Having problems with your KIRBY SENTRIA ?
our kirby sentria vac turned itself on LAST NIGHT WHY WE WERE SLEEPING
vac was just sitting plugged in to the outlet and just turned itself on.
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Kirby Sentria Hi, I have a new Sentria & used it for the first time today. It was going fine & then I could smell smoke & it started to make a loud noise so I turned it off quickly. If I turn it on it immediately starts making the noise again & I can see it is all lit up inside like something is burning or sparking. I have checked the roller & it is moving & I have checked the fan which is moving & doesn't appear to be damaged in anyway. This product is from the US & we are in the UK & we are us
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For the first time, I tried using my Kirby Sentria shampoo attachment. I've lost the manual but found instructions online for making the swap from regular vac to shampoo-er and got it all assembled. The foam laid down just fine, however, when I run the vac back over the foam to pick it up, there is not a stitch of water showing up in the tray. First I thought maybe it was bc I hadn't put that much of the foam/water onto the carpet, but 12 hours later, the carpet is still wet in spots. Clearly
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I have a kirby sentria vaccum carpet shampoo system and I cannot get the shampoo suction head to work! It comes on but the belt is not turning. I have tried taking it off and looking at the assembly but no luck. And I have tried turning the belt engage lever to off and on to see if it makes any diference.
I had the same problem at first but figured it out. Make sure before you put it on the vacuum itself, that the shampooing unit is completely together. The belt needs to be taunt like it would be when the brush is turning. Once you put it on and turn ... Vacuums
My Kirby Sentria upright vacuum won't turn on since I disconnected the hose attachment
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I have a kirby sentria. vacuumed up my son's headphones and immediately shut if off. took brush off, unwound headphones, put it back together. when i turned it back on, the belt snapped. so i went to vacuum place, got new belt, but when i put it on, with the green arrows lined up, it doesn't have much suction. with the red arrows lined up, it just smells like its burning and i don't want to break another belt! HELP!!
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Where is the mfg. plate showing date of mfg. on a Kirby Sentria Vac.?
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I have owned my kirby sentria for 2.5 years and have had no problems until now. The vacuum still works but I cannot lower it all the way down or the light will turn off and it will start to smell like something is burning inside. I use it on the 2nd or 3rd setting with no problem. I have changed the belt and cleaned all the hair and strings that were on the roller but it still has this problem.
Kirby has a 3 yr back to base guarentee so contact ur local rep or kirby direct and thy will sort it all from there, hope this helps :) ... Kirby Vacuums
My central vaccum just stop working last night. It does not turn on at all.
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I shampooed my carpet and later that day went to use the Kirby Sentria and it wont turn on... it has always worked fine up to this moment, what could be wrong?
Specifically the bag attachment area. There is a detent on the bag boot that depresses a safety switch. Make sure the bag boot is rotated clockwise into its seated position. ... Kirby Heritage II Vacuum
Just purchased the unit 2 weeks ago. Worked great. Last night I left it plugged into an outlet - but turned "off". This AM the unit comes on; timer showing default @ 5 minutes; however, no "bubbling" action. Would leaving the unit plugged into a surge protector/UPS back-up unit overnight damage the product?
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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 sentria and after I shampoo'd the carpets I put it back together to be a regular vacuum and now it wont turn on. Any ideas what could be wrong?
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My brand-new Hoover Windtunnel T-Series Pet Rewind Bagless vac simply shut off while I was using it and now I can't get it to turn back on. I've emptied the dirt collection bin and let the unit sit unplugged for 30 minutes to reset the Thermal Protector as per the manual. I've even tried a few different outlets just in case a fuse got tripped, but the vac still won't turn on. What happened? Do I need to return this vac to the store? I just bought it 5 hours ago.
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