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No water or soap flow

I haven't had any problem with my cleaner until I got it out of the closet to use and it won't dispense any water or soap. Suction is good. Checked all belts, filters, etc. All look good. Any ideas?

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Re: No water or soap flow

Does liquid squirt out of the hose. If it does then probably the heater inside the handle asm. is clogged. Take out the two long screw that hold the top handle on and remove it, then near the bottom of the handle, near the bottom are 2 more screw to remove. Then the front of the handle asm. will come off, pull the 2 tubes off of the heater and check the inlets to make sure they are open. It gets clogged up from calcium from saop deposits, but when you are down with the machine, run vinegar and water mix thru to clean out the lines before you put it away. Let me know if this doesn't fix your problem.

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