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Hoover steam vac will not turn on.

I was using the steam vac and stopped to refill the tank and now it will not turn on. I tried 3 different outlets, tried turning it on with the handle released and not released. What is the problem?

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  • 4kate Nov 26, 2007

    I was in the middle of cleaning my carpet when it just turned off. I hit the on button and nothing.

  • Tina Girard Aug 19, 2008

    I was using my spinbrush and went to refill water tank when i tried to turn it on it had nothing. No power what so -ever. Tried different outlets and letting it cool, still no power.

  • Randall West
    Randall West May 09, 2017

    I have the same power problem, should I just junk the Hoover?

  • Barb Maruschak
    Barb Maruschak Jul 22, 2017

    Yes Randall-junk it...I've only used mine 4 times and every flipping time this happens. Starts to clean-get half a room done and then it decides to flipping quit...What a piece of junk!!!

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Did you drop the handle on the floor? sounds like you may have a loose prong on the on/off switch take it apart and look to see

Posted on Oct 06, 2007

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