, there are new brushrolls available through the links in the guide as well.
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Another cause of this is that the sealed bearings on the ends of the beater-roller are gummed up. This makes it so the beater doesn't spin freely and thus the belt tends to slip. If the beater brush spins freely, then I would guess that you might be setting the brush too low when you are vacuuming and thus making it work too hard. The only easy solution is to buy a new beater roller (about $20). If you are anal, you can search for replacment roller bearings but Kirby doesn't sell them
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