What is the N/D pedal on the back of the Kirby for?

How to use the Kirby TechDrive

This is your Neutral/Drive pedal. When you are vacuuming or using the carpet shampooer in the upright position, push down the Drive (D) pedal. This activates Tech Drive® power assist to make pushing your Kirby easy.

How to put the Kirby TechDrive in drive


For the balance of product usage (i.e. cleaning hard floor surfaces, vacuuming in canister mode with attachment hose, vacuuming in handheld mode, using as an air pump, turbo accessory, etc.) push down the Neutral (N) pedal.

How to put the Kirby TechDrive in neutral