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Kirby drives away by itself (transmission?)

The vacuum transmission may be having problems since when it is turned on it takes off in overdrive. You can't pull it backwards since the wheels are spinning so fast. Is this an item or adjustment that I can make myself?

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I believe it is handle piviot spring assy. It's sounds $$$$ but I think it just needs a simple adjustment. you will need to have a repair shop look at it. I would pick one that offers free estimates. This way you should only have to pay for the labor. Hope to save you a little $$$$$

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Wheels on kirby spin too fast,can't control,what to do?

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Hi, Try logging your post on the Kirby Trading Forum at Kirbydirect.co.uk - you'll be sure to get a reply. John

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