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No water out bottom..

No water or soap is coming out bottom onto floor, but water comes out of hand tools what would be the problem??

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  • Anonymous Jan 08, 2008

    no water or soap dispensing help

  • shel2008 Jan 09, 2008

    There is no water or cleaner being dispensed out of the actual cleaner.The hose is working fine and the heat is also. Checked belts and they seem to be fine.

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Pump may be bad, also the cap for the flow indictor may be leaking air. Does the automix vale knob turn easily? If it turns real hard, then piston that the knob works may be jammed. Ckeck the seals on the bottom of both tanks to make sure they are on the tank and not sitting in the holes.

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Ran in to similar issue except mine would not spray soap or solution through the floor cleaner but would work through the upolstry cleaner.

I found that there were 2 problems as follows:

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