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First make sure that you are getting suction from the bottom of he machine. Most of the time the squeegee is worn out which does not allow it to pick up the water like it use to. Turn over the machine and inspect the squeegee. If it looks worn or bent then it may be time to replace it. You may also consider replacing the filter. These are the two most common parts that wear out.

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I had this problem on mine and it turned out the water channel hose assembly (a spiral tube leading to the dirty tank) had split. It is a fairly inexpensive ($10) fix.

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You should first check to make sure that the machine is set on wet pick up and not dry. When in dry mode ( the front foot pedal on the left side) the machine is held slightly above the floor. When is wet mode, the squeegees drop down to the floor. The other problem may be the wheel assy is broken. Turn the machine over and check the black plastic wheel carrier at the back of the assy to see if the pivots are broken.

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Did you ever get the handle off? I'm having the same problem.

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It seems to be a common problem with this series of floormate... some home quickfixes (a hassle, i kno) but put downward pressure while using the solution.... Check your warranty that came with it, and how long you purchased the floormate... Alot of vaccuums come with 30-90 warranties, I'd recommend having it checked out. That, or if u bought it recent enough,take it back... like i said, these models are unfortunately known to have this problem... Some people have ones that operate normally, but alot do not. >.<

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I have the same model with a broken water recovery hose. I can tell you how to get the old one off. Would you tell me Hoover's name and part# or item# for the part? I'm not sure I have found the right name or part number to order...

Remove the recovery tank. Remove 2 screws behind the recovery tank that hold a plastic cover on the collar connecting the recovrery hose to the "flat" plastic channel mounted behind the recovery tank. Remove the front nozzle and the brushes. Remove the grey outer cover from the top of the floor head section by prying upwardd on the front of the grey cover. Remove the plastic tie strap from around the recovery hose, water delivery hose, and the cable that runs up the length of the handle to the button that turns the brush motor on/off. I was able to "relaese the locking mechanism" on my tie strap and remove it so I think it is reusable, but you may have to cut/break yours then replace it on reassembly.

Now you have to unhook the front of the wheel assembly so it will swing down out of the way. This will be easier if you set the Dry/Wet selector to "Dry Pickup". To unhook the wheel assembly: (1) Dissconnect the cable associted with the brushes by pulling the black ball on the end of the cable upwards and out of the small black rectangular plastic connector. You'll probably also have to pull the cable's outer sheath upwards out of the channel it rests in. (2) Look directly behind and below where that ball was connected to find a small black post around which an arm is fastened by an elongated hole on the end of the arm. This post is designed to "pop" in and out of palce. (3) Using something like a pair of needle nose pliers, pop the post out by applying pressure toward the side of the head that has the Handle Release lever. (Be carefull not to drop and loose this post as I almost did.) Now from beneath the head, with a little force and some wiggling you should be able to pull the front of the wheel assambly downward so it swings out of the way.

The best way I can think to describe the next steps is if you look at the new part you'll see 2 tabs sticking down from the bottom of it with slots in them One tab hooks on a bump in the aqua colored plastic just behind the black Brush Motor housing and one hooks on a similar bump just forward of the Brush Motor housing. Looking at the head from the bottom, the rear tab is easy to see. To see the front one, look for a small slot in the aqua plastic. Reach a small screwdriver in from the bottom of the head and pry these tabs off the bumps while applying some pressure on the old recovery hose part (the rear tab goes to the rear and the front tab goes forward). I broke both tabs off my old recovery hose part and luckily didn't do much damage to the bumps. Once you release these tabs the part should be loose from the head.

Now press the Handle Release to tilt the head down in a typical operating posoition and you should be able to pull the hose connector down off the "flat" plastic channel and out toward the front of the machine. If the new part does not come with a connector on the top end of the hose, you can unscrew the old connector from the old hose (turning the opposite direction of normal threads) and srcew it onto the new hose.

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this is a great vacuum. however it does require an extensive cleaning every now and then. diaassembly is required for this. there is a hose that goes from pick up to the tank. make sure this is clear. also your filter should be clean and dry.

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I have had my Hoover Floormate for years. It has always worked great but the last few times I used it the amount of water left is tremendous and the container for dirty water was not full at all. I looked at it and the hose going up from the bottom thru the handle is broken how do I fix this.

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I would advise you to ALWAYS to FIRST UNPLUG YOUR VACUUM before beginning any service procedure. Hoover Floormate H3000 Upright Wet/Dry Vacuum. You can down load the owner manual from the Hoover website www.hoover.com . It looks like the one of the holding or recovery tanks my not be in place, leaking, cracked or damaged, or the clear tube is leaking and needs replacing. I looked 2 the owner’s manual and it does not show the clear tube but the vacuum does come apart and just back track the clear tube and mark the screws when you disassemble the unit. Other wise , please call the factory or a local Hoover warranty station in your area. 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.

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