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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
I have had one of these for the last 4 years, and it has never worked properly, it has been to Service 2000 (repairers) a minimum of 6 times, and has never been fixed properly. It has, yet again stopped squirting water out, so before I threw it in the skip, I decided to have a go at repairing it myself, what I found was a kink in one of the water pipes, the pipe goes inside the main body of the machine, very close to where the heater is, it seems, that when the heater gets hot, it softens the rubber pipe, allowing it to bend over on itself, starving the pump of water. I have removed the heater as I believe it offers little in the way the machine operates, and have cut the kink out of the damaged pipe, joined it together with a connector removed from the heater, and re-routed the pipe to avoid any sharp bends, hey presto, it squirts water out!!! Now why couldn't Bissell have worked that one out?
Thanks Bob. 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.
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!
The handle sprays, won't suck. The bottom sucks, but won't spray. What gives?
What do you mean by the handle spray's won't stuck? Like suctions?
Depending on your product you can easily search.
If the handle doesn't spray, the tension at the trigger may be off.
If the cleaner doesn't spray, there may be a clog somewhere.
Bissel's website gives a great tutorial with pictures here: https://www.bis cd0-c1b1cab3d083
I have a brand new Bissell ProHeat Premiere 2x. I used it once and now the brushes are not moving. When you press the power button, the brushes turn for about 2 seconds and then stop. What could be causing this?
I just used my Bissell and I plugged it in again and it won't start. The outlets are fine and so is the filter. Why won't it start? Please help.
My Bissell ProHeat 2X, 9400-4 07260c, does not spray onto the carpet, but water is going into the bottom tank like it sucked it up off the floor. However, the floor is dry. Any suggestions?