Hoover Steam Vac Dual V w/ SpinScrub Vacuum\015 Whenever I attach the cleaning tool, the cleaning solution leaks from the bottom. When I turn the machine on, it spays out the side too. The machine works fine if I am not using the tool. When I am done using the tool, I have to run the vac over the carpet to **** up the leak. Not sure what is going on. Please help.\015
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.The Machine storage tanks are 2 – one clean water, one dirty water.
.I understand that, when OFF, no leaks happen.
.I understand that when on a leak comes from “the side”. Also, water comes from the bottom.
.So, water comes out near the bottom brushes (even without trigger). Then, with trigger, MUCH water comes out near bottom brushes. Am I correct so far?
.Water out the side concerns me. I am guessing that the bottom of the clean storage tank may have a small leak.
.I am also guessing that the trigger valve (located in the small opening behind the black rubber seal that the clean water tank rests on) is not closing all of the way – or is broken (cracked).
.Can you please remove the clean water tank and inspect the trigger valve with a torch (flash light). Can you see it open/close as you operate the trigger? Is it broken, cracked, or dirty?
.If yes then it must be replaced. If no, the the storage tank is bad and must be repaired.
.You inspect all of these things and you should be able to determine the failure. THEN, I an help you repair the failed item.
.-Jim (Raleigh, NC – USA)
.How do I attach and use the shampooing attachment…
.Posted by rottylvr on May 08, 2008
.I have a Kirby Vacuum and Carpet Cleaner that I know how to use, all except the attachment that I am not sure about. I am not sure if it is a vacuuming attachment or can I attach it and use it to clean my couch, I do not have the user guide for my vacuum as I got it from my son’s ex girlfriend in lieu of money she owed me. It looks like it should be used for shampooing things like stairs and furniture, but for the life of me I cannot figure it out! Can you please help me? Tell me how to attach it if it is supposed to be used to clean stairs and furniture or tell me where I can find the user guide to look at and see how to use it……Oh by the way I have a 160 pound rottweiler that tries to live on my furniture and my couch is in desperate need of cleaning, this is my only day off and I have spent all day cleaning carpets due to my dog and would love to clean my couch before returning to work and putting my dog in the back yard now that it is warm enough for him to be outside all day.
Desperate to reclaim her couch
I would advise you to ALWAYS to FIRST UNPLUG YOUR VACUUM before beginning any service procedure. My suggestion is that you contact the Kirby Co in Cleveland listed below and they will instruct you either to down load a owner’s manual or they will mail one out to you, there might be a local Kirby dealer in your area that might have a manual as well. Also, there is a separate shampoo head that will be in the owner’s manual, you remove the vacuum head and bag assm and attach the shampoo head, make sure you use genuine Kirby shampoo for the carpet. So if you need further assistance, please feel free to contact your local vacuum cleaner dealer in your area or in the yellow pages, or contact the factory phone number or website to further assist you with your questions.
.http://kirby.com/ Customer Service – United States & Canada 1-800-494-8586
.Hours 8:00 am to 5:00 pm (EST) U.S. & Canada Fax # 1 (216) 529-6146
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.1920 West 114 Street
.Cleveland, OH 44102
.Thanks, Don the Vac Man
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I would be glad to send that. But, you never Mention the Model Number and there are Various Models introduced by Hoover.
Let me know the Manual and within Few Minutes, i would be able to send you one more email which would have the Manual Details.
Let me know, if needed further assistance.
Hope i helped you.
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.there is make sure air is not leaking through where the attachment goes
.on because of damaged or misplaced fitting.
.b) some steam vacs leave water behind them and **** up in front of
.them. If you just walked forwad with the steam vac nothing would be
.sucked into the tank.
.c) try taking your finger off the trigger and using the steam vac. If
.the tank still empties the trigger is stuck open.
.d) try putting clean water in the dirty water tank only and using it on
.a dry rug. If water goes somewhere from the dirty water tank you have
.e) take apart what you can and look at the parts. A good visual
.inspection can solve many of these types of problem if you are careful
.not to miss anything.