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Someone gave me one and I want to use it, but no instructions and i would like to know if you add liquid bissel soap to it or how it works

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Hi,
You may download the user's manual of Bissell 1716, click this LINK.
Enter your email add first for confirmation and type the numbers shown then click download.
Hope I helped you.
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No manual or instructions - where do I add the soap
Posted by kauikeolani on July 27, 2008
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Model 1694 -W 06270205H

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I would advise you to ALWAYS to FIRST UNPLUG YOUR VACUUM before beginning any service procedure. You can contact the Bissell Factory website or factory cust serv phone # listed below and they will send you out a owner’s manual or instructions if you give the name of the Bissell and the Model # and you can either download the item or you can have them send out an owner’s manual from the factory. So if you need further assistance, 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.

http://www.bissell.com/ Customer Service 1-800-237-7691
Hours of Operation Monday thru Friday 8:00 am to 10:00 pm EST
Saturday 9:00 am to 8:00 pm EST Mail To: Headquarters, Bissell Homecare Inc
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Where do i put the soap?


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Posted by dopaMEAN on Apr 26, 2008
I have a Bissell Dirt Lifter that has the giant clear store compartment that you supposedly put the water in?
Do i mix the soap in with the water in this compartment or is there another location where i add the soap..
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will it ruin the machine if we just add the soap with the water in the detachable compartment?


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