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Kirby g3 tech drive

Kirby g3 model, when put in drive mode, only the forward works no reverse, any suggestions, i dont have a manual so anything would be helpful

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  • NorthPeoria Apr 07, 2009

    I have to put my kirby in Neutral in order to vac. When I put it in drive the it's VERY, VERY hard to puch and when I reverse it locks up and skipsaoong the carpet. It's harldly a year old. Any suggestions would be much appreciated! :)

  • NorthPeoria May 12, 2009

    my unit is not even a year old yet. When in drive it will move but it is extremely hard to push, so I push the neutral button and it works fine, just hard to push

  • Rocky
    Rocky May 11, 2010

    Did any of you guys had anyone work on the Kirby before it happen or it just started acting up all of the sudden?



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So when u pull it back it's like it's not engaged at all? then it maybe the reverse is out....with the fwd soon to follow. remember the vac is 20yrs old; & working that long? it definately served it's purpose.
depending how much money you wanna spend on it buying a new or used trans. plus labor...or just an ebay used unit.

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