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Kirby shampooer dispensing - NOT a filter problem
\015 I have a Kirby Ultimate G that is not properly dispensing the Kirby carpet shampoo. It comes out in only 2"-3" strips. I thought the problem was the little mesh filter - it just sits loosely in there and tends to fall out into the connector tube - but I secured it with plumbing tape and the problem still occurs. I have also checked the sponge filter and it is fine.Please help - I am ready to take this thing to the pawn shop, since I bought it mostly for the shampooer! Oh, and I have read the other responses to similar problems, so no need to post links to manuals or to Kirby customer support. I'm looking for direct solutions, please.\015
I had the same problem and I called my local Kirby guy, he's great, helped me when I thought I blew my kirby up, it was just a cord and he wa able to tell me that over the phone. When I called him with this problem, he knew right away that it was only putting out a thin strip in the middle only. The first thing was I needed that little screen, the second was the hole where the screen goes has a white tube that goes from that hole to the bottom of the tank, its kinda in the corner and I never thought it would have anything to do with the problem. He said I needed to run hot water in it and clean it cuz I was going to have to blow in it, yes, with my mouth. I ran it under hot water for a few minutes and then with hot water in the hole, blew into it. I did this a few times, checking the tube ending each time. After a few times, water was shooting freely through the tube. Problem solved, I think, I'll be shampooing tonight so i'll know for sure then. An alternative to blowing with your mouth would be using a can of air, didnt think of it till now and I have 1!
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Kirby shampooer dispensing - NOT a filter problem
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