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Why has my hoover lost all suction from the base when pedal is pressed and handle tilted back. i can only hose with attachments in upright position

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There's a serious obstruction in the base. You'll need to clean it

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SOURCE: No suction in upright position

Check the adapters at the bottom. They're supposed to move cleanly when you lower the handle. It's pretty obvious if there's an air gap when you lower the handle, and you should hear the suction in the air gap.

And...call Dyson...their support is great!

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That door is called a valve door, and it may have broken, part #38718013. Or the valve arm, rear broke, part number 38719048. The spring part # is 38358001. Usually it is the valve arm that breaks. You would have to take the top cover off, then you can see the parts.

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I had the same issue and solved it easily.My experience is the same as the March 6th response/ When you push your foot onto the base and then recline the handle, use your toe to gently push the very front of the base down closer to the carpet. This creates a much stronger seal and suction and picks up every bit of dirt easily. If i do not do this extra step the suction is much much less. I tried an experiment with sand that I poured onto my carpet. Initially, I went over the sand 4 times and the dyson 07 would only pick up 50 percent of the sand. I then poured more sand onto the carpet, and this time pushed the front lip down so it was contacting the carpet. This time only two passes were needed to completely **** up all the sand. Not sure why this is not in the manual but it really works. Good Luck!

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You have a clog in either your hose or your wand. You need to take off the wand and hose and inspect them.

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SOURCE: handle wont go to upright position

The red pedal has slipped out of position. On both ends of the red pedal you'll see metal rods (the axel of the pedal). On one side you'll see the metal rod sits into a long groove, on the other side you'll see the metal rod sits into a round hole. They both have to be in the long grooves so you have to reposition the rod that's into the round hole by pulling it out and sliding it back into the long groove above the round hole. You'll now be able to bring the handle up and lock the machine back into the upright position.

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I'll be happy to walk you through step by step how you can attach the hose to your Hoover SteamVac.

Here are step by step instructions for you:

Step 1. To prevent possible leaking, remove
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tank handle (D) and pulling forward; set
tank aside (do not set tank on furniture2_bing.gif).
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Step 2: Step on handle release pedal (E) and
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Step 3: Remove recovery tank front panel (F)
by sliding it straight up.

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Step 4. Replace panel with converter (G).
Slide converter halfway down opening
until it is firmly in place.

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Step 5. Before connecting tube (H) to
cleaner, make sure black tabs are
extended by pulling tan collar toward
tube.
Open door on hood labeled “Stair/
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round solution tube connector onto
round projection inside door. Press connector
collar down firmly to ensure
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Step 6. The tank replaces in a hinge-like
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Make sure lid is secure on all sides
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For full suction, it is important that
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Reverse procedure to remove hose
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Raise carpet cleaner2_bing.gif handle to upright
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7d36490.jpg


I hope that this was helpful to you in hooking up your Hoover SteamVac hose. If you found this helpful, please be so kind and rate my repair helpful by clicking the 4 thumbs up icons in the top right hand corner of the repair, this is really appreciated.

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Hi There,

I'll be happy to walk you through step by step how you can attach the hose to your Hoover SteamVac.

Here are step by step instructions for you:

Step 1. To prevent possible leaking, remove
clean solution tank by pressing down on
tank handle (D) and pulling forward; set
tank aside (do not set tank on furniture2_bing.gif).
Remove hose from storage rack.

23501df.jpg

Step 2: Step on handle release pedal (E) and
lower carpet cleaner handle until it rests
on the floor.
Unlatch back part of recovery tank and
remove lid.

c8d927f.jpg

Step 3: Remove recovery tank front panel (F)
by sliding it straight up.

5524d04.jpg

Step 4. Replace panel with converter (G).
Slide converter halfway down opening
until it is firmly in place.

2b79b23.jpg

Step 5. Before connecting tube (H) to
cleaner, make sure black tabs are
extended by pulling tan collar toward
tube.
Open door on hood labeled “Stair/
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round solution tube connector onto
round projection inside door. Press connector
collar down firmly to ensure
that it is fully connected.

b95cee8.jpg

Step 6. The tank replaces in a hinge-like
manner. Position front of lid under tabs
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Make sure lid is secure on all sides
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For full suction, it is important that
the recovery tank lid is properly
secured before cleaning.
Reverse procedure to remove hose
and solution tube.
Raise carpet cleaner2_bing.gif handle to upright
position.

7d36490.jpg


I hope that this was helpful to you in hooking up your Hoover SteamVac hose. If you found this helpful, please be so kind and rate my repair helpful by clicking the 4 thumbs up icons in the top right hand corner of the repair, this is really appreciated.

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Hi There,

I'll be happy to walk you through step by step how you can attach the hose to your Hoover SteamVac.

Here are step by step instructions for you:

Step 1. To prevent possible leaking, remove
clean solution tank by pressing down on
tank handle (D) and pulling forward; set
tank aside (do not set tank on furniture2_bing.gif).
Remove hose from storage rack.

23501df.jpg

Step 2: Step on handle release pedal (E) and
lower carpet cleaner handle until it rests
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Unlatch back part of recovery tank and
remove lid.

c8d927f.jpg

Step 3: Remove recovery tank front panel (F)
by sliding it straight up.

5524d04.jpg

Step 4. Replace panel with converter (G).
Slide converter halfway down opening
until it is firmly in place.

2b79b23.jpg

Step 5. Before connecting tube (H) to
cleaner, make sure black tabs are
extended by pulling tan collar toward
tube.
Open door on hood labeled “Stair/
upholstery Cleaning Connection”. Press
round solution tube connector onto
round projection inside door. Press connector
collar down firmly to ensure
that it is fully connected.

b95cee8.jpg

Step 6. The tank replaces in a hinge-like
manner. Position front of lid under tabs
(I) on front of tank. Rotate lid down onto
tank.
Make sure lid is secure on all sides
before cleaning.
For full suction, it is important that
the recovery tank lid is properly
secured before cleaning.
Reverse procedure to remove hose
and solution tube.
Raise carpet cleaner2_bing.gif handle to upright
position.

