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Access brush roll

The green light will come on if held down, but when vacuum is engaged it will not stay on. Just opened the vacuum-brand new

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Change a belt


You did not state your model or make so I can't explain how to change your model but most vacuums you must remove the bottom plate held on by screws that covers the brush roll, remove the brush roll and belt and reverse the process with the new belt. Some models have the brush roll held in by screws and/or brackets, some brush rolls slide down into slots. Replace the brush roll if the bristles are worn or frayed. If you are not replacing the brush roll remove the endcaps if possible and clear any hair or debris that has worked it's way in there.
Cogged belts are different from stretch belts and do not need to be replaced at least once per year like stretch belts do. You should still remove the brush roll at least once or twice per year to clean out debris. Maybe more often if it gets hair or strings wrapped around it which can build up causing friction and heat which can melt or damage the brush roll or even the nozzle housing.

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Should the green light be on while I am using my Kirby vaccum


If you mean the light on the top or side of the Power Nozzle, yes, it should be on for most uses. You can disengage the belt for other uses. The green light illuminates when the belt is turning the brush roll. So, you see, the green light functions to confirm to you that the brush roll is spinning. For carpet, you would want the brush roll spinning. When I vacuum my comforter or sofa, I don't have the belt engaged because I don't want the roller to grab up my fabric. For that use, the green light is not illuminated.

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Green light kirby vacuum


The green light does not affect the performance of your vacuum. There is a small magnet in the brush roll that makes the light glow to show you the brush is spinning properly. If your light worked before you took the vacuum in for service you can look at the brush roll to see if it has been installed properly. The magnet should line up to spin at the spot where the green light is. If the brush is not installed properly or the wrong brush roll is installed the magnet will not line up with the green light.

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The green light on my Kirby Ultimate G is not on but brush is spinning suction is pick stuff up. Is there a light bulb or a bigger problem?


You are referring to the green led light on the front of the machine that tells you the brush is rotating? this is operated by a small magnet on the brush roll, when rotating it generates a small current to bring the light on. Remove the brush roll and check for damage behind the green led inside the case, also check for the magnet on the brush roll, ensure it is not missing and the brush roll is in the correct way round, magnet needs to be at green led end (ie to the left)
Magnet is fitted flush within the brush roll close one end and is around 6mm 1/4" diameter.
Green light not working will not affect the machine in any way.

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Green light


You are referring to the green led light on the front of the machine that tells you the brush is rotating? this is operated by a small magnet on the brush roll, when rotating it generates a small current to bring the light on. Remove the brush roll and check for damage behind the green led inside the case, also check for the magnet on the brush roll, ensure it is not missing and the brush roll is in the correct way round, magnet needs to be at green led end (ie to the left)
Magnet is fitted flush within the brush roll close one end and is around 6mm 1/4" diameter.
Green light not working will not affect the machine in any way.

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X1.1 model has plenty of suction through the nozzle, but doesn't 'pull' across the floor anymore or pickup dirt when using upright


Assuming that the automatic height adjuster is working properly, most likely your Sebo needs a new brush roll because the bristles on the old one are worn to the limit. To test the height adjuster, put the machine in the normal operating position (with the handle not upright) then switch on - the green "down" light may come on briefly (or may stay on if the brush is worn). Then, leaving the machine switched on, move the handle to the locked upright position - the green "up" light should come on, and you may be able to see the whole machine tilt backwards slightly as it lifts the brush off the floor. If that happens, the adjuster is working properly and you definitely need a new brush roll.
I hope this helps. If you need more guidance, just post a reply here and I'll get back to you soon. Please remember to rate this answer as I do value feedback. Good luck!

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The brushes on my new healthy home vacuum wont rotate when the machine is turned on how do i access the belt location


If you turn the vacuum over so you can see the brush roll, there is a brush cover that is held on by (4) screws. Remove those screws and the base plate cover will come off. With the base plate cover off you can access the roller brush an belt. If you need a replacement belt you can get it here:

http://www.vacbelts.com/bissell-healthy-home-belt.htm

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Kirby g4 vaccum


please clarify what you mean?
Do you mean motor bearings or brush roll bearings?
brush roll bearings can be adjusted to lower the brush closer to the carpet when worn.
to do this remove the front brush assembly, there is usually a sticker below the belt hole showing RED = POSITION 1 HIGHEST (ie a new brush roll)
GREEN = POSITION 2 MIDDLE (brush part worn)
BLACK = POSITION 3 LOWEST (brush fully worn)
At each side of this there are 2 clips unlock these and remove the bottom cover.
Release the belt tension by rotating the belt release at the front.
Before removing the brush roll, at each end of the brush roll there is a grey plastic bearing carrier (Square at the ends) MARK this with a pen or marker just so you know the original position, also look closely for the coloured markings as indicated above or numbering 1,2 or 3.
If RED or "1" is showing you need to remove the brush roll by pulling it out and rotate the endcaps to Green or "2" and re-insert the brush roll, If Green or "2" is showing then rotate the endcaps to Black or "3" and re-insert.
If Black or "3" is showing then the brush roll is worn and cannot be adjusted any more, fit a new brush roll and insert with RED or "1" showing.
To re-attach the belt, move the belt to the middle of the roll and rotate the belt knob at the front ensuring the belt engages with the hook on the inside.

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Install new belt


You did not state which brand you have, most vacuums you either take off the bottom plate to get to the belt and brush roll, or you take off the top cover to access them. The belt goes over the motor shaft or pulley, then over one end of the brush roll.

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Red light stays on


Most likely the hose or the inlet down by the brush roll has a clog in it. The red light indicates a full bag, but if there is a clog, then it thinks it has a full bag.

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