Question about Bissell Powersteamer 1694 Upright Vacuum
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1. Turn off power switch and unplug from the outlet.
2. Using a Flat head screw driver, insert the blade end into the lower slot of the belt access door to release the lower snap. Insert the blade end to the upper slot to release the upper snap.
3. Examine the belt for breakage. You should be able to see the pump belt looped around the motor shaft.
4. Replace if its broken or missing.
5. Once completed replacement return back the belt access door and power on the unit.
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Posted on Sep 05, 2010
To Remove Broken Pump & Brush Belts:
1)Turn the Power Switch OFF and unplug from
2)Step on Handle Release pedal and recline
handle on floor.
3)Remove the Tank-in-Tank. Set aside.
4)Remove the Belt Access Door located near the
Ready Tools Dial. Insert a Flathead screwdriver
into the slot nearest the handle to gently pry off
5)Turn the machine onto its side so the belt
access area is facing upward
6)On the bottom of the machine, near the belt
access area, is a red retainer plate that holds
the black brush arm and brush in place. Using
a Phillips head screwdriver remove the screw
that holds the red retainer plate in place. Set
red retainer plate and Phillips head screw aside.
7)Remove the black brush arm that holds the
brush in place. Set the black brush arm aside
8)Remove the "toothed" Brush Belt from the
brush then from the red pump pulley. Set the
"toothed" Brush Belt and brush aside.
9)Locate and remove the broken pump belt.
To Install The Replacement Pump & Brush Belts:
1)With the unit still on its side, loop one end of
the replacement Pump Belt around the red
pump pulley and the other end around the silver
motor shaft. Do not twist the
replacement Pump Belt.
2)Re-install the "toothed" Brush Belt first onto the
red pump pulley and then onto the "toothed"
end of the brush
3)Re-install the brush into the base of the unit.
4)Place the black brush arm onto the brush and
slide black brush arm into original position.
Re-install the red retainer plate and Phillips
5)Using your finger, gently spin the replacement
Pump Belt on the silver motor shaft.If assembled correctly, the
replacement Pump Belt should rotate freely
around the silver motor shaft and drive pulley
without obstruction. The brush should also rotate
freely when the silver motor shaft is turned.
6)Turn the machine right side up. Replace the
Tank-in-Tank and Belt Access Door.
Assembly is now complete.
Here is the user manual about how to replace the pump and brush belts
Click here to download
Page no 15 and 16 will guide you with pictorial representation.
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Posted on Sep 06, 2010
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Posted on Jan 02, 2017
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