Having problems with your Hoover F6212-900 / F6215-900 SteamVac Agility Upright Vacuum ?

Hoover F6212-900 My dear wife thought our 2 year old steam cleaner was a vaccum cleaner and used it with no fluid, I used it yesterday, it didn,t seem to clean the carpet and no water went into the dirty water tank it stayed dry. motor sounded ok Am I in big trouble Thanks for any help you can offer P.S. I still love her Alan from Canada


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Press the handle release kick-button with your foot, extend the handle all of the way back, and take a look at the gap between the base of the unit and the handle/reseviour assembly. You should see several black hoses attached to the base and running up into the handle assembly. One of them (the dirty water return hose) might be cracked. Turns out that might be a common problem with this model. We had the same problem.

Judging by the interference between the vacuum hose and the "dirty water return" hose, there is NO WAY those two hoses can exist together in that housing without causing the dirty water return hose to stress. It certainly cannot last for many full bends of the handle.
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\015\012We opted to not repair our unit, but you might be able to do it yourself for the cost of the part and several hours of your time. Otherwise, seek out your certified Hoover repair center for more info.
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\015\012UPDATE: I McGuyverized it myself with a dremel cutoff tool, some vinyl tubing, some 2-part epoxy, and a lot of faith. It sure isn't pretty, but it sucks again. :)
Need the directions to remove and fill the water/shampoo on agility unit parents lost the directions plz help!!
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