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Need help with upholstery shampooing

Hi I know how to use the carpet shampooer, but I can't seem to work out how to use the upholstery attatchments. Are you able to point me in the right direction for a manual, or just let me know what goes where??? Cheers Vicky

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  • Vicky Wickens Apr 20, 2007

    Thanks Noggin.
    My parents are actually in America for another three weeks, but they are really difficult to get hold of. I might send them an email anyway to see if they can get hold of one for me. Cheers for that lead.
    I am in South West Western Australia. If you can find a nearby dealer for me, that would be wonderful.



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Unfortunately Kirby don't seem to support their Australian customers at all, sorry. (best they offered was a phone number of a dealer in Capetown) If you have a friend in the US who could send it on to you then you could get a manual here; Unfortunately they wont ship direct to Oz. Same deal here, if you have a contact in the UK; They even offer the video as well, If you can post back with your general area, I could find you a nearby dealer that sells the ultimate G where you might be able to get some help. Hope this can help you out, if not please post back with your location :)

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    Nigel Ridehalgh Apr 20, 2007

    Hopefully one of these is some use to you;

    other than that there seems to be a real shortage of vacuum cleaner people in your area - (I'm almost thinking about moving there and setting up a business!)

    good luck




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