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won't suck the water up out of the carpet

My hoover steam cleaner just stopped sucking the water back up out of the carpet. the return bin is empty

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I would check for a break in the vacuum lines, hoses and clamps.

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Try cleaning the return canister float ball. If it is stuck in the up position the machine will not make vacuum.

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Check the gasket under the dirty water tank. If there's not a good seal/broken gasket, it won't have good suction.

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