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Leaking when we fill it with water it just leaks out my uncle cleaned it once the seals or something was cloged with hair worked good but now its doing the same thing

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What goes in the hole on the bottom of the clean water tank? I bought this on a yard sale and there is an open hole in the bottom of the water tank...if I only add about a pint of water and keep it tipped and get it onto the bottom tank really fast it works fine but I'd like to have what ever originally held the water in the tank

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If the seal and plungers are ok(bottom of tank), then most likely have a crack on the bottom of the tank, lot of times it will be under the seals, breaks away and will like out.

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