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G5 Kirby drive problem

I have a similar problem, my Kirby drive switch is ok but when it is engaged it flips the machine, when you push/pull the machine the drive doesn't seem to engage properly, i have noticed that there is excess movement where the handle/hoover meet. It's as if a pin or some connection has come loose or broken.
thanks for any suggestion

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There might be a problem with slide assembly. Some free movement is OK but sometimes the slide sticks and Kirby "keeps going".
See THIS article

Rocky

Posted on Sep 19, 2009

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Gary...
You need to adjust your transmission. Here's a link that may help...

http://www.greatvacs.com/Kirby%20Transmission%20Adj.shtml

Marci

Posted on Aug 07, 2009

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