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Kirby generation 3 fan

How do I seperate the fan from the motor on a kirby generation 3 vacuum? Thank you.

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    Thanks soo much for the speedy reply. With your help and my realizing that it has left hand threads The problem was solved

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You have to take off the top cover, then the handle pivot. Look down at the back of the armature you will see that it has a flat spot, you use a small vise grips or pliers to hold it, turn the belt pulley to the right if I remember right and turn the pulley off. If it won't come free, use a couple of flat blade screwdrivers and pry up to pop the fan off. Then put it all back together.

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We have a kirby generation 3 and it slows down and speeds up almost sounds like it is going do quit could this be a brush problem in the motor sometimes it will quit.


You may need to service you Kirby. Go this page HERE, fill out Service Request Form and ship to us together with you Kirby. We will inspect it and will call you with an estimate.

Good Luck,
Rocky

Dec 09, 2009 | Kirby Generation 3 Bagged Upright Vacuum

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How To Attach Carpet Shampooer To Your Kirby Generation 4 (G4) Upright.


Hello,

This is an excellent, easy to follow video presentation of attaching the carpet cleaner to your Kirby Generation 3 Upright Vacuum Cleaner. Please note that the model being used in the video is a newer model named the Sentria, but the process of attaching the carpet extractor attachment is identical on the Kirby Sentria and the Kirby Generation 4. The only major difference is that the Generation 4 does not have the lever that extends out to turn the belt to off. On the Generation 4 this is dont by turning the entire white square with the Kirby logo on it in the front of the vacuum cleaner.

Please feel free to ask for a repair clarification if you have a question on how to attach the carpet shampooer. I'm always, more then happy to answer any follow up questions there may be.


Instructional Video On How To Attachment Carpet Shampooer To Kirby Generation 4 (g4) Vacuum Cleaner:
http://kirbywhq.powweb.com/videos/Carpet_Shampoo.mov


I hope that this helped you change your Kirby into a carpet shampooer. I you found this video helpful, please rate this Tip as helpful by clicking the Thumbs Up Icon. I really do appreciate it, thank you.

Chris J.

on Mar 21, 2010 | Kirby G4 Bagged Upright Vacuum

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How To Attach The Carpet Shampooer Cleaning Attachment Kirby Generation 3 (G3).


Hello,

This is an excellent, easy to follow video presentation of attaching the carpet cleaner to your Kirby Generation 3 Upright Vacuum Cleaner. Please note that the model being used in the video is a newer model named the Sentria, but the process of attaching the carpet extractor attachment is identical on the Kirby Sentria and the Kirby Generation 3. The only major difference is that the Generation 3 does not have the lever that extends out to turn the belt to off. On the Generation 3 this is dont by turning the entire white square with the Kirby logo on it in the front of the vacuum cleaner.

Please feel free to ask for a repair clarification if you have a question on how to attach the carpet shampooer. I'm always, more then happy to answer any follow up questions there may be.


Instructional Video On How To Attachment Carpet Shampooer To Kirby Generation 3 Vacuum Cleaner:
http://kirbywhq.powweb.com/videos/Carpet_Shampoo.mov


I hope that this helped you change your Kirby into a carpet shampooer. I you found this video helpful, please rate this Tip as helpful by clicking the Thumbs Up Icon. I really do appreciate it, thank you.

Chris J.

on Mar 21, 2010 | Kirby Generation 3 Bagged Upright Vacuum

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Kirby generation 3 won't vacuum. It runs and


You may have suction but if the belt is worn the roller brush won't spin and therefore won't pick up anything. You can get a replacement belt here:

http://vacbelts.xps.convina.com/kirby-301291-belt.htm

Oct 10, 2009 | Kirby Generation 3 Bagged Upright Vacuum

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How To Change The Fan or Impeller Blade On a Kirby Generation Vacuum


Greetings,

Below we have shot a video on how to replace the fan blade (also known as the Impeller Blade) on a Kirby Generation 4 Upright Vacuum Cleaner step by step in an easy to understand format. If you'd like to see a repair done by video, please contact us. Also be sure to stop by our website for all of your Kirby Vacuuming needs;

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If you found this repair video helpful, please be sure to rate the repair as helpful by clicking the Thumb Up Icon at the bottom of the repair page. Feel free to contact me if you have questions on how to do it, or how to purchase the part.

Thank you,

Chris J.
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on Mar 20, 2010 | Kirby G4 Bagged Upright Vacuum

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Motor getting really loud!


Your Kirby most likely needs a new fan. Please see this link to get the part and do it yourself repair instructions...

http://reviews.ebay.com/KIRBY-VACUUM-REPAIR-HOW-TO-REPLACE-THE-FAN-IMPELLER_W0QQugidZ10000000003711302

Marci

Aug 27, 2008 | Kirby Generation 3 Bagged Upright Vacuum

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Help on kirby G4D


here is a link to taking the fan off of the kirby...all the Generation Series Kirbys are the same :)

http://reviews.ebay.com/KIRBY-VACUUM-REPAIR-HOW-TO-REPLACE-THE-FAN-IMPELLER_W0QQugidZ10000000003711302?ssPageName=BUYGD:CAT:-1:LISTINGS:3


Hope that helps!!!

Apr 05, 2008 | Kirby G4 Bagged Upright Vacuum

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