Question about Hoover Steam Vac Dual V w/ SpinScrub Vacuum
Whenever I attach the cleaning tool, the cleaning solution leaks from the bottom. When I turn the machine on, it spays out the side too. The machine works fine if I am not using the tool. When I am done using the tool, I have to run the vac over the carpet to **** up the leak. Not sure what is going on. Please help.
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Posted on Jan 02, 2017
SOURCE: Leaking Hoover Steamvac
Either you have a crack in the tank and it is running down the indise of the handle and going out the bottom, or there is a water line off either under where the tank sits or under the top cover.
Posted on Mar 29, 2008
The water hose plugs into the solution valve-pressure on the side of the noozle(bottom). There may be a water line that has come loose there, you will have to take the top off to get to it.
Posted on Apr 20, 2008
SOURCE: Clean water coming out of sides
Hoover SteamVac Ultra (model F5883-900) Threw it away, and had to buy a new machine. Sorry, but I found it more difficult to deal with the housing unit on the machine and just couldn't deal with it anymore. I hope you have better luck than I did with it. I couldn't find ANY help on ANY web sites for this model, just too old I guess.
Posted on Jul 28, 2008
you have either a cracked housing, or a valve is stuck open. if you can spray a small amount of wd49 into the valve, and work it a little, youmay be able to dislodge whateverdeposits have built up in there.
Posted on Jun 21, 2009
SOURCE: my Hoover steam vac dual
This is a common problem with the earlier models which had a separate soap tank glued to the clean water tank. The plastic was too thin beneath the valve on the clean water side and would develop cracks. You most likely will need a new one piece tank. ( Part # 42272104)
Posted on May 21, 2011
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