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Shampoo system not foaming

Hi, I am having trouble getting my shampoo system to work and it is driving me crazy! I'm wasting a ton of cleaner; it is going on the floor in spots(where ever I stop to pull the machine back toward me). It used to cover the area with foam; what am I doing wrong? I have changed out the belt and cleaned up the brush, well housing, etc. I would like to have a manual for the shampoo system if possible. I cannot find mine. I am the original owner of the machine. Thanks, Renee

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  • Renee Palmer Jun 26, 2007

    I did get it working! I cleaned the black ring on the place where the solution carrier goes so it would seal, and I also found that the little strainer looking piece that goes inside the end of the hose that connects to the solution carrier( on the end nearest the carrier) had come loose. To fix that I put black electrical tape around the strainer piece(on the neck of this piece) and trimmed it to fit precisely then placed it back in its place on the carrier and it did fit more snug. My shampoo system is foaming again!

    Renee

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Thank you, Mine is doing the same thing, I talked to the Vacuum repair guy in my town and he says the berrings(?) go out alot on the Kirby shampooers. But I will definitly try what you did first before replace the Berrings. Thanks, Annie

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