Bissell 1697-7 Powersteamer Pro Deluxe Vacuum\015 It suction and everything else the way it is suppose to do but i can’t fugure how to take apart it seems like it is all molded together.\015

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There may be too much foam building up within – be sure to use the recommended amount of formula as indicated on the clean tank. Also be sure to use the proper CrossWave formula (not portable or upright cleaning formulas)
The unit might appear to be leaking, but it may just be soaked from using too high of a steam setting. If this doesn`t seem to resolve the problem, next check to see if water is leaking from a certain location of the steam mop. Check the water tank to see if there are any cracks or leaks on the tank itself.
Unboxing and setting up the Bissell CrossWave Hydrosteam

The CrossWave Hydrosteam has the shape of a typical vacuum with a handle and body, though it has two different tanks: a clean tank for cleaning solutions, and a dirty water and debris tank that needs to be washed out after each use.

Bissell Crosswave Pet Pro All in One Wet Dry Vacuum Cleaner

A: Yes, you can leave clean formula/water in the tank when not in use.

The vacuum hose is the component most likely to spring a leak. Hoses get stretched farther than they should, or they become brittle and crack. To find a leak, run your fingers over the surface of the hose. You may be able to feel a bump, a rough spot, or a slit that is allowing air to leak out.
The steamer head is in a horizontal position

The appliance is not meant to be used horizontally. When the steamer head is being used horizontally, steam cannot come out of the steamer head smoothly and gets condensed in the steam hose. This might cause water to drip from the steamer head.

Made from heavy-bodied asphalt, it patches holes and cracks even in a driving rain or under water, and is so versatile it may be used whether the weather is wet, dry, hot or cold.
Your dirty water tank may not be secured tightly. Check the rubber tab on the dirty water tank and press firmly on all edges to secure it tightly. The accessory hose door also needs to be closed securely. Check the door and make sure it is locked in place.
Just empty the water out of the tank after each use. Doing so will prevent leaking and extend the life of your filter.
How long does it take carpets and upholstery to dry after carpet cleaning? On the average, it will take approximately 2-4 hours for carpet and upholstery to dry after being carpet cleaned. To expedite the drying process, you will want to use a fan and increase your air circulation.
BISSELL® CrossWave® Cordless Max multi-surface cleaner combines cleaning tasks to let you vacuum and wash at the same time. Enjoy up to 30 minutes* of cordless cleaning power thanks to the 36V lithium-ion battery, so you can clean your home without being tied to an outlet.
A: Hi Val – the CrossWave isn`t intended to be used as a dry vacuum. It will vacuum and wash your hard floors and area rug at the same time. So for best results, it should always be used with water and BISSELL CrossWave Formula. A: The CrossWave is not designed for dry vacuuming.
A: You actually can leave it because unless you`re doing a really heavy job you probably won`t even use half of your clean water. I wouldn`t leave the clean water if I didn`t plan on using it in a week. Make sure you clean the dirty water immediately though. Helpful?
Your dirty water tank may not be secured tightly. Check the rubber tab on the dirty water tank and press firmly on all edges to secure it tightly. The accessory hose door also needs to be closed securely. Check the door and make sure it is locked in place.

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We have a Bissell Proheat 2X (model 8920). The problem we are having is when water/soap is initially released (all settings) it continues to leak out the front water spray nozzles unit the water containers are empty. The vacuum works but can’t keep up with the continuous water leaking out. Do you have any idea what is sticking open to allow the continued release of water when the machine is running? Thanks Rick
ANSWER : Return it. It is faulty and should not do that. Mine does not. Does require changing water about evrery 10 minutes but one can see the filth in the water. Also re-clean with plain water over areas that were cleaned to remove all cleaner. Old cleaner in carpet to dirt is like a bug attracted to a bug zapper. It can be time consuming, but it will pay for itself and can do a great job if you pay attention when water or cleaner runs out, otherwise it will not clean properly!

Water keeps leaking out even when you don’t push the lever
ANSWER : Underneath has tabs to press to open.

I have a Bissell Pro 2x carpet cleaner. The water heats properly as well as spraying the cleaning product. However, when I go to suction the water from the carpets, the 2 in 1 water tank bladder works properly but there is no dirty water outside the bladder. I have only used this carpet cleaner ~ 5 times and in the beginning I had to empty the suctioned water quite frequently as it was dirty and it could not not hold any more water. So I have done 1 room and all the dirt remains in the carpet
ANSWER : Check that the suction cone is not blocked. Check that the filter or hose to the bladder isn’t blocked as well.

I have a bissell quickwash 1950-e. I bought it Jan. 2006, and have only used it 8-10 times, I live in a very hard water area, so I though if I put some vinegar in with the cleaning solution it would get rid of any hard water deposits, unfortunatly the solution went lumpy in the tank and stoped spraying out water, I have opened it, hose clean, sprayer not blocked, x at bottom of water container when depresed water trickles out, component that opens the x when water container placed, also ran wate
ANSWER : Hard to say what is causing your problem, replacing the cap and insert on the water tank may help, part #2041111, even tho it may trickle out water when depressed, they can still be bad. The other thing would be the rod not relesing the water like it should. The big draw back to this model is Bissell has obsoleted all of its parts and most are no longer available. Might be wiser to buy new.

We have the water hooked up at the back of machine. there is a spout for the water to come in and fill the ice tray.but is does not. If we turn the water on it fills up the space under the ice basket. I keep getting red light and then the two smal llight one ice and one water come on. We can hear the motor trying to fill the ice try and then lights come on. Please help me this so I can use this product. It did not come with a manual.
ANSWER : The water inlet valve on the back of unit opens when the ice maker needs water. If the valve doesn’t seal good because of sediment or wear it will continue to drip and when the water reaches the ice maker supply tube it will freeze blocking the fill tube.. You can take the water line off the valve and watch to see if it drips.
With the fill tube blocked with ice the water can drip down the back wall or drip into the ice bin or just stop up. You can use a hairdryer to thaw the tube out.

Leaking problem I have a leak in my water tank. It only leaks when it is upright. And sometimes it doesn’t let the water out when I go to clean. What do you think could be the problem
ANSWER : I had the same problem and it was a crack in the plastic near the small rubber valves that let the water out. After having two tanks crack like this I complained to Hoover about the poor design and they sent me a new tank with a new design fee of charge. Obviously they were aware of the problem.

My sunbeam water cooler model #YLR2-5-67H3 has been sitting unplugged for 3 years. I moved, plugged it in and put a water bottle on top and water went all over the floor. I unplugged it, (read the instructions on the front, duh) and it still leaks on the floor. What should I do?

I put it over the sink, emptied it, checked the drain plug, tried running a glass full of tap water through each tap. Only the room temperature one would work.

ANSWER : One of the rubber connecting hoses inside it has dried and aged so the pressure of the water from the bottle made it burst....
You will need to open it, find the defective hose and replace it – a 2 hour relatively easy job. The hardest part will be in taking the casing apart – lots of hidden screws.

Water will not come out when i push on trigger button. So water does not come out. I have taken it apart and cleaned it. The problem seems to be in the triggerI push on the handle to release the water.
ANSWER : Order the part from bissel see if that fixes sound like you know what wrong just need get part number from bissell.
Could be some kinda pump also thats bad not pushing out the water.
I got bissle heated one black it only problem the seals rot out the soap dispencer. if you want be cheeper on washing things you can water down dish soap ore laudry deterget on there unit and cost allot less 17 bucks for bottle soap water