Troubleshooting a Bissell carpet shampooer may be the right path to fixing it. The possible causes for the malfunction of your shampooer may be solved by a simple home fix rather than an expensive professional. This guide offers suggestions for troubleshooting a Bissell Carpet Shampooer.
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My Bissell Auto Shampooer, Model 1425-5 will not suck water up. It just stopped working.
My Bissell Pro Heat carpet shampooer, will not suck up any water.
By Jim from Energy, IL
See if the opening to where the water extracts into the dirty tank is clogged. This happened to me on a different model. I removed the extraction tank and wiped off the screen where the water filters into the tank that was clogged and it works fine now. Good luck!
I have a Bissell shampooer and it will not release the water, but it will suck up the water. What is the problem?
By Clarissa from Laurel, MD
Thanks PIKKA. After taking all the hoses off the heater and cleaning them, I still couldn't get a spray except from the tool attachment. I then checked the spray nozzles, as suggested. Both nozzles were clogged. Now it runs fine. Thanks again.
This morning my Bissell carpet cleaner started and worked for about a minute then it just shut off. It just stopped working. The heater light is not on. Is there a reset button? I borrowed this machine and feel responsible for it. I didn't abuse it in anyway. It is a refurbished machine from Olldie's. It was used three times on medium size rooms. What could be the problem? I feel horrible. This always seems to happen to me. Why couldn't it break when she using her machine? I used only Bissell cleaner in machine. Help!
By Misty from Hopewell Junction, NY
My carpet shampooer will not spray water. I have a Bissell model #8920.