Having problems with your Bissell 1672 BIGgreen Wet/Dry Vacuum ?

Pump motor sounds like it is running but is not pumping


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The pumps in these machines are very simple and there's almost nothing to go wrong. If the problem is actually in the pump, the most likely thing is that there's something stuck in one of the valves, but this is unlikely as long as you've got an undamaged filter on the intake tube in the clean water tank. More likely is that the diode has failed in the live wire supplying the pump. The function of the diode is to act as an electrical one-way valve, and if it fails the pump will sound like it's working but it won't shift any water. I don't know of an easy way to check the diode, but replacing the pump lead-wires should be cheap. If that doesn't solve the problem, fit a new pump (they're not expensive).\015\012
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You will need to remove the top domed lid to access the working parts. Refer to http://www.fixya.com/support/t3543424-two_top_sections_held_together
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\015\012Examine the water lines to ensure they are attached to the pump. If you feel you can do so without shocking yourself on any exposed electrical connectors, try disconnecting the inlet hose. Buy a two-foot section of the same size hose from the hardware store and connect it to the pump inlet. Plug in the unit (be careful!!!) and use the pump switch to see if it draws water. Then try reconnecting the inlet and connect the outlet to the new hose to see if the pump pulls water from through its suction tube and will pump through the new hose.
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