Having problems with your Kirby Generation 3 Bagged Upright Vacuum ?

Not sucking i have a KIRBY G3 that was working great. One day there was a strong smell and the brush roller belt broke so I replaced it. The fan looks good. Now the vacuum does not **** up dirt but instead seems to very gently blow air forward. I took the (new) bag off and it is blowing hard int the bag. I am stumped!


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Belt is not connect to the drive pulley, see manual for fitting or see utube for video
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