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How do I know what kirby I have all I know it's a Sentria but not sure if its a G4, G5 etc.... I brought it brand new in 2010
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G10 called a sentria
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How do I know what kirby I have all I know it's a Sentria but not sure if its a G4, G5 etc.... I brought it brand new in 2010
G10 called a sentria ... Kirby Vacuums
I have no power on a brand new Electrolux Oxygen canister vacuum. This is the second time. After the first time, I took it back to Sears where I bought the vacuum and they gave me a brand new vacuum. This is the second time it's happened, basically on both units after the time that i brought them home.
Ensure that the tools and the bucket are installed properly, if the bucket is not well in place, the unit wont start.If the electric power does not come on, disconnect from mainsand check plugs, cable and fuses where appropriate. ... Electrolux Vacuums
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,
You can get better prices from Goodvac.com ... Kirby Generation 3 Bagged Upright Vacuum
Hoover windtunnel t series belt is loose- roller brush doesnt turn. Its brand new belt is slipping. we bough new belts and putthem on same problem. Can not find solutio in manual. Is the belt supposed to go around the "metal pulley". I know it goes around the little metal motor thing, then thru the guide and around the brush. What is the metal pulley??? Is is the larger round silver thing between the guide and roller?
I also have a loose belt and have bought additional belts but have the same problem. I put the it around the metal rotor and around the brush roller a shown by he Hoover video, and it is loose. ... Hoover S3765-040 WindTunnel Bagless Canister Vacuum
Hover Elite Rewind I've only had this vacuum a few months and I really liked it until now. There is almost no suction from anywhere in the vacuum, and I've cleaned all the filters and rollers with my shop vac and made sure that everything was assembled correctly. It used to be really quiet now it is quite loud and it keeps over heating, and shutting off. At this point I have no idea what could cause this problem, the machine is nearly brand new and I can't afford a new one at this point.
You have to clean out the hose under the bottom of the vacuum cleaner. To do this you have to remove the bottom plate the covers the brush it has about 6 screws. Also remove the brush and belt in order to thourhly clean it. I had the same issue you h ... Vacuums
My Kirby Limited Edition 2000 won't ****. I can't download a manual because I don't know how to find the model number. I'm not sure if it is a G6 or a G or what? Is the model/cerial number different from the name?
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Can you tell me how old a Kirby G4, G5, G6 and G7 vacuums are? I know the G10 Senteria is the new one. Thanks, Brian
The years each were made/sold are as follows:\015\012Generation 3, 1990-93\015\012Generation 4, 1993-96\015\012Generation 5, 1996-99 \015\012Generation 6, 1999-01 \015\012Ultimate G , 2002-05\015\012Ultimate G Di ... Kirby Ultimate G Bagged Upright Vacuum
I just purchased and electric percolator. I plug it in to see if it worked. It percolated but never shut off. The electric cord and pot look brand new. On the bottom it is stamped US patent 1999329 108-115 volts 425 watts. Percolator No 201. It says there is a fuse inside. Could this be the problem? I haven't used and electric percolator and do no t know what to expect.
The fuse would not be the problem as it would cause the percolator to not work at all.The patent expired in 2007 and wasn't renewed so the company is likely out of business meaning no parts.Is there a removable panel somewhere?If there is,would you o ... Vacuums
My Hoover Wind tunnel has even a cheaper on/off switch and now, you can't buy a new one. I used to go to their website which had a wonderful diagram of the 'guts' but now the only parts are the obvious ones, belts, filters etc....I have to vacuum twice a day and I should be the test person cause its on and off on and off, but now for a vacuum I purchased 3 years ago for over 200 bucks and I can't fix it myself really makes me made or do you know where I can get this part? help? if not, I will ne
Have you tried going to appliancezone.com? I go there when I need parts... ... Hoover Ultra U6430-900 WindTunnel Bagged Upright Vacuum
The top of my 500ml/0.6qt thermal vacuum flask is broken and i'm not sure if i can get a replacement as the thermos is still okay. i would be grateful to know if i can get a replacement top so i don't have to buy a new one. Thanks meryl hawkins
Hi there,\012Well yes you can purchase a separate flask for your thermal vacuum, you may purchase them from the dealer or you can please post the brand of your thermos so we can help you to find the part.Good Luck!! ... Vacuums
I purchased a brand new Eureka Pet vacuum, sorry don't know exact name but it the one that has the self cleaning duster on it. Last night I used the vacuum on my carpet, it was working fine until I accidently sucked up the corner of a scarf that was hanging off a couch. I shut the vacuum off, pulled out the scarf and and resumed vacuuming. Much to my dismay the suction on the vacuum had ceased. Can you tell me if there is a reset button on the vacuum? The vacuum does not appear to be damage
If the motor is running, there should be suction. Possible problems depend on whether it's a canister or upright and are:\015\012A clog in the hose, UR or canister. Detach hose. Drop small coin in one end and lift hose causing it to roll out ... Eureka Vacuums
Do not know how to connect hose to bag to utilize to clean furniture, etc. on a Kirby Generation 3 vacuum.
