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Just got this one at a garage sale and do not know

Just got this Bisslell 1672 Big Green Wet Dry at a garage sale and do not know where to put the clean water? Help anyone

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...and the simple answer is to remove the small rectangular lid on the side about halfway up the machine. Place 2 gallons of hot water in the side opening (to the bottom of the three raised plastic markers), add one lid-full (10 ounces) of Bissell Carpet Care solution, and you're ready to clean.

Here are the manuals in PDF, English and Spanish: http://www.bissell.com/searchresults.aspx?searchtext=1672&mode=userguides

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CLICK HERE for the user guide in PDF format

This should cover everything you want to know.

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Buy big green canister 1672 or 1672H wet/dry vacuum


Hi Anthony: This model is no longer available from Bissell in Canada. It is however still listed as available from the Bissell US website and can be ordered online. If you are looking to order this model and you are not in the US, you might check the Bissell site for other countries by changing the country on the top right hand corner of the web page.

Some replacement parts are also listed as available on the Bissell US website; including the canister itself.

If you require further assistance please do not hesitate to reply with your questions.

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My machine does not work. It will not put out water or will not **** up water It will turn on only


the pump is probably dead in the unit. you can try to turn it on without turning on the suction I believe. Providing your model has 2 switches you can anyway.

the only other thing it could be is the solution tube maybe blocked, or not enough solution in the tank to draw from.

a pump is approx $40-$60 just so you know.

Let me know either way.

Good Luck.

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BISSELL User’s Guides can be downloaded at www.bissell.com
On the front page under Customer Service click on User’s Guides and enter the model number of your unit.
User Guide will be displayed as a PDF file.

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Hello i am having problems finding the manual on this product..i have a old fashion type canister model no 1630-5..can;'t find it on here..but the 1672 types of hoses are the same..i got this from my...


BISSELL User's Guides can be downloaded at www.bissell.com
On the front page under Customer Service click on User's Guides and enter the model number of your unit.
User Guide will be displayed as a PDF file.

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1672 BIGgreen Wet/Dry Vacuum: my bissell 1672 big green machine has stopped spra...


Refer to the discussion at the other thread: http://www.fixya.com/support/t3309646-pump_motor_sounds_like_running_but_not

You will need to remove the top domed lid to access the working parts. Refer to http://www.fixya.com/support/t3543424-two_top_sections_held_together

Examine the water lines to ensure they are attached to the pump. If you feel you can do so without shocking yourself on any exposed electrical connectors, try disconnecting the inlet hose. Buy a two-foot section of the same size hose from the hardware store and connect it to the pump inlet. Plug in2_bing.gif the unit (be careful!!!) and use the pump switch to see if it draws water. Then try reconnecting the inlet and connect the outlet to the new hose to see if the pump pulls water from through its suction tube and will pump through the new hose.

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Pump needs replacing


I have the Bissell Big Green model 1672 and have used it for many years. Recently, the fan or suction blower began to emit a burnt smell so I shut it off. I had difficulty figuring out how to dissemble the top motor unit. Here is what I found.

Don't pry up on the very top disk, which is an air outlet. It will only break off and won't allow access to anything. If you do break it off, drill holes through the four posts and use stainless steel screws to re-attach the disk to the plastic posts it sits on.

Now, beneath the air outlet is the rest of the motor unit. The motor unit consists of three pieces. The bottom piece is the lid to the waste water receptacle. It is concave pointing down (lid shaped). The top piece is the domed lid for the motor unit. The middle piece is a flat plate between the other two pieces. The top of the flat plate (inside the unit) has mountings for the suction fan and the pump.

The flat plate is bolted to the bottom piece and the top piece (domed lid) is simply snapped down to the flat plate. If you take a flashlight and look inside the area where the AC cord is stored, you can see that the domed lid is a distinct piece from the flat plate. The model 1672 and 1680 (or 1680-3 if you wish) are nearly identilcal.

To access the internal parts in the motor unit, you cannot pry between bottom piece and the the flat plate because they are bolted together. But you can remove the top domed lid. To remove the domed lid, position the motor unit in front of you with the switches at 9 o-clock. Three snap-downs which attach the domed lid to the flat plate are at 1 o'clock, 2:30, and 7 o'clock. Wedge a flat bladed screwdriver or pocketknife between the edge of the domed lid and the flat plate at those locations and the lever the domed lid out and then up. The domed lid will separate from the bolted-together flat plate and bottom piece.

Wiring from the switches remain attached to to the electrical components. You will see that the AC cord has white, black, and green wires. The green ground wire connects to the fan ground at the 9 o'clock position. The white power connects to upper connector on the pump and also to the fan at the 7:30 position. Black feeds both switches on model 1672 and then a black wire runs from the correct switch to the bottom connector on the pump or to the connector on the fan at the 1:30 position.

Model 1680 has a third switch which feeds power to the floor sweeper. It has its own connection to the green ground and white power and goes through the third switch to connect to black.

If you need to replace the pump or the fan, shop around carefully. The pump, for example, can be found for $30 plus shipping2_bing.gif, but some will want to charge you $80.

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Manual for Bissell 1672 BIGgreen Wet/Dry Vacuum


You can download the Manual at http://www.bissell.com/images/UserGuides/1672.pdf, I hope this helps.

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