Kirby G5 Bagged Upright Vacuum

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Manufacturing Date: 1997 – 1999

The Kirby G5 is one of Kirby`s most popular color by its dark maroon color and sleek design. The most unique feature of the G5 was its “Lexan” fan blade that was redesigned with the help of NASA to increase the overall suction power.

Q: How can I tell when my disposable bag is full and needs to be replaced? A: There is a fill line on the disposable bag and when the dirt reaches this line you should replace your disposable bag because it is no longer filtering properly.
On most Kirby vacuum cleaners, filtration is managed by the filter bag that is used to collect dust and debris. However, some models offer a secondary level of filtration in the form of a foam filter or a screen filter.
The Dyson vs. Kirby vacuum cleaners debate can be complicated, as these brands are so different. If it comes down to price or size, Dyson will probably get the upper hand — but for all other vacuuming considerations, Kirby is the way to go.
Kirby vacuum prices are higher than many vacuums found at big-box stores, but that`s because Kirby vacuums are made of durable materials that will last for years. Why replace an inexpensive vacuum over and over again when you can purchase a Kirby vacuum? This complete home cleaning system that will last for a lifetime.
The first game in the Kirby series, Kirby`s Dream Land for the original Game Boy, was released in Japan on April 27, 1992 and later in North America, Europe and Australasia in August that year. A simple game, consisting of five levels, it introduced Kirby`s ability to inhale enemies and objects.
Q: It smells like the belt is burning. What is wrong? A:It is likely the belt isn`t turning freely on the brush roll. Flip out the belt lifter handle and turn it clockwise until the green arrows line up.
VACUUMING. Q: What is the N/D pedal on the back of the Kirby for? A: This is your Neutral/Drive pedal. When you are vacuuming or using the carpet shampooer in the upright position, push down the Drive (D) pedal.
Unlock the Handle Tilt Latch Lever before pulling backwards. Failure to follow this notice could result in damage to the floor. For carrying: Move the Handle Tilt Latch Lever away from the bag to lock the base in place when the unit is lifted off the floor.

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Kirby G5 Anyone know how I can get a Manual for the Kirby G5 cleaner? Download it from somewhere?
ANSWER : There are no downloadable versions of the manual. The G5 manual is out of print, but you can buy any of the G series manuals…they’re all the exact same machine.
.Marci

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Operating manual i have lost my operating manual for my bissell Model #9500 proheat x2 cleaner. where can i get another manual? on one of the sites it shows that i can download the manual but for some reason i can not down load it. can you please help me with this problem?
ANSWER : BISSELL User’s Guides can be downloaded at www.bissell.com
.On the front page under Customer Service click on User’s Guides and enter the model number of your unit.
.User Guide will be displayed as a PDF file.

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It’s been awhile since I have used my shampoo system on my Ultimate G series Kirby. Well, as instructed I took it apart and cleaned it. Now I can?t figure out where to put the ?screen cap? and ?sponge filter?. I have my manual in front of me and the only place it shows the filter and sponge (page 35 in the manual) is when it?s been taken apart to clean. It doesn?t show where to put it back. I don?t know what I would do without all the pictures in the Kirby manual. HELP! Thanx. Visual Kirby Vacuu
ANSWER : Hello,
.The littlew round screen goes in the hole where the hose attaches to the tank. The round foam filter goes up in the hole underneath the on/off valve for the foam. Here is a guide if you need any more help…
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.http://reviews.ebay.com/KIRBY-CARPET-SHAMPOOER-INSTRUCTIONS-MANUAL-DIRECTIONS_W0QQugidZ10000000004594992
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.Marci

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Owner/user manual Before my sister died she gave me the little grren machine model 1425 turbo brush with heat. That is all I know about it as she did not find the manual and now no one knows where it is and I really want to get it working and learn about it, as I know she loved it. so I really need a manual. thank any one that can tell me if it is on line or something.

Kirby sentra I got my friends kirby and was gonna use the upholstery cleaner and can’t figure it out, she has never used it and does not know where the manual is, can someone let me know how to attach it?
ANSWER : Remove the bag assembly from the machine.Install the hose to the machine.The upholstery shampooer is simply a trigger assembly with a jar attached.Simply connect the back of the trigger ***’y to the end of the hose.On the attachment case is a cloth covered cap that goes on the other end of the trigger assembly.This is what creates the foam.Fill the jar with shampoo solution.Use the trigger to deposit the foam onto surface.Work the foam into fabric using soft cloth or brush.When it’s dry,vacuum the foam and dirt out using the hose attachment on the suction side(front) of the machine

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Kirby Manual I can’t find my manual and I need to know how to use the handheld shampooer part of my Kirby. It is the Kirby Sentria. Can you halp? Thanks~ Naomi
ANSWER : The spray gun instruction HERE but be very careful – try shampooing in an inconspicuous area first. This is essentially as if you would buy some of those “spray on” upholstery cleaners in an aerosol cans.

Good Luck,
Rocky

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Kirby Sentria I bought my kirby sentria just before we were to move house and although I have the instructions somewhere, they will be boxed up and I so want to clean the carpets before I move. Problem is that I don’t know whether the belt should be on or off when using the big silver front with the Kirby insignia on it. I know that the green light should come on when it is working properly and it does not, so I am doing something wrong. I can attach the attachments no problem but I want to use
ANSWER : If the green light is off, then its time to replace the band. This video shows you how.

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I can’t get the vacuum to **** and can’t get to the point of the clog. The pieces don’t come off. Also need to know how to get the filter piece off the machine.