Having problems with your Bissell 7901-1 ProHeat Scotchgard Upright Wet/Dry Vacuum ?

Hi my proheat bissell 7901 stopped pumping water to the floor, but it pumps water from the hand hose. I read the manual and followed how to check belt and the flat belt on right side of shampooer is fine and I turned on and it turns and so do the brushes at the bottom of the machine. I was reading online and I guess there's two belts on this machine? where can I find the other belt to see if it needs replacing. I guess it's a ribbed belt? that is the water pump belt?


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Just taken ours apart with the same problem... found it was caused by the 2 halves of the main casing coming apart in the area where the upright pedal release is. I found this to be due to the upper casing having broken in 2 places - the bottom of the screw wells.\015\012This means that the water tank cannot exert sufficient pressure on the valve to release the water.\015\012Only solution is a new top cover assembly
If the unit will pump solution to either location then the pump is ok. (and the belt is a pain to replace)
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\015\012more than likely either the valve to the floor nozzles is faulty or you have a clog in that path. Follow the clear skinny tubing from the nozzles to the valve. You can trace the solution flow path and find what is stopping it. Good-Luck.
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