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The headlight on my Kirby doesn't work!

Hello! I have a Kirby G3 Vacuum and it works perfect! The only problem is that the headlight doesn't work. I put a new bulb in it and still doesn't work. The motor and TechDrive does work great. Can you tell me how to fix the headlight on my kirby vacuum? Thanks! Matthew

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A few problems exist in this situation.
A. Is the bulb you put in a genuine kirby part?
If not it is probally not the correct anperage.
B. Are the little medal pieces on the end lined up correctly? If not adjust and retry.
C. The socket the bulb fits into is bad. In that case call 1-800-948-1358 mon.-fri. 9am-6pm est
sat.9am-2pm est and ask for josh or buck to order the socket.

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Below we explain how you can replace a vacuum cleaner belt on the Kirby Generation upright vacuum cleaner. All you will need to perform this repair is a new Kirby Generation Upright Belt, and some time. No tools are needed to perform this repair. This repair is the same for all Kirby Generation models including: G3, G4, G5, G6, Ultimate G, Kirby Diamond Edition, and the Kirby Sentria. The repair procedures have to be followed exactly in order for the vacuum to work properly. This should be done at least once a year even if the belt doesn't break, because these belts will stretch out over that year time period and will not work as well as a new belt would.

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