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No suction Hoover Steamvac Spinscrub F5915905

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Posted on Jan 02, 2017

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I would almost guarantee the recovery tank is not seated properly. Trust me, I reseated the tank 5-10 times before giving up. I finally decided to give it one more try before forking out the money for another cleaner. I removed the clean water tank, turned the machine on (you could feel the air blowing out the sides on the bottom). With the machine still running, I unclipped the recovery tank and lifted it up (yes, you can do this, and it creates a very loud air thrust, but don't be scared), then I SLAMMED it back down into the seat and immediately I could tell the difference. The air stopped blowing from underneath and I could tell I had suction once again. I turned it off, put the clean water tank back on, and it worked like a charm. Trust me, you may be convinced that the recovery tank is seated properly.....LOL.....it ain't! Hope this helps!

Posted on May 12, 2009

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SOURCE: Where do you connect the vacuum suction part of

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http://www.hoover.com/pdfs/manuals/F5914900.pdf

Posted on Sep 14, 2009

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SOURCE: I have a Hoover SteamVac SpinScrub. The brushes

If the speed control switch on the hood is in the On position, it would appear the drive mechanism for the brushes is not spinning internally. The drive mechanism could easily be replaced by a technician.

Posted on Oct 05, 2009

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SOURCE: SteamVac F5914-900 SpinScrub won't stay upright or collect water

(1) Upright: Sounds like the tab on the lower handle that the handel release latches to has broken off. The machine is fully functional without it otherwise.

(2) Assure the ring gasket is in place under the hood. A round rubber gasket must be in place on the round tube under the hood where the recovery tank sits to connect the vacuum from the motor to the round tube on the bottom of the tank.

Posted on Oct 07, 2009

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SOURCE: why does my steamvac not suction the water up?

Typically there is a little red filter accessible from the bottom of the cleaner. Lay it down and flip it over to take a look. It's a little screen like filter. Large particles than can possibly cause a clog are filtered out there. Just pull it out (it will only come out part way) and clean the debris from it.

I have a Hoover Steam Vac also. Learned that trick the hard way. If that's not the problem (it usually is) then I will need the model number from your machine. Hopefully they didn't put it on the bottom of the machine where the numbers wear off. That's where mine was.

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Posted on Jun 25, 2010

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(1) Upright: Sounds like the tab on the lower handle that the handel release latches to has broken off. The machine is fully functional without it otherwise.

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its very possible but just in case make sure the sensor is clean where you see it spinning that way you know the brushes are working open the plastic door and clean the net also if your dirt tank is full the suction will slow i am not sure if it will just stop but check that anyway too

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http://www.hoover.com/pdfs/manuals/F5914900.pdf hopefully this helps

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