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Kirby G4D belt change . haven't changed the belt in years ! not sure who it goes on, or around the the spool housing ??


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Changing belt on Kirby is a bit complicated. Kirby Co. just did not make it easy for their customers. You have to be careful when installing the brush roll back. Brush roll end caps have to be put back a certain way. For detailed instructions with pictures go HERE.

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