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Water and clearen not coming out.

The cleaner dose not come out and the little red spinner dose not spin. This starts about 10 minets after I start using it. Help. I need my cleaner to work

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  • Teri G Nov 10, 2007

    When I push the trigger on my Powersteamer Pro I can not always get
    the spinner to spin there by not dispensing water or soap. I have the
    1697 model upright.

  • Anonymous Dec 22, 2007

    CLEANER WILL NOT LET WATER OUT NOR SHAMPOO!

  • MCourt Jan 22, 2008

    Same problem as others... water/solution will not always dispense but does come out of tools. Have cleaned rectangular red lint filter and have taken off clear knob on top of machine base and cleaned the small white plastic filter underneath. How do I tell if it's a bad pump?

  • Anonymous Apr 26, 2008

    yes

  • Anonymous May 19, 2008

    Bissel 1698 Pro heater ( carpet cleaner ) Problems ...yes...just cleaned the heater and water now flows. / sprays. Had the pump off and verified that it is working .My main problem is that there is too much water about...flooding everywhere...carpets are quite wet...my only solution when trying to vacumn the water up is to empty my water tank completely other wise it still floods out. I have also made sure the trigger on the handle is working properly . I did have the plastic tubing off when I looked at the pump and I am sure ?? I put them back as found. Does any one have the actual diagram of the correct lay out of the tubing just in case I have caused my problems Would appreciate any advice as I have just about lost the plot cheers Barry

  • Anonymous Jul 12, 2008

    will not dispence water

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This is a common problem with these cleaners. The solution seems to cyrstalize and black the small tube near the heater. Take apart the handle and the run a small screwdriver or pipe cleaner through to unblock the small tubes, put it back together and it will be like new. I had the same problem with my clearview.

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If the modle is an old modle the heater could be blocked,or if it a new modle try taking of the of the handle and ad a small shim to the bottom of the handle plunger to make it a little bit longer ,the plunger might not be reaching the valve,
also unscrew the clear cap which which is on top of the red spinner to see if the white filter under the spinner is clean and free from debris.
when you put the cap back on make sure its not to thigt and the spinner move freely, if the suction is poor make sure the red lint filter in the clean water tank is clean

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