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Kirby Heritage 2 fan replacement

How do I replace the fan assembly in my Kirby Heritage 2 vacuum?

Also is there a site where I can download a repair manual?

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  • bombadee Jun 21, 2008

    Thanks a bunch. This was very helpful

  • Anonymous Mar 13, 2014

    vacuum won't start ran good last time I used it .when I turn it on the light comes on dim but will not run.

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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.

Posted on Jun 21, 2008

I put a vise grip on the disintergrated fan to hold the armature whilst I spun the top locking spindle off, pretty easy stuff

Posted on Sep 08, 2008

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