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G4 model is burning

My Kirby G4 model picks up but the motor sounds like its racing and I smell a faint burning smell. What's going on?

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May be the carbon brushes. DO NOT run the vacuum until you check them. If they are worn out, they can damage your armature and that is expensive to replace. Try my troubleshooting guide. It helps with do-it-yourself Kirby repairs. You'll also find links to directions and free repair guides!

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