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We have a Hoover SteamVac V2 Model No. F7220-0900. It has always worked great and was last used 8-9 months ago; however, when we went to use it the other day it would not dispense cleaner or rinse water when the trigger was squeeezed. We clean all parts and let them dry thouroughly after each use, keep the filters and brushes clean, etc. We have never used the separate hand tool and the current dispensing problem is strictly when the machine is used in the normal carpet cleaning process. I have taken the handle completely apart to check for a broken/pinched wire. All containers, caps and seals seem to be fine. The motor runs, brushes turn and it appears to have proper suction. Could there be a short in the trigger that activates the pump? Could the pump be bad? Could a hose be blocked?

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reddevil6
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Is the lid for the tank locked on all the way round? The filter on the underside of this lid should have a 1/4 gap from the lid to the top of the filter. Is the duct in place, front of the tank. Any of these will cause the problem.

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Posted on Feb 14, 2008

reddevil6
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Hoover steamvacs don't use belts. If the brushes are not turning, pull the brush block out, turn the machine on and see if the square hole where the brush block was, is turning. If not then the turbine is bad. Sometimes you can take the turbine apart and clean it out. most times I have found , replace it.

Posted on May 26, 2008

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Turbine assembly is bad. Get part #23 here http://www.vacuumcleanershop.com/hvrmdlf7205900.htm#B2
Not to bad to put in.
You can also find them on Ebay cheaper.

Posted on Jul 01, 2008

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Hoover SteamVac Ultra (model F5883-900) Threw it away, and had to buy a new machine. Sorry, but I found it more difficult to deal with the housing unit on the machine and just couldn't deal with it anymore. I hope you have better luck than I did with it. I couldn't find ANY help on ANY web sites for this model, just too old I guess.

Posted on Jul 28, 2008

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One cause is that the recovery tank lid isn't on correctly and not sealing. If there is a foam filter on the inside of the lid, make sure it has a 1/4 in. gap from the top of the lid. There is another filter, from the bottom, it has a red frame, pull it out far enough to clean it. May have a bad turbine, or the shaft on the top of the brush block broke off. You have a 1 years warranty on this, I would take it in to a warranty repair shop and get it repaired.

Posted on Aug 10, 2008

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