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G5 Kirby. Works in Neutral fine. When Drive is engaged and I push forward, the wheels do not rotate forwards, however on the pullback stroke the wheels rotate backwards. What causes this? Something is clearly in the wrong position, so a diagram showing the correct position of the part that is affected would be useful.

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  • Anje Yelf May 23, 2011

    I have the same problem with my G5. With the Drive working on the pullback stroke, it pulls back very quickly and unexpectedly rams into one's feet.
    Do the Fixya experts know how to explain this?

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