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Hi there. The spring on the clean water tank cannot be replaced. A replacement tank would be needed. Follow the link to order a replacement clean water tank for your cleaner. Search Results
The clean water tank does not include the handle but your original handle will fit the replacement tank as well. Hope this was helpful!
You probably have a solenoid valve which has failed and will not open. This will require replacement of the valve. For temporary use you can mix a soap solution and put it in the rinse tank. The correct mix is 5 ounces of Hoover shampoo to a gallon of hot water.
There are two electrical solenoids inside the hood assembly. One opens to dispense rinse water, and the other dispenses the soap and water solution. It is likely that the soap and water solenoid has failed and will require replacement. A "work around" fix for this is to mix the soap solution in the clear water tank ( 5 oz. of shampoo per gallon of water ), and shampoo that way until the solenoid can be replaced.
make sure that you have filled everthing properly and the hoover steam is in a good condition. or check else is there any loose coonections in the bottom of the hoover, which makes the tank empty. if the problem persists take it to service.
Here's a link to the owners manual for your Hoover F5505 Steam Cleaner that will explain step by step how you can add water & cleaning solutions and carpet shampoo. I hope that this was helpful to you. If it did help you, please be so kind and follow the Fixya model and rate the repair helpful by clicking the 4 thumbs up icons in the top right hand corner of the repair.
Check the spring loaded valve at the bottom of the detergent bottle.
Push it up with your finger or a pencil or some such thing and see
if fluid comes out. If it does, then the problem is the valve or tubing I
Hoover Steam Vac V2, Model #F7430-900 I have a Hoover Steam Vac V2, model #F7430-900. The spring loaded valve on the soap dispenser needs replacing -is this possible or do I have to get the entire tank. Thanks
I would advise you to ALWAYS to FIRST UNPLUG YOUR VACUUM before beginning any service procedure.
You cannot replace the spring loaded value on the soap dispenser – it is a whole assembly and would need to replace the entire tank, you can buy them new or sometimes a local vacuum dealer may have a good used one on hand and that would work as well – check the yellow pages for a local vacuum dealer or Hoover dealer for replacement of the part. http://www.hoover.comTelephone Contact our Customer Service Department at 1.330.499.9499 Monday through Friday 8 a.m. - 7 p.m. EST