Having problems with your Bissell 1960-3 QuickSteamer Plus Upright Vacuum ?
PROBLEM WITH MOTOR
\015 I have my quick steamer for about 2 yeahrs,Only cleaned my carpet twice,It worked great,then I try it again a few months later,and it did not even start.My questions is should I have it fixed or it is cheaper to pay a new one.It should not happening so quick.\015
Sorry but the motor from Bissell is no longer available, they have obsoleted alot of the older cleaners & parts for them, and this model is one of them. I would buy new, even if the motor was available, it would cost around $60+, then also labor if you take it to a shop.
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