Having problems with your Bissell 1698 PowerSteamer ProHeat Upright Wet/Dry Vacuum ?

The water doesn't always come out when using the floor and the hand-held wand..


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Here is what someone said from "howtomendit.com":
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\015\012You must make sure that there is some kind of liquid in the dispenser bottle at all times. This doesn't have to be soap. You can fill it with water, Also you must insure that the tube in the bottle is installed and pointing up into the highest corner of the bottle. This provides pressure on top of the liquid so no air may intrude into the fluid line. There is also a plunger just under the fluid flow control knob that must be installed correctly or air will get into the lines. There are different styles of brushes you can get. My old brush did the same thing that you describe. My new one has 5 rows of bristles all the way across the roller. Not 2 rows with a gap in the middle. This is probably the cause of the line.
\015\012Another person had this problem, and is disgruntled about the frequency and cost of repair:
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\015\012I kept water in the soap while testing. everything was correct. Even the plunger is correct, I spoke with the shop and he explained to me there is only one correct way to install the soap plunger which I did. I have spent just as much money repairing this machine as I paid for it 2 years ago. It has too many complicated parts that go wrong. I got tired of buying expensive parts for this machine and finally broke down and bought a hoover like the Bissel repair man suggested. He said out of about every 10 repairs around 8 are bissel proheats. That the company seems to know they are a pile of junk, they built them to last only about 2 years, but they make so much money off part replacement, they don't change the design. Most moving parts are plastic on plastic like the brush. Didn't Bissel realize moving parts will get hot and melt? That's pretty bad when their own tech's tell me not to waste time and money with it. The hoover agility I bought is the difference between night and day. I won't even waste my time repairing that other piece of junk. When your bissel fails...buy a hoover!
\015\012Hope it's just a water issue- you might take it by a local vacuum repair shop just to see what they say, if it's still not working correctly.
\015\012Good luck, and hope this helps.
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