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I have Hoover Floormate Model H3004. The machine will no longer dispense the cleaning fluid due to the trigger assembly not engaging properly with the inlet/outlet on the Clean Water Solution Tank. I have checked and made sure the tank was seated properly.

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I had the same problem with my Hoover Floormate H3000 and found the solution elsewhere on this website. Try doing a search for Hoover Floormate H3000. The posted solution is basically as follows:

Remove the liquid dispenser tank and set it aside. Look into the cavity of the machine where the tank attaches and find the plastic "plunger" piece (the one on my machine is a blue/grey color) that is surrounded by a black rubber circle. Put a small drop of hot glue on the tip of this plastic "plunger" piece and let it harden. Replace the liquid dispenser tank and try the machine again. My machine dispensed liquid properly after this fix-it.

I really appreciate the poster who provided this simple solution!

Posted on Aug 29, 2008

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I had the same problem and was preparing to take it back, the last thing I tried was to 'reseat' the handle -- I removed it then snapped it very firmly back into place. That did it, it's working beautifully now!

Posted on Feb 07, 2009

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make sure check valve in the solution tank moves up freely. check that the sprayer tips are not cloged.

Posted on May 25, 2010

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check the seat valve on the bottom of the solution tank. should move upward freely. could be stuck if sitting for long period of time

Posted on May 26, 2010

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The hot glue trick will work; but what you probably need to do is gently push down on the black pin from inside the tank. This will lower the solution release mechanism and the solution will dispense. I found this solution on this website and it took 10 seconds and worked well.

Posted on May 01, 2011

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