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Big Green®

D E E P C L E A N E R

U S E R ’ S G U I D E

1672 SERIES

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5-6

6-11

12 Maintenance

13 Troubleshooting

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Replacement Parts

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Thanks for buying a BISSELL Big Green®

We’re glad you purchased a BISSELL Big Green® multi-purposedeep cleaner. Everything we know about floor care went into the design and construction of this complete,high-techhome cleaning system.

Your Big Green is well made, and we back it with a limited two-yearwarranty. We also stand behind it with a knowledgeable, dedicated Consumer Services department, so, should you ever have a problem, you’ll receive fast, considerate assistance.

My great-grandfatherinvented the floor sweeper in 1876. Today, BISSELL is a global leader in the design, manufacture, and service of high quality homecare products like your Big Green.

Thanks again, from all of us at BISSELL.

Mark J. Bissell

President and Chief Executive Officer

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IMPORTANT SAFETY INSTRUCTIONS

When using an electrical appliance, basic precautions should be observed, including the following: Read all instructions

before using your Big Green. Always connect to a properly grounded outlet. Unplug from outlet when not in use and before servicing.

WARNING: To reduce the risk of electrical shock,use indoors only. Always install float before any wet cleaning operation.

Do not leave machine when it is plugged in

Do not service machine when it is plugged in

Do not use with damaged cord or plug

Do not use machine if it has been dropped, damaged, left outdoors or dropped into water

Do not use outdoors

Do not handle unit with wet hands

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

Do not handle plug or appliance with wet hands

Do not use without ball and ball cage in place

Do not use without dry filter bag or motor filter in place except when wet vacuuming or deep cleaning

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 3-pronggrounded plug

Do not allow to be used as a toy

Do not use for any purpose other than described in this User’s Guide

Use dry filter bag and motor filter when dry vacuuming

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

Unplug by grasping the plug, not the cord

Be extra careful when cleaning stairs

Pay close attention when working around children

WARNING: The Power Cord on this product contains lead, a chemical known to the State of California to cause birth defects or other reproductive harm.

WASH HANDS AFTER HANDLING.

SAVE THESE INSTRUCTIONS FOR FUTURE USE.

THIS MODEL IS FOR HOUSEHOLD USE ONLY.

THIS APPLIANCE MUST BE GROUNDED WHEN IN USE.

Grounding provides a safe path of resistance for electrical equipment, reducing the risk of shock should the appliance malfunction. The cord has an equipment-groundingconductor and a grounding plug. Thisthree-prongplug must only be plugged into an outlet that is properly installed and grounded in accordance with all local codes and ordinances.

Grounded

Outlets

Grounding Pin

WARNING: Improper connection of theequipment-groundingconductor can result in a risk of electrical shock. Check with a qualified electrician or service person if you aren’t sure if the outlet is properly grounded. DO NOT MODIFY THE PLUG. If it will not fit the outlet, have a proper outlet installed by a qualified electrician. This appliance is designed for use on a nominal120-voltcircuit, and has a grounding attachment plug that looks like the plug in the drawing above. Make certain that the appliance is connected to an outlet having the same configuration as the plug. No plug adapter should be used with this appliance.

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Tip:

Large Vacuum

 

 

 

 

Finger tighten

 

 

 

 

threaded outlet

Flex Hose Clips

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

connections. Do

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

14.

 

 

 

 

 

 

not over tight-

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

en, or use pliers

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

9.

 

or tools to

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

tighten.

 

 

 

 

 

 

13.

 

Grip/Trigger

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Unit

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Hose with

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Threaded

 

 

 

 

 

 

12.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Connectors

 

 

 

Vacuum Flex Hose

 

10.

 

 

 

 

 

Wand Solution Tube

5.

Tank Unit

6.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

11.

 

 

Top

Power Unit

 

 

 

 

Small Wand

 

 

 

 

 

 

Clips

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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Aluminum

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

4.

Motor Filter

 

 

Wands

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Measuring

 

 

 

 

 

 

3.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Cup

 

 

 

 

 

Ball

Cage

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

2.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Ball

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

15.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Tank

Siphon Tube

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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1.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Floor Nozzle

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Casters

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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How To Use This Guide

How To Put It Together

1.

2.

