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My Shark hand held steam cleaner sc 505 is not building up pressure, steam is leaking from lid

When the pressure is building up near to completion steam is coming out from the lid although screwed on very tight, can you advise please.

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Throw it out, get a hoover floormate, best machine I ever had. My Shark steam/vac now resides at the dump after steam clogging problems and not being able to remove the hose to blow it clear.

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    remove all mop ending accessories on bottom of steam mop. Add vinegar to liquid insert. plug it in for at least 30 mins and you will see the vinegar get hot. Imagine cleaning a coffee pot and loosening all hard water build up. That is what you are doing. But when it finally starts steaming up and it might take longer than 30 mins plug in., then you have to add distilled water and let that steam out. When that steams out you will see a brownish residue coming out of end without the mop piece Add distilled water about 3 x or until water comes out clear, bc i learned the hard way. I have a brown mop piece of left over residue. good luck

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