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The float on the catch bucket engages without any warer,or when I turn on the machine.

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    Thank you very much It solved My problem immeaditly.

  • Anonymous May 25, 2009

    I am having the same problem. The vacuum is not picking up the water. I checked the filter and the float is ok. What do I do???? Help

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The foam filter is up too high, it is on the bottom side of the lid. Leave about a 1/4 in gap, then it should work ok again.

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