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Hoover SteamVac Owner's Manual

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The Easy to Use
Deep Cleaner
with automatic tool conversion
Review this manual before operating deep cleaner
These models are included in this manual
Steam Vac™ Deep Cleaner cleans carpet fibers
by applying hot tap water and cleaning solution.
Supreme Models
pp. 1-13
pág. 14-21
p. 22-29



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  • Page 1 Review this manual before operating deep cleaner These models are included in this manual Steam Vac™ Deep Cleaner cleans carpet fibers by applying hot tap water and cleaning solution. Supreme Models Owner’s Manual ENGLISH pp. 1-13 ESPAÑOL...
  • Page 2: Table Of Contents

    • Use extra care when cleaning on stairs. Do not place deep cleaner on stairs. • Use deep cleaner only for its intended use as described in the instructions. • Use only attachments recommended by The Hoover Company; others may cause hazards.
  • Page 3: Unpacking Deep Cleaner

    Grounding Instructions This appliance must be grounded. If it should malfunction or breakdown, grounding provides a path of least resis- tance for electrical current to reduce the risk of electric shock. This appliance is equipped with a cord having an equip- ment-grounding conductor (C) and grounding plug (A).
  • Page 4: Assembling Deep Cleaner

    Assembling Deep Cleaner The assembled cleaner will look like this drawing. Attach hose holder Position hose holder (B) onto handle by matching tabs on rack with openings on back of handle. Make sure holes for bolts are aligned. Replace clean solution tank (upper tank) by positioning bottom first.
  • Page 5: Storing Hose & Tools

    Slide rack down into place. Insert screw at (D) and tighten with a Phillips screwdriver. Position tool in holder at base of cleaner and snap it into place as shown at arrow. Storing hose & tools Store hose on rack by first positioning hose in front section of holder.
  • Page 6: Deep Cleaner Description

    Deep Cleaner Description The assembled deep cleaner will look like the drawing. General Operation Operate deep cleaner only at voltage specified on data plate on back of cleaner. Plug deep cleaner Into a prop- erly grounded outlet. ON/OFF pedal & Handle release pedal Step on pedal (A) to turn deep cleaner on.
  • Page 7: The Tanks

    Pre-treat with HOOVER PreCleaner Spray. If you do not have access to the PreCleaner Spray, double the amount of HOOVER Detergent (use 2 capfuls or 10 ounces per 1 gallon tank). Pour detergent into tank. Fill tank to fill line (B) (1 gallon) with hot tap water.
  • Page 8: Filling The Clean Solution Tank . 7-8 Emptying The Recovery Tank

    Vacuum upholstery with a vacuum cleaner with cleaning tool attachments. Use a crevice tool to reach into tufts and folds. Do not use the ‘SteamVac’deep cleaner as a dry vac- uum cleaner. b. For upholstery, check cleaning code - Use your HOOVER ‘SteamVac’...
  • Page 9: Before You Begin

    Pour one to two cups of clear water on a non-carpeted floor. Do not pour water onto a wood floor. Pick up water with your ‘SteamVac’ deep cleaner. Repeat as necessary until debris is flushed out of nozzle. To clean the outside of the machine, wipe off dirt with a cloth dampened in warm water and mild detergent.
  • Page 10: Cleaning Carpet

    Do not use the SteamVac deep cleaner to p i ck up flammable or combu s t i ble liquids or ch e m i c a l s .
  • Page 11: After Using Tool

    Use your HOOVER ‘SteamVac’deep cleaner only on upholstery marked “W”or “W/S”. Place handle in upright position. Fill clean solution tank with HOOVER Carpet/Upholstery Detergent according to instructions on pages 7 and 8. Attach tool to end of hose.
  • Page 12: Cleaning Upholstery

    OR - •checking the Service section of The Hoover Company on-line at Do not send your cleaner to The Hoover Company in North Canton for service, this will only result in delay. If further assistance Is needed, contact The Hoover Company Consumer Response Center, North Canton, Ohio 44720 Phone: 330-499-9499.
  • Page 13: Troubleshooting

    The Hoover Company on-line at This warranty does not cover pick up delivery, or house calls; however, if you mail your appliance to a Hoover Factory Service Center for warranty service, transportation will be paid one way. While this warranty gives you specific legal rights, you may also have other rights which vary from state to state.