9.

get the

find

Tip:

 

and

Several parts are

assem-

packed inside

 

the collection

 

tank/tank unit.

parts

Separate tank

unit from top

where

power unit to

your

find these parts.

Big

Also, match the

 

 

number on

 

the written

 

instructions to

 

the number on

 

the assembly

 

picture to better

in

understand each

assembly step.

four

Ball

Ball Cage

Tank Unit

into cavity

Top Power Unit

cavity

Motor

Filter

unit. on

units.

into top through hole

.

for together

and

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How To Put It Together Continued

10.

small

and

bands

15.

Special Attachments For Every Job

Wand Solution Tube

Vacuum Flex Hose

Hose with Threaded Connectors

Grip/Trigger

Unit

Cap

Valve

Top Power Unit

Siphon Tube

Make sure the power and tank units are properly aligned and locked with the carrying handle before pulling up siphon tube assembly and inserting it into power unit.

For Wet/Deep Cleaning

Bare Floor Attachment

Floor Nozzle Brush

Small Area Cleaning Nozzle

For Dry Vacuuming

Brush

Dry Floor Nozzle

Dry Filter Bag

Small Vacuum Nozzle Crevice Attachment

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How To Begin

Deep Cleaning Carpet

.

1.

2.

3.

4.

5.

Cleaning Upholstery

“WS” 1. tag is or says

with

2.

3.

Bare Floors

4.

5.

6.

Tip:

Always vacuum before you clean. If possible, move large furniture aside. But if it’s not possible to move your furniture, don’t worry

- your Big Green features a cleaning wand that easily maneuvers under and around furniture.

carpeting and upholstery regularly can reduce dust and allergens in your home.

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How To Deep Clean Carpet

2.

3.

4.

5.

6.

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Measuring

Cup

Remove Measuring Cup

From Filling Cavity

Filling Cavity

Tip:

Use only BISSELL Carpet Care in this appliance. Use of cleaning formulas which contain lemon or pine oil may damage this appliance and void warranty.

Vacuum/suction switch

Tip:

Deep cleaning stairs and high

Pump/spray switch traffic areas on a regular basis can prolong carpet life.

When You’re Done

 

pump/spray and vacuum/suction switches.

 

 

from outlet.

 

flip down carrying handle and

2.

tank unit.

 

Carry tank unit to a toilet or sink to empty. With carrying

3.

handle in one hand, place other hand in gripping slot

 

under filling cavity on tank unit. Lift and pour to empty.

 

 

Make sure ball and ball cage are firmly seated on

4.

raised area. Replace power unit and lock in place with

 

 

 

 

How To Clean Upholstery And Small Areas

Getting Ready

Disconnect wand solution tube and aluminum wands from grip/trigger unit.

Moisten O-ringat base of cap valve with soapy water.

Align small area cleaning nozzle with cap valve and vacuum tube on grip/trigger unit.

Press latch button on vacuum tube and slide small area cleaning nozzle on until latch button locks in place.

tag and/or test fabric in an

5. place.

Cleaning

vacuum/suction and pump/spray switches.

1.

Depress trigger and pull small area cleaning nozzle 2. toward you.

3.

4.

5.

Tip:

To clean upholstery, disconnect wand solution tube and aluminum wand from grip/trigger unit. Moisten O-ringat base of cap valve with soapy water. Align the Small Area Cleaning Nozzle

with the cap valve and vacuum tube on grip/trigger unit, then press latch button on vacuum

tube and slide together until latch button locks in place.

Tip:

Check upholstery stuffing before cleaning. Colored stuffing may bleed through fabric when wet.

Vacuum/suction switch

Pump/spray switch

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How To Clean Bare Floors

Getting Ready

Floor Nozzle

Vacuum/suction switch

Bare Floor

Attachment

Pump/spray switch

Cleaning

switches on.

you.

excess moisture.

machine, hold tool off with

PUTTING IT AWAY,

Tip:

To clean bare floors, attach Bare Floor Attachment to bottom of Floor Nozzle with the rubber and brush strips facing out. Align front edges

How To Dry Vacuum

Make sure tank unit is dry before proceeding.

Check motor filter. Clean if necessary.

4.

5.

Remove two small aluminum wand clips and floor nozzle 6. from wand.

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