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Water spray The water from the bottom of my carpet cleaner is not spraying. It comes out in lines and this doesn't clean the carpet evenly.

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  • Lauren21 Mar 02, 2008

    Yes the brushes are turning.

  • Anonymous Mar 16, 2014

    carpet cleaner seems to be running properly in every aspect but cannot get the water to spray for cleaning in either upright cleaner or when I separate the unit for spot cleaning. I checked the hoses and made sure they are not clogged.

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Are the brushes turning while you are shampooing? If not then this could be the problem. The turbine is what turns the brushes, it may have gone bad.

Posted on Mar 02, 2008

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    Lauren Junge Mar 02, 2008

    Well then maybe the spray nozzles or water lines need to be cleaned out. Try running a solution of vinegar and water thru the system and see if the spray improves.

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    Lauren Junge Mar 02, 2008

    oops forgot to mention, if the foam filter on the bottom side of the lid is all of the way up. it can casue problems, there should be at least a 1/4 in. gap from the top of the filter to the top of the lid.

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