You will connect the hose to the front of the vac after disengaging and removing thehcarpet head. Lift the headlamp up, rotate the lock tab There is a square grip below the headlight. Rotate it left180 degrees to remove the belt drive and the c ... Kirby Generation 3 Bagged Upright Vacuum
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
Loud noise I have a brand new Dyson and it is great on all my floors except one of my area rugs when it starts making this really loud vibrating noise. I am not sure why - nothing is stuck in the roller or vacuum and it doesn't make it on any of my other rugs. Also it is really hard to push whereas all the other floors it just glides. I don't want to return it but I also don't want to hear this sound every time I vacuum.
This is the clutch as it jams up in the brush. Usually happens with rugs that are not secured to the floor. ... Dyson DC14 Animal Bagless Upright Cyclonic Vacuum
I am trying to use the hand tool but the suction isn't working. It spits out the soap and water but it isn't sucking up the water. The machine is brand new so I don't know if I am doing something wrong? I followed the instructions thoroughly.
Welcome to fixya\012\012Hello\012\012 \012\012I have a solution for this ... Hoover SteamVac F5914-900 SpinScrub Upright Vacuum
Hi There I have got a Kirby 2 HG vaccum cleaner which is around 20 years old now. It was going really well until last week when one of the capacitors which are connected to the brushes blew up. There is two capacitors one for each brush. One of them completely blew to bits and the other one is still intact. My question is are they the same size and where do I get a new one from. I know it is an old machine, but I would like to fix it and get it going again. Any tips???
Http://www.geeksquad.fixya.com/ThreadView.aspx?prdid=0&thid=541405\015\012Generic problem for all Vacuums\015\012Hi There I have got a\015\012Posted by opfinder on Apr 24, ... Vacuums
Oreck Belts Why do they smell badly and almost always break when being used for an extended period? I see Mr. Oreck in print, television and internet ads -- and he certainly carries himself as a credible person; a man you want to believe....But reading his biblliography -- he started his career (in this area as I know it) as a "Vacuum Cleaner Salesperson" for Whirlpool. Many vacuums brands - particularly those that are noit sold directly by retailers (Oreck, Kirby and others) use the commission-
Unfortunately this is a very common problem on the Oreck XL uprights. As you you noticed, there is even an extra belt storage on the machine itself, on the bottom plate. When a vacuum cleaner has to put an extra belt on the machine ... Oreck XL2200 Bagged Upright Vacuum
I have a self propelled Royal Dirt Devil vacuum model number 087900 and it goes backward fine but forward has to be pushed so hard it's impossible. Is this a switch? Do you know about how much the part would cost and can it be done by a beginner. We fix a lot of things ourselves but we aren't mechanics by no means. We put a brand new belt on it. I don't think it can be put on backwards and brush turns fine. Where is the switch? Use layman's terms.
You might try a new belt and/or brush roll. The brush roll is what helps pull a vacuum forward, the power drive helps, but if the brush isn't turning like it should, then it will hinder forward motion. The belt may look ok, but they stretch to the ... Vacuums
My Kirby G 2001 upright vacuum wont turn on. I tried another outlet and still nothing. I don't see a breaker switch anywhere. If you know of any common problems I would love to hear them. I am very mechanically inclined, I just was wondering if there are any common issues with the motors or power switches etc. so I don't waste a lot of time troubleshooting. Thanks
This might sound a bit silly but check to see if the cord is plugged into the machine correctly if it is check to see if the safety interlocks are all engaged. ... Vacuums
My Kirby is brand new(Sentria). Everytime I turn it on to vacuum, it smells like burnt rubber. I've checked the belt twice, it's on fine. What am I doing wrong?
Please check out my step by step instructions.....http://reviews.ebay.com/CHANGING-THE-BELT ... Kirby G6 Bagged Upright Vacuum
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
It's brand new - just out of the box! Noticed the dirty water tank is bone dry. There is no suction! The front removable nozzle seems to be loosely attached.. The metal clip doesn't seem to hold it tight. Not sure if that is the problem. But I have a very wet rug! Suggestion?
It sounds as if it wasn't assembled correctly. Was it already put together when you purchased it? It sounds like the Brush Bar Belt never got put on.Let me know if you need more help.Jim ... Bissell 1950-3 Quicksteamer Plus Vacuum
HA-871? I'm not sure if anyone can help with this, but I've got a **** Smith brand HA-871 alarm system which I haven't used in years. When trying to get it working, not only have I forgotten the code but I can't remember how to enter it (as in, 4 digits and a #, or just the 4 digits, or something else...?). As I am able to get into the alarm box with the key, does anyone know how to reset it and enter the code? I can't find the manual either. Thanks to anyone able to help with this!
Incase you are still interested you set the code with the four jumpers inside the unit.\015\0121st digit is the brown wire\015\0122nd digit is red wire\015\0123rd digit is orange\015\0124th digit is yellow ... Vacuums
Hello good afternoon, i have a Royal Sovereign water dispenser with a little fridge on the bottom part and the problem i am having is that the dispenser wont release cold water and the fridge wont cool either. i would like to know is there any thing i can buy to fix it or do i have to buy a brand new dispenser! Thank you for your time!!
I have a Kirby Heritage II which normally works amazingly well, but it's not playing at all nicely today - and of course we have apartment inspections tomorrow. *dies* The belt broke today (as did the replacement belt, which I'd bought at the same time, so apparently the rubber was old), so I went over to Stark's to get some new ones - but it still won't cooperate. I've taken the head apart and put it back together several times, to be sure that everything is properly seated, but it's just not
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