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Can't get it to **** up water from the carpet

I have the Model 591490 and the stangely enough if I place water on a hard floor surface it sucks it up wonderfully but the minute I place it on a carpet is doesn't want to **** up the water. The stair/upholstry unit sucks up the water fine also. Any suggestions as to why the shampoor will not **** up the water from a carpet only?
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Beth

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