Top 20 Kirby Ultimate G Bagged Upright Vacuum - Page 2 Questions & Answers


The service manuals are not readily available, the user's manual is supplied with the machine on cd. Which are you after?

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  1. Put the hose and see if suction is good. If it is - you may have had nozzle installed wrong or brush roll may be worn out (bristles must be sticking out of the nozzle by about 1/8 of an inch).
  2. If there is no suction with the hose either - check if bag is not overfilled to the point where dirt is blocking the fill tube hole.
  3. If two above are fine - something must be blocking the air passage from the fan to the bag. Check for clogs in the fill tube (tube inside the cloth bag) and mini emptor (bag bottom plastic part) and also see if there is something blocking the exhaust on the vacuum. You may not even see it so use a piece of wire. Once I found a sock there and it was so close to the fan that I could not see it in the hole and was only able to get it out using a homemade hook made from a coat hanger.
how to check for a clog in your Kirby

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Servicing what part of the machine? Can we get more info?

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I presume the motor is running, take the front brush roller off and check the fan is still intact. Possibly broken fan.

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about $1500 depending on sales person but could get them for about $1000

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no only small amount. slides and wedges come loose when m/c hit of walls and furniture. contact your local kirby agent for service or see utube for repairing yourself

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Put your hand under emptor pot, place your fingers into grip hole and pull to the right when you are behind the kirby.

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COntrol of the connection of the bag at the bottom of the machine that must be against the housing rotated are, there is also a microswitch used for safety, but there is a second micro switch that sits in front of the vacuum cleaner housing near the air intake as a push button which is operated next near to the hoseconnection by a pin.

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THE ANSWER IS WITHIN THIS GUIDE... :0)

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You are referring to the green led light on the front of the machine that tells you the brush is rotating? this is operated by a small magnet on the brush roll, when rotating it generates a small current to bring the light on. Remove the brush roll and check for damage behind the green led inside the case, also check for the magnet on the brush roll, ensure it is not missing and the brush roll is in the correct way round, magnet needs to be at green led end (ie to the left)
Magnet is fitted flush within the brush roll close one end and is around 6mm 1/4" diameter.
Green light not working will not affect the machine in any way.

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check this video it may help

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What is the problem?

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go to internet type kirby ultimate g bagger upright owners manual that is what u type in then down load your manual ps dont for get your modle an seral number

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thers loads of video's on youtube that will help you

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