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Problem hose My hoover steam vac works fine without the hose attached. When I attach the hose, no water comes out. It was working fine the last time I used it, with hose. I took apart the end of hose where the water comes out but there is no blockage.

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Re: Problem hose

The connection for the hose to the cleaner is also a valve assembly. There is a white plastic spring- loaded sleeve that the hose must push in for water to flow into the hose. Part # is 43523004. This is a rather flimsy part, mine cracked and cleaner continously leaks out the backside of the valve housing until the tank is empty GRRRRRRR!

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Re: Problem hose

Try gently feeding a thin, springy wire down the tube to find is there is a blockage further up.

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