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How do I replace the solution tank valve?

The valve on the bottom of the blue cleaner container has fallen out and the tank can no longer hold cleaning solution. I have ordered a new valve but now I am wondering how to replace it as I note that I can't seem to remove the rubber housing that is supposed to contain the valve (spring and black plastic pin). I am wondering if it unscrews somehow,...or needs to be pryed out?? I haven't suceeded in either thus far but I haven't really wanted to force it. I would appreciate any ideas. Thanks

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Mine has done the same thing twice. I don't think you can store any unused solution in the container because it eats away at the rubber o-ring causing failure. You need to pull out the rubber housing by hand or gently with a pair of pliers.

Posted on Aug 05, 2007

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Rug doctor deep carpet cleaner leaks the clean water solution out the bottom so quickly I can only clean a very small section of carpet per tank. You can watch it pour out


You have a crack or hole in the container holding the clean water solution. Also check any hoses going in and out for integrity.

Aug 26, 2017 | Vacuums

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How To Fix Your Bissell Carpet Cleaner When Solution Doesn't Spray



If you have a Bissell Carpet Cleaner, and you're machine is not spraying water on the floor, there are several things that might be causing this. Here's a list of possible problems that might be causing the machine not to spray water:

It may be a problem with your pump belt. Bissell Carpet Cleaners use a belt that powers the pump to spray solution out. There are also a few other possible issues, but as a Bissell warranty station, the belt going bad out-numbers all other problems.

Remove the belt access door and inspect the pump belt to ensure it is not broken, worn or stretched. You may also check the belt by turning on the power and watching the brush on the bottom of the machine. If the brush rotates the belt is not broken.

If your belt is worn out or broken, here's a direct link to that belt on our website:
Bissell Pro-Heat, Pro-Heat 2 6960W Replacement Pump & Brush Belts


Here's a great video that will show you how to check, and replace the pump belt on your ProHeat carpet cleaner:
How To Replace the Bissell ProHeat 2X Carpet Cleaner Belt Video:
http://www.bissell.com/VideoRating.aspx?id=1555

If this was not the problem, here are some other things that you may check:

  • Make sure there is liquid in both the Tank-in-Tank and the SmartMix bottle. Both tanks must contain fluid or the machine will not spray properly.
  • Check for proper placement of the o-ring on the SmartMix Cap Insert (some o-rings are detachable and need to fit over the straw; others are molded to the cap).
  • Check for liquid in the base of the machine where the SmartMix Bottle sits (SmartMix Reservoir). If there is no liquid in the reservoir, the neck on the SmartMix Bottle may be undersized and the cap will not make proper contact with the unit. If there is no liquid present, you will need a replacement SmartMix Bottle.
  • Check for the black or red tank gasket on the SmartMix Bottle Cap and on the bottom of the Tank-in-Tank Assembly. If gasket is lodged in base of unit or has been lost, reattach gasket on auto-load or order new gasket if appropriate.
  • Check the valves on the bottoms of the Tank-in-Tank and SmartMix Bottle to make sure water/solution will come through when the "x" valve is depressed. (Bladder or SmartMix bottle may be empty or the valve may be blocked internally.) Use a soft-bristled brush and hot tap water to clear any debris. Replace autoload assembly or cap/insert if necessary.
  • Check if the small rounded window tabs on the top edge of the Floor Nozzle are locked in their mating slots on the base of the machine, and not inadvertently lifting the tank up out of place.

If these suggestions have not resolved the problem you are experiencing with your machine, you might want take your machine to a local BISSELL Authorized Service Center. I really hope that this information was helpful to you. If you find what's wrong with your Bissell and have specific questions about how you can fix it, please just let me know and I'll be happy to walk you through step by step to fix any problem you may have on your Bissell.

Thanks,

Chris Jones
GoVacuum.com

on Apr 12, 2010 | Bissell 7901-1 ProHeat Scotchgard Upright...

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How To Fix Your Bissell Carpet Cleaner When Solution Won't Spray



If you have a Bissell Carpet Cleaner, and you're machine is not spraying water on the floor, there are several things that might be causing this. Here's a list of possible problems that might be causing the machine not to spray water:

It may be a problem with your pump belt. Bissell Carpet Cleaners use a belt that powers the pump to spray solution out. There are also a few other possible issues, but as a Bissell warranty station, the belt going bad out-numbers all other problems.

Remove the belt access door and inspect the pump belt to ensure it is not broken, worn or stretched. You may also check the belt by turning on the power and watching the brush on the bottom of the machine. If the brush rotates the belt is not broken.

Here's a great video that will show you how to check, and replace the pump belt on your ProHeat carpet cleaner:
How To Replace the Bissell ProHeat 2X Carpet Cleaner Belt Video:
http://www.bissell.com/VideoRating.aspx?id=1555

If this was not the problem, here are some other things that you may check:

  • Make sure there is liquid in both the Tank-in-Tank and the SmartMix bottle. Both tanks must contain fluid or the machine will not spray properly.
  • Check for proper placement of the o-ring on the SmartMix Cap Insert (some o-rings are detachable and need to fit over the straw; others are molded to the cap).
  • Check for liquid in the base of the machine where the SmartMix Bottle sits (SmartMix Reservoir). If there is no liquid in the reservoir, the neck on the SmartMix Bottle may be undersized and the cap will not make proper contact with the unit. If there is no liquid present, you will need a replacement SmartMix Bottle.
  • Check for the black or red tank gasket on the SmartMix Bottle Cap and on the bottom of the Tank-in-Tank Assembly. If gasket is lodged in base of unit or has been lost, reattach gasket on auto-load or order new gasket if appropriate.
  • Check the valves on the bottoms of the Tank-in-Tank and SmartMix Bottle to make sure water/solution will come through when the "x" valve is depressed. (Bladder or SmartMix bottle may be empty or the valve may be blocked internally.) Use a soft-bristled brush and hot tap water to clear any debris. Replace autoload assembly or cap/insert if necessary.
  • Check if the small rounded window tabs on the top edge of the Floor Nozzle are locked in their mating slots on the base of the machine, and not inadvertently lifting the tank up out of place.

