Having problems with your Kirby Generation 3 Bagged Upright Vacuum ?
Kirby generation 3 won't vacuum. It runs and
\015 Kirby generation 3 won't vacuum. It runs and appears to have some suction. Nothing is stuck.\015
You may have suction but if the belt is worn the roller brush won't spin and therefore won't pick up anything. You can get a replacement belt here:
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My kirby generation 3 wont come on
Make sure cord is not damaged. Check to see nothing is blocking hose or carpet nozzle(where beater brush is or brush roll). Plug unit in to a receptacle that you know has power going to it. (Lamp you know works when plugged into same. Using hose ... Kirby Generation 3 Bagged Upright Vacuum
Kirby generation 3 won't vacuum. It runs and
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Kirby G3A Attempts to start but wont run
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While running my Kirby Generation 3 sweeper it just stopped. Any idea on what it could be. I checked the wall plug and it was that.
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I cant get my kirby to blow out...bag is removed from seating...its plugged in...i attach the hose to the place where the bag goes, but it wont run
I did get it to work! It was a struggle, but It finally hit that hidden switch just right. The hose attaches to where the bag goes, and it just wouldnt seat properly. I suppose there might be some wear there on the hose end that twists in . ... Kirby Vacuums
Kirby g6 My kirby is running louder than usual. Kind of like its screaming instead of running now. Its working fine, but the noise is really unbearable. What could it be?
Could be the bearings, especially if the machine is old or the dust filters have not been replaced regularly.\015\012Check to see if the noise is still present after the machine winds down when the power is turned off. A rattling sounds means b ... Kirby G6 Bagged Upright Vacuum
Kenmore canister model 116.25513506 wont turn on. when handle switch is turned to floor. vac motor does not turn on. When switch is turned to carpet, floor nozzle works but vac motor does not. I checked fuse, all o.k. checked continuity for plug, o.k. removed wires for bag full switch...motor wont run. I wired motor directly power cord...motor runs. Thinking it must be the circuit board, how do I bypass it or test it?
I have what I thought to be a Kirby Classic Omega that is in excellent running condition and looks great. I love it and have been using it for years, but it is recently going through an identity crises! I looked on the identification plate under the motor while cleaning it and discovered that the ID sticker says it's a Kirby Classic III. How can this be when every part of my dear kirby is Omega brown? There is not a hint of Red or Rosewood! Is there another way to determine the actual model b
The Kirby Omega was made from 1973 to 1976.The classic III 1976 to 1979When in for repair the case (motor cover) from a Classic could be put on the Omega. This happens in repair shops if the teck. has two apart at the same time and was no ... Vacuums
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It needs to be stripped completly down, if you are confident at doing this then here goes.\015\012It has been a while for me so take your time and some of the steps may have to be completed slightly differently.\015\012Isolate / unplug t ... Kirby Generation 3 Bagged Upright Vacuum
Kirby Hello, I have a generation 3 kirby- it was working - I turned it off & it will not turn on again - is there a safety switch /reset button or did the on/off switch go out - I have had it 15 years & replaced the switch 1 time - Thanks
You either need a switch or a cord. Check out my troubleshooting link which includes links to do-it-yourself guides and parts.\015\012\015\012 ... Kirby Generation 3 Bagged Upright Vacuum
Is there an reset button on the craftsman 16 gal it was running and stopped. i had some crud in the air filter and removed that but it still wont run thanks Dave
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New Kirby I own the new Kirby Ultimate Diamond Edition..G Series and the brushes are running OK and everything but it seems to be blowing things out and not picking them up. Can you help me. My serial number if 7051201028
Is the bag emptor all of the way on? It will blow out if it isn't, But being new, you must have a number to call, it is under warranty so they should be able to help you out. ... Kirby G5 Bagged Upright Vacuum
Kirby Sentria I just got done usting the carpet shampoo system and now my Kirby wont start
When you replace the outer bag assembly, you have to make sure that it is turned clockwise untill it fully stops. There is a small switch on body of the Kirby that is only engaged when the bag assembly is installed correctly ... Kirby Ultimate G Bagged Upright Vacuum
Where does the belt go on the kirby as i can not see what it runs of . One side goes on the drum with the brushes but cant see what it runs on
Were dose the belt go on a kirby ... Kirby Generation 3 Bagged Upright Vacuum
My Kirby Ultimate G does not have enough suction to pick up pet hair. Is there anyway this can be corrected? I felt under the vacuum when it was running, the roller is running, but I felt very little suction.
An Ultimate G has lots of suction. If you turn on your vacuum and the bag immediately inflates - that is how you can tell if your Kirby is moving air (suction). There is a more modern brush that came out with the Ultimate G Diamond and the Sentria ... Kirby Ultimate G Bagged Upright Vacuum
Tray wont stay connected to kirby - Kirby Ultimate G Bagged Upright Vacuum
Here is a guide for the shampooer...follow it exactly and it should help. Please remember to rate it if it's helpful! :0)\015\012\015\012 ... Kirby Ultimate G Bagged Upright Vacuum
My DC 16 will only run for a second each trigger pull. The battery is fully charged, it has plenty of suction, just wont run for more than a second. I cleaned the filters.
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Question mark light has come on my vacuum and it wont run. I replaced the bag, but it wont start. I don't have a new filter is that the problem?
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I have a Kirby Generation 3. The handle spring assembly is broke, so I took it apart to get a part number. Can you tell me if there is a cross reference or something on these parts. I am unable to find a part with the same number that is located on the part I took off. The number on this spring assembly shows Kirby HA-670289B K-1. Any help finding this part is appreciated.
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My vacuum kirby turned by itself - Kirby Generation 3 Bagged Upright Vacuum
The problem was that the piece that you connect to the wall outlet was broken. I purchased a new cord and it is working fine now. Thank you! ... Kirby Generation 3 Bagged Upright Vacuum
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Kirby vacuum I have a G 6 kirby vacuum. The power cord has been checked and has continutity and replaced the power switch and the vacuum will still not run
There are 2 safety switchs, one on the front that the nozzle activates, and one on the side that the bag asembly activates. The motor brushes and/or armature maybe bad. ... Kirby Ultimate G Bagged Upright Vacuum
Hi. I have a Kirby from back in the early 90s (model G3D). Never had major issues with it. Can't remember the last time I had maintenance/tune up done. It's just sounding different when I run it the last few times...almost like it's louder and kind of echo-ey. Still suctioning well, but something's not right and I don't want to run it until I know if anything's up. Any suggestions? I'd like to try and figure this one out on my own with your help. Thanks in advance for your help. Marci
Check the belt. this is a strong vaccume and even without the belt it will still have a decent amount of suction. If the belt is not tight or intact it can let the motor turn faster which will sound louder. other than that check all the hoses for hol ... Kirby Ultimate G Bagged Upright Vacuum
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I am a trained professional with all the tools & experience and this is a job that would take me 2 hrs. Do your self a favor and take it to your local vacuum shop.It'll probably run you around 200 dollars , half parts and half labor. You pr ... Kirby Vacuums