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Water drains out the bottom of cleaner as soon as tank is attached.

Hi, I have the Steam Vac Agility. When I attach a full or partially full tank of cleaning solution it immediately all drains out the bottom of the cleaner. I have looked at the little black button that is on the bottom of the tank and don't see a problem there. The only thing suspicious is that if you push the handle down at the surge cleaning area on the handle, it doesn't move anything. Is it possible that that is causing it to be stuck in the open position? If so how do I fix that?Wendy Lodwick 440-639-9320

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You don't say where the water is leaking from i.e. the back or the front. It likely is coming from the back. There is a connection to the "seat" that the tank sits in. There is a small hose that delivers the solution from the tank to the pump in the machine and I have seen them break off at the valve under the handle. If this is the case, the valve will have to be replaced.

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