Bissell 1620 User Manual
U S E R ’ S G U I D E
Thanks for Buying a BISSELL PowerLifter Plus Deep Cleaner
We’re glad you purchased a BISSELL PowerLifter Plus Deep Cleaner. Everything we know about floor care went into the design and construction of this complete,
Your PowerLifter Plus is well made, and we back it with a limited
Thanks again, from all of us at BISSELL.
Mark J. Bissell
President and Chief Executive Officer
IMPORTANT SAFETY INSTRUCTIONS
When using an electrical appliance, basic precautions should be observed, including the following:
Read all instructions before using your POWERLIFTER® PLUS.
WARNING:To reduce the risk of fire, electric shock, or injury:
■Do not immerse.
■Use only on surfaces moistened by cleaning process.
■Always connect to a properly grounded outlet. See Grounding Instructions.
■Unplug from outlet when not in use and before conducting maintenance or troubleshooting.
■Use only manufacturer’s recommended attachments.
■Use only cleaning products formulated by BISSELL for use in this appliance.
■Keep openings free of dust, lint, hair, etc.
■Keep appliance on a level surface.
■Turn off all controls before unplugging.
■Be extra careful when cleaning stairs.
■Close attention is necessary when used by or near children.
WARNING: The power cord in this product contains lead, a chemical known to the State of California to cause birth defects or other reproductive harm.Wash hands after handling.
■Do not leave machine when it is plugged in. SAVE THESE INSTRUCTIONS.
■Do not service machine when it is plugged in.
■Do not use with damaged cord or plug.
■If appliance is not working as it should, has been dropped, damaged, left outdoors, or dropped into water, have it repaired at an authorized Service Center.
■Use Indoors only.
■Do not pull or carry by cord, use cord as a handle, close door on cord, pull cord around sharp corners or edges, run appliance over cord, or expose cord to heated surfaces.
■Do not carry the appliance while in use.
■Do not unplug by pulling on cord. Unplug by grasping the plug, not the cord.
■Do not handle plug or appliance with wet hands.
■Do not put any object into appliance openings, use with blocked opening, or restrict air flow.
■Do not expose hair, loose clothing, fingers or body parts to openings or moving parts.
■Do not pick up hot or burning objects.
■Do not pick up flammable or combustible materials (lighter fluid, gasoline, kerosene, etc.) or use in the presence of explosive liquids or vapor.
■Do not use appliance in an enclosed space filled with vapors given off by oil base paint,paint thinner, some moth proofing substances,flammable dust,or other explosive or toxic vapors.
■Do not pick up toxic material (chlorine bleach, ammonia, drain cleaner, gasoline, etc.).
■Do not modify the
■Do not allow to be used as a toy.
■Do not use for any purpose other than described in this User’s Guide.
THIS MODEL IS FOR HOUSEHOLD USE ONLY. Commercial use of this unit voids the manufacturer’s warranty.
This appliance must be connected to a grounded wiring system. If it should malfunction or break down, grounding provides a safe path of least resistance for electrical current, reducing the risk of electrical shock. The cord for this appliance has an
WARNING: Improper connection of the
it will not fit the outlet, have a proper outlet installed by a qualified electrician. This appliance is designed for use on a nominal
■Do not operate the appliance unless the belt door the plug. No plug adapter should be used is securely assembled in the location provided.
16 oz. Fiber Cleansing Starter
To reduce the risk of fire, use only BISSELL Deep Cleaning Formulas in your PowerLifter Plus. Use of cleaning formulas that contain lemon or pine oil may damage this appliance and void warranty. Chemical spot cleaners or sol-
products may react with the plastic materials used in your PowerLifter Plus causing cracking or pitting.
How to Use This Guide
User’s Guide is designed to help you get maximum
from your PowerLifter Plus Deep Cleaner. Enclosed you’ll instructions for cleaning tasks, safety precautions,
tips, maintenance and troubleshooting information. Please Guide thoroughly before assembling and using your cleaner.
attention to the assembly diagram, assembly instrucand part names. Locate and organize all parts before assembly.
yourself with all parts and features and how they operate. the Guide will enhance your ability to get top performance cleaner for many years.
have any questions, or comments please call Consumer Services at
To Assemble Your PowerLifter Plus
What Comes With Your PowerLifter Plus
Tough Stain Tool
16 oz. Fiber Cleansing
The Basics: How Your PowerLifter Plus Works
Switch controls power to the machine.
and allergens in
When filling bottle
storing unit, set
2 Lift and
as it can
Rotate Handle to
NOTE: Fill Bladder with
4 clean hot tap water only.
