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F6055-900 SteamVac Maxextract LS

My Hoover Steamvac Max Extract's "Tank Full" light keeps blinking, even though the recover tank is completely empty and the floater that activates the sensor remains in the down position. The vacuum still has suction in both floor and tool modes, so the vacuum still appears to function. Should I just ignore the light and continue use as usual, or is there a problem that still needs to be addressed. I don't want to blow up the motor.

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  • MongoK Oct 24, 2008

    Mine also blinks with the check valve all the way down.

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Might just be a bad sensor, or it is coated over with dirt. If the tank lid has one of those round filters on it, make sure it isn't pushed all of the way up to the top, needs to have a 1/4 inch gap.

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