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Suction When putting down the salution, my hoover doesn't want to pick it all back up. Very little suction. Any tips to what I can do myself?

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    Not taking up any dirty liquid. None.

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Take the recovery tank out, there is a filter on the handle part where the tank sits in, make sure it is clean. Check for any other filters to make sure they are all clean.

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