Having problems with your Hoover SteamVac F5914-900 SpinScrub Upright Vacuum ?

Recovery Tank red float disk rising to top when no water is in recovery tank

\015 In reading my manual, I have cleaned the filter and made sure the recovery tank is in the correct position yet the red float disk keeping rising to the top even when there is no water in the recovery tank. Help!!!!! The other cause states that there may be blockage in the tool on end of hose. I have rarely used the the upholstery hose so don't feel that is my problem. Can you recommend anything else I might do to get the recovery tank to accept water without the float disk rising? Thank you. - Marianne\015

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When you put the filter back on, you must have put it all of the way to the top. There needs to be about a 1/4 in. gap from the top of the filter to the top of the lid.
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