Having problems with your Kirby Vacuums ?

When w bouth the kirby we were told that it was grenit for life


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You were misinformed. When buying a new machine, whether vacuum, refrigerator, or car, always read the warranty before purchasing. It's generally found in the owner's manual. No additional guarantee made by the seller is valid. The salesman may have misunderstood based on what he had been taught up to the point, or just saying what his boss told him to. This is a common occurrence with Kirby.
\015\012The guarantee is that if you send it to the company, it will be totally refurbished so it's like new. Of course, you have to pay for this, but not as much as a new Kirby would cost.
\015\012The actual guarantee/warranty can be seen by clicking on the link below. It's generally three years, and doesn't cover normal wear and tear.
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\015\012http://discountkirbyvacuum.com/kirby-vacuum/kirby-vacuum-warranties/
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When w bouth the kirby we were told that it was grenit for life


You were misinformed. When buying a new machine, whether vacuum, refrigerator, or car, always read the warranty before purchasing. It's generally found in the owner's manual. No additional guarantee made by the seller is valid. The salesman may h ... Kirby Vacuums

I just bought a westinghouse unplugged vacuum cleaner.( It is new) The design is awesome, and when it works it works great . But it has very short battery life. 1 battery lasts only about 5 minutes, and the other is even less. I did all the instructions told me as far as conditioning and charge yet I still do not get a very solid amount of vacuuming time. Is there any thing I can do?


Usually a short battery life means bad battries that aren't holding its charge. Being new I would think it would have a year's warranty on it. Find out who is the closest warranty shop and have them fix it. ... Vacuums

Kirby does not work will not turn on, still under warranty although i was told it had a 50 year warranty now i read it's only 3 years for $3800 i expected more. Who can i call regarding this


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Kirby Ultimate G Diamond edition vacuum. We were told you can wash the outer bag. Is that true? How do you remove the bag to do this?


Twist the bag emptor left to remove it from the upright then your need a sharp narrow pointy object (like a metal dental pick cost $1 in most stores) push it under the plastic band around the rubber on the bottom of the cloth bag roll it across and t ... Kirby Ultimate G Bagged Upright Vacuum

I bought a Kirby obout 2 months ago, the salsman said they have a office in Bel Air MD. They where to ship me Bags and a gallon of shampo. I have not receivedit. He told me it would be shiped from the main office.


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Hose for G3 Kirby doesn't fit Sentria


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I have what I thought to be a Kirby Classic Omega that is in excellent running condition and looks great. I love it and have been using it for years, but it is recently going through an identity crises! I looked on the identification plate under the motor while cleaning it and discovered that the ID sticker says it's a Kirby Classic III. How can this be when every part of my dear kirby is Omega brown? There is not a hint of Red or Rosewood! Is there another way to determine the actual model b


The Kirby Omega was made from 1973 to 1976.The classic III 1976 to 1979When in for repair the case (motor cover) from a Classic could be put on the Omega. This happens in repair shops if the teck. has two apart at the same time and was no ... Vacuums

Kirby Sentria I bought my kirby sentria just before we were to move house and although I have the instructions somewhere, they will be boxed up and I so want to clean the carpets before I move. Problem is that I don't know whether the belt should be on or off when using the big silver front with the Kirby insignia on it. I know that the green light should come on when it is working properly and it does not, so I am doing something wrong. I can attach the attachments no problem but I want to use


If the green light is off, then its time to replace the band. This video shows you how. ... Kirby Ultimate G Bagged Upright Vacuum

It's been awhile since I have used my shampoo system on my Ultimate G series Kirby. Well, as instructed I took it apart and cleaned it. Now I can?t figure out where to put the ?screen cap? and ?sponge filter?. I have my manual in front of me and the only place it shows the filter and sponge (page 35 in the manual) is when it?s been taken apart to clean. It doesn?t show where to put it back. I don?t know what I would do without all the pictures in the Kirby manual. HELP! Thanx. Visual Kirby Vacuu


Hello,\015\012The littlew round screen goes in the hole where the hose attaches to the tank. The round foam filter goes up in the hole underneath the on/off valve for the foam. Here is a guide if you need any more help...\015\012\01 ... Kirby G6 Bagged Upright Vacuum

