Bissell 12005 Spot Bot Handheld Vacuum

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In case you`re unfamiliar, the SpotBot is a corded carpet cleaner that you fill with water and a little bit of cleaning solution. It automatically sprays, brushes, and sucks up everything to clean your carpet and remove stains — even ones that have already set in.
Remove the Tough Stain Brush from the back of the unit, then attach it onto the grip of the hose. Press the spray trigger button to spray the soiled area, then slowly move tool back and forth over the area. Release the trigger to suck up the dirty solution. Work in small sections until the area is clean.
IMPORTANT Only use warm water (or cooler) in this machine. Thoroughly clean machine after use. Only use water & approved BISSELL Formula. Do not use any oils including Eucalyptus oil or other additives as these may damage the machine and void the guarantee.
It`s a great maintenance cleaner, first vacuuming hard floors and area rugs to remove surface dust, then scrubbing hard floors to get them clean and shiny.
BISSELL® SpotBot® portable carpet cleaners take the guesswork out of stain removal! These portable rug and upholstery cleaners are engineered to measure just the right amount of cleaning solution needed and do all the scrubbing for you, so removing stains is as easy as pressing a button.
No, please only use BISSELL formula or water depending on what machine you have. Never put descaling, alcoholic, or detergent products into the steam cleaner, as this may damage it or make it unsafe for use.
Mix 1 teaspoon of a liquid dishwashing detergent into 1 cup of lukewarm water and put into a spray bottle. Spray the area with the solution. (NOTE: Do not use laundry detergent or automatic dishwasher detergent, as both contain chemicals that could damage your carpet.)
Using the marks on the inside of the formula cap, add 7 oz of BISSELL 2X formula to tank. Add water to the tank until you reach the original formula fill line. The next time you fill your tank, use the new fill lines instead of measuring the formula.
A: Yes it can be used as a vacuum without water.
With just the push of a button, the BISSELL® SpotBot® Portable Spot Cleaner with Antibacterial Formula delivers hands-free spot and stain removal on carpets and area rugs.
How does carpet cleaning work? A BISSELL Carpet Cleaning machine forces a warm cleaning mixture deep into your carpet to blast out dirt and grime as built-in brushes help root out deeply embedded dirt. At the same time, powerful suction immediately pulls out the dirt and liquid.
At BISSELL we know how important it is for you to be confident in the home cleaning products you use. Feel at ease knowing our product formulas are pet and kid friendly when used as directed.
A steam cleaner uses actual steam to clean various types of surfaces, and this steam can damage carpet fibers and remove the protection. A carpet cleaner is designed to force a mixture of hot water and cleaning solution into the carpet to clean deep down.
It doesn`t just remove stains, it removes odors, too, and leaves a noticeably fresh Spring Breeze scent. More Details. Plus, when you use it as directed, this carpet shampoo is safe to use around kids and pets since it does not contain any heavy metals, phosphates or dyes.
Just Hot Tap Water

You can always clean up most of the mess with hot tap water. Then come back later with the proper Bissell cleaner, if needed.

It doesn`t just remove stains, it removes odors, too, and leaves a noticeably fresh Spring Breeze scent. More Details. Plus, when you use it as directed, this carpet shampoo is safe to use around kids and pets since it does not contain any heavy metals, phosphates or dyes.
Just Hot Tap Water

You can always clean up most of the mess with hot tap water. Then come back later with the proper Bissell cleaner, if needed.

Relevant Questions and Answers :

the most relevant questions and answers related to your specific issue

Need bissell spot bot oners manual – Bissell 12005 Spot Bot Handheld Vacuum
ANSWER : BISSELL User’s Guides can be downloaded at www.bissell.com
.On the front page under Customer Service click on User’s Guides and enter the model number of your unit.
.User Guide will be displayed as a PDF file.

