Having problems with your Hoover SteamVac Carpet/Upholstery Deep Cleaner Vacuum ?

How do you clean out the SteamVac...for example..the area where the water is sucked back through is very dirty...where it is visible from the outside


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The easiest way is to rake the debris out with a piece of wire. More difficult, but better, is to remove the screws that hold the "wondow" on and clean. Some disassembly required! We see a lot of posts for cleaners that are stopped up. I know you didn't ask, but it's a really, really good idea to run a tankful of just plain hot water through the main dispenser and the attachment dispenser before you put the machine away. It will keep your dispensing lines free of soap that will plug it up, and cleans the soap out of the pickup side as well.
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How do you clean out the SteamVac...for example..the area where the water is sucked back through is very dirty...where it is visible from the outside


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