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Upholstery attachment The nozzle doesn't spray properly, the water just pours out (not alot) instead of spraying. It also has very low suction. The upright part seems to be working fine. I cannot figure out how to take it apart so I can look for a clog, when I look into the hose I don't see anything.

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May have a problem in the noozle asm on the hose. Hose part #90001335.

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