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How does the belt go around the double rollers

Open the bottom put the belt around the motor spindle and the groove in the roller. Put the roller back in the retainer molded into the housing. Replace the bottom plate(s).

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I had problems replacing the fan on my KirbyG4 but with the help of this site was finally able to do so. When I put it all back together and turned on, the motor was very weak and then stopped and I smell...

There are a couple of possibilities here. First, I hope you made sure the new fan spun freely after installation, if so, and if you re-installed the rest of the parts correctly, you may have the belt installation crank on the front of the agitator housing in the up position yet. This is when you've installed the belt over the motor spindle. After that you need to continue cranking the assembly on the front until it's all the way down. That releases the belt so it can run freely and turn the brush. If it's still in the up position, it has the belt locked and the spindle will rub against the belt making the smell and smoke. Also if you closed the metal bottom plate and caught the belt under it when you finished the installation, that will also keep the belt from turning with the brush.

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Replacement of v belt

Instructions1 Place the riding mower on a level surface and set the emergency brake. Open the engine or tilt the seat back to gain access to the battery. Disconnect the negative battery cable with a socket. Turn off the main fuel petcock valve from the tank to the carburetor. Set the attachment clutch in the "Disengage" position. Set the motion control lever to neutral. Place the mower deck lift lever in its lowest position to drop the deck.
2 Pull the belt against the engine drive pulley, then pull upward on it and slip it off the pulley. Unclasp the small clutch retainer spring from the pulley bolt. Detach the big retaining spring and then slide the collar sleeve off. Shove the housing guide out from the br
3 Pull the retainer springs off that hold the rear suspension arms to the rear mower deck bracket. Disconnect the front link arms that hold the front of the mower deck to the chassis. Pull the lift lever to put the suspension arms at full height.
4 Slide the mower deck out from the bottom of the tractor. Tilt the mower deck and prop it up with wood blocks. Use a stiff cleaning brush to remove all mud, twigs and grass clumps. Wipe the top of the deck and undercarriage with a rag.
5 Un-thread the belt from around the idler and mandrel pulley. Place the new belt around the mandrel pulley and idler pulley first, then stretch it up to the drive pulley and loop it into the pulley grooves. Make sure the V part of the belt rests inside the pulley.
6 Use the lever to raise the suspension arms on the deck. Push the deck back under the tractor. Lower the suspension arms and replace all the retaining springs in reverse or the order in which you removed them. Slide the sleeve back into position and secure it with the spring. Reattach the spring to the anti-sway bar. Shove the housing guide back into its bracket.
7 Raise the mower deck with the lever. Reconnect the negative battery cable with a socket. Turn on the fuel petcock valve. Start the engine and engage the main drive lever. Test-drive.


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Hi, I desperately need a service manual for my Suzuki M120X lawnmower engine.

Try this link. Manual is for a Toro mower with a Suzuki engine.

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Kirby Heritage 2 fan replacement

Take the bag asm. and handle off. Then remove the plastic strip covering the switch, remove the screw there, remove the 3 screws on the housing, turn it over and loosen the screw near the back, the housing should come off. Then remove the screws on the back of the fan casing. You shouild be able to get to the fan, hold the fan and turn the spindle to the right to take off. If it would turn off, then you may have to lock the armature so it can't turn to move it. Then re-asemble in reverse.

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Eureka model 4870 belt replacement

  • Following the belt replacement instructions in the manual, I removed the three screws, took off the base plate and removed the brush roll, slipping it out of the belt.
  • Up and somewhat inside the plastic housing I could see the other end of belt going around the drive shaft.
  • But the shaft had no gap around its end to allow removal or replacement of belts. It extended from the motor completely across the space and against the plastic housing.
  • Yikes.
  • I dismantled the housing until the end of the shaft was accessible and found that the problem wasn't the shaft moving out of position.
  • The problem was that the bushing mounted on the end of the shaft for the belt to ride on had slipped over.
  • Ah HAH.
  • I applied some LokTite green threadlocking adhesive (though neither the shaft nor the bushing are threaded) to the shaft, slipped the bushing all the way onto it and put it all aside to set up.
  • Finally I reassembled the machine with a new belt in place, plugged it in, crossed my fingers and hit the power switch.
  • It worked like new! FIXT! And I had only one screw left over. It was a small one too, so I doubt if it was important...heh.
Does your machine have a slipped bushing? You may be able to fix it without taking it apart any more than for a normal belt replacement. Try using a rubber or plastic-tipped forceps or pliers move the bushing back into position. Be careful not to mar the metal as it will chew any new belt to bits in seconds. If you are able to move it, put on a few drops of LokTite, epoxy or some other adhesive to keep it in place. You may be able to avoid sending your vac to the shop for costly repairs.

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Hoover WindTunnel Canister: Roller brush motor not turning

These motors have a fuse incorporated in the field winding and it sounds like that blew. These motors sometimes overheat at the front bearing and the bearing will melt into the plastic housing. This will cause the fuse to blow. It sounds like that's your problem. You can remove the motor by removing the three screws on the bottom of the powerhead and then check the front bearing for any bubbling or blistering in the plastic housing. The shaft of the motor should turn easily.

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Maybe a second belt or pully.

If that spindle you are talking about is the motor shaft, then the motor is bad. Usually the belt goes from the brush roll to the motor shaft. It may help if we knew brand and model number.

Dec 04, 2007 | Vacuums

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G2000 Kirby HELP

I'm not familiar with this type of vacuum, but if it's like most kirby's the powerhead gets all its motion off the tapered spindle underneath the powerhead. IF the belt is installed backwards on this spindle then all motions are reversed. there should be an arrow stamped into the blower housing. the belt should be installed so it is nearest to the arrow in the direction of the arrow on the housing.

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