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Kirby g6 will not pic up dirt. Belt is on and bag

Kirby g6 will not pic up dirt. Belt is on and bag is new. Roller brush turns when vacuum is turned on. Could it have to do with mini-emptor

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Check for blockage or impeller if vacum makes loud noise the impeller is the part that gives it suction

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Vacuum cleaner "sparked" while in use and turned off.


There could be a problem with the motor or the switch. Electrical problems like this should be done by a qualified repair person for safety's sake.

Oct 16, 2017 | Kirby G6 Bagged Upright Vacuum

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How To Replace The Belt On a Kirby G6 Generation Vacuum Cleaner


Greetings,

Below we have recorded a video on how to replace the belt on a Kirby Generation Series G6 Upright Vacuum Cleaner. This easy to understand video will explain step by step how to change the belt, as well as service the roller brush. Learn how to lower the brushes as the beater bar wears out, and how to prolong the life of your belt by doing regular maintenance on the roller brush.

The repair is the same for all Kirby Generation Uprights. I hope this helps everyone! Feel free to contact us if you have any questions about vacuum repair.




If this video was helpful, please be sure to rate it as helpful by clicking the thumbs up icon at the bottom of the repair. Thanks for watching!

Chris J.
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on Mar 20, 2010 | Kirby G6 Bagged Upright Vacuum

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Not very good suction on my kirby g6d


Change the bag? Change the Belt? Check the brush roller.
It's one of those three 99% of the time.

Jan 30, 2013 | Kirby G6 Bagged Upright Vacuum

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Kirby G6 not vacuuming


The dirt path probably is clogged. The brushes are not turning because the drive belt is disconnected/broken/stretched

Sep 23, 2012 | Kirby G6 Bagged Upright Vacuum

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My Kirby seems to be putting more dirt on the floor than what it is picking up? The brush roller is turning but it leaves dust streaks . It also shoots particles out the side instead of vacuuming it up....


Hi there. It sounds like you belt may be stretched. Simple turn vac upside down, start it up and carefully press your hand on the brush. If the belt is stretched the rollewr will stop turning. If this does not help, you probably have a clog in the power head area. Hope this helps, Chris

Feb 09, 2011 | Kirby Ultimate G Bagged Upright Vacuum

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Kirby g4 brush wont turn belt ok


your belt has probably been stretched to the point where it will not work so good.

Jul 02, 2009 | Kirby Ultimate G Bagged Upright Vacuum

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Kirby G6 attaching fluffer brush on shampooer


Sure can,

You have two choices,
1.) To use your shampoo attachment, you'll need the fluffer shield, To set up the attachment seperate the tray assembly (the part that holds the roller brush) from the nozzle assembly (the part that attaches to the machine). Now seperate the roller brush from the tray (easiest way is to pull the belt). Insert the roller brush into the fluffer shield (it only goes one way). Insert the fluffer shield with the roller brush installed into the nozzle assembly the plastic shield will be faced towards the front of the machine. Turn belt lifter to where the red arrows match and attach to the front of the machine. Turn belt lifter to where the green arrows match and you should be in business.

2.) Your using the floor buffing attachment it the easiest method just put on like the floor nozzle (thing you vacuum with).

Jul 21, 2008 | Kirby G6 Bagged Upright Vacuum

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Replacing brush roller on my KIrby g6 limited edition


You need a new belt. When the green light goes out, that means your brushroll has stopped spinning. Here's how to change it....

http://reviews.ebay.com/CHANGING-THE-BELT-ON-A-KIRBY-G3-G4-G5-GSIX-ULTIMATE-G_W0QQugidZ10000000003720039

Even if you just replaced the belt, this guide will help you make sure that you got the brushroll back in the right way.

Hope it helps....

Marci

Dec 08, 2007 | Kirby G6 Bagged Upright Vacuum

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My Brush Roll Stops when lowered


Hi There,

            It sounds like you ready for a new belt, It needs to be a Genuine Knurled belt which has dimmples on this inside for extra grip.

 

Many Thanks

 

Chris

 

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Oct 22, 2007 | Kirby G6 Bagged Upright Vacuum

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Kirby G5 vacuum


Here is a link to the help you need,,,

http://reviews.ebay.com/CHANGING-THE-BELT-ON-A-KIRBY-G3-G4-G5-GSIX-ULTIMATE-G_W0QQugidZ10000000003720039

The G5 manual is out of print, but the G6 and Ultimate G models are exactly the same and wil work perfectly for your questions.
Marci

Sep 17, 2007 | Kirby G5 Bagged Upright Vacuum

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