Having problems with your Kirby Ultimate G Bagged Upright Vacuum ?

When i use the carpet cleaner for my kirby vacuum, the belt burns

\015 What am I doing wrong? I tried changing the belt, it burned, then I tried changing the vacuum, it burned, then I tried changing the thing that holds the water and soap and it STILL burned! Then I realized that a small switch (about the size of the ones used for turning on and off the lights) that glowed green wasn't glowing, I turned it on and AGAIN it burned... I have no idea what i'm doing wrong.\015

Answers :

You tried so that is a start. Relax and try this. The green light is not working which means the the brush is in backwards and the belt is mis- aligned.
There is a tiny magnetic block on the opposite end of the brush, you will see it if you look close. It must go on the led END OF THE HOUSING but THE BRUSH ALSO HAS COLOR CODED BLOCKS SO YOU CAN ONLY PUT IT IN LEVEL IF YOU ARE LOOKING CLOSELY. Be certain to align those blocks so the same color is facing you.They are there to help you lower the brush as it wears. If you put the brush in too low it binds on the carpet and burns belts as well. When properly installed a worn brush should have no more than 1/8" PROTRUDING thru the bottom plate
Once in place with the belt loose the brush should spin freely. If not look for hair or thread wound under those two end blocks.
Now try again and please post back
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