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Steamvac The last several times that I have used the steam vac to clean the carpet, I've noticed that the solution is not coming out as a spray. Instead it is a steam. Is this normal or is something wrong? Thanks for your help..

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You might try running a solution of vinegar and water thru it to clean out the lines and spray nozzles. Also are the brushes turning when you are using it, that could also be the problem.

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