Having problems with your Kirby Ultimate G Bagged Upright Vacuum ?

Making a burning smell...not working as it should

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I have had the Kirby Ultimate for about 5 years now and it's worthless! The belt will not stay on and it smells like burning rubber when in use. We even replaced what was supposed to be a brand new belt with another brand new belt and the same problem existed! Consumer Reports should always be checked when dealing with anyone trying to sell these things door to door! Give me my old Electrolux ANYDAY!!
Remove the brush roll clean the brush end bushings and replace with a new belt
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