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No manual. where does the solution go and the water

I was given a hoover steam vac and im not sure how to use it. where do i put the cleaning solution and the water? its similar to a hoover F491-900

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    How do I use it and what is the ratio of water to soap

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Hi yuo should be able to pull off the front cover and fill it up with the solution and water then you pour it in the front on bottom after you take out the plastic front you will see the place to pour it. then the piece you pulled out will fill up with the dirty water and simply pull out and empty

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