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Kirby vacuum stuck in drive mode - Kirby Vacuums


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I just got a Kirby vacuum and it will stutter or shake when I vacuum in drive mode. Usually when I slow down near a wall and before I start going backwards. What does it mean?


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I have a Series G Kirby Model G7D. The other day when I was vacuuming all of a sudden the TechDrive (Power Drive Assist N/D) pedal fell off. I see the hole that it goes into but when I put it in it's loose and falls out and doesn't control the power drive anymore. When I shook the vacuum I heard something rattling around inside the vacuum head. So I unscrewed the bottom and looked inside and found a small metal part labeled K3 on one side and T on the other side. It looks like it would fit


Hi, I have a Kirby G4 and i'v replaced the carbon brushes myself using a step by step guide however since its been back together it worked for about five minutes it then started sparking from the inside!!(a lot!!) I'v obviously touched something i sh ... Kirby Ultimate G Bagged Upright Vacuum

Kirby G6 drive mode


Look under the vacume cleaner and take off the cover make, shure the belt is where it needs to be, you should have a setting on the vacume cleaner that gives you an addjustment for the carpet your on, raze it up. ... Kirby G6 Bagged Upright Vacuum

My Kirby "skips" when in drive mode


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Hi. This is a Kirby Vacuum model G7D. The Ultimate G series. Have problem with Neutral/ Drive lever on back. Very difficult to operate, very stiff and sometimes impossible to change gears. Torx head s


Manual on how to do it - take a look HERE ENJOY ... Vacuums

When in drive mode the vacuum moves by itself


There's nothing wrong with it. It's like an automatic transmission to help move the kirby across the floor. It is supposed to make vacuuming easier. ... Kirby Ultimate G Bagged Upright Vacuum

The vacuum drive makes a wining sound - Kirby G6 Bagged Upright Vacuum


Does It make the noise all the time or only when the machine is moving. If it does it only when you push the vacuum that noise is normal. The older Kirby transmissions make a whining noise when pushed. ... Kirby G6 Bagged Upright Vacuum

Vacuum handle stuck in down position - Kirby Generation 3 Bagged Upright Vacuum


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My kirby sentria won't go into drive - Kirby G5 Bagged Upright Vacuum


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Kirby drive selector - Kirby Ultimate G Bagged Upright Vacuum


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How do i switch the kirby into blower mode? - Kirby Vacuums


Remove the bag by twisting the plastic "emtor' on the bottom of bag to remove from outlet. put hose onto outlet by twisting in opposite direction. jim ... Kirby Vacuums

I have a kirby vacuum model G7D when engaging the tech drive, the machine zips forward to fast, the main suction mech rears up and won't stay on the floor. A technician replaced the nutural drive assy. Could he have caused some mechanical malfunction to occur??


My understanding of Kirby vaccums is that they are lifetime warranty. It appears that the drive assembly that was installed was not adjusted properly after it was put in or it is defective. I would see about getting it back to the tech for further wo ... Vacuums

Kirby g5d will not shift into drive - Kirby G5 Bagged Upright Vacuum


Check tech drive sensor, where handle connects to main unit, but you need to open cover off and greese handle slider. ... Kirby G5 Bagged Upright Vacuum

Dyson animal D28 suction on floor vacuum mode is so strong I can't push the machine. Last used for hand tools, is there some mechanism that is stuck?


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The drive on my Kirby G-5 is stuck in forward.


Motor housing will need to be removed and transmission a linkage adjusted. Take to a pro shop for this one. ... Kirby G5 Bagged Upright Vacuum

Kirby vacuum height adjuster is stuck in high


Remove the nozzle and remove the front wheel shaft. Take these 2 screws out.When doing so - watch for the spring that is under the top pedal, ... Kirby Ultimate G Bagged Upright Vacuum

I have a Kirby G5 vacuum that when light pressure is put on the handle it moves forward but in a jerky movement. Like the drive is engaging and disengaging. If you keep forward pressure on the handle the jerkiness does not happen. Is there an adjustment to correct this.


I hope adjusting position of the position of the "pivot spring assembly" will help. but you may have to disassemble entire slide assembly to clean it up if it still does not work smoothly. See instructions ... Kirby G5 Bagged Upright Vacuum

Which Kenmore vacuum cleaners are made by Panasonic? Are all of their direct drive machines made by Panasonic? We have a blue Hoover Windtunnel with the dirt sensor. It cleans well, but it is unbelievably noisy. I wondered if something was out of place and the brushes were hitting, but everything looks normal. We bought Kenmore models 36722 and 36724 and love them. I believe they were made by Panasonic. Our Kirby sits in the basement. Much heavier. These are quiet and clean well. I would like an


Some Kenmore vacuums are made by Panasonic, some are made by Hoover or Eureka or even Sebo. I would go to a Panasonic dealer for that kind of machine instead of trying to go by the Kenmore brand. Sears has a hard time with service. A good Vacuum C ... Kenmore 31913 Progressive Direct Drive Bagged Upright Vacuum

My kirby g4 runs and vacuums well, but the power drive has no effect


How do you change the belt for the self drive? (not the brush) ... Kirby G4 Bagged Upright Vacuum

I have a Dirt Devil Vision self-propelled vacuum cleaner. Recently, the self-propelled feature is stuck in the backward mode, so it only goes backwards! I can get it to go forward if I push really hard (i guess it is good for a workout!). I try to turn off the propel feature completely, but it will not turn off. please help!


Hi, the problem you are having is going to be with the switch that controls the forwards and backwards settings so with this stuck in backwards their is no way you can get this turned off, the other problem is your not going to be able to replace thi ... Dirt Devil Vision Turbo W/Bonus Upright Vacuum Vacuum

Kirby g 5 head bounces when vacuuming and tech drive is engaged, does not do this everytime


First change the belt, even if it is not broken. also make sure that the height adjustment is raised up high enough, the higher the better ( when adjusting a vacuum you want the tips of the brush roller touching the tips of the carpet fibers ) also t ... Vacuums

My Kirby shampooer - G4 - hardly used any water from the tank and no suds at all. Pet hair did blow out of the small slotted holes in the tray as I moved the shampooer back and forth, but the carpet was basically dry. I did vacuum before shampooing, so the brush part seemed to work great during shampooing, but no water! The small screen was stuck in the crook of the hose that attached to the tank so I did get that out and put it on the small hole on the tank, but it didn't make any difference. I


Few things:Make sure the sponge and the valve under the sponge (water tank) is clean.Make sure you follow the instructions (f you do not have the manual you can find one ... Kirby Ultimate G Bagged Upright Vacuum

I have an Electrolux Commercial Upright vacuum Model U129C. It has a device which turns off the motor driving the beater bar if something gets stuck in it. There is a simple reset button to restart the beater after clearing the obstruction. Just recently on flat dense low pile surfaces the switch cuts in after just a few seconds and turns the beater bar off. This doesn't happen on high pile carpet but the motor doesn't quite sound normal. There is no obstruction - the beater bar can spin freely


The motor is having a problem.There might be two reasons...either the coils inside it got heated up which will be needing rewinding or you can buy a new motor or there r capacitors attached sometimes u can make a check on that also if that's gone Kap ... Vacuums

How do I replace the drive belt on a Kirby G5 vacuum cleaner?


Greetings,I have shot an excellent video repair on how to replace the belt on Kirby Generation Vacuum Cleaners including your Generation 5 (G5). The belt change procedure is the same for Kirby Models G3-G10 Sentria. The video is below in ... Kirby G5 Bagged Upright Vacuum
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