Vacuums\015 I have a Bissell Model 7901, which I have had for several years now. I have used it quite a bit. When I used it last time, it kinda sprayed from the handheld tool, but did not spray near the spinning brushes on the bottom at all. I am very handy, and opened up the unit (it was unplugged, of course). I discovered that the pump, though still functioning, was difficult to turn, and it was going to break at any given moment. I ordered a new pump from Hesco. I also discovered that the heater unit was nearly clogged up. I carefully removed it (labeled the hoses, etc), removed the cover, and cleaned it out. I checked each and every hose to make sure that it was not clogged. The belts are good, and the new pump that I installed turns fine. I am 100% certain that the hoses were reconnected properly, and I have not found any leaks whatsoever. Upon reassembly, I am careful not not crimp any of the hoses.I filled both tanks with water, and made sure that the seals are okay. The water does not come out when I turn the thing on…no matter what I do with the switches or knobs…The red cross spinny thing moves a little bit, but just barely. It seems that a bit of air is blowing on the cross, but it barely moves.I am very frustrated with this. I have taken this thing apart, and put it back together it seems like a hundred times. I can fix all kinds of stuff, but with this thing I seem to have met my match.I have reviewed your previous answers to other people, and kept your suggestions in mind when I am working on this thing.What could be the problem? In other words, what am I doing wrong?\015

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Check to see if your clean water tank is empty. The clean water tank also may not be seated properly. The brush window could also not be latched into place. Turn off your machine and check to see if the brush window is secure.
Locate the brush reset button on the lower back right of the vacuum. Press the button to reset the brushroll To ensure the brush has been reset, plug the vacuum back into the electrical outlet.
the internal hose may be kinked which will block the spray. try stretching out the hose. and giving it a few light tugs to release any kinks afterwards test to see if the machine sprays. if you still cannot get your deep clean essential to spray please visit Bissell comm to find the nearest Bissell authorized.
Check to see if your clean water tank is empty. The clean water tank also may not be seated properly. If this is the case, turn OFF your machine and re-seat the tank until it clicks into place. Also try priming the system by holding the spray trigger down for 10-15 seconds.
First, check to make sure the clean tank has water and/or the water & formula mixture in the tank. If your tank is empty, this could be the reason your machine is not spraying. You will need to fill your clean tank again. Reseat the tank and ensure it sits snug on the machine.
Check to see if your clean water tank is empty. The clean water tank also may not be seated properly. If this is the case, turn OFF your machine and re-seat the tank until it clicks into place. Also try priming the system by holding the spray trigger down for 10-15 seconds.

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Bissell Proheat Pro-Tech #7901 will not spray any liquid to the carpet and red cross indicator is not turning,but comes out of attactments
ANSWER : The 7920 is a 220 volt version of the 7901. I found a shop in New Zealand of all places that has service manuals on line. They are sort of picture books, but using them has saved me a lot of money as it makes repairing much easier. Here’s the link you’ll need. Good luck. If you need any more help, just add a comment to your post and it will go to my e-mail and let me know. The heads you clean are just the outlet spray heads when they get gunky.
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.http://newzealand.bissell.com/images/IncludeContent/Service_Center_Help/Upright_Deep_Cleaner_Repair_Guide.pdf
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Bissell ProHeat Carpet Steam Cleaner stopped spraying.
ANSWER : The problem was a clogged heating unit which is located in the lower handle. There are two clear hoses going up the inside of the left leg of the lower handle that go to the heater and to the in-line water switch all within the lower handle. I unplugged the metal heating unit water lines and electrical connections (label the connections as you take them apart if you have a hard time remembering things…there were seven connection in all be it water and/or electrical). Removed the heat unit out and then removed the 6 screws holding the heater cover. Inside was a white powdery pasty debris (lime deposit ?) and the water path was clearly blocked in four different places. I cleansed the water trough with a little water and soft toothbrush and several toothpicks then reassembled. If you need new washers go to Orchard or ACE hardware. Take the old rubber washers(they are red) with you for comparison. I didn’t need new washers…I just gently cleansed them. I immediately ran clear water through the machine and actually cleaned the carpet with a water rinse only. Will go back and finish the carpet the right way tomorrow. I had only used my machine three times before this happend over a three year period. A friend told me to always rinse it two maybe three times with clear water after using it and before storage. This took me exactly 42 minutes to disassembly and reassemble. Cost savings is several hundred dollars since I have a 5 bdrm house and would need a professional cleaner to do the small dirty traffic lanes all around the house.

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ANSWER : Hello,

I have pasted a link to the Bissell ProHeat series carpet extractor repair guide below. This guide is like my Bible when I’m working on these machines, and is EXTREMELY helpful on explaining how, and where hoses and parts go, and possible explanations of problems, and how to fix them.

I hope that this information is helpful to you, it sure is to me. If you did find this helpful, please be so kind and vote my repair helpful by clicking the 4 thumbs up icons in the top right hand corner of the repair. This is what really keeps repair professionals like myself keep coming back and giving free repair advice, we greatly appreciate when people acknowledge our work here. Thank you ahead of time.

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Bissell spray to floor not operating. Spray to upholstery fine.
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Bissell Proheat Pro-Tech #7901 will not spray any liquid to the carpet and red cross indicator is not turning,but comes out of attactments
ANSWER : Thanks to many others who have posted on similar problems — water.and/or solution sprays through the handheld tools, but not through the.main machine.

