Having problems with your Kirby Ultimate G Bagged Upright Vacuum ?

Burning rubber smell when the vacuum is on.

\015 I have a Kirby the Ulitimate G vacuum. It works fine but it gives burning rubber smell. Can anyone tell me what's wrong with it. I tried to open it but none of the Allen wranches fit it screws. Does it need a special wranch. \015\012\015\012Thanks.\015

Answers :

Burning rubber smell is the drive belt.
\015\012there is either a physical binding in the belt housing (lint dirt etc.) or string/hairs around the pickup brush drum. give it a thourough cleaning and re-try.
It sounds like the belt may be burning like the roller bar is stuck maybe or the belt is stretched and is burning itself off
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