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NOTHING WORKS Used the unit 3 1/2 weeks ago, now it will not do anything except turn on. The water and shampoo will not dispense and the brushes will not turn. Is there some type of reset button that can be utilized????????? Have had unit for several years with only one other problem, the soap dispenser had to be replaced because it leaked. Teresa

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Check the foam filter on the underside of the recovery tank lid, make sure that it has at least a 1/4 in. gap from the top. There also is a filter, from the bottom, it has a red frame, pull out far enough to clean it.
On the bottom of the tank, depress the vale to make sure water is coming out. With the tank off, squeeze the trigger, is the rod inside the handle pushing up against the diaphram, if it is, there maybe a problem with the reservior asm and will have to be replaced.

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Is your machine use the water from the tank at all? If your machine use too much shampoo, my guess is it use less or no water at all. In this case the pump is sucking very little or nothing from the water tank and it does from the shampoo tank.
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I would not leave the solution on the carpet for more than a few minutes! Clean it right away to minimize chances of bleaching out your carpet.

I have a Proheat 2X and and it would not dispense water & cleaning solution. I don't know if this will work with your unit... but I tried the Water Rinse setting and found water came out and was suctioned properly, but on the Light Clean, Normal Clean, and Heavy Traffic settings, the unit failed to do anything. Problem may be with leaving the soap dispenser in-place, which might scum up the tubing. With the dial set to "Tools", I had the same problem.

SO, an alternative to throwing out my unit and buying something else was to put one capful of the Bissell soap in the water resevoir and keep the unit on Water Rinse. IT WORKS BEAUTIFULLY NOW on carpet & tool settings. Don't know if this will help you, but at least I didn't have to buy a new unit. Rinse everything after using and there's been no problem.

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They loose there prime on the pump when not in use. You can call custmer support on how to do it exactually right but here is how I do it. Take off front nose on the unit. Take off the water tank. Turn on and let it run for 1 minute. Turn off and put water tank (with liquid in it) on the front of the unit, under the nose that you removed. Perfect fit but looks odd. Turn on let it run for 30 seconds and test( push Spray button). When it starts working remove and put back tank and nose cover.It should work as the pump is now primed.

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I haven't had this particular issue (yet... knock on wood!) with my Bissell, but remember that the shampoo will not dispense with no water in the tank (the most common cause of this issue because sometimes you think it has water but it doesn't) or water not flowing through the machine due to clogged sprayers-- another issue-- but since you're getting water on the floor that is not your issue-- or with the handle locked in position. If none of that fixes it, try removing the shampoo container, stand over a sink, and push your finger up inside the grommet where the shampoo container mates with the Bissell. Shampoo should dribble out. If it doesn't, unscrew the grommet (holding the container upside down of course so the shampoo doesn't gush out) and use your finger and running water to try and the grommet cleaned out.

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My cleaner is not dispensing the shampoo solution. Still sucks up the dirty water that I manually applied with a scrub brush. I use this on my tiled screen porch floor and it has worked great many times.

Hello,
I would advise you to ALWAYS to FIRST UNPLUG YOUR VACUUM before beginning any service procedure. Hoover SteamVac Carpet / Upholstery Deep Carpet Cleaner.

There is a release value in the bottom the holding tank that may be bad and not opening or the trigger assm in the handle may be broken and not connecting to release the water to scrub and clean the carpets. You should really check with your local factory authorized Hoover vac dealer in your area or , please feel free to contact your local vacuum cleaner dealer in your area or in the yellow pages, or contact the factory phone number or website to further assist you with your questions.
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I would advise you to ALWAYS to FIRST UNPLUG YOUR VACUUM before beginning any service procedure.
The Bissell has a holding tank to the solution and the recovery tank for the water and soap you pick up -- -both are removable for cleaning purposes – there is a trigger assm on the handle to release the Bissell Soap or detergent that you are using – (low sudsing) and there should be a switch on the bottom of the unit to activate the revolving brushes. So the best way to shampoo the rug is to do it on the back pull – when you pull back you are dispensing the water solution and shampoo by squeezing the trigger assm, the brushes are agitating the carpet and the vacuum part is picking up the water. This is about as simple as I can get it – please refer to the owners manual for the trouble shooting part of the manual or check with your local vacuum cleaner dealer in your area and in the yellow pages under vacuums, or call the Bissell factory phone # or use the website.
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