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Machine will not **** up the water.

It appears that instead of sucking action it is blowing out air ? clogged??? The water spray button appears to be ok? thanks......

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  • Anonymous Feb 13, 2009

    I have a Hoover SteamVac and it's seriously blowing out air, not sucking up the water. This has been used once, sucessfully... How did this happen and mainly, how do I fix it??

  • Mark Paluszynski
    Mark Paluszynski Mar 10, 2009

    machine worked great in the beginning. But now it spills water on the floor after sucking it up.

  • Anonymous Mar 24, 2009

    Mine is doing the same thing and looking for answer. Any ideals?

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E-mail me for the parts manual (firehead@rogers.com)then do the following
Go to figure 3.1 and clean the filter if necessary. Goto figure 3.8 and make sure pate E is clear. Make sure the part isslides up against when inserted downward is clear. Go to figure 3.11.The slotted holes in the recovery tank lid must be clear. Finally therecovery tank lid must fit snugly and air tight. I hope this works


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  • theswizzer Sep 02, 2011

    My SteamVac is doing the same thing as "Guest" above - It worked fine in the past but now it's blowing out air. It's as if the motor reversed itself. I checked all of the things you mentioned above - still the same result. Is there any way to re-reverse the motor?

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