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Can I get a new clean water tank for my Hoover? After filling tank, as soon as I lock it in water poors out even before I can start cleaning carpet.

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Take the clean water tank off, and look at the underside very carefully. This tank is made of a very thin plastic, and chances are, your tank is cracked or broken. Sometimes the valves fail as well.

There is a new tank available, a single-piece tank instead of separate water and detergent reservoirs. The part number you want to look for is 42272104. The new tank does NOT come with a handle, so save your handle and use it on the new one.

Search for this new part number online and find the best price. I have seen them for around $40.

Good luck!

Posted on May 23, 2008

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