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Attachments I inherited a Kirby G4d when my grandmother died. It came with a bunch of attachments, but no instructions. How do I attach the attachments, I think I may be missing a hose or something, but I can't firgure out where they go.

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  • arrigoni May 27, 2008

    I have the same problem with attachments for my Kirby. I can't figure out how to put on the hose and attachments.

  • arrigoni May 27, 2008

    I clicked the button before I finished my posting. Are there any step-by-step visual instructions on how to put on Kirby attachments? I have a Generation 2000. Thanks

  • lustilori Jun 02, 2008

    yeah what is the attachment 58710 for?

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