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How do I replace the belt on kirby generation 3?

I need instructions on how to replace the belt on my kirby generation 3 vac. Please show a picture if you can. Thank You!

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    I have followed the pictures but the hook will not grab the belt when i am turning the handle back to 'on'.

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The instruction is HERE with plenty of pictures.

Good luck

Posted on Jan 27, 2009

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