Having problems with your Tristar SB Steam Buggy Vacuum ?

Steam leaking from screw cap. can i get a new one?


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You dont need a new steam cap if steam is coming out of the top, that is supposed to happen when the hose is clogged, it would be very dangerous if that didnt happen, the amount of pressure that thing holds is unreal if you think your cap is leakin steam take a second look. if the cap is not physically damaged then it should be working fine, 9 times out of 10 your hose is clogged

My Steam Buggy had the same problem.At first the top would not come off..Using an adjustable wrench I was able to remove it.After not using it for a few years I was happy this seemed to be my only problem.Then,the steam came out the top and after I kept filling it up and trying I put a little white vinegar in it.This didn't seem to work and then a huge burst of steam came out and unit works fine.The top is a relief valve and steam only comes out when there is a clog.
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