Having problems with your Kirby Generation 3 Bagged Upright Vacuum ?
Fix for broken tubing leading into filter bag?
\015 I dicovered today that the black tubing leading to the disposable filter bag is broken at the base, blowing all the dirt into the outer gray bag instead of the filter bag. Is this possible to fix or do I have to get a new vacuum?\015
You can replace the black tubing. There is no need to get a new vacuum. You can find the parts you need by following the link below.
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Fix for broken tubing leading into filter bag?
You can replace the black tubing. There is no need to get a new vacuum. You can find the parts you need by following the link below.http://w ... Kirby Generation 3 Bagged Upright Vacuum
Wondering if the head is plugged up because it makes a sound like air is escaping somewhere. I've replaced the original cloth bag with a comparable "O" paper bag from Sears. I tried to see if there was a clog in the hose by placing a broom handle in the hose to see if something would loosen. I also cleaned the filter and the air filter. If the head is plugged, how can I fix it? We can't get the vacuum apart. Thanks.
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My Windsor Sensor XP12 says the bag is full when it's not. I have removed the hose, brush, and filter and cleaned everything. I can put a bag on without the cover and it works great. However, when I add the bag to the front cover and close the latch the right way, it does not work. I'm thinking that the cover is not seating the bag correctly over the hole, but I can't figure out how to fix it. Any suggestions?
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Clogged vacuum Rather stupidly, my boyfriend 1) were vacuuming without a bag and 2) vacuumed up a big piece of cotton from a sofa cushion. And now it's making a horrible noise and I see it vibrating where the tube connects to the machine. When you look inside there's a white thing sticking out but it looks like it's part of the vacuum. If it's a clog, how do you fix it? I tried unscrewing the tray the bag sits in but it won't budge.
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Oreck XL21 just will not work at all any more. Beater is clean - belt is fine. Fresh bag - inflates. Took the thing apart - checked for blockages at intake, bag entry, and the tube. It just doesn't vacuum anything. No suction at all for anything stronger than air. I'd say it doesn't ****, but that would be ironic. Are these known for just "quitting" after a while? We take it in for maintenance as recommended to replace filters, etc. Is there some miracle trick to make it work or sho
Did you make sure the brush turns freely? Even though it is clean, if it does not turn freely with the belt, it will not beat the carpet and pull debris up into the unit.\015\012\015\012Another (drastic?) thing to try would be to take the unit ... Vacuums
I have a Kirby Heritage II Turbo and I need a user's manual, but can't find one anywhere. I have to replace the fill tube in the bag and can see the cable tie on top that holds it in place, but don't know how it's attached to the mini-emtor. If I can't replace the fill tube, will tape fix it? If I just taped it; will it hold? Thanks.
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We have a Kenmore Progressive Model 116 Upright bagged vacuum with Hepa filter. It's at least a couple years old. For quite some time now when ever we use the vacuum the vacuum motor will shut off nafter about 5 min. of use. We then need to let it sit for awhile and then we can run it again for another 5 min. The bag has been change. Any one have any ideas how to fix this?
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My vacuum makes a wierd sucking and blocking sound when turned on and when you put the extension tube on the suction decreases...but when just the wand handloe is on the suction is excellent...we replaced the barrel thinking it was broken but that hasnt fixed the problem
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Light on tube leading to head of cleaner started flashing red and has now gone off completely (it's supposed to show red, amber, green according to level of soiling on carpet.) New bag has made no difference.Any suggestions?
Check for a clog in the hose or the dirt inlet by the brush roll. Also check your filters, if clogged, or black, replace them. ... Miele Vacuums
Broken hose The hose on my Hoover F5837-900 Steam vac Supreme broke away from the coupler on the bottom of the unit - under/behind the recovery tank (solution tube is till attached). It might have gotten pinched in there a couple times. Problem - it was glued in the coupler really well, and I cannot get the whole thing out - hose will be too short anyway - is there a way to fix this or a part I can order instead??
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