Bissell 1699 User Manual
U S E R ’ S G U I D E
1699 SERIES - 120V
8905 SERIES - 120V
Thanks for buying a BISSELL ProHeat™ ClearView®
We’re glad you purchased a BISSELL ProHeat ClearView heated formula deep cleaner. Everything we know about floor care went into the design and construction of this complete,
Your ProHeat ClearView 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 PROHEAT™ CLEARVIEW.™
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.
■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
■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.
■Do not expose to rain, store indoors
■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
■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 sub stances, 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
■Do not operate the appliance unless the belt door is securely assembled in the location provided
■Do not unplug by pulling on the cord.
■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.
■Do not point attachment nozzle at people or animals.
■Keep appliance on a level surface
■Turn off all controls before unplugging
■Unplug before attaching the Turbo Brush™
■Be extra careful when cleaning stairs
■Close attention is necessary when used by or near children
SAVE THESE INSTRUCTIONS.
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
Keep plenty of genuine BISSELL Advanced
Cleaning Formulas on hand so you can clean
whenever it fits your schedule. Always use
genuine BISSELL deep cleaning formulas.
the machine and void the warranty.
Belt Access Door
Floor Nozzle Window
*All items may not be included with your model.
More tools are available. To order replacement parts or tools please refer to page 23.
4” Upholstery Tool
Tough Stain Brush PreTreat Wand
(Available on select
(Available on select
Bare Floor Attachment
Spraying Crevice Tool
(Available on select models only.)
(Available on select models only.)
Floor Cleansing Formula FOR DEEP
Safely Deep Cleans and
T A N
Penetrates and Loosens Tough
& Embedded Dirt before Deep Cle aing
16 oz. BISSELL
16 oz. BISSELL
(Available on select
How to Use this Guide
This User’s Guide has been designed to help you get the utmost satisfaction from your BISSELL ProHeat ClearView. You’ll find assembly and operating instructions, safety precautions, as well as maintenance and troubleshooting instructions. Please read this Guide thoroughly before assembling your Deep Cleaner.
attention to the product diagram, assemand part names. Locate and organize all
assembly. Familiarize yourself with the parts they go. Following this User’s Guide will
enhance your ability to get the most performance BISSELL ProHeat ClearView for many years.
ClearView comes in three, assemble components.
thing you will need to assemble your cleaner is head screwdriver.
Do Not plug in your cleaner until you have completely assembled it per the following instructions and are familiar with all instructions and operating procedures.
Align Upper Handle holes and Tool Caddy holes.
Place hex nut into back of Tool Caddy and hold in 4. place. Insert bolt from front to back turning into
the hex nut until snug. Do not over tighten. Repeat for the second bolt and hex nut.
Snap tools into Storage on the Tool Caddy as shown in figure 6.
Wrap Power Cord and Flex Hose as shown in figure 7.
ProHeat ClearView assembly is
Special Features of Your BISSELL ProHeat™ ClearView®
The BISSELL SmartClean® System
The ProHeat ClearView is a home cleaning system that
automatically mixes hot tap water with the BISSELL
advanced cleaning formula and heats the solution as
it is applied to the carpet. The combination of heated
cleaning solution, powered brush and suction provide a
safe & effective method of cleaning.
heats the cleaning
carpet (*) to safely
the machine; both
the back of the handle
choose not to use the
delicate wool or
solution for carpet
. It does not heat
when the heater
on two minutes before
and ready to clean.
on the front of the
25° and will
fill the bottle to the
SmartTemp Ready Light
leaks, check for proper positioning of
Choose the SmartMix setting that fits the cleaning job.
Water Rinse - use for gentle cleaning or for the final rinse after cleaning.
Normal- automatically provides the best mix of water and concentrate for most cleaning jobs.
High Traffic- automatically mixes the right amount of water and concentrate to dissolve tough grime and heavy soil. Note: Residual cleaning materials left in carpet from other products may cause excessive foaming when picked up. If foam is overflowing tank, move SmartMix dial to “Water Only” position until the condition stops.
Note: Both the SmartMix Bottle and the clean water tank must have liquid in them
in order for the machine to spray. If one tank is empty, the machine will
temporarily lose its prime and not apply either cleaning solution or water only.
Important: If you are using the WATER RINSE setting, fill the Smart Mix bottle with water also!
brush roll at the floor nozzle is designed to enhance cleaning performance. The bristle pattern lifts out the deep down dirt while gently grooming carpet fibers. The floating suspension
When filling bottle or storing unit, set
To reduce the risk of fire, use only BISSELL Deep Cleaning Formula in your ProHeat ClearView. Use of cleaning formulas which contain lemon or pine oil may damage this appliance and void warranty. Chemical spot cleaners or solvent based soil removers should not be used. These products may react with the plastic materials used in your ProHeat ClearView, causing cracking or pitting.
lay the machine handle
Carry it like a bucket to fill at the sink.
Note: You may notice hair and debris deposits on the carpet that were loosened by the brushing action (especially with newer carpets that have never been deep cleaned before). This debris should be picked up and thrown away. Debris that deposits in the Brush Belt should be cleaned between uses to keep the Belts running free.
Set the tank down and rotate the handle forward to unlatch 4. the lid. Lift off and set the lid aside.
Find the mouth of the Bladder and fill to the bottom of the 5. neck with clean hot tap water.*Do not boil or microwave
water as it can destroy the Bladder.
Note: Fill the Bladder with clean hot tap water only.
Replace the Tank Lid matching the lid and tank edges. Handle 6. must be in the forward position to reinstall.
Rotate the handle to the carrying position to
Replace tank in machine base, seating firmly in place.
Rotate handle back down to the latched position.
Note: Both the SmartMix Bottle and the clean water tank must have liquid in them in order for the machine to spray. If one tank is empty the machine will not apply either cleaning solution or water.
Important: If you are using the WATER RINSE setting, fill the SmartMix bottle with water also!
only with tap water
When It’s Time to Empty
Remove Tank Lid by rotating handle forward to unlatch lid and 3. lifting lid off
Pour out dirty
After each 5. the Tank Lid.
B.Remove Tank Lid.
C.Remove any debris caught in Lint Screen.
D.Reinsert Lint Screen on Tank Lid. The screen will click into place
E.Replace Tank Lid.
F.Reinsert Tank Assembly into unit.
6.Refill with clean tap water as above, steps 5 through 9 on page 8, and refill the SmartMix bottle with BISSELL Deep Cleaning Formula as necessary.
When the cleaning job is complete, rinse out the
Refer to the Maintenance section, page 18 for the
Pour out 3 Rotate Handle4 dirty water
5C Lint Screen
cause the cleaner
to stop removing
solution from the
carpet and the
motor sound will
rise in pitch to let
you know the
dirty water tank is
The Flow Indicator
This is located on the machine base. It spins when the trigger is pressed to indicate that the machine is applying cleaning solution to the floor. It will stop spinning to indicate that the SmartMix bottle or Bladder needs to be refilled, or when the