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My Hoover Steam Vac for my rugs works fine, but I don't have any suction when I try to use the hose and attachment for my upholstery. I went over the instructions dozens of times but still no suction.

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Which type of hose do you have? One has a duct attached to it that fits into a slot in front of the recovery tak, make sure it is seated all of the way down. The other hooks direct to the machine, is it cracked where it hooks up? You can tell by lowering the handle and inspecting it. If it is, then you will have to replace it.

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I would advise you to ALWAYS to FIRST UNPLUG YOUR VACUUM before beginning any service procedure.
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