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Hoover Agility steam cleaner

I have had my Agility for a few years had have not had an issue till now. When I went to use the hose attachment the water sprayed out of the attachement and sucked up fine but, I noticed at the same time I used the attachment water was pouring out the bottome of the machine. I went through a tank of water in no time-plus had to suck up all the water that had soaked the floor under the machine body. Any idea what could be causing the leakage in the base?

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Sounds like you have a broken water line, or it just came off. You would have to remove the top housing to get to the water lines. Or at the bottom of where the solution tank sits on, is the reservior asm. there are lines going there also. Bottom of the tank, the valve is stuck open. The trigger on the handle is stuck pushing down on the reservior asm.

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