Question about Bissell 7950 ProHeat Upright Wet/Dry Vacuum

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Over heated Smke suddenly started coming out of the handle. I have used this cleaner my second time now. I checked everything, and after awhile, it will not come on.

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  • cecilloubeck May 13, 2009

    I have a bissell upright wet/dry unit model 7901-1. I have had the unit several years but have never used it until today,so there is no warranty issue. After using the unit about one hour is stopped working. The red light on the front was on so power was going to the unit. I opened the unit up and the control board in the handle was extremly hot.

    The machine was not dirty or anything like that. What might be my problem?

    There is no Bissell service center in my area.



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In the handle are a heater, transmission and a circuit board. If you have smoke come out and now it doesn't work, I would suspect the circuit board of being bad. If this is less then 2 years old, then it is still under warranty.

Call BISSELL Consumer Services at the number below or visit the BISSELL Website - to locate a BISSELL Authorized Service Center in your area.
Website or E-mail:
Select "E-mail BISSELL"

OR Call:
BISSELL Consumer Services
(800) 237-7691
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Posted on Feb 05, 2008


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