Carpet cleaner won't remove water

Old 03-21-23, 04:40 AM
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Carpet cleaner won't remove water

Or, to lighten the mood, it sucks because it doesn't suck up.

Hoover model FH50150 cleaner won't vacuum up the water from the carpet. I removed the top of the unit from the bottom to expose the filter mesh, and found it was clogged with carpet fiber. I cleaned it, cleaned the rotary brushes, reassembled it, and it still doesn't remove the water. Any suggestions would be greatly appreciated.
Old 03-21-23, 09:57 AM
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I would check any place something opens (tank) or you connect a hose. You are looking for a suction leak, possibly from a bad or missing seal or gasket.
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Check the suction power ensure that the suction power is set to the appropriate level for extracting water. Sometimes, adjusting the suction settings can make a difference.
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DIY machines traditionally lack power to remove chemicals and water - our leases specify that the carpets in the unit need to be professionally cleaned upon move-out and that a DIY machine CANNOT be used for the job for this very reason.

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