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I have a Kirby Sentria that no longer has any suction. The head and belt parts are burning hot after only a few moments of being turned on. The bag is empty, the green light is on and everything appears to be working, but it is not sucking at all and is extremely hot! Also, when I ran the vacuum before noticing the issues, the fiber of the carpet were covering the head of the vacuum and piling up all around it. I have no idea what to do!

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the device is a bypass which allows some air flow when there is a blockage. you have a blockage somewhere i suspect hence no suction. check all hoses carefully. take off the base and check the air duct away from the brush roll

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Hi There, The machine does not actually suck the suds up. Basically the machine lays the foam down which then crystalises and absorbs the dirt in the process. Once this has had around - 4-5 hours to dry then you vacuum up as normal taking the crystalised dirt away. You should really use the Genuine Kirby product as it's very good but you can also you any other DRY FOAM shampoo. Hope this helps Chris www.elidistribution.co.uk

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If the green light is off, then its time to replace the band. This video shows you how.

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the dirt devil featherlight has a automatic height adjustment for carpet and bare floors.check the wheels and see if there is something wrapped up around the wheels

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you dont **** out the water....if you use the reccomended Kirby shampoo there is no need to **** out the water because it is a semi dry liquid ...it will dry by its self in about 1 hour....I,ve been with Kirby for 16 years now ...i will know

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