Having problems with your Kirby G5 Bagged Upright Vacuum ?
Kirby G5 pulls to the right and sutters when pushing forward
\015 Pulls to the right and sutters when pushing forward. Does anyone know what parts I need to replace?\015
First adjust the height of your brush. You will have to take the bottom plate off as you were changing a belt. There are 3 height adjustment settings located at the end caps marked 1,2, and 3. Take note of where it's at and try the other two to see what works best. If that does not work, go to your local Authorized Kirby dealer and have them install the softer brushed. Often this is required for berber carpet.
Adjust the height of your brush.
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