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Belt placemaent do you have a diagram showing the proper placement of the belt and how to engage. not my vacuum, and very new to the kirby. thank you. Becky

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There is a great video on youtube showing how to do this

It's not nearly as hard as they say at the beginning.

look up
"govacuum kirby belt replacement"

http://www.youtube.com/user/GoVacuums?v=At7tqnjD-Kc&feature=pyv&ad=3175996882&kw=replace%20kirby%20belt&gclid=CMvQ0fOe7Z4CFQJaagodg0r9Ug

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