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My Bissell Little Green won't spray the solution. The suction seems to be working fine and the lines are all connected as they should be. What's up and how can I fix it?

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  • Anonymous Sep 22, 2008

    Same problem here. I even took everything apart to make sure the lines weren't clogged, but it won't spray. I don't think I'll buy another Bissel.

  • Anonymous Nov 17, 2008

    same problem here

  • skinnyhuen Dec 18, 2008

    Same problem. I can't find any clogs.

  • Anonymous Jan 11, 2009

    Same Problem Here!

  • darat Feb 21, 2009

    It will no longer spray. Have taken apart and cleaned line but still no spray.



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I also had the same problem as you.
Try suctioning up a full tank of hot tap water into the collection tank to soften/release a possible kink in the tubing inside of the vacuum hose that carries solution out to the spray tip.
I did this a couple of times and it worked. This info I found on the Bissell website.
Good Luck!

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My Bissel Little Green had exactly the same problem. In mine is was not a plugged hose. The motor had seized.

Fortunately it is a ver easy problem to fix. The motor is actually fine quality .... it is the cheap grease they use for the water seal that yellows and hardens seizing the front bearing. Remove the grease spray with WD40 or spray lithium grease and remove the grease residue. Then regrease with a water proof grease like Phil's. Even with good grease this probably needs to be done every year or 1/2 year. (they don't tell you that in the manual do they)


DON'T RUN THE UNIT WHEN THE SPRAY DOSEN"T COME OUT .......... Thay will fry any motor on about 1-5 min because it isn't turning or coolling.

ALSO Don't service with the unit plugged in.

Posted on Sep 04, 2010


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