I need an instruction manual or booklet – Bissell 12005 Spot Bot Handheld Vacuum
ANSWER : I could not find a model 12005 but I did find a 1200. You’ll find several different manuals for Spot Bots at the link below. There should not be any significant differences among the Spot Bot models.
.http://www.bissell.com/searchresults.aspx?searchtext=1200&mode=userguides

Dirt devil vacuum cleaner–trouble vacuuming dirt and pet hair on carpeting –is the problem with the spinning brush which contacts the floor,  not contacting the carpeting??  I thought (when I bought this vacuum) that the aforementioned brush was adjustable to various heights of carpeting.  Sometimes, it seems like nothing is being vacuumed up –unless I have just put a new bag on the vacuum… Do I need or can I replace the spinning brush on the bottom of the vacuum so it kicks up and vacuums
ANSWER : Try replacing the belt. Rubber belts stretch out after about a year.

I do not have my users manual and have never vacuumed wet with this vacuum. How do I change it from a dry to wet vacuum.
Can’t find my manual and I need to use the shop vac for water in basement, do I have to change the filter or what
lost my user manual never used it to pick up water. need to know how to puit it in wet mode i want to clean the dirty water out of my pool.
ANSWER : .Vacuuming Liquids
.1. When picking up small amounts of liquid
.the filter may be left in place.
.2. When picking up large amounts of liquid
.we recommend that the filter be
.removed. If the filter is not removed, it
.will become saturated and misting
.may appear in the exhaust.
.3. After using the vac to pick up liquids,
.the filter must be dried to reduce the
.risk of possible mildew and damage to
.the filter.
.4. When the liquid in the drum reaches a
.predetermined level, the float mechanism
.will rise automatically to cut off
.airflow. When this happens, turn off
.the vac, unplug the power cord, and
.empty the drum. You will know that the
.float has risen because vac airflow
.ceases and the motor noise will
.become higher in pitch, due to
.increased motor speed.
.IMPORTANT: To reduce the risk of damage
.to the vac do not run motor with float
.in raised position

Need a Bissell Spot Bot Manual
ANSWER : You’ll find manuals for several Spot Bots at the link below. There should be any significant differences among the models.
.
.http://www.bissell.com/searchresults.aspx?searchtext=1200&mode=userguides

I purchased a brand new Eureka Pet vacuum, sorry don’t know exact name but it the one that has the self cleaning duster on it. Last night I used the vacuum on my carpet, it was working fine until I accidently sucked up the corner of a scarf that was hanging off a couch. I shut the vacuum off, pulled out the scarf and and resumed vacuuming. Much to my dismay the suction on the vacuum had ceased. Can you tell me if there is a reset button on the vacuum? The vacuum does not appear to be damage
ANSWER : If the motor is running, there should be suction. Possible problems depend on whether it’s a canister or upright and are:
.A clog in the hose, UR or canister. Detach hose. Drop small coin in one end and lift hose causing it to roll out the other. If it does, no clog in hose. Drop same coin into hose opening on power head. If it rolls out, no clog in PN.
.Broken fan blades, UR. Needs to be taken to shop for repair/replacement.
.
.A reset button is for use if the motor isn’t running, so won’t have anything to do with the suction.

Hello, I just bought a Bissell Powergroom (model 92L3-W) vacuum and a Bissell Proheat Pet (model 8910-3) deep cleaner and I love them both. My problem is, when we unpacked them we somehow lost the manuals; I think I had too many helpers that night – they may have gone out to the trash with the boxes. I need replacement manuals if you would be so kind as to help me out. Could you email me a manual for each of these two machines, or tell me exactly where to find them online? I’ve been looking, but
ANSWER : Follow the link below and enter the model numbers to access the User’s Guides.
.http://www.bissell.com/customer-support/

I purchased my Bissel PowerSteamer Clearview a few years or so ago, and cannot find where I filed the manuals. If I find the actual seriel number on the Bissel PowerSteamer Clearview, Is there a way that I can purchase another manual? I really do not have any problem with my Bissel, but being I am 75 years of age and do not use it myself anymore, I want to give it to a daughter of mine (but I would like to have the manuals that go with it to give to her also).
ANSWER : No need my friend. Go here. All documentation is here…and….it’s free! Hope this helps : )

http://www.bissell.com/user-guides/?searchtext=1699%2520pro%2520heat&searchType=search&mode=228