Having problems with your Kirby Ultimate G Bagged Upright Vacuum ?
I recently put a new bag in my kirby and now when i turn it on, it will not pick up anything
See if you connected it or install it correctly, see if there is any leackage of air, see if it is air tight, the reason is that the air cannot vacum because there might be some open connection between the bag and the air exhaust of the vacum
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I recently put a new bag in my kirby and now when i turn it on, it will not pick up anything
See if you connected it or install it correctly, see if there is any leackage of air, see if it is air tight, the reason is that the air cannot vacum because there might be some open connection between the bag and the air exhaust of the vacum ... Kirby Ultimate G Bagged Upright Vacuum
My Kirby vacuum is a G100 upright. It has no suction. It has been cleaned and the bag is empty (new bag). My mother-in-law bought the same kind and hers is doing the same thing. It has no suction and won't pick up anything. Thank you, Rachel Souza - [email protected]
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My filter queen just had the motor rebuilt last year and was basically a brand new unit when I got it back. It is not picking anything up now when I vacuum. The beater bar on the carpet attachment is turning fine and when I take all the attachments off the hose I can feel the suction being created like it should be picking up debris just fine. I have emptied the canister even when it did not have much in it; however, it still will not pick anything up off the carpet. It picks up debris tempo
It sounds as if you have a clog inside the "Power Nozzel". They mention that there are "no user serviceable parts within the Majestic® Power Nozzle" My advice would be to see if you can see a clog with in reachable distance and try to remove the ... Filter Queen Vacuums
I have a Kirby G4. I have noticed the last few days when trying to vacuum that it is blowing more than it is sucking up. I put on a new bag to make sure it wasn't too full. I also put on the hose and noticed it's not sucking as well as normal. I unzipped the back of the bag holder and noticed the bag isn't inflating as it should be as well. I appreciate any advice. Thank you.
Take the mini emptor off(plastic piece on bottom of cloth bag) this is done by rotating it away from the body of the machine. There is most likely a clog there. Also take the brush head off and inspect fan for chips or cracks this will also reduce su ... Kirby G4 Bagged Upright Vacuum
Electrolux epic series 6000 sr model canister...we put a new bag in machine but it wont turn on and the light is on saying the bag is full and needs to be replaced...we tried the on-off switch several times but it wont turn on...why?
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Lux 5000 put in new bag but when i turn on the
Here's how someone else solved the "bag full" sensor problem:\015\012\015\012http://www.friday.com/bbum/2005/12/08/silly-aerus-lux-5500/ ... Electrolux Lux 5500 Canister Vacuum
I have a Hoover Turbo EmPower 4600 and the roller will not turn when we turn on the vacuum. The vacuum is fairly new, and hasn't seen too much use, but now the roller won't turn, so it's not picking anything up. There also doesn't appear to be a belt or any way to take this apart. Can you help me? Thank you!
The beater belt is broken. There are 4 phillips head screws on the outside (2 on top of the base on either side of the upright, and 2 on the front edge on the underside of the base near front edge). and 4 phillips head screws on the inside (holding ... Hoover Vacuums
Red "bag is full" indicator shows even though new bag has been put in and vacuum cleaner wont pick up. Also floor adjustment does not adjust. This is for a powerforce model 3522 series
The red light tell you that it is sensing a full bag. But a clog in the hose or the inlet down by the brush roll will also do this. ... Vacuums
I have a Kirby G series diamond edition. There seems to be no suction when I turn on the vaccum. The bag inflates, but the roller does not turn. It has a new belt and the roller brush is clean. Any suggestion on what I might do to increase the suction and get the roller bar moving?
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Put in new bag but as soon as we turn vacuum on motor stops red light comes(bag full)
Make sure the bag is installed properly and the bag door is making contact with the small switch by the bag. ... Electrolux Guardian Bagged Canister Vacuum
I have a kirby sentria. vacuumed up my son's headphones and immediately shut if off. took brush off, unwound headphones, put it back together. when i turned it back on, the belt snapped. so i went to vacuum place, got new belt, but when i put it on, with the green arrows lined up, it doesn't have much suction. with the red arrows lined up, it just smells like its burning and i don't want to break another belt! HELP!!
Take the front off the vacuum and check inside both the front portion and the canister for additonal clogs. Sometimes something will get caught in the impellor, causing the motor to overheat. Since there's little suction and the smell, I'd guess th ... Kirby Generation 3 Bagged Upright Vacuum
Kirby sentria My roller brush won't spin belt is not broken I cleaned the Roller brush and put it back it. It put it back but it looks like the sensor balls aren't touching the plastic part underneath. The green light Doesn't turn on either. It was just working and it stop picking up out of nowhere this
I have an Electrolux LITE upright carpet cleaner - about 15 years old. Suddenly last night when using it, from the normal motor (whooshing) sound, the motor suddenly went very slow and with a slight grinding sound. The brushes are now just turning round very slowly and areobviously not picking up anything. Has the motor gone or is this repairable, or should I just get a new cleaner? I have tried to open the machine from the bottom to see if anything is obviously wrong, but it looks complicated a
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I put in a ne Kirby Bag and it still is not sucking up the dirt. The brush is turning but the bag does not seem to be getting any sucking snce it is not expanding
See if this helps:\015\012http://www.goodvac.com/kb_results.asp?ID=13\015\012\015\012Good Luck,\015\012Rocky ... Kirby Ultimate G Bagged Upright Vacuum
My new Kenmoore Powermate 116 canister has poor suction. I have no pets and light dust. Its not picking up small particles on the wood floor with the floor attachment. When I put my hand to the suction it feels weak. Cleared hose and changed bag. Using again, same issues. This should not be happening with a new vacuum. Is it a bad design in the elbow joint of the hose? I want to return this!!!!
