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Suddenly the automatic deterent mixing system in my hoover steamvac widepath (model F7443-940) stopped from working. It does not dispense detergent anymore. What could the problem be?

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  • btaha Jul 10, 2008



    Unfortunately I lost the manual but was able to download online

    The manual has instructions to check the posiblility of a clogged valve underneath





    Thx very much for the suggestion

    Sam

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Suddenly the automatic detergent mixing
Posted by btaha on Jul 10, 2008
Suddenly the automatic detergent mixing system in my Hoover SteamVac WidePath (model F7443-940) stopped from working. It does not dispense detergent anymore.
What could the problem be?


Hello,
I would advise you to ALWAYS to FIRST UNPLUG YOUR VACUUM before beginning any service procedure. It could be the trigger assm could be broken and is not releasing the solution and or water, or the valve under the water solution tank is not releasing the solution. Please check with your owners manual in the trouble shooting manual or if you do not have a manual, call the Hoover factory cust serv and give them the brand name and model # so that they can send you a new owner’s manual. Your local vacuum cleaner dealer should be able to do a diagnosis of the problem and can give you and est of the repair. Or if the vacuum is less than one year it should be covered under the Hoover factory warranty. So if you need further assistance, please feel free to contact your local vacuum cleaner dealer in your area or in the yellow pages, or contact the factory phone number or website to further assist you with your questions.

http://www.hoover.com Telephone
Contact our Customer Service Department at 1.330.499.9499
Monday through Friday
8 a.m. - 7 p.m. EST

Thanks, Don the Vac Man
Go Ahead. Use Us.

Posted on Jul 10, 2008

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