Having problems with your Hoover F7431-900 SteamVac Vacuum ?

Suction Problem I just borrowed the Hoover Steam Vac Deluxe w/ 5 brush agitator from my neighbor and it worked ok for the first few minutes, although the suction would stop and go. When I had enough water to dump I did it and when I put it back on it no longer sucked the water up from the carpet. She admits to having it for 15 years, but why did it have to break on me. Makes me look as though I did it!


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Check and make sure the dirt water tank is properly on if it it is chech inside the lide to make sure the red stopper is not stuck to the top this will cut off the suction
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