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Hoover Steam Vac V2 Leaks from Bottom

My Hoover Steam Vac V2 is leaking from the bottom/motor-housing of the unit. Through process of elimination, I found that it's leaking water/cleaning solution. And then, only when the unit's running (even idling). I took off the top cover to try to see any obvious problems like a cracked hose, etc. but didn't find anything. Something's wrong a little deeper in (where I haven't gone yet). Does anyone have any insight into this? Thanks.

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That is not the solution. I have purchased several tanks and the issue is not the tank it is leaking from the bottom of the unit. can you please let me know if you found a real fix? thx for your time

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The problem would be the upper tank. hoover produced another tank that was stonger than the other one. by the pic you have the older tank. with these tanks only luke warm water is suppose to be used, any hotter it warps the plastic. check the tank on the bottom where the valve is. you are checking for crackes. the part at hoover is # 42272104. make sure if you are getting a new tank, that you keep the handle from your old one.

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