First of all disassemble the handle and hose as much as possible and examine the inside. Make sure there is not any significant debris lodged in the hose somewhere like a plastic bag or something.\015\012\015\012Also check at the top of t ... Kenmore 23912 Progressive PowerMate Bagged Canister Vacuum
Lid won't close. I started to put in a new bag but accidentally took out the plastic insert section the bag should attach to--so when I closed the lid over that, I must have pushed a little too hard. Now it won't com[pletely close! The plastic clasp is intact. Is there anything I can do before having to haul or send it for repair?
Your supposed to take out the plastic part that holds the bag but the way this unit is designed the lid will not close unless everything is inthere correctly so just make sure evverything in inserted correctly and keep trying! DO you still have your ... Electrolux Harmony Canister Vacuum - EL6985 Vacuum
The belt broke and after putting on new belt I dicscovered the cylinder with the brushes attached wasn't turning. After I finally got the cylinder to turn it makes a very very loud noise and also now it doesn't pick up the dirt. The vacuum is less than a year old.
Check the cylinder with brushes does not have hair or carpet fibers causing it to bind. With the belt removed the brush should turn freely and fairly easy. The original belt probably broke because of this. You may have to fully dis-assemble the head ... Dirt Devil Vacuums
The vacuum stopped working when i was vacuuming. The bag had a hole in it so all the dirt and stuff where clogging the filters. I cleaned them and put a new bag in but it will not turn back on. So I want to take it apart to see if there is more dirt on the inside,
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Putting a new belt on on my kirby sentria - Kirby G6 Bagged Upright Vacuum
Http://geeksquad.fixya.com/ThreadView.aspx?prdid=0&thid=780370\015\012Generic problem for all Vacuums\015\012Putting a new belt on\015\012Posted by cowangelgir ... Kirby G6 Bagged Upright Vacuum
My Kirby Ultimate G is not picking up anything and makes a rattle noise when turned on.
Greetings from GoVacuum,\015\012\015\012The Kirby vacuum is a very well engineered vacuum cleaner. There's usually not many things that go wrong with them. \015\012\015\012You may just need to replace the belt on the machine ... Kirby Vacuums
I have an old hoover turbopower approx 1986 i think its a U1102, the prob is it doesnt pick up anymore and i wondered if it had some sort of filter on it, ive cleaned all the tubes put new bag on but its still got weak suction, could you make any suggestions, thanks
Theres a tube that come up and emty's into the bag that tube is clogged.take the bag out and get a coat hanger and put a bend in it so the end is round then work it down the tube to push out the clog ... Vacuums
My Kirby G4 won't turn on. Everything is engaged as I normally do it, nothing is wrong with my power outlet, changed my hepa bag to a brand new one...
It could be a few different things. First make sure the emptor tank on the side of the unit is pushed all the way closest to the unit. ck to see if light comes on (that will tell you if you have power to the unit.) if so It is an internal problem. Or ... Kirby G4 Bagged Upright Vacuum
The hose works great, but the head of the vaccuum does not pick up anything !!! I checked every opening that may have been clogged, but nothing came up. When I hold my hand under the brush/roller, it seems to be putting out more air than intaking air. Particles "dance" on the carpet, but don't get "sucked up" into the vaccuum ? I have had the vaccuum only 1 year, so the brushes should not be a problem. I changed the bag, and checked the belt. The belt and brushes seem to be OK. ?
Hi there,Uprights are notorious for debris forming clogs when changing direction. The 90 degree turn where the base suction goes up. Have a closer look . You may need to pull the base plate off to access the blockage.Best reg ... Hoover U6437-900 / U6439-900 Windtunnel Bagged Upright Vacuum
My vacuum won't pick anything up - Kirby G6 Bagged Upright Vacuum
Make sure that brush is rotating. Check if you have the right height adjustment. Check for blockage.You can see instructions how to adjust height and change belt if needed on our website: ... Kirby G6 Bagged Upright Vacuum
Hello, I have a problem with my Eureka Powerline bagged upright vacuum. It has a 12 amp motor and is model #4352, Type D. It was probably bought new in 1998. My problem is, while vacuuming today the motor seemed to slow down all of the sudden and then began smelling like burning rubber. I shut the vacuum off to check for blockages but could not find anything blocked. When I then turned it on again it runs but seems to only be running at 1/2 the motor speed and still has the rubber buring smell.
It sounds like a rubber sealing in the motor has come loose and is being constantly rubbed against the walls of the motor with would cause the smell and loss of motor speed caused by the fricton of rubber against the rod so if you can get to the moto ... Vacuums