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Hoover Steam Vac V2 Deep Cleaner leaking clean water

Hi, We have a Hoover Steam Vac V2 Deep Cleaner with Auto Rinse. Yesterday the clean water tank was leaking. Can you tell me how to fix it or if I could replace that tank?

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Fill the tank and determine if the plastic is leaking, or if the valves are leaking. if the tank is cracked, it would need replaced. There is an improved design now available.

You may cycle the valves on the bottom with the eraser end of a pencil.

Posted on Oct 03, 2009

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