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REMOVING HOSE END

I HAVE A KIRBY G6 2001 LIMITED ADDITION- THE ENDS ON THE HOSE GOT CHEWED UP BY MY DOG. HOW DO I REMOVE THE END ON THE HOSE SO THAT I CAN REPLACE IT?

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I had to replace the hose end on my Kirby, the motor end. I have the Diamond edition. Just take a hair dryer and get the end of the hose warm, and then us a screw driver. Works like a charm. It stays warm long enough to put the new end on.

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Hello!
Inside the machine end of the hose is a round rubber ring that holds the hose into the hose end. Take a flathead screwdriver and push the edge of the rubber ring towards the center and downward. MAKE SURE THAT YOU DON'T STAB YOURSELF IN THE PALM WITH THE SCREWDRIVER! lol
It should come out with some hard pushing. Now, just push the edge of the ring inwards again and hold it in place with your other hand. Put it up inside the new hose end and then use the screwdriver to smash the edge back out again to hold it in the new hose end. Hope this helps! Here is a link to find the repair part that you need to fix your hose...

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The hose end is normally glued on the Kirby vac's you have to cut the hose and trim back the end then either replace it with a new end or re-attach wtih rubber cement...

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