Having problems with your Karcher 1201 Canister Vacuum ?
I have just used the karcher steam cleaner and now cannot get the safety top off. Rio
You need to even the canister pressure. Release the valve from the handheld device, i.e. it needs to be plugged in and pressed. Presure also exists at room temp.
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I have just used the karcher steam cleaner and now cannot get the safety top off. Rio
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