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Recovery Tank red float disk rising to top when no water is in recovery tank

In reading my manual, I have cleaned the filter and made sure the recovery tank is in the correct position yet the red float disk keeping rising to the top even when there is no water in the recovery tank. Help!!!!! The other cause states that there may be blockage in the tool on end of hose. I have rarely used the the upholstery hose so don't feel that is my problem. Can you recommend anything else I might do to get the recovery tank to accept water without the float disk rising? Thank you. - Marianne

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When you put the filter back on, you must have put it all of the way to the top. There needs to be about a 1/4 in. gap from the top of the filter to the top of the lid.

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When the recovery tank is full the yellow float disc is supposed to raise to the top of the tank lid... it does not. Other than that, the machine is working fine...
Ever since I hooked up the hose and attachment to clean some upholstery, now that I am back to cleaning carpet... I have this issue with the yellow disc


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I would advise you to ALWAYS to FIRST UNPLUG YOUR VACUUM before beginning any service procedure. Hoover F5912-900 Upright Steam Vacuum. The yellow disc is supposed to act like a float when the water raises the yellow disks will let you know the water recovery tank is full, and not actually turn off the system. You may want to check with your local vacuum dealer to see if the yellow disk is broken or find out why it is not working correctly. 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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