7d36490.jpg


I hope that this was helpful to you in hooking up your Hoover SteamVac hose. If you found this helpful, please be so kind and rate my repair helpful by clicking the 4 thumbs up icons in the top right hand corner of the repair, this is really appreciated.

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I'll be happy to walk you through step by step how you can attach the hose to your Hoover SteamVac.

Here are step by step instructions for you:

Step 1. To prevent possible leaking, remove
clean solution tank by pressing down on
tank handle (D) and pulling forward; set
tank aside (do not set tank on furniture2_bing.gif).
Remove hose from storage rack.

23501df.jpg

Step 2: Step on handle release pedal (E) and
lower carpet cleaner handle until it rests
on the floor.
Unlatch back part of recovery tank and
remove lid.

c8d927f.jpg

Step 3: Remove recovery tank front panel (F)
by sliding it straight up.

5524d04.jpg

Step 4. Replace panel with converter (G).
Slide converter halfway down opening
until it is firmly in place.

2b79b23.jpg

Step 5. Before connecting tube (H) to
cleaner, make sure black tabs are
extended by pulling tan collar toward
tube.
Open door on hood labeled “Stair/
upholstery Cleaning Connection”. Press
round solution tube connector onto
round projection inside door. Press connector
collar down firmly to ensure
that it is fully connected.

b95cee8.jpg

Step 6. The tank replaces in a hinge-like
manner. Position front of lid under tabs
(I) on front of tank. Rotate lid down onto
tank.
Make sure lid is secure on all sides
before cleaning.
For full suction, it is important that
the recovery tank lid is properly
secured before cleaning.
Reverse procedure to remove hose
and solution tube.
Raise carpet cleaner2_bing.gif handle to upright
position.

7d36490.jpg


I hope that this was helpful to you in hooking up your Hoover SteamVac hose. If you found this helpful, please be so kind and rate my repair helpful by clicking the 4 thumbs up icons in the top right hand corner of the repair, this is really appreciated.

Thanks again,

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I'll be happy to walk you through step by step how you can attach the hose to your Hoover SteamVac.

Here are step by step instructions for you:

Step 1. To prevent possible leaking, remove
clean solution tank by pressing down on
tank handle (D) and pulling forward; set
tank aside (do not set tank on furniture2_bing.gif).
Remove hose from storage rack.

23501df.jpg

Step 2: Step on handle release pedal (E) and
lower carpet cleaner handle until it rests
on the floor.
Unlatch back part of recovery tank and
remove lid.

c8d927f.jpg

Step 3: Remove recovery tank front panel (F)
by sliding it straight up.

5524d04.jpg

Step 4. Replace panel with converter (G).
Slide converter halfway down opening
until it is firmly in place.

2b79b23.jpg

Step 5. Before connecting tube (H) to
cleaner, make sure black tabs are
extended by pulling tan collar toward
tube.
Open door on hood labeled “Stair/
upholstery Cleaning Connection”. Press
round solution tube connector onto
round projection inside door. Press connector
collar down firmly to ensure
that it is fully connected.

b95cee8.jpg

Step 6. The tank replaces in a hinge-like
manner. Position front of lid under tabs
(I) on front of tank. Rotate lid down onto
tank.
Make sure lid is secure on all sides
before cleaning.
For full suction, it is important that
the recovery tank lid is properly
secured before cleaning.
Reverse procedure to remove hose
and solution tube.
Raise carpet cleaner handle to upright
position.

7d36490.jpg


I hope that this was helpful to you in hooking up your Hoover SteamVac hose. If you found this helpful, please be so kind and rate my repair helpful by clicking the 4 thumbs up icons in the top right hand corner of the repair, this is really appreciated.

Thanks again,

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Hi There,

I'll be happy to walk you through step by step how you can attach the hose to your Hoover SteamVac.

Here are step by step instructions for you:

Step 1. To prevent possible leaking, remove
clean solution tank by pressing down on
tank handle (D) and pulling forward; set
tank aside (do not set tank on furniture).
Remove hose from storage rack.

23501df.jpg

Step 2: Step on handle release pedal (E) and
lower carpet cleaner handle until it rests
on the floor.
Unlatch back part of recovery tank and
remove lid.

c8d927f.jpg

Step 3: Remove recovery tank front panel (F)
by sliding it straight up.

5524d04.jpg

Step 4. Replace panel with converter (G).
Slide converter halfway down opening
until it is firmly in place.

2b79b23.jpg

Step 5. Before connecting tube (H) to
cleaner, make sure black tabs are
extended by pulling tan collar toward
tube.
Open door on hood labeled “Stair/
upholstery Cleaning Connection”. Press
round solution tube connector onto
round projection inside door. Press connector
collar down firmly to ensure
that it is fully connected.

b95cee8.jpg

Step 6. The tank replaces in a hinge-like
manner. Position front of lid under tabs
(I) on front of tank. Rotate lid down onto
tank.
Make sure lid is secure on all sides
before cleaning.
For full suction, it is important that
the recovery tank lid is properly
secured before cleaning.
Reverse procedure to remove hose
and solution tube.
Raise carpet cleaner handle to upright
position.

7d36490.jpg


I hope that this was helpful to you in hooking up your Hoover SteamVac hose. If you found this helpful, please be so kind and rate my repair helpful by clicking the 4 thumbs up icons in the top right hand corner of the repair, this is really appreciated.

Thanks again,

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