As others have suggested, I removed the water.reservoir, which exposes the 2 main water sprays mounted above the.rollers. Using, pliers, I carefully slid the clips back. Gently but.firmly removed the two red nozzles.

Elsewhere I have read.suggestions to just do one nozzle at a time. However, I found out that.if you remove both red nozzles, you can then blow through one side and.it will come out the other. In my case, that dislodged a nice.collection of crystal-like chunks (guessing it may be crystallized.residue from the cleaning solution).

There was also a bit of.blockage in one of the red nozzles, which I cleaned out. Make sure you.can blow through both of them with little resistance.

Reassemble:.Push red nozzles back into hoses. Using pliers, reposition sprung clip.back over the red nozzle. Snap nozzles back into place. Refill tanks.and power it up.

In my case, that resolved the problem of no sprays from the main machine. Sprays like new now. Hope yours does too!!

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Bissell carpet cleaner
ANSWER : The water sprayers on your Bissell are probably clogged. I had this problem this morning, myself, with my machine, about 15 months old. They get clogged up with mineral deposits. This is a *fairly* easy thing to fix yourself. Read all the way to the end before trying this fix.
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.Unplug the Bissell. Remove the water container pieces from the top of the base. You’ll probably reveal two red plastic pieces mounted in the Bissell’s base, about .75″ x .75″. These spray water on your brushes when you press the water-and-soap trigger at the top of the Bissell’s handle. These water sprayers tend to clog. See the metal spring running up the hose, behind each red water sprayer? As you squeeze the red plastic sides of one red water sprayer, use a screwdriver or other tool under the spring to wedge up the hose, to release the sprayer from its mount in the base. Stick a finger in the hole of the base of the Bissell where the sprayer was mounted and run it around the edges there including on the underside of the base to clean out any gunk you can find. Clean any gunk you can off the red water sprayer with an old toothbrush.
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.Now you need to remove the water sprayer from the hose. You need a pair of pliers. Use the pliers to squeeze the brass colored clip that is keeping the red water sprayed mounted to the end of the small hose there. Move the clip down the hose so it compresses the spring and is no longer on the red plastic water sprayer. Now you can twist and pull the red water sprayer out of the end of the hose. You’ll need a little hand strength to do this. Just be careful not to break the water sprayer by using a tool. They’re not particularly delicate, but breaking one would render your Bissell useless until it was replaced, so use a little care.
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.When you’ve removed a red water sprayer from the hose, put the outer end of the red water sprayer in your mouth and seal your lips around it, and try blowing through it. You can’t blow air through it, right? It’s clogged. Open up a paper clip and push it back-and-forth through the small hole in the end of the water sprayer back towards its middle. You’ll probably push out a line of white mineral deposits. Clean them off the water sprayer with the old toothbrush, and try blowing through the water sprayer again. If air passes through clearly, you’ve fixed it. Now you have to put it back together. Push the water sprayer back on the end of the hose. Use the pliers to reposition the brass clip on the end of the hose over the water sprayer. Push the red water sprayer back into position in the base of the Bissell.
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.Now do the same for the other red water sprayer.
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.I had a problem when I fixed this on mine this morning, because when I pulled one water sprayer off, the hose advanced up under the spring and I couldn’t reattach the red water sprayer, because it couldn’t reach the end of the hose. So try to use the brass clip or some other means (rubber band, tape, another clip) to keep the hose from crawling up inside the spring after you pull the red water sprayer off the hose. If the hose gets up under the spring anyway, despite your best efforts, I fixed this by removing the six screws on top of the Bissell base (the surface of which the water tank mounts on top of), and then pried it up. You can pull out the hose, reattach the red water sprayers to the hoses, position the hose *very carefully* inside the base (there are mounts under there they need to fit into, so you don’t break anything), push the red water sprayers through the mount holes and mount them, and then reattach the screws to the base.
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.There’s something else you may need to do that can help get the water flowing. This one’s easier. The Bissell uses pumps, which need to be primed. Sometimes an air pocket inside the machine keeps water from flowing. To prime the pumps, separate the two water tank pieces. Fill the base as usual and mount it on the Bissell without the top water tank piece. Plug the Bissell in and **turn it on**. (The Bissell must be running to do this.) Kneeling on the floor in front of the Bissell, reach up and press the soap and water release trigger at the top of the Bissell’s handle and hold it in as if you wanted water to go through. On top of the water tank is a plastic grommet hole about 1 inch in diameter, through which you pour water to fill the tank. Seal that hole with the flat of your hand. You’ll feel a bit of suction. Lift your hand up and down a few times. Release the trigger and repeat a few times. Now that you’ve cleaned out your water sprayers and primed the Bissell’s internal pumps, I’m hoping water will GUSH through your Bissell once again.
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.As you probably have learned the hard way, as I did, it’s VERY important to do a lot of cleaning of the Bissell after each use, more than the manual tells you to do. Clean the bottom of the unit. Empty all the water. Thoroughly rinse out both water container pieces. Unscrew the three clear plastic pieces, one in front, two on the sides, that surround the brushes, and rinse them thoroughly in water. Clean off the brushes and all the lint and gunk around and above the brushes. (A water spray bottle and toothbrush are helpful here.) Tip the machine and blow all the water out of the hole in the base. Release the red clip springs on the red water sprayers and blow on them. Doing this will slow the failure of the Bissell. It’s a great little machine for the money, but it does have a learning curve and need more pampering than a vacuum cleaner, doesn’t it??
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.Good luck!

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