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My kirby has no sucktion.The belt is on,the roller is working the bag is empty,what is wrong?

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  • lilmissjen May 18, 2009

    no sucking here either-brush going the wrong way :(

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Willieturbo - Unplug Kirby, remove the nozzle and the bag. Use a coat hanger wire to make sure there is nothing stuck in exhaust (under front fan cover). Remove disposable bag - check if there is nothing stuck in the plastic miniemptor and bag fill tube.
If no clogs - check if brush roll bristles stick out of the nozzle by about 1/8 of an inch. For more info go HERE and scroll down to brush/belt installation instructions.

lilmissjen - If brush sweeps AWAY from the vacuum then someone must have worked on the unit and switched wires that go from motor brushes to power switch go HERE and see pictures #16 and #18

Good Luck,
Rocky

Posted on May 29, 2009

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