If these suggestions have not resolved the problem you are experiencing with your machine, you might want take your machine to a local BISSELL Authorized Service Center. I really hope that this information was helpful to you. If you find what's wrong with your Bissell and have specific questions about how you can fix it, please just let me know and I'll be happy to walk you through step by step to fix any problem you may have on your Bissell.

Thanks,

Chris Jones
GoVacuum.com

on Apr 12, 2010 | Bissell 7920 ProHeat Pro-Tech Upright...

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Hoover f7458-900 leaking when placing tank on


Hello! Test the clean water tank to see if it is leaking. Fill the clean water tank with water on both sides. Hold the tank up and observe if water leaks from the valves underneath the tank. If either of the valves are leaking the clean water tank will need to be replaced. To order a replacement tank follow this link > Search Results. If the tank is not leaking, but the cleaner leaks when the tank is placed on it, this may indicate an internal issue with your pump. We would recommend taking the cleaner to a Hoover authorized service center. Follow the link to locate the nearest service center to you. > Service Center Locator Hope this helps!

Jul 26, 2014 | Hoover F7458900 Max Extract All Terrain...

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Will spray water, but not solution


Hi there! The clean water tank has two spring loaded valves that releases the contents. Fill the clean water tank with water on both sides. Hold the cleaner up and push the valves in on both water and solution side. Both valves should push in and contents should drip out. If not, the clean water tank will need replacing. To order a replacement tank follow the link. Search Results The type of solution you are using can also prevent the solution from dispensing, be sure you are only using the recommended cleaning solution for this cleaner. If the clean water tank valves seem to be working fine, there may be an issue with the pump assembly that delivers the solution. We would recommend taking the cleaner in to an authorized repair center for service. To locate the nearest service center to you follow this link > Service Center Locator Hope this helps!

May 31, 2014 | Hoover F7452-900 All-Terrain SteamVac

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The steam vac will not pick up dirty water. I never had this problem with a steam cleaner. I bought Hoover because of its reputation and I cannot get the suction on the bottom container to work. This...


The most common reason for lack of pick up is that the lid is not fully seated on the dirty water tank. Be sure to hook the two tabs on the front of the lid, and then snap the rear latch into place. Another reason is that the duct on the front of the dirty water tank is missing. The duct may have been removed to install the hose, and was not put back in place. It is a square plastic piece, about the size of a slice of sandwich bread, which slides into the front of the tank. On new models the duct tilts forward and cannot be removed. A far less common reason for no pick-up is that the seal that the tank sits on has fallen off the motor cover suction tube. You will see a round tube on the bottom of the dirty water tank. This sits on top of a large rubber seal on the motor cover when the tank is in place. Be sure the seal has not fallen down into the hood.

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Cleaner does not get up water


The most common reason for lack of pick up is that the lid is not fully seated on the dirty water tank. Be sure to hook the two tabs on the front of the lid, and then snap the rear latch into place. Another reason is that the duct on the front of the dirty water tank is missing. The duct may have been removed to install the hose, and was not put back in place. It is a square plastic piece, about the size of a slice of sandwich bread, which slides into the front of the tank. A far less common reason for no pick-up is that the seal that the tank sits on has fallen off the motor cover suction tube. You will see a round tube on the bottom of the dirty water tank. This sits on top of a large rubber seal on the motor cover when the tank is in place. Be sure the seal has not fallen down into the hood. This applies to the F5800 and F5900 series SteamVacs.

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Hoover Steam Vac V2 Deep Cleaner leaking clean water


Fill the tank and determine if the plastic is leaking, or if the valves are leaking. if the tank is cracked, it would need replaced. There is an improved design now available.

You may cycle the valves on the bottom with the eraser end of a pencil.

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Pickup water


The clear shroud covering the front of "hood" has two sheet metal type screws at the bottom in front of the brushes, these two screws also hold the little straight brushes ( one on each side) in place. I found one of these screws had broken it's plastic "socket" and was no longer applying any pressure to the hood, this caused loss of suction and would not pick up any water...You can test this by applying a little pressure to the "clear hood" after you have applied water and shampoo. You should immediately see water entering the pickup reservoir container. I removed the broken plastic "socket" and replaced original screw with a longer wood/sheet metal screw. I think this is a weak point on the cleaner and is easily broken by catching the front lip on any hard object. Hope this helps

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Bissell laminate floor cleaner wet vac and flips to dry vac


You just need to replace the cap and valve part # 2036919, You should be able to order the part thru Bissell.com, or they will tell you who you can call close to you.

Dec 06, 2007 | Vacuums

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