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Leaks My Hoover Steam Vac leaks.  Where the leak is is no immediately evident, but is is more pronounced when in upholstery mode.

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Re: leaks

Check the end of the upholstery hose, it may be cracked.

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I can not seem to get the attachment for the upholstery cleaner to operate what am i doing wrong????

I would advise you to ALWAYS to FIRST UNPLUG YOUR VACUUM before beginning any service procedure.
The attachment works on the suction from the Hoover Steam Vac and it’s either a straight suction tool or a revolving brush, check the front of the machine to see if the is a switch to turn on and odd, also before you attach the upholstery tool check the end of the hose for suction, it may be that your upholstery tool may be clogged or the brushes are not spinning and a part may be broken. Feel free to check with you local vac dealer or a new or a good used part if you find out what is wrong. So if you need further assistance, please feel free to contact your local vacuum cleaner dealer in your area or in the yellow pages, or contact the factory phone number or website to further assist you with your questions. Telephone
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