Having problems with your Kirby G4 Bagged Upright Vacuum ?

I have a Kirby G4 it will start with the hose attachment but not the vaccum housing attachment ? I'm guessing a problem w/ the switch ....when I look at the switch I see two buttons I can actually

\015 Just would like an explanation of how the switch works and if I'm damaging the motor by manually activating...?\015

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