Having problems with your Hoover F5866-900 SteamVac Deluxe Wet/Dry Vacuum ?

NoSuckage !!! It seems as though my hoover steam vac has stopped sucking up the water. It is still spraying the cleaner correstly though, just won't suck it back up. I've emptied it several times and it was working properly up until a few minutes ago. HELP !!! Family coming in town tommorrow !!

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I had borrowed a friend's steamvac due to potty training problems with my puppy. Today it stopped sucking up the water and I completely panicked! Immediately I googled hoover f5866-900 trying to find a replacement before I had to return the vac to my friend. I was dismayed by the prices but luckily this EXCELLENT site came up on the search. I knew the solution wasn't the one about the dirty top so I ran and pulled the filter down and the "pond" in my bedroom quickly disappeared!!!!! Thank you so so very much reddevil6!!!!!!
I noticed on the bottom of the tank there is a rubber gasket that seals the recovery tank to the machine base the one I borrowed the gasket slipped of and the suckage decreased dramatically.
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