Question about Vacuums

1 Answer

Have a Hoover Steamvac Model #F7426-900 - Series AA12.0 On the bottom of the clean water tank and the detergent container, the gaskets leak and water constantly drips from the tank. How do you repair this?

Posted by on

1 Answer

  • Level 3:

    An expert who has achieved level 3 by getting 1000 points

    All-Star:

    An expert that got 10 achievements.

    MVP:

    An expert that got 5 achievements.

    President:

    An expert whose answer got voted for 500 times.

  • Master
  • 1,673 Answers

Inspect under the seals to see if the tank hasn't cracked, which is usually the problem. If it is a new seal that is needed, part #43513026. If a new tank is needed, part #42272104.

Posted on Apr 24, 2008

1 Suggested Answer

6ya6ya
  • 2 Answers

SOURCE: I have freestanding Series 8 dishwasher. Lately during the filling cycle water hammer is occurring. How can this be resolved

Hi,
a 6ya expert can help you resolve that issue over the phone in a minute or two.
best thing about this new service is that you are never placed on hold and get to talk to real repairmen in the US.
the service is completely free and covers almost anything you can think of (from cars to computers, handyman, and even drones).
click here to download the app (for users in the US for now) and get all the help you need.
goodluck!

Posted on Jan 02, 2017

Add Your Answer

Uploading: 0%

my-video-file.mp4

Complete. Click "Add" to insert your video. Add

×

Loading...
Loading...

Related Questions:

1 Answer

Hoover SteamVac LS F5899-910


Hi,

Did you try to clean first the unit..

Jun 01, 2008 | Hoover SteamVac Carpet/Upholstery Deep...

1 Answer

Hoover F7425-900 SteamVac V2


http://www.hoover.com/pdfs/manuals/F7452900.pdf Heres a link to the manual if you dont have one, Ive emailed them and they gave me the same solutions that are on page 17. ? Make sure tank is securely locked in position ? Clean water tank or detergent container empty ? Refill container according to instructions for surface being cleaned ? Recovery tank lid not on correctly ? Make sure lid is firmly in place ? Valve cap clogged ? Remove and clean valve cap (see following instructions) 1. Remove clean water tank. 2. Turn valve cap (A) counterclockwise and remove. Soak valve cap in warm water for at least 15 minutes. Wipe cap dry. 3. Align slots (B) on cap with tabs (C) in opening. Turn cap clockwise to tighten.

Sep 17, 2007 | Hoover F7425-900 SteamVac V2 Widepath...

1 Answer

How do you remove the lower handle?


Check the clean water holding tank. I had this problem and found that was a crack near the outlet on the bottom of the tank. I replaced the tank and resolved the problem. I have taken this machine apart several times, if the tank is not the problem with yours, check the water tube.

Apr 26, 2015 | Hoover F7425-900 SteamVac V2 Widepath...

1 Answer

There are two containers, where do I put the water and solution


The upper tank holds the cleaning solution. Mix 5 oz. of Hoover detergent to 1 gal. of hot water. The line on the tank indicates 1 gallon.

Apr 10, 2011 | Hoover SteamVac F5914-900 SpinScrub...

2 Answers

My hoover steamvac wont **** up dirty water float


Check your filter screen insde the upper tank. if your model has a wrap around filter try to pull it down about 1/2" to maximize air flow.

Apr 15, 2010 | Hoover F7431-900 SteamVac Vacuum

1 Answer

I have a Hoover V2 Steam Vac widepath and the


Hello,

This is a notorious problem with the Hoover V2 SteamVac's. In fact the tank design by Hoover on your SteamVac was so bad, that Hoover redesigned this tank almost immediately due to the numerous problems customers were having.

For your particular problem, you really have two options. The first option is putting a bandaid over the problem, but will still fix it. We sell the entire gasket assembly on the bottom of the detergent tank as a replacement part. Unfortunately it's sold together with the seal, spring, and valve together as an assembly;
http://www.govacuum.com/hoover-steamvac-dual-v2-tank-valve-part-43513015.html

You also may wish to fix the problem completely by replacing the entire clean water solution tank. Hoover has redesigned this tank, and the new one I don't see near the amount of problems that I do on the older style tanks. The plastic is much more sturdy, and less prone to having the gasket and valve issues that the old tanks do. It's important to point out that the new tank does not come with the handle. You'll need to remove the handle from your old tank if you buy a new tank assembly complete. Rest assured that if you do purchase any part from GoVacuum, you'll have 60 days to return it for a full refund, just in case the repair doesn't work. Not only do we not deduct restocking fees or shipping charges, but we also include a return label with every order that you may use to return any item to us, and we'll even pay for your return shipping!

Here's the Hoover SteamVac V2 Clean Water Solution Tank, Part 12002549

If you'd like us to do a repair photograph series on this repair of the valve and gasket assembly, please just request a repair clarification here on Fixya, and we'll be happy to do so. If you found this helpful, please be sure to rate the review as helpful by clicking on the 4 Thumbs Up Icons in the top right hand corner of the repair.

Thank you so much,

Chris J.
GoVacuum

Mar 23, 2010 | Hoover F7425-900 SteamVac V2 Widepath...

1 Answer

Hoover steamvac F5826-900 leaks from bottom wheni put tank on ple


You may need to replace the gasket.if that dont work replace the whole tank

Aug 01, 2009 | Hoover SteamVac F5914-900 SpinScrub...

1 Answer

Hoover V2 SteamVac


Under the detergent side, there is a metering plate,(located on the machine) which can be removed. ensure that this is installed. have you verified whether the machine will dispense detergent only without any water in the water tank?

Jan 03, 2009 | Hoover F7425-900 SteamVac V2 Widepath...

1 Answer

Replacing valve on water tank on hoover steamvac


buy the whole tank not worth the time to repair the valve

Oct 08, 2007 | Hoover F7205900 SteamVac V2 Wet/Dry Vacuum

Not finding what you are looking for?
Vacuums Logo

Related Topics:

175 people viewed this question

Ask a Question

Usually answered in minutes!

Top Vacuums Experts

AskDyson
AskDyson

Level 3 Expert

2572 Answers

Les Dickinson
Les Dickinson

Level 3 Expert

18381 Answers

D. Floyd Kolb
D. Floyd Kolb

Level 3 Expert

43501 Answers

Are you a Vacuum Expert? Answer questions, earn points and help others

Answer questions

Manuals & User Guides

Loading...