Question about Kirby Ultimate G Bagged Upright Vacuum
I replaced the impeller on my Kirby G 3. Now when I install the carpet head on, the belt and belt lifter start to get very hot right away. The screw that holds the hook to the plastic body of belt lifter, got so hot that it melted the surrounding plastic. I shortened the screw, because I thought it was rubbing on the new shaft that came with impeller, but that did not solve the problem. It appears to me that the belt is rubbing on the belt lifter because it wants to ride on the edge of the shaft. If I turn the brush in opposite direction by hand, then the belt seems to be moving away from the belt lifter hook.For the brush to turn backwards, I have to reverse the rotation on main motor. I am confused because there is good suction when I use the hose, meaning the rotation has to be correct. If I am looking at the shaft from front end, it is turning anti-clockwise. I would really appreciate if someone could guide me to the cause of this problem and how to fix it. Thanks.
I would say that it is definitely running backwards. I have a guide to replacing the power switch that outlines the reassembly of the Kirby and tells you which carbon brush wire plugs into which hole on the power switch. Each carbon brush has a letter (B or O) and the same two letters are on the switch to help you get the wires back on right. (the "B" attaches to the "B" and the "O" attaches to the "O") Here is the link to the guide and I hope it helps,...
Posted on Jun 28, 2009
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