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

Not the same model. the solution is not being sucked up-but if you use the attachment (couch, etc) there is no problem


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If this is the model that has a duct that you remove to insert the hose, that duct has to be in place to have suction. Other then that, is the lid locked down on the back of the tank? If you have a foam filter on the underside of the recovery tank lid, is you need a gap of at least a 1/4 in from the top of the filter to the top of the lid.
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Not the same model. the solution is not being sucked up-but if you use the attachment (couch, etc) there is no problem


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