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Hoover SpinScrub Carpet Cleaner

I have model 7426900 and it won't suck the water out of the carpet. The brushes turn and the machine appears to be working except that no dirty water is returned from the carpet.

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Re: Hoover SpinScrub Carpet Cleaner

I was having the same problem, the black seal under the tank that captures the water was broken, and it wasn't getting any suction.

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Hoover brush and wash instruction manual

Hi there! To prepare for cleaning, put the solution and water in the top tank. While cleaning, all the dirty water gets sucked into the bottom tank. To clean squeeze trigger to release cleaning solution and slowly push carpet cleaner forward, this equals one wet stroke. Continue to squeeze trigger and slowly pull carpet cleaner back toward you (second wet stroke). Release trigger and slowly push carpet cleaner forward over area just sprayed with solution (dry stroke). Then slowly pull carpet cleaner back toward you without squeezing trigger (dry stroke). To avoid saturating the carpet don't do more than 4 wet strokes over one area. Always end with dry strokes. Here is a link to view the instruction manual if needed.

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On hoover steam carpet cleaner, the brushes do not rotate on low or high settings.

Follow these steps if the Brushes Fail to Spin
•If the brushes on your Hoover carpet cleaner fail to spin, there may be a problem---some sort of blockage---with the suction or with the belt that turns the brushes.
Turn the Hoover carpet cleaner over, and inspect the brush area. Debris, strings, or pet hair may be tangled in the rollers, keeping them from turning. Use a pair of scissors to cut away any obstructions in this area. Flip the Hoover carpet cleaner back over, and turn it on to see if cleaning the rollers has solved the problem.
To check the belt, turn the Hoover carpet cleaner over, and remove the bottom plate screw with a Phillips head screwdriver. Investigate the belt area to see if it is broken or has somehow slipped off. If it is broken, you can order a part from or from many of the other online parts stores.
When the belt arrives, simply slide it on in place of the broken belt, reattach the bottom plate and turn the Hoover carpet cleaner right-side up. Turn it on to test your solution.

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Hoover carpet cleaner blowing not sucking

While the blower has different source that the sucking of water, the passage for the sucking of water needs to be cleaned to eliminate any blockage within the passage.

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Motor bogged down, smelled rubber, brushes stopped turning

This repair would require motor replacement, based upon your explanation.

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Steam vac won't **** water

check to see if the recovery tank lid is on correctly. if this is not on, the machine will not **** up the dirty water from the carpet. all you will get is suction that is chopy when it comes up instead of more like a flow.

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I have a hoover spinscrub carpet cleaner model F7221-900 I need to download a user manual for.But hoover website tells me they can,t find this model number. I have checked # several times and it is...

I just needed to clean the brushes I finally just found the clips on each side of the brush roller and pressed in towards center and was able to pull brushes out.

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Water spray

Are the brushes turning while you are shampooing? If not then this could be the problem. The turbine is what turns the brushes, it may have gone bad.

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Steam vac will not pick up dirty water

My Hoover Steamvac problem isn't with the bruches--it's with the suction. Dirty soapy water stays in the carpet instead of being returned to one of the holding tanks.

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