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I need help with my Hoover Steamvac, FH 50020. It was new last spring, used it once then & it will not **** up water, things there do not move in bottom portion. Water goes out, but not out. This is a new cleaner, please help!!!

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I just found one by the dumpster and worked on it and found the same problem. First I took the catch tank off and made sure the unit still sucked. Then I slid the front of the catch tank out and repositioned it straight down so as to work in the upright mode. Having it in at a slant is fore working with attachments instead. Hope this helps. As a thank you if it does work, please visit(and recommend it to your contacts via email, text, facebook, twitter, etc) my website at www.mycprime.com/mrjoel and order one for yourself, your friends, your family, and/or even just someone random such as an elderly person or athlete. You may contact me at mazurjoel@gmail.com if you have any questions about the cPrime products.
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