Question about Bissell 1699 ProHeat Clear View Upright Steam Vacuum
Can not go forward, only backwards. carpet snags on window suction plastic forward of the brish
Hi Richardad229. The front clear window nozzle(s) may be off alignment and can be re-aligned quite easily.
Here's a link to the instructions: http://www.bissell.com/FAQDetail.aspx?id=1212&cid=ccsocial
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Posted on Jan 02, 2017
hopes this helps, they also have parts, but shop around.
Posted on Jan 08, 2009
SOURCE: loss of suction bissell vacume
Under the red flap in the water resevoir, there is a small screen. Pop that screen out and clean it. It is probably blocked with hair. I took my entire machine apart trying to fix this problem and I finally saw that screen. I cleaned it out and my machine works like new now.
Posted on Mar 10, 2009
Thanks to many others who have posted on similar problems -- water
and/or solution sprays through the handheld tools, but not through the
As others have suggested, I removed the water reservoir, which exposes the 2 main water sprays mounted above the rollers. Using, pliers, I carefully slid the clips back. Gently but firmly removed the two red nozzles.
Elsewhere I have read suggestions to just do one nozzle at a time. However, I found out that if you remove both red nozzles, you can then blow through one side and it will come out the other. In my case, that dislodged a nice collection of crystal-like chunks (guessing it may be crystallized residue from the cleaning solution).
There was also a bit of blockage in one of the red nozzles, which I cleaned out. Make sure you can blow through both of them with little resistance.
Reassemble: Push red nozzles back into hoses. Using pliers, reposition sprung clip back over the red nozzle. Snap nozzles back into place. Refill tanks and power it up.
In my case, that resolved the problem of no sprays from the main machine. Sprays like new now. Hope yours does too!! g
Posted on Sep 26, 2009
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