Having problems with your Kirby Vacuums ?

Do you have to use kirby cleaning solutions or can you use another form of carpet cleaner to clean and shampoo my carpet?

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You should always use Kirby Shampoo.Other shampoos have abrasives in them,which could clog the tank,or ruin the bearings at the end of brushroll.
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