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Hoover steam vac clean surge

So i borrowed this from my friend and didnt really know how to use it. i filled up the tank with the water and cleaner and pressed the button and cleaned the carpet, but there is no dirty water in the recovery tank. i must have done something wrong. how do i use this thing?

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  • Anonymous Mar 16, 2014

    When I add clean water to the tank it immediately pours out the gasket at the bottom of the tank. I can't figure out if I am doing something wrong, or how to stop this?

  • Anonymous Mar 18, 2014

    Cap will not come off clean tank

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The recovery tank lid isn't locked down all of the way around. The foam filter on the inside of the tank lid is up too far, needs at leasat a 1/4 in gap from the top. The filter screen by thye indicator is clogged. Some have a duct that sits in front of the recovery tank, either it isn't there or not pushed down all of the way.

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