Kirby Manual I can't find my manual and I need to know how to use the handheld shampooer part of my Kirby. It is the Kirby Sentria. Can you halp? Thanks~ Naomi


The spray gun instruction HERE but be very careful - try shampooing in an inconspicuous area first. This is essentially as if you would buy some of those " ... Kirby G6 Bagged Upright Vacuum

Kirby Vacuum Hi Bruce, In my opinion, yes the Kirby would be worth it, as long as you are not replacing the motor. The switch would be the most expensive part besides the motor that would need to be replaced. The switch costs USD 49.99, the cord is roughly $39.99, and the carbon brushes are $29.99. I can easily walk you through any of these repairs should you need help. Kirby's are great vacuum cleaners, that usually last 30+ years. Brand new these machines sell in the US for $1600 or more,


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New Kirby I own the new Kirby Ultimate Diamond Edition..G Series and the brushes are running OK and everything but it seems to be blowing things out and not picking them up. Can you help me. My serial number if 7051201028


Is the bag emptor all of the way on? It will blow out if it isn't, But being new, you must have a number to call, it is under warranty so they should be able to help you out. ... Kirby G5 Bagged Upright Vacuum

Kirby shampooer how do i use my kirby shampooer . it was brought to my house but no one showed me how to use it .


Http://geeksquad.fixya.com/ThreadView.aspx?prdid=11557&thid=612593\015\012Kirby shampooer\015\012Posted by wyatt8696 on May 21, 2008\015\012How do i use my Kirby ... Kirby Ultimate G Bagged Upright Vacuum

Kirby My Kirby is less than a year old.  It's suction is no longer strong. I tried cleaning the hose and even replacing the bag.  Do you have any other suggestions.  By the way, I have the Sentera model.  Thank You


Here is a link to my online troubleshooting guide. Hope it helps...\015\012\015\012http://r ... Kirby Generation 3 Bagged Upright Vacuum

Kirby how to put on kirby belt


Take the nozzle of, remove the brush roll, put the new belt over the brush roll, re-install and put the bottom plate on, making sure that the belt is in the middle of the brush roll. Turn the big knob on the front until it locks, when it grabs the b ... Kirby Ultimate G Bagged Upright Vacuum

Kirby sentria I have a kirby and the belt is on, however it has very little suction. I am unsure what to do.


You have to make sure the green light is on.. in the corner .. and if it is that means its working properly. If you have no suction then it is usually the belt and or the bag. so make sure your bag is not full , make sure everything is attatched pro ... Kirby Ultimate G Bagged Upright Vacuum

Kirby Sentria I just got done usting the carpet shampoo system and now my Kirby wont start


When you replace the outer bag assembly, you have to make sure that it is turned clockwise untill it fully stops. There is a small switch on body of the Kirby that is only engaged when the bag assembly is installed correctly ... Kirby Ultimate G Bagged Upright Vacuum

Kirby Manuals Where can you get kirby Tradition 3cb manuals at


You would have to find someone who sells and services Kirby, you may find it online. But this an older vacuum and doubt that you will find a manual for it. ... Vacuums

Kirby vacuum I have a G 6 kirby vacuum. The power cord has been checked and has continutity and replaced the power switch and the vacuum will still not run


There are 2 safety switchs, one on the front that the nozzle activates, and one on the side that the bag asembly activates. The motor brushes and/or armature maybe bad. ... Kirby Ultimate G Bagged Upright Vacuum

I have a Kirby Generation 3. The handle spring assembly is broke, so I took it apart to get a part number. Can you tell me if there is a cross reference or something on these parts. I am unable to find a part with the same number that is located on the part I took off. The number on this spring assembly shows Kirby HA-670289B K-1. Any help finding this part is appreciated.


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Kirby Hi i bought a kirby but it did'nt come with a manual can anyone email a copy to me i am willing to pay for it Thanks Rob


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Kirby Tradition Just got a Kirby Tradition at our local auction - 26 pounds! It has 4 boxes of accessories but NO manual! Any idea where I can get a manual or help to identify the parts and what they do!! Thanks.


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