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My steam vac seams to be blowing and not sucking up the solution. Help.

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    blows but won't ****!

  • cmaikoski Apr 25, 2009

    I had the same problem. "Best solution" worked great! Thanks so much!

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I just called hoover support; their number is 800-944-9200.

Here are the three things the tech had me do:
1. pull up the front attachment panel and snap it back in to place; make sure it is secure - it becomes loose when you empty the tank.
2. make sure the attachment cover on the front of the machine (the hand brush is kept here) is securly closed.
3. snap the recovery tank lid on the two "hinges" on the back and snap the front closed.

This worked for me and I tried it several times to be sure it wasn't a fluke.

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The blowing is normal, it actually directs the warm air from the motor to the floor to aid in the drying process. check to be sure the lower tank front panel is in place and all parts are installed and secured. check the round seal under the lower tank to be in place.

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Herlongspage had the best advice. that process did work. very contankous machine though. hovver should be paying for this site because without it; brand new machine #2 would be going back to the store, when it works it does a great job cleaning! but getting it to work is most troublesome. if i continue to have these difficulties, the machine will go back.

Posted on May 21, 2009

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