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Kirby G4 running very loud and smells hot.

My Kirby G4 had been running extra loud lately. Now the belt broke and it smells like something is burning (along with running very loud) when I turn it on and try to just use the attachment hose - I haven't replaced the belt yet. I'm afraid to use it. Is the motor bad? Is it worth fixing?

Rhonda from Iowa

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Were you put the belt on see if any thing is rubbing against shaft.it may have been the belt,replace the belt and clean out the bab and also the floor brush.

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