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Wont shoot water or soap

I used this three times, I am rather annoyed it will NOT shoot the water or soap, and we have checked everything!

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  • carrieandmoe Sep 22, 2008

    I have had my Bissell carpet cleaner for less than 6 months. I've used it less than 10 times and now it won't shoot out any water or soap. Really aggravated. I've tried to see if anything is blocking hose and don't see anything. Please help!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

  • Anonymous Dec 07, 2008

    I have the same problem

  • Daniel Westergaard Mar 27, 2009

    Water comes thru the upholstery attachment, but the bottom to the floor brus. We have had apart and nothing clogged as we can see.

    Any ideas.

  • Daniel Westergaard Mar 27, 2009

    We get water to upholstery brush, but not to bottom at floor brush.

  • Anonymous Apr 14, 2009

    Bissel does not spray soluton or water

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I too have the same problem. I contacted a vaccuum repair guy and he told me that the Bissells are natorious for this problem , and that nine out of ten times it is the pump. So we have a new pump, and I ended up here looking for a manual to show how to replace it. Any help?

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I have the samwe problem, no water from the tank or tools.
took everything apart and cleaned
Red Ball will not spin?
CaN YOU HELP PLEASE?

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Ya unscrew the top and ************

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