Question about Bissell SpotBot Robotic Wet/Dry Vacuum
How can I clean the spot bot hose, it looks dirty. I just want to know how to detach it and clean, there is some carpet fibers in it.
a 6ya expert can help you resolve that issue over the phone in a minute or two.
best thing about this new service is that you are never placed on hold and get to talk to real repairmen in the US.
the service is completely free and covers almost anything you can think of (from cars to computers, handyman, and even drones).
click here to download the app (for users in the US for now) and get all the help you need.
Posted on Jan 02, 2017
maybe there's not enough vacuum or it hasn't been primed enough. I have a proheat that drove me crazy till I started leaving the heat switch on. I get wads of carpet fiber that mat around brush and spit out on the carpet, so I frequently remove them. I'm just wondering if after you empty the water, it may not have built up the suction. Good luck! hope this may be helpful
Posted on Jan 14, 2009
Well... it's sub optimal but this is what I did, run hot water into the sink, add a few table spoons of bleach and run the hose along the edge of the water to slowly **** it into the hose (the tank fills very rapidly and the auto shut off will activate). You will want to run 4 or 5 tanks of waste to get the bulk of the gunk along the walls out and this will also get rid of the serratia growing (red stuff). If you dangle the hose in a u down the front of the sink and shut off the machine you can catch about a pint of water and bleach solution in the hose and roll it around inside the hose then let it sit for awhile and finish by sucking it into the waste tank, not perfect but my hose is much cleaner.
Posted on Jun 28, 2009
SOURCE: Need to clean hose.
I filled a bowl with hot bleach water and sucked the water up. It cleaned the hose pretty well (along with the gunk that was stuck in the hand wand). Mine was filthy. It looked like it had mold growing in it. Then I ran several rounds of hot water through the hose. I alternated hot water & bleach. Did this about 8 times. It is not perfect, but it sure does look a lot better. 90% of the gunk is gone.
Posted on Sep 03, 2009
Your Spot Bot is not suctioning up the dirty water. Empty the waste tank and look underneath it. Remove the black rubber gasket right under the tank and rinse it out. Then make sure you put it back snugly into the fitted crevice. Try cleaning over that spot again. You should see the dirty water being suction out and the finished area should not be as wet as before.
Posted on Mar 10, 2010
SOURCE: The hose on my spot bot has torn
I called one of the local service centres to order one 2 months ago, still haven't heard back. Last weekend was our city's curb giveaway weekend and I got a busted Bissell Pro Heat 2X Turbo which I removed the hose from.
You can order them online, just not from Bissell directly.
Cut the old hose off, you won't need it.
You have to disassemble the unit mostly. Several screws on the bottom, several under the collection tank, etc... The tubing is held together with Brass tubing clamps, they're not glued. The inner hose needs to run inside, through to the outer channel underneath the 90degree bend that the outer hose plugs into and will connect to a T shaped 3 way hose connector. My hose was wider and needed the holes to be widened. If you have to use the same outer hose connector, the coiled hose will twist in, once you remove the old hose but the new hose will need to be siliconed or glued with something that will seal it.
My new salvaged hose had the handle on it already.
It's not a pleasant procedure, have a shower after because you may get sprayed.
That being said, this process is doable, but it isn't a 5 minute fix. It took about 40 minutes all and all.
Posted on May 23, 2010
Tips for a great answer:
Jan 27, 2013 | Bissell 12005 Spot Bot Handheld Vacuum
Nov 04, 2012 | Bissell 12005 Spot Bot Handheld Vacuum
Mar 12, 2012 | Bissell SpotBot Robotic Wet/Dry Vacuum
Feb 24, 2010 | Bissell SpotBot Robotic Wet/Dry Vacuum
Oct 15, 2009 | Vacuums
Jun 03, 2009 | Bissell 1698 PowerSteamer ProHeat Upright...
Jan 13, 2009 | Bissell 1699 ProHeat Clear View Upright...
Sep 13, 2008 | Vacuums
Jul 08, 2008 | Eureka Vacuums
Dec 28, 2007 | Bissell SpotBot Robotic Wet/Dry Vacuum
2,151 people viewed this question
Usually answered in minutes!
Step 2: Please assign your manual to a product: