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Just bought a Hoover steam vac. Did the dining room. everything okay.. emptied recovery tank and replaced. started on living room. dirty water not going into recovery tank. carpets very wet. What did I do wrong and how do I correct it

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You may have put the lid on your recovery tank on wrong. on some models you have to lock the front in first then snap it down in the back. if you can pull the lid away from the tank then its on wrong and isnt making a seal.

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