Having problems with your Bissell Vacuums ?

My Little Green Machine has stopped sucking (second one with this problem!) I have removed the bottom plate and cannot find how to get to the hose to determine if there is a blockage. How do I do this? There is a screw that seems to hold a piece in place but it does not come out to get access to the hose.


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Remanufacturing is a big problem since we don't know what was changed and how.
Take off the hose by pushing in the 2 white pins on either side of the hose at the end near the base.BE CAREFUL NOT TO PULL ON THE HOSE ITSELF but on the plastic where the hose connects.Flush water thru the hose to clear out all the mildew and junk thats caught up in the hose. Reconnect the hose by pushing back on and locking the pins back in.\015\012\015\012\015\012----------------\015\0121)Take the flex hose clip and slide the back plate into the opening on the front of the unit. You will hear a "snap" when it is locked in place.
2. Take the vacuum flex hose storage bracket and slide the lower plate into the opening on the back of unit. Make sure the screw holes line up.
3. Insert screw and tighten with a screwdriver.
4. Wrap flex hose around unit and place hose grip into bracket. Turn bracket latch counter clockwise to lock in place.
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This will help.Thanks.Helpmech.
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