Tech Support Changing Kirby G4 Fan Impeller

This is a transcript from our Tech Support Chat with good information on replacing the fan on a Kirby G4 Vacuum cleaner. Paul:Thanks for the opportunity to chat with you. May I help you? Guest:Hi Paul,can I purchase an impeller ? fan for my G4 Kirby? The 800 # I called said I would have to take in to a repair shop,but that is 2 hrs away. It makes the shrill noise and smells which we...

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How to Prevent Clogs on a Bissell Steamer Carpet Cleaner

One of the most frequent repairs in our repair shop is on the Bissell Proheat Carpet Cleaner. Especially the 2X model.  90% of the time the complaint from the customer is that they are just not dispensing cleaning solution.  We almost cringe when we see them coming in because we know that the repair estimate on these machines is going to be more than 50% of the value of it. It just means unhappy customers...

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Review of Hoover SteamVac Model F5912-900

I’ve sold,serviced and repaired just about every brand and model of SteamVac and carpet cleaner in the 18 years I’ve been in the floor care /  vacuum cleaner business.  I have to say that in my experience,there is just no such thing as a Big Box Store Carpet cleaner that will clean as effectively as a professional Steam Vac or last as long as commercial models. However,industrial quality Carpet Cleaners are priced out of the reach...

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Does My Kirby Vacuum Have a Lifetime Warranty

Good question. And also a frequently asked one. First, let me make clear that we are not a Kirby dealer and we are not affiliated with the Kirby company in any way. So, as with anything you read on the internet and elsewhere, do not assume that this post is 100% accurate. I am writing only in reference to what I have experienced over the past 20 years. Do your research, check other sources and...

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Tech Support Replacing Rainbow D4C SE Motor parts

This is a transcript from our Tech Support Chat with lots of good information on replacing Rainbow D4C SE motor parts. Paul:Thanks for the opportunity to chat with you. May I help you? Guest:yes. I am looking for some parts for a Rainbow SE vacuum. Guest:I’m wondering what sealant is used between the motor gasket flange and the gasket. Paul:Well,we use a product called Pliobond,but any good brand of Gasket sealant or contact cement will work....

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