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Need front panel Small Plastic Part For Dirty Tank Holder

I lost the plastic front panel part to my steam vac. This is the part you slide out of the dirty water tank to put in your attachment for apolstery cleaning hose. You slide it out and then when finished with using your apolstery cleaner attachment you slide it back in to use the steam vac as a upright carpet cleaner. Do you know where I can get this part?

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The recovery tank lid isn't locked down all of the way around. The foam filter on the inside of the tank lid is up too far, needs at leasat a 1/4 in gap from the top. The filter screen by thye indicator is clogged. Some have a duct that sits in front of the recovery tank, either it isn't there or not pushed down all of the way.

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take off dirty water tank look for small screen usually at the top behind tank remove debris from screen!

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There is one manual for the Hoover F5411 SteamVac Jr. available on FixYa.com but, when I opened it, I was not able to actually download a "copy" of the manual.
Instead, it looked like I would have to download / save all the pages of the manual as individual web pages (and then, if I wanted, convert them).

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  • Check to make sure that the lower dirty water lid is installed and secure and not cracked.
  • Check to make sure the front duct panel is installed on the dirty water tank (this will transition the water from the front nozzle into the tank)
  • Check the filter in the dirty tank lid, clean if necessary
  • Remove the lower tank and look at the motor cover, locate a round hole, you should see a black ring (gasket).
  • with the lower tank removed, turn the machine on to check suction at the round hole, if OK then your problem will be with one of the above reasons

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recovery tank (dirty water tank) not on correctly

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Figure 1 shows the key

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