Having problems with your Kirby hoover ?

Where do I start with Kirby with no power

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Repair Help & Product Troubleshooting for Kirby hoover

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The kirby wont start no power


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I have a Kirby Dual Sanitronic '50' Vacuum Cleaner I bought in 1966. The motor does not start when I attach the belt lifter of the rug nozzle. When I remove the rug nozzle and detach the belt from the motor fan shaft the motor starts when I depress the nozzle switch and the power switch . Seems like the brushes in the motor are worn out. I do not have a manual for this unit. Can you assist me as to what newer unit is this compatible to and the problem I'm having at present??


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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 was using kirby g5 and I think I stepped on cord and lost power on vacuum. Now it won't start. Could this be a damaged cord..or what?


Either that, or it was pulled so hard, it came disconnected from the vac switch. stepping on a cord rarely affects power. so, check vac switch and outlet to make sure the outlet has power.\015\012\015\012(if you know an electrician or if ... Kirby G5 Bagged Upright Vacuum

I have a rebuilt Kirby Classic and it started smoking and now will not work. Even when it is plugged in and the on/off button is pressed it does not power on. Johanna


Get it fixed, it's 40 YEARS OLD! ... Kirby Vacuums

My kirby generation 3 won't start. How can I confirm the power switch is defective?


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Kirby Sentria won't start. I have read there are several safety features on it. Does anyone know the trick to get it to get power?


The bag needs to be locked into place at the base ( the hard part under the cloth bag, called the mini emptor ), and the nozzle must be locked on. If it still won't come on, it probably has a bad cord ... Vacuums

Miele Blue moon vacuum motor surging on and off and power light flashing. After many surges of the motor (on->off->on-> off etc), the motor no longer attempting to start as ferquently ie. now off for many seconds and may turn on for 1 second.. sometimes stops turming on and just power light flashes. There is also no voltage at the plug for the hose for the power head. I noticed that the vacuum first started having probs when hair was caught in the power head and the ovetrheating light went on


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Kirby Diamond Edition (no power)


Try my troubleshooting guide....\015\012\015\012http://reviews.ebay.com/COMMON-PROBLEMS-WIT ... Kirby Ultimate G Bagged Upright Vacuum

Kirby Legend 2 wont start


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Kirby ultimate power off


Make sure the bag assembly and either the power nozzle, or hose attachment are correctly attached. The kirby has safety swithes that are only engaged when these components are correctly installed. They look like small resessed buttons on the base u ... Kirby Ultimate G Bagged Upright Vacuum

Kirby G6 Power Switch Test ?


You can look at the wiring diagram and try to figure out how to use a circuit tester to test the switch but I would just suggest just swapping it for a good one (always good to have one good switch for testing) and see if it solves the problem. ... Kirby G6 Bagged Upright Vacuum

Old Kirby Heritage 2 (Model 2Hd ) won't power on


The power light is a 2 stepswitch make sure when u put yhe power head back on it is locking all the way back if so and not working the switch may have failed ... Kirby Vacuums

Electrolux Centralux I have a Electrolux Centralux. When I plug the hose in at one of the wall outlets the motor will not start. If I go to the motor and slap the unit it will start.....then...it will not stop unless I unplug the power cord to the motor. If I plug the power cord back in, the unit will not restart until I slap the motor unit again. The unit has only been used 20 - 30 times. Any suggestions?? Thanks, Bruce


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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

Gen 3 model Kirby vaccuum won't start


Checked your bag if they are full, if bagless check your filter. If still not working maybe the protected temperature fuse blown out. You need to open it and replace the protected blown fuse. ... Vacuums

The power head of my DC 21 keeps cutting off as soon as I start moving the hose around. The only way to get it going again is to step on the main switch on the canister, then the whole cycle of off and on starts again. I have replaced the entire power head and tested the continuity of all the wires in the hose and they are good. The repair shop says the PCB is bad but can not get one. What can I do ?


Not much. my only suggestion is to dig through the internet and try and find that pcb it may take awhile but it would be worth a shot. if you dont think you can make the repair take it to repair shop with new pcb and let them do it. ... Dyson Genuine DC-21 "Stowaway" Spare HEPA Filter, Dyson

Kirby G3A Attempts to start but wont run


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I have a miele S712 (2 yrs old worked fine yesterday) - I had been doing some diy work inside and had the vac on just to reduce some of the dust in the air - after a while the vacuum fizzled out. I guessed it had overheated and took it outside to cool down - when I tried to turn it back on pressing the power button gives it power and it starts to **** but it won't STAY on, soon as you release the power button it stops, and the orange bag indicator is showing full. As I have a compressor I took


You have got dust in the micro switch and it is not latching on, if you look at this and clean it, that will solve your problem, however blowing the motir has probably wrecked the motor bearings. ... Miele Vacuums

Hi, I have a Xenon 600 VA sinewave inverter. My inverter starts working even when the main power is ON.So the battery gets dried up even when power is there.Can I know why this is happening? Is this due to main power line problem or a inverter problem.


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My dyson DC05 has been playing up for a while. The motorhead would start fine with green light on and after a few minutes would stop and light would go green. then the power would go on and off - seemed to only work when I had the handle a certain way. Now no power at all. is there a way that I can check if its the power in the handle section as thats the only way you can turn this machine on? Thanks in advance


As the wires that control the motorhead run all the way down the hose it is a break in the wires you will need to buy the hose assy sorry its not thesort of thing you strip down and repair  ... Dyson DC05 Bagless Canister Cyclonic Vacuum

My Kirby G5 has a power problem. Its handle needs to be tiltled all the way to almost flat position for the power to comne on. If the handle is back up to its standing postion, the power will be off. What's the cause of this problem? Any suggestions/comments will be greatly appreciated!!!


Sounds like u may have a problem with the cord connection inside the power plant would suggest u take to repair shop not something i would suggest u try yourself ... Kirby G5 Bagged Upright Vacuum

Our Miele vacuum is only 2/3 years old and seems to have given up the gost, our previous one lasted 15 yrs. The machine starts ok and within 4/5 minutes the power drops down and the hoover comes to a stop and it may re-power itself again within minutes, as of today their is no power when the on button is pressed. What do you think the problem is Thank you.


There is a circut board that is going bad and not providing the power to run the motor. You will need to contact a Miele dealer for that part. It is the only board that is in this machine so they should just need a model number in order to get it ... Oreck XL Ultra Bagged Upright Vacuum

When I turned on the sweeper it would not start. I put a different power cord on it and it worked fine. now it won't start but the light on the brush and the bag full will flash when i turn it on and off but it wont start. i have 2 of these doing the same thing. do you have any idea what could be wrong. I have checked for clogs but have found none. Bob


Its sounds to me like the computer board inside the machine has gone bad. Keep in mind that the filters in these machine do need to be replaced regularly to keep the vacuum working correctly. Any good vacuum shop should be able to fix your problem. R ... Windsor SR12 Sensor Bagged Upright Vacuum

My beam Q100 power brush starts for about 5 seconds then stops power.


Take the brush out and check for hair & string around the ends where it goes into the bearings. Remove the crud and reassemble. NEVER oil the bearings. It will collect dirt and dust and gum up. ... Beam Q power Brush Q100
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