I went to fill my Hoover Steam Vac and the hole is open at bottom. I went to machine and a black post with a spring on it (reminds me of inside on a pen) was just lying there. I tried to figure out how to attach it back, but I wonder if another part is missing. There is a rubber gasket on the base that it fits onto, but it doen't remove.
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Re: Leaking out of hole
That is the valve asm. to release the water when it is depressed when you squeeze the trigger. Best to replace it, usually it comes with a new seal, hard insert, spring and valve. Check under neath the seal to make sure that the tank is ok, if a hole or crack, then replace the tank.
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The center part of the valve (stem) pushes up (spring loaded) to release liquid. If it leaks it can (and should) be replaced. Also, check the black valve seal (conical shaped ring around the outside) for cracks or splits as this can contribute to leaks. The entire valve assembly (similar to photo) should be replaced to solve both issues.
make sure that you have filled everthing properly and the hoover steam is in a good condition. or check else is there any loose coonections in the bottom of the hoover, which makes the tank empty. if the problem persists take it to service.
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