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Black water leaks from bottom of ProHeat 2x

Water dripping from bottom near wheels (looks like black grease or oil mixed with it). Happens after run soap/water dispenser for several seconds. It is not just dirty water from cleaning, but black oil or grease with water.

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    dirty water leaking out of bottom of machine

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Probably be a rubber seal leak or crack at the soap water dispenser pump.
If you can take it apart and it is the seal you should be able to reseal it with gasket seal from an auto parts store.

Posted on Jan 17, 2009

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You may have mislaid a piece when you took your Bissell apart to clean it after using it the first time.

I experimented with mine to try and reproduce your issue. On the bottom of the water tank, there are two pieces that can be removed from it. One of them looks like a black plug at one end, with a red rubber flange piece on the other end. If you push your finger inside the red rubber piece, you can feel a spring move up and down. This is the first piece you place on the bottom of the water tank. I suspect you have this piece, because if you didn't, water would gush out of the water tank as soon as you turned it over after filling it.

The other piece, which is the one I think you may have have mislaid, is a larger black, plastic ring with screw threads. This piece goes over the top of the first plug piece, screws onto the water tank, and holds the plug in place. The words "RECLOSE TIGHTLY" appear on mine. If this piece is missing, the water tank does not sit flat on the base of the Bissell, but kind of flops around, out-of-place, and the unit will not dispense water properly, though it may leak it.

If ithat piece is gone, it should be possible to reorder it. Start here:
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