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Kirby g6 My kirby is running louder than usual. Kind of like its screaming instead of running now. Its working fine, but the noise is really unbearable. What could it be?

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Could be the bearings, especially if the machine is old or the dust filters have not been replaced regularly.
Check to see if the noise is still present after the machine winds down when the power is turned off. A rattling sounds means bearings.

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