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Thank you for the detailed explanation regarding the kirby vacuum functions, but we would like more information about the exact shampooing instructions. in explanation we would like to know exactly what solution and in what quantity to apply first to the fabric... how long we need to let it soak in.... and how to remove the stains using only our kirby vacuum witjh shampoo attatchment from start to finish...

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Your best to go onto youtube for instructions on how to shampoo.

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SOURCE: shampoo

Here is the answer in my online guide....

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

Hope it helps...
Marci

Posted on Oct 25, 2007

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SOURCE: Kirby Dry Foam Shampooing

I am not a big fan of Kirby Shampooers, but if you have one you are having problems with.... Try vacuuming out the machine itself.... I know it sounds weird, but in many cases that has actually helped.

Posted on Jan 14, 2008

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SOURCE: kirby shampoo instructions how to assemble shampooer

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

This is also a great place to order Kirby supplies!

Posted on Jun 22, 2008

RockyNR1
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SOURCE: need help attaching vac hoses to shampoo couch.

Here are the instructions. But please be very careful and shampoo an inconspicuous area prior shampooing entire piece of the furniture.

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SOURCE: dont know how to put the shampoo system together on my kirby g6..

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

Copy and paste the above link to the address window of your browser for the Kirby Shampooer instructions.

Hope this helps :)

And thank you for using Fixya!!!

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Step one - vacuum your carpet more thoroughly than you usually do. Each back and forth pass - four times.

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