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Manual my mom actually gave me her old Kirby - but she has lost the manual. All I would really like to know is how to use all of the attachments. Any help out there?

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  • donald4266 Dec 07, 2008

    my belt came off and i don't know how to put it on. also how do i use the hose attachments. Is there a sight where can download a manual for free.

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Well, if you have the shampooer, this link will tell you how to use that part. Manuals are also available.

http://reviews.ebay.com/KIRBY-CARPET-SHAMPOOER-INSTRUCTIONS-MANUAL-DIRECTIONS_W0QQugidZ10000000004594992

Hope this helps...
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They are pretty easy to use you cant really put it together the "wrong way" they wont fit :-)

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Not sure about the parts and what they do


Hi There,

First for your Shampoo attachment, all Kirby generation models came with this carpet shampoo attachment. It really does do a nice job at cleaning carpeting and rugs. In terms of how you use it, here's two links for you, the first is written instructions on how to use it, and the second is a video that shows you how to attach it to your Kirby and use it. In the video it's actually the Kirby Sentria that they use, but the procedure on converting it from a vacuum into a carpet cleaner are the exact same for the Sentria as they are for your G5.

Written Instruction Manual For Kirby Carpet Shampooer

Video Instructions On How To Install & Use Kirby Carpet Shampooer Attachment.

Now in terms of the other part that you were asking about. I believe the part your asking about is called the Intake Guard. I think this is the part that you're asking about, here's a picture of the Intake Guard:

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The Intake Guard is connected to the front of the machine only when you want to convert your Kirby from a vacuum cleaner into a blower. This protects anything from going into the fan while it's being run, as well as pushing the safety switch that allows the machine to turn on.

I really hope that this information was helpful to you. If you have any follow up questions, or need further help with your new Kirby G5, please don't hesitate to add a comment here on the Fixya repair page, and I'll be more then happy to answer any and all of your follow up questions.

If you found my repair helpful to you, please be so kind and rate my repair helpful, or leave feedback. This is greatly appreciated by the Fixya community.

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Check out the "Online Kirby Vacuum Manual" at GoodVac.com.
Here is the link:

http://www.goodvac.com/articles.asp?id=135


GoodVac also sells a Kirby Generation Six (G6) Owner's Manual for $9.30. Though labeled for the G6, information also applies to the G3 through Sentria models.

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Please i really need help
Posted by jillenealice on May 17, 2008
I was sold a Kirby classic 1-cr with some never seen or heard of accessories and attachments and no manual or directions on their uses is there a place to get an old manual for free. Or not so free

Hello,
I would advise you to ALWAYS to FIRST UNPLUG YOUR VACUUM before beginning any service procedure. You can try your local Kirby vacuum dealer or to contact the Kirby factory that I will list for you below. The vacuum is over 25 years old and if someone would have an old owner manual for the item they would have to make a copy of the old Kirby 1-CR vacuum, or stop in to a vacuum shop and they would be able to assist you in what the items are for the accessories or attachments. So if you need further assistance, please feel free to contact your local vacuum cleaner dealer in your area or in the yellow pages, or contact the factory phone number or website to further assist you with your questions.

http://kirby.com/Contact Us by Phone
United States and Canada: 1-800-494-8586
Between the hours of 8 a.m. – 5 p.m. (EST)
Monday - Friday
United Kingdom: 0800-328-1247
Europe: 00-800-5472-9272
South Africa: 0800-203-222

Contact Us by Email
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Thanks, Don the Vac Man
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Kirby Ultimate Diamond Edition G Series, upright. Problem: I lost my manual. How do I use my vacuum on hard wood floors? How do I use attachments, where do they attach?


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Posted by jlutsi on May 06, 2008
Kirby Ultimate Diamond Edition G Series, upright.
Problem: I lost my manual. How do I use my vacuum on hard wood floors? How do I use attachments, where do they attach?


Hello,
I would advise you to ALWAYS to FIRST UNPLUG YOUR VACUUM before beginning any service procedure.
Kirby Ultimate Diamond Edition
You can cal the Kirby factory to request a new owner’s manual and they will describe how to use the vacuum on hardwood floors. There is a felt piece as wide as the brushroll area that will clip on to the bottom of the revolving brush area so that you hard wood floors don’t get scratched. The Kirby head will dial off and the Kirby head will come off and the attachment hose will connect to the front of the Kirby and that is how you use the attachments. Also contact your local Kirby vac dealer. So if you need further assistance, please feel free to contact your local vacuum cleaner dealer in your area or in the yellow pages, or contact the factory phone number or website to further assist you with your questions.
http://kirby.com Contact Us by Phone
United States and Canada 1-800-494-8586
Between the hours of 8:00 am to 5:00 pm EST
Monday thru Friday
Don – The Vac Man
Go Ahead. Use Us.

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I have lost My Kirby G5 Manual


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Posted by Marie1231 on Apr 23, 2008
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I need to know how to use the attachments that came with the Kirby. I know how to use the shampoo/vacuum, but not the other attachments or the upholstery cleaner. Does anyone have any idea?

Hello,
I would advise you to ALWAYS to FIRST UNPLUG YOUR VACUUM before beginning any service procedure.
1st, you need to un-hook the lever @ the top of the Kirby head, dial off the belt from the Kirby Vacuum Head using the Kirby emblem in the front of the vacuum, that also serves as a hook/spoon to dial the belt off the fan pulley. Once you have removed the vacuum head you now hook up the attachment hose to use the attachments by locking the attachment hose to the top lever. All regular Kirby attachment will fix on the attachment hose end including the spin brush if you have one with your Kirby --- using the Kirby Shampoo spray the soiled area and use the spin brush to agitate the carpet and or upholstery, try not to use to much water. If you have a Kirby shampooer – use the recovery tank on the exhaust port of the Kirby (this means that the cloth/paper bag needs to come off and install the clear recovery tank. Please refer to the Kirby owners manual for any type of trouble shooting that you might need – or please feel free to contact your local vacuum dealer in the yellow pages or contact your Kirby factory manufacturer listed below:
http://kirby.com Contact Us by Phone
United States and Canada 1-800-494-8586
Between the hours of 8:00 am to 5:00 pm EST
Monday thru Friday
Thanks, Don – The Vac Man
Go Ahead. Use Us.

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