Having problems with your Bissell ProHeat Turbo Deep Cleaner Upright Steam Vacuum ?

We've used this 5 times...the tools work, but not the main unit

\015 It looks like others have had this problem, but the solutions seem different, so I'm confused. We can't get the main head to release the cleaning solution, but the tools do release solution. I've taken this apart all the way to the middle (to the pump), but not past that point, down to the axles. I was out of time and no-how. Everything to that point worked, or seemed to, so I believe the problem is somewhere between the big back wheels. I've got to fix this myself--we have no $$ for repairs. Thanks in advance!\015

Answers :

Hi, W/D here. Couple of things will make your life difficult with these machines. What usually happens is that the cleaning solution sets up in the tubing and hose low points as a gel. Sometimes the attachments work, sometimes the floor spray will work or any combination thereof. If the tools work, the pump is ok. Put hot hot water in the machine and take it outside onto dry concrete if possible. Operate the pump, alternating the action between the attachments and the main head. By alternating pressures, usually the tubing will slowly release and become operational again. The only other thing to do is what you were doing, tracing tubing back and feeling for set up material. Hopefully this will work for you. The only good advice that will help you is to always run a last load of just plain water through the machine when the shampooing day is done. Flush through the main discharge and the attachment discharge, getting the cleaning solution completely out of the machine. This will also clean the suction side of the machine before you put it away.
\015\012Best regards, --W/D--
My nozzles were clogged. Under the water holder are two red nozzels that can be lifted out and then removed. pushed something small through it (small nail) until it was clear. Then worked fine.
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