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How do I change my kirby g4 to sweep/mop mode?

I have had my kirby for about 13 years. I have lost my manual and can't remember how to change the attachments around to sweep and mop my kitchen floors. Could you please explain how to do this?

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  • wene Mar 26, 2009

    i do not have a owners manual and i need to take the main attachment off and put on the hose attachments to sweep my sofas......can anyone tell me how to do that?........thanks



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Turn the belt lifter to red arrows matching to sweep the kitchen floor. This stops the brushroll from turning and allows you to use straight suction. There is a hard floor pad available...see the link to my guide and you may find one for sale...
As for mopping...I just dump a small bit of soapy water on the floor and run my Kirby shampooer (with no solution in the tank) on the lowest setting to scrub, then I dry mop behind it to pick up the excess water. There really are no instructions in the manual for scrubbing linoleum, but I just improvised. It splashes a bit, but better than getting down on hands and knees. Here is a guide to hook up the shampooer...

Hope this helps a bit...

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