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Kirby G5 Techdrive pedal

I was vacuuming and the Techdrive pedal came off. I went over a small ridge on the floor and the pedal was laying there.

We recently had the vacuum in for cleaning but we have since moved and so there is not way I can take it back there. Do I call them? Did the perhaps not get it back in correctly? Do you have any suggestions?

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  • clwfew Sep 04, 2008

    The self propel pedal came off and it is very hard to push the vacuum. Can I repair this or does it need to go to the repair shop? Any help is appreciated.

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Kirby N/D pedal is an assembly that can not just come out. So I would say that it is most likely broken. See THIS ITEM and if the part that was left on the floor is just a part of what you see in the picture then it is broken.
It is possible to assemble it back together but usually it falls apart again fairly quick and it is hard to get the angle at which pedal must be reassembled. We usually do not mess with it.

Good Luck

Posted on Oct 30, 2008

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