Having problems with your Kirby G4 Bagged Upright Vacuum ?
The foot switch does not turn on the G4D Kirby vacuum cleaner.
\015 Where can I get a manual that shows how to replace the switch assembly?\015
Here's a link to a free guide! The switch is available at this site as well...there is a link in the guide to buy one.
\015\012Hope this helps,
\015\012Hope this helps,
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The foot switch does not turn on the G4D Kirby vacuum cleaner.
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I have a Kirby G4 Vacuum Cleaner - MOdel G4 D. I have never had any problems or repairs done to it in the past ten plus years that I've had it. This is an upright vacuum. I was vacuuming the carpet floor and was not having any trouble at all. I switched the vacuum off and moved it into a different room. When I tried to turn on the vacuum, it would not turn on. I checked with different outlets, used both front attachment and hose attachment. Checked the front part of the motor/ spiral case. This
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