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My steam vac won"t **** up the water

I have cleaned the brushes out and cleaned the filter but it still won't **** up the water. Any solutions?

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  • Anonymous Sep 03, 2008

    won't suction up anymore

  • Anonymous Sep 06, 2008

    I have a hoover Steam Vac & Deep Cleaner Model F5826 900 it will spray the cleaning solution but the Vacuum is blowing out instead of sucking in.



    What should I check

  • delois_s Sep 23, 2008

    Yes, I am having the same problem. My Hoover SteamVac will dispense the water, but won't **** it up. I've tried cleaning the brush, checking the hose, and so far it is still not sucking up the water. Help......

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Check the hose and make sure it is clear of debre and there are no kinks in the hose.

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Posted by hjopmi on Jul 09, 2008
We purchased a Hoover Steam/Vac (F5915-900) cleaner. We assumed it be a combination STEAM and Vacuum machine. Where is the Steam? I will await your reply. Thank You.

Hello,
I would advise you to ALWAYS to FIRST UNPLUG YOUR VACUUM before beginning any service procedure. I have a similar Hoover “SteamVac” and the vacuum does not create steam as you stated, but you do have to use the hottest water with cleaning solution and the Hoover will clean your carpet by spraying down the solution, the scrubbing brushes will loosen the dirt and the vacuum will pickup the excess water until the holding tank is full and then you have to empty it, and then start again. The word “Steam Vac” is something that the Hoover factory labeled but so far I have not seen anything that actual produces “Steam” while cleaning. Feel free to contact the Hoover factory with your complaint @ the information listed below. 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.

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