Bissell 3107 User Manual

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U S E R ’ S G U I D E

3107 Series





10 Troubleshooting


Replacement Parts



12 Warranty

Thanks for Buying a CatchAll Bare Floor Cleaner

We’re glad you purchased a CatchAll Bare Floor Cleaner. Everything we know about floor care and cleaning went into the design and construction of this handy appliance.

Your CatchAll is well made, and we back it with a limited one-yearwarranty. We also stand behind it with a knowledgeable, dedicated Consumer Service 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 CatchAll.

Thanks again, from all of us at BISSELL.

Mark J. Bissell

President and Chief Executive Officer



Read all instructions before using your BISSELL CatchAll Bare Floor Cleaner.

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

WARNING: To reduce the risk of fire, electric shock or injury:

Store indoors.

Do not expose to rain.

Do not immerse or use on wet surfaces.

Do not handle with wet hands.

Do not use the CatchAll if it has been dropped, damaged, left outdoors or dropped into water - have it repaired at an authorized Service Center.

Do not put any object into appliance openings, or restrict air flow.

Do not use with any opening blocked.

Keep openings free of dust, lint, hair, etc.

Do not use without filter in place.

Do not pick up hot, burning or smoking objects such as cigarettes, matches or hot ashes.

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 allow to be used as a toy. Close attention is necessary when used by or near children.

Be extra careful when cleaning stairs.

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

Use only manufacturer’s recommended attachments - use of attachments not provided or sold by BISSELL may cause fire, electric shock or injury.

Remove battery pack from CatchAll before maintenance or cleaning.

Use only charging base 310CH supplied by BISSELL to recharge your CatchAll Bare Floor Cleaner.

Do not use the charging base for any uses other than charging the battery pack 310BP that came with your CatchAll. Other batteries may explode.

Do not unplug charging base by pulling cord. To unplug, grasp the plug, not the cord.

Unplug the charging base when not in use and before cleaning or maintenance.

Use charging base only in standard electrical outlet (120v - 60hz).

Do not damage the charging cord. Never carry or pull by the cord, use cord as a handle, close door on cord, or pull cord around sharp edges or corners. Keep cord away from heated surfaces. Do not use with damaged cord or plug.

Do not use an extension cord. DC adapter should plug directly into electrical outlet.

Do not store or carry battery pack so that metal objects can touch the battery contacts.

Never attempt to open the battery pack for any reason. If the housing of the battery pack breaks or cracks, immediately discontinue use and do not recharge.

Do not charge the battery pack if it is wet or shows any evidence of corrosion.

For best results, do not charge a battery when it or air temperature is BELOW 40° F (5° C) or above 105° F (40° C).

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.

This portable hand vacuum contains rechargeable nickel cadmium batteries. Do not incinerate batteries or they will explode when exposed to high temperatures.

Battery cell leaks can occur under extreme conditions. If battery cell liquid comes in contact with the skin:

Wash immediately with soap and water. Then . . .

Neutralize with a mild acid such as vinegar or lemon juice.

If battery cell liquid gets into the eyes:

Flush immediately with clean water for a minimum of 10 minutes.

Seek medical attention.


This model is for household use only.


Handle Grip

Dust Blade


Brush/ Blade




Swivel Handle

Charging Base

Dirt Cup and Filter

Dirt Cup





Battery Pack

Cloth Gripper

On/Off Button


Protection Guard


How To Use This Guide


Electric/electronic appliances should not be subjected to extreme temperatures or high humidity. Do not store the CatchAll in bathing areas or close to stoves, furnaces or radiators.

How To Put It Together

the with

helpful if



The Battery Pack is not fully 1. the carton. It should be

using it for the first time. will renew the Battery Pack

To charge the unit, remove 2. it firmly on both sides and

Battery Pack in the Charging contacts on the bottom. Plug Charging Base into a standard 60hz). The Indicator Light battery is charging.

When completely charged, the CatchAll provides over 3. 15 minutes of full cleaning power. An additional Battery

Pack may be purchased to extend run time.


Charging The Battery Continued

Decreased operating time may indicate the battery has 4. built up a charging resistance. To recharge, first com-

it, then exhaust it

. This procedure

or does not call:


10 p.m. ET

.m. ET


Attaching the Cloth






To extend the life of your batteries remove the Battery Pack from the Charging Base when charging is complete (after 6- 8 hours).


Cleaning Your Bare Floors




Use only DRY electrostatic cloths with your BISSELL CatchAll. Use of wet or pre-moistenedcloths may damage your cleaner and void the warranty.





Never operate the CatchAll without the filter in place. Doing so may damage the motor and void the warranty.


Checking the Rotating Brush & Changing the Belt




where the screw was and lift out.

Remove the Rotating Brush by grasping the Brush or the 4. Blade and pulling up on each end. Note the white End

Caps are removable and may come apart from the brush.

hair and other debris from the


If the Belt is broken or worn, remove it and discard. Loop 6. new Belt over the Motor Pulley and notched area of the

Rotating Brush. Replace the End Caps and push the Rotating Brush into the slots on the sides as shown. Make sure the Rotating Brush is pushed all the way down and turns freely.

Replace the Brush Covers by inserting the notched end 7. under the tab and pushing into place. If you have any

difficulty getting the Brush Covers into place, check again to make sure the Rotating Brush is pushed all the way down into the slots. You may need to rotate the End Caps slightly to push into place. Replace the two screws and tighten.


See the following instructions to dispose of the batteries after they have exceeded the battery life.


Cd) rechargeable


and proper


Pack in your












the remainder






Not Powered/Underpowered

Possible Causes




the recommended amount of time; Check to be sure the Battery





Pack is fully inserted in the Charging Base; Check to make sure



the Indicator Light is glowing, if not, check electrical plug



Press the Battery Pack firmly into the cleaner; Make sure the



metal contacts are aligned

Vacuum Cleaner Won’t Pick Up Dirt Or Not Vacuuming Effectively

Possible Causes




Empty Dirt Cup



Clean Filter



Make sure the Dirt Cup is fully inserted and locked in place



Check the Rotating Brush and clean; Check Belt and



replace if needed

If suggested solutions for this or any function of the CatchAll do not correct the problem, call BISSELL Consumer Services.