I have a kirby diamond edition ultimate G series that I bought at an estate sale and plugged it in and it does not come on. Does anyone know what could be the problem. I am pretty sure it is not the cord. Thanks Lou
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Re: vacuum does not power on
Check to make sure the front nozzle is on correctly and also the bag base, make sure it is pushed all of the way in. There are safety switchs at these 2 spots and have to be engaged to work. You can't tell by looking at the cord to know that it is ok or not. Use a continuity meter to check that one side on the cord isn't open. Could also be a bad switch, carbon motor brushes not making contact. Armature bad in the motor. So there are several probables for it not working.
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I believe you called me after posting this question but for all other folks that may come across I'll repeat - ANY of following Kirby model shampooers will work - G3; G4; G5; G6; Ultimate G, Ultimate G diamond edition and Sentria.
http://geeksquad.fixya.com/ThreadView.aspx?prdid=11557&thid=617575 Manual Posted by Caroyl on May 23, 2008 Is there a manual I can download online for the Kirby Ultimate G Series Diamond Edition, Model G7D? Hello, I would advise you to ALWAYS to FIRST UNPLUG YOUR VACUUM before beginning any service procedure. My suggestion is that you contact the Kirby Co in Cleveland listed below and they will instruct you either to down load a owner’s manual or they will mail one out to you, there might be a local Kirby dealer in your area that might have a manual as well. So if you need further assistance, please feel free to contact your local vacuum cleaner dealer in your area or in the yellow pages, or contact the factory phone number or website to further assist you with your questions. http://kirby.com/Customer Service – United States & Canada1-800-494-8586 Hours 8:00 am to 5:00 pm (EST)U.S. & Canada Fax # 1 (216) 529-6146 Mail To: Consumer Relations The Kirby Company 1920 West 114 Street Cleveland, OH44102 Thanks, Don the Vac Man Go Ahead. Use Us.
http://www.geeksquad.fixya.com/ThreadView.aspx?prdid=0&thid=576029 Generic problem for all Vacuums Kirby Ultimate Diamond Edition G Posted by jlutsi on May 06, 2008 Kirby Ultimate Diamond Edition G Series, upright. Problem: I lost my manual. How do I use my vacuum on hard wood floors? How do I use attachments, where do they attach? Hello, I would advise you to ALWAYS to FIRST UNPLUG YOUR VACUUM before beginning any service procedure. Kirby Ultimate Diamond Edition You can cal the Kirby factory to request a new owner’s manual and they will describe how to use the vacuum on hardwood floors. There is a felt piece as wide as the brushroll area that will clip on to the bottom of the revolving brush area so that you hard wood floors don’t get scratched. The Kirby head will dial off and the Kirby head will come off and the attachment hose will connect to the front of the Kirby and that is how you use the attachments. Also contact your local Kirby vac dealer. So if you need further assistance, please feel free to contact your local vacuum cleaner dealer in your area or in the yellow pages, or contact the factory phone number or website to further assist you with your questions. http://kirby.comContact Us by Phone United States and Canada 1-800-494-8586 Between the hours of 8:00 am to 5:00 pm EST Monday thru Friday Don – The Vac Man Go Ahead.Use Us.