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Kirby handle loose at base - Kirby Vacuums

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G-5 Kirby self-propel works intermitently. The handle must be jiggled until it engages forward. The same for reverse. Once underway it will continue indefinitely until the need to change direction. Jiggle go forward,jiggle go in reverse. It seems as though it helps to push the handle at an angle to the left depressing the switch on the left side at the base of the vacuum head.

Sounds like a loose wire, the wire is connected to the handle, you may be able to fix this yourself but be careful you can void the warranty by doing it your self. (most people make the problem worse) remember your kirby has a lifetime warranty (limi ... Kirby Ultimate G Bagged Upright Vacuum

Have Dyson DC 14. When tilt to vacuum, the handle and coiled hose comes away from the unit. The problem started when the little purple ridged curved part on front of vacuum cleaner right below handle came loose and a spring fell out from somewhere--don't know where. I pushed on the purple ridge part and it snapped back on. Now, can't get it loose again, don't know where the spring goes, and handle still comes loose from vacuum.

I'm not positive whether or not this is the wand handle because there are several versions of the DC14. However the device the locks and unlocks the wand in place is pretty similar between all the versions.The first picture is the wand re ... Dyson DC14 Animal Bagless Upright Cyclonic Vacuum

I have a Kenmore vacuum cleaner model #116.34720. The problem I am having is that if you are rolling the vacuum around, the base will drop without pressing on the handle release pedal. This often results in a bunch of dirt being dumped back out. The manual doesn't show anything about adjusting the handle release pedal so it holds the handle and base in an upright position better. Any help is greatly appreciated! Thanks in advance!

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KIRBY G5-Can see a sparking at the base of the handle

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Kirby g4 vacuum- need to replace the plastic connection piece between the vacuum bag and the vacuum base...anyone know where and how to do this?

See if this helps\015\012http://www.goodvac.com/kb_results.asp?ID=12\015\012\015\012Good Luck,\015\012Rocky ... Kirby G4 Bagged Upright Vacuum

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

I have a Kirby Heritage Vacuum Cleaner. Recently the handle fell backwords. I took the pin to the handle out and replaced it. It helped some, but the handle does not stay upright.

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Attachment of vacuum base to handle

Yes friction and the air suction presure keep the head and the handle together. ... Hoover S2220 Flair Bagless Upright Vacuum

Brush Roll belt stops turning durring vacuuming on WindTunnel self-propelled, v belt is a little loose with handle down. Tensioning roll is engaged OK, but fully at the end of its travel. Replaced belts flat and v, but still stops turning even on high carpet setting when vacuuming. Carpet setting and height adjustment appears to be working OK, roll is clean and turns easily when out. Also turns easily until it engages the carpet. Self propel function works just fine.

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Hi: My DC14 (not animal version) has 3 major cracks that have pretty much killed the thing. There are three 'columns' that run down from the handle to the base. From the back, the left one has either the intake or outflow for the canister and the right one has the reverse. The middle one is where the base of the extension hose and cord is mounted. On all three the plastic has cracked at about the point where the bottom of the canister meets the permafilter. The vacuum is useless now and

I'd suggest using an epoxy cement (3M makes really good stuff) The epoxy comes in 2 separate tubes or bottles. Each alone will do nothing, but when combined become incredibly strong. Use care when using since on ... Dyson DC14 All floors Bagless Upright Cyclonic Vacuum

When running the 2100 Electrolux vacuum, it is stopping and starting when pulling or pushing the floor attachment. Seems like the connection at the top of the handle is a little loose or the electric tabs are loose where the hose connects. Any ideas?

Other option is that on the hose end of the electrical connection, you can use an awl on the electrical connections to bend them in slightly so they make good contact when they are automatically plugged in when you connect the wands. HOWEVER, ONLY D ... Electrolux UltraLux 2000 Bagged Canister Vacuum

Is there a diagram/picture to help me visualize how to put cleaner belt back in vacuum? I was taking base of vacuum apart so I could get rid of hair that were wrapped on the roller. The cleaner belt came to loose and I could not figure how to fix it back. the model is eureka upright bagless series 430

Hi,Sorry to hear your belt fell out. Not good if you've never replaced a belt before...Here is a website where you can read a detailed description of how to change a belt: http://www.ehow.com/how_8034505_eureka-belt-replacemen ... Eureka 431A Optima Bagless Upright Vacuum

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

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Hello, I got a used Kirby Sentria. When I run the vaccum and push and pull on the handle, I can hearing a friction type noise. I got up close to the vaccum and it is not the wheels or roller. It is coming from the base of the handle. It's like it is pushing on something on the vaccum body and is creating the noise. Maybe transmission? Is this normal, or is it something I should be concerned about? Thanks for your help!

Try new belt yours may be slipping ... Kirby G5 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

Regarding my Kirby Generation 3 upright vacuum cleaner: the handle does not lock into place, but rather falls to the floor. Any thoughts on how to get it to stay in place? Also, I lost my owner/operator manual. Can I download one to learn how to clean and maintain the vacuum?

The plate that catches the handle to lock has a hidden spring behind that plate.I would leave it alone for the unit is pressed together. Used ones are found most everyday on Ebay. The owners manual maybe found on this website\015\012\015\ ... Kirby Generation 3 Bagged Upright Vacuum

My Kenmore progressive canistor vacuum has a loose electrical conection in the hose handle. How do you take the handle apart?

There are 3 visible screws there in the handle and one not so visible. start by removing the 3 visible screws.Take a flat screwdriver and pry off the colored portion of the handle that would contain the switch. There is one mo ... Kenmore 25512/ 25513 Progressive Canister Vacuum

G3 vacuum handle spring replace video kirby

See utube for fitting. however i suggest you get your local kirby enginere to do this ... Kirby G5 Bagged Upright Vacuum

Handle falls back on kirby vacuum

You need to change handle holder (the one with spring at the bottom of handle), mostly spring disconnected and it can,t be fixed. ... Kirby G6 Bagged Upright Vacuum

I have a kirby G4 and the mini emtor is broke off. It looks like there is a piece that connects the mini emtor boot to the base of the vacuum. I was wondering what that part is or if it is just part of the mini emtor that broke off and stayed attached.

Hello, hrjI was trying to help you out here. Maybe this will help some? I was going backto some customers that asked questions in the recent past and even fartherback. It appeared that no one answeredsome of them, So, I thought I would tak ... Kirby G4 Bagged Upright Vacuum

I have a kirby legend 11, the long handle is loose, how do I tighten it please?

If it is not staying up the handle falls down then is caused by the handle spring assembly. Replace the assembly and it should do just fine. There about 7 different components inside the shell, it's usually the spring but after so many years the bu ... Vacuums

Kirby G# handle leans to the front of the vac and when you vacuum it tries to move to fast and front pops up

A pin secures the handle in place securely. Is it missing? ... Kirby Generation 3 Bagged Upright Vacuum

The right front wheel came off my G6 Kirby vacuum, then the entire axle and wheel adjustment came loose--including a spring that was attached to something.

Thank heavens for a husband who can fix anything--and save me a lot of money for repairs and advice! ... Kirby Vacuums

The TechDrive Pedal on my Kirby G6 fell out of the back of my vacuum cleaner. I removed the screws from the metal plate one the bottom to try to see if something had come a loose. Can you send me a diagram so I can put it back together or tell me where I can get a service manual. The only part I am having trouble with is the metal piece inside that engages the power drive. Thank you.

The pedal drive fell out . Do you have a manual telling me how to get it together again.. Thanks, Dianne ... Kirby G6 Bagged Upright Vacuum
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