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There are two switch locations on a Kirby, one is the lock out switch on the front housing where the hose or carpet tool locks in. At this location beside the intake port he is a small switch which must be depressed by your tools when fastening.
Assuming you diagnosed a bad internal switch and checked the cord prior, you should check this location as well. With the vac on a bench you should be able to depress this tab with a small screwdriver to activate the motor. Again with the vac held secure, once you depress this tab you should be able to read continuity across the plug in termials near the toe pedal on the vac. Check to see this functin is working and also that the tiny wire leads are all secure in the proper position on the internal pedal switch
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G5kirby new switch wont work - Vacuums

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