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My Kirby G5 has a power problem. Its handle needs to be tiltled all the way to almost flat position for the power to comne on. If the handle is back up to its standing postion, the power will be off. What's the cause of this problem? Any suggestions/comments will be greatly appreciated!!!

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Sounds like u may have a problem with the cord connection inside the power plant would suggest u take to repair shop not something i would suggest u try yourself
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