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Kirby g4 brush wont turn belt ok

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Your belt has stretched or worn so the roller brush cannot turn against the resistance of the carpet. You need to replace your belt. You can get one here:

Kirby G4 Replacement Belt

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Your belt has probably been stretched to the point where it will not work so good.

Posted on Jul 03, 2009

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