Having problems with your Bissell 1720-1 Little Green Wet/Dry Vacuum ?

I posted my problem earlier today that I was having with my Bissell Little Green Machine not dispensing solution, but sucked up no problem. Someone said that the most common problem was a blockage. We put hot water in the reservoir for 15 minutes as advised and it still will not dispense. The fluid is now ''dribbling''so it is better. It is just not spraying. We are able to blow from the end and make bubbles in the reservoir which shows us it is not blocked. Any other suggestions?


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Okay. I fixed this on mine. Undo the screws on the handle, right by the trigger. You pull the tubes off the little valve. Push on the button and see if you can blow through the valve. If not, push a pin around in the valve (with it pushed into the open position) until you can blow through it easily. Then flush it out with water. May take a couple tries. Then put it back together. Make sure you run clean water through it before putting it away. I think the solution tends to dry inside it. The machine never liked cheap cleaning formula.
I think clb199 is probably correct, but I would try putting white vinegar in the hose and letting it sit overnight. We have real hard water where I live and white vinegar is a cheap fix.
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