Bissell 1672 User Manual
D E E P C L E A N E R
U S E R ’ S G U I D E
Thanks for buying a BISSELL Big Green®
We’re glad you purchased a BISSELL Big Green®
Your Big Green 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 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
■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
WARNING: Improper connection of the
Flex Hose Clips
not over tight-
en, or use pliers
or tools to
Vacuum Flex Hose
Wand Solution Tube
How To Use This Guide
How To Put It Together
Several parts are
unit from top
power unit to
find these parts.
Also, match the
the number on
picture to better
Top Power Unit
into top through hole
How To Put It Together Continued
Special Attachments For Every Job
Wand Solution Tube
Vacuum Flex Hose
Hose with Threaded Connectors
Top Power Unit
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
Dry Floor Nozzle
Dry Filter Bag
Small Vacuum Nozzle Crevice Attachment
How To Begin
Deep Cleaning Carpet
“WS” 1. tag is or says
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.
How To Deep Clean Carpet
Remove Measuring Cup
From Filling Cavity
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.
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.
flip down carrying handle and
Carry tank unit to a toilet or sink to empty. With carrying
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
raised area. Replace power unit and lock in place with
How To Clean Upholstery And Small Areas
Disconnect wand solution tube and aluminum wands from grip/trigger unit.
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
vacuum/suction and pump/spray switches.
Depress trigger and pull small area cleaning nozzle 2. toward you.
To clean upholstery, disconnect wand solution tube and aluminum wand from grip/trigger unit. Moisten
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.
Check upholstery stuffing before cleaning. Colored stuffing may bleed through fabric when wet.
How To Clean Bare Floors
machine, hold tool off with
PUTTING IT AWAY,
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.
Remove two small aluminum wand clips and floor nozzle 6. from wand.