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Scooba 5800 It vacumms but it does not release any water. Tank is full. What do i do?

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  • cocacolanut2 Nov 01, 2008

    The tank if full, the green light is on, but it will not release water.

  • resqdan89 Dec 27, 2008

    How do you prime the pump..

  • corbani Jan 13, 2009

    How do I prime the pump? What are the rubber thingie to align? In the manual nothing says to prime the pump or other stuff. This is my third scooba not working: the first one was not starting, the second one had the wheels stucked and this one no water is coming out.

  • Anonymous Mar 21, 2014

    Won't vacuum water up

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Did you try priming the pump?

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I had this problem several times. Once I needed to realign how I had inserted the lint screen and the other time I had to realign how I put the rubber thingie in and i was sucessful both times.

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