Question about Kirby Ultimate G Bagged Upright Vacuum
When I put my kirby in drive it literally drives itself, dragging me with it, across the room. Then, when I pull it back the head raises off the floor and it is super hard to pull back.
Posted by Anonymous on
SOURCE: Kirby G6 drive mode
look under the vacume cleaner and take off the cover make, shure the belt is where it needs to be, you should have a setting on the vacume cleaner that gives you an addjustment for the carpet your on, raze it up.
Posted on Nov 26, 2007
SOURCE: kirby g3 tech drive
so when u pull it back it's like it's not engaged at all? then it maybe the reverse is out....with the fwd soon to follow. remember the vac is 20yrs old; & working that long? it definately served it's purpose.
depending how much money you wanna spend on it buying a new or used trans. plus labor...or just an ebay used unit.
Posted on May 12, 2009
When wheels lock when vacuum is OFF - it is normal. If it happens when Kirby is ON then there are a few things that may have gone wrong
Primary drive belt is broken or something is wrong with plastic gears. See how to check the primary drive belt HERE.
If it is fine and gears are spinning - then something must be wrong inside the transmission. Parts for tech drive are not available from manufacturer so you are on your own. It is not really complicated - 2 clutches that engage and disengage depending which direction you push the vacuum. But if something in there is broken - you have to get a new tranny. It is not like getting a transmission for a truck but it still will set you back by about 100 $.
Posted on May 30, 2009
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