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Hoover Upright Steam Vac, 12 amp

My carpet cleaner will put water out, but will not **** the water off the carpet into the empty tank. Please help.

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  • herlongspage May 11, 2010

    i checked the suction at the round hole and it is blowing hot air

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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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