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Kirby Ultimate G runs heavy

\015 My Kirby Ultimate G runs heavy since last month even after puttingthe Drive switch on (it used to be really light in that mode before).Is there something broken inside? Is that something easy to fixor do I need to take it a professional?Thanks,K\015

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Hi, I'm Jon IO used to sell these machines and I also own an Ultimate G, And sounds like to me it's a loose or broken transmission belt, I think you should have your local Kirby dealer take a look at it or even a good quality vacuum shop will be able to look at it.
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