When It’s Time To Empty The
NOTE: Remove the
and 2 on page 7.
water. Remove Tank Lid. Pour out dirty water.
After each use, remove and rinse the red Lint Screen
located on the Tank Lid.
A.Remove Tank Lid.
B.Remove Lint Screen and rinse under faucet. Remove any debris caught in Lint Screen.
C.Reinsert Lint Screen on Tank Lid. The screen will click into place.
D.Replace Tank Lid.
with clean hot tap
the cleaning job is complete, rinse out the
The Flow Indicator
. It spins when applying cleaning the SmartMix
turn of a dial. For carpet/floor cleaning make sure the dial is CLEANING. For upholstery or fabric cleaning, attach
Tool to the the Flex Hose, switch to TOOLS/PRETREAT PowerLifter Plus is ready to clean upholstery,
2 Lint Screen
A special red float device in the tank lid will cause the cleaner to stop removing solution from the carpet. The motor sound will rise in pitch to let you know the dirty water tank is full.
How To Clean Carpets
time to dry.
Remove furniture from the room (chairs, lamps, coffee 2. tables, etc.).
Vacuum thoroughly to pick up loose debris and pet hair 3. before using the PowerLifter Plus.
Plan your cleaning route to leave an exit path. It is best to 4. begin cleaning in the corner furthest from your exit.
NOTE: You may notice hair and debris deposits on carpet that were loosened by brushing action, especially with newer carpets that have never been deep cleaned before. This debris should be picked up by hand and thrown away. Debris in the Brush Belt area should be cleaned out to keep Belts running free.
Formula in the SmartMix
1. stairs or upholstery, use clean for gentle cleansing or rinsing.
2. Choose the SmartMix setting to match the cleaning job.
Set the ReadyTools Dial to either TOOLS/PRETREAT or 3. FLOOR CLEANING.
is recommended to improve cleaning effectiveness
soiled carpet in high traffic areas such as entryways
Dial to HIGH TRAFFIC.
Set the ReadyTools Dial to PRETREAT.
Plug into a proper outlet and turn ON the power switch.
While pressing the trigger, slowly make several passes over
the area to be cleaned. CAUTION: Do not overwet.
Turn the machine Power Switch OFF and let the BISSELL
Deep Cleaning Formula dissolve the tough soil for one to
two minutes before continuing.
ATTENTION BERBER CARPET OWNERS:
Some Berber Carpets have a tendency to fuzz with wear. Repeated strokes in the same area with an ordinary vacuum or deep cleaner may aggravate this condition.
Try pretreating stairs or entry ways with BISSELL Tough Stain PreCleaner. Then deep clean with the SmartMix®
dial set on High Traffic.
Penetrates and Loosens Tough
& Embedded Dirt before Deep Cleainng
While pressing the Spray Trigger, make one slow forward
and back wet pass. Let the BISSELL Deep Cleaning
Formula and DirtLifter PowerBrush do the work for you.
Caution: Do not overwet.
NOTE: Do not run over loose objects or edges of area rugs. Stalling brush may result in premature belt failure.
Release the Spray Trigger and make one slow forward and back pass over the same area to remove any residual dirty water.
Repeat cleaning passes without pressing the Spray Trigger until water is no longer being suctioned up through the FLOOR NOZZLE window.
NOTE: Both the SmartMix Bottle and
After cleaning, you may want to turn the SmartMix Dial to WATER ONLY to give your carpeting a final rinse. This will ensure thorough removal of embedded dirt loosened by the Deep Cleaning Formula. BISSELL Deep Cleaning Formulas contain a Scotchgard agent that helps your carpets repel dirt and keeps them looking good longer.
Thorough vacuuming before deep cleaning will prevent early clogging of the lint trap.
When filling bottle storing unit, set