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Solution not being picked up

I have checked every possibility - w/the watertank being aligned etc. Solution and water comes out but is not being extracted. Belt works, etc. Help!

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Re: Solution not being picked up

Is the filter inside the lid of the tank clean? Is there a gasket between the tank and the top of the clear window. If you take the tank off, and run the machine, there should be suction coming from the square shaft, but if there is a clogged filter, or that gasket is missing, it will loose that suction and won't extract the water.

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