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Kirby Vaccum How do I put on the belt

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Rotate the square knob on the front of the attachment to the "Belt On" position (green marker). Insert your fingers in the attachment port (the round opening on the back where the "hook" is) and position the belt so it's centered and as high up as it will go (that's usually just below the center of the opening. THEN rotate the square knob on the front to the "Belt Off" position. You should feel the belt tighten up and the know harder to rotate.

TJ

Posted on May 02, 2008

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    Whoops, I meant "knob" harder to rotate, not "know"

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