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Garage Pro™
V A C U U M
USER’S GUIDE
18P0 SERIES
43Z3 SERIES
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Safety Instructions
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Product View
5-6
Assembly
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Operation
10-12 Maintenance and Care
13
Troubleshooting
14
Consumer Services
15
Replacement Parts
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Warranty
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Thanks for buying a BISSELL vacuum
We’re glad you purchased a BISSELL Garage Pro™ vacuum. Everything we
know about floor care went into the design and construction of this
complete, high-tech home cleaning system.
Your BISSELL Garage Pro™ vacuum is well made, and we back it with a
limited two year warranty. 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-grandfather invented the floor sweeper in 1876. Today, BISSELL is
a global leader in the design, manufacture, and service of high quality
homecare products like your BISSELL Garage Pro™ vacuum .
Thanks again, from all of us at BISSELL.
Mark J. Bissell
Chairman, 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:
■ This appliance is provided with double-insulation. Use
Read all instructions
before using your
Garage Pro VACUUM.
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Always connect to a polarized outlet (left slot is wider
than right). Unplug from outlet when not in use and
before conducting maintenance.
WARNING: To reduce
the risk of fire, electric shock,
or injury:
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non-polarized outlet or extension cord.
Do not leave vacuum cleaner unattended when it
is plugged in.
Unplug from outlet when not in use and
before servicing.
Use indoors only.
Do not allow children to operate vacuum
cleaner or use as a toy.
Close attention is necessary when used by or
near children.
Do not use for any purpose other than described in
this user’s guide.
Use only manufacturer’s recommended
attachments.
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 pull or carry by cord, use cord as a handle,
close a door on cord, or pull cord around sharp
edges or corners. Do not run appliance over cord.
Keep cord away from heated surfaces.
Do not unplug by pulling on cord. To unplug, grasp
the plug, not the cord.
Do not handle vacuum cleaner or plug with
wet hands.
Do not put any object into openings. Do not use with
any opening blocked; keep openings free of dust,
lint, hair, and anything that may reduce air flow.
Keep hair, loose clothing, fingers, and all parts of
body away from openings and moving parts.
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only identical replacement parts. See instructions
for servicing of double-insulated appliances.
Turn off all controls before plugging or unplugging
vacuum cleaner.
Use extra care when cleaning stairs.
Do not pick up flammable materials (lighter fluid,
gasoline, kerosene, wood shavings, etc.) or use in
the presence of explosive liquids or vapors.
Do not pick up toxic material (chlorine bleach,
ammonia, drain cleaner, etc.).
Do not use vacuum cleaner 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 hard or sharp objects such as
glass, nails, screws, coins, etc.
Do not pick up anything that is burning or smoking,
such as cigarettes, matches, or hot ashes.
Do not use without filters in place.
Keep appliance level.
Do not carry the vacuum cleaner while it
is running.
SAVE THESE
INSTRUCTIONS FOR
FUTURE USE
THIS APPLIANCE
HAS A POLARIZED
PLUG.
To reduce the risk of electric shock, this appliance has a
polarized plug (one blade is wider than the other). This plug
will fit in a polarized outlet only one way. If the plug does
not fit fully in the outlet, reverse the plug. If it still does not
fit, contact a qualified electrician to install a proper outlet.
Do not change the plug in any way.
This model is for household use only.
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Product view
Face Plate
Power Switch
Wet/Dry Hose Inlet
Blower Hose
Outlet
Muffler
Power Cord
Slots
Dirt Tank Handles
Dirt Tank
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Assembly
Your unit will require no tools to put together.
1. Remove the dirt tank by pulling up on both
handles to unlatch. Lift upper half of unit
to remove.
2.
Remove all accessories and parts stored in
the bottom of the tank prior to use.
3.
If the round funnel comes out of dirt tank,
set back inside the dirt tank before reassembling vacuum.
4.
To reassemble, place the top of the unit on the
dirt tank so the edges fit together and latch
handles to secure top and bottom of unit.
5.
Mount to wall (see instructions below).
Mounting & installation
Only use when properly mounted on the wall.
When mounting to a stud, use the (3) center holes.
Mounting on drywall or plaster wall with stud
(fasteners included)
1. Locate a stud in your dry wall and drill a
1/8” pilot hole.
2.
Mount the bracket with a #10-16 x 1-3/4”
screw, starting at the center hole.
3.
Ensuring your bracket is aligned correctly
with the stud; drill a second pilot hole using
the next hole as a guide. Securely fasten
with a screw.
4.
Repeat step 3 for remaining hole.
Note: Mount near a wall outlet, making sure
the cord provided will reach the outlet.
5.
Mount the unit by making sure the two
square slots on backside of unit are sitting
on the two hooks on the mounting bracket.
Use (3) Middle Holes
To Mount Bracket
Warning:
Do not mount unit
directly into dry wall.
ALWAYS locate a stud.
ATTENTION:
Make sure the end of the
bracket with the smaller
width faces up.
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Assembly
Mounting & installation continued
Concrete Wall (fasteners not included)
You will need; (4) 3/8” x 2-1/4” concrete sleeve
anchors.
1. Drill a 3/8” x 1-3/4” hole with a masonry drill bit.
2.
Insert a bolt and anchor sleeve into the hole.
3.
Align the bracket over the hole and mark
remaining hole locations using the (4) outer
holes of the mounting bracket; remove
bracket and drill remaining holes.
4.
Mount the bracket starting at top corner hole,
tightly securing sleeve anchor with hex nut.
5.
Repeat for three remaining holes.
6.
Mount the unit by making sure the two
square slots on backside of unit are sitting
on the two hooks on the mounting bracket.
Use (4) Outer Holes
To Mount Bracket
Slots
Mounting the Hose Holder (fasteners included)
1. Determine desired location for hose holder
and screw 1-1/4” screw into stud.
(If mounting into drywall with no stud
available, use supplied drywall anchors)
2.
Hang holder from screw and insert 2-1/2”
screw in bottom hole of hose holder to finish
mounting.
3.
Wrap hose around holder.
Operation
Power switch
Warning:
Do not remove
plastic covering on
power switch.
The power switch is located on the top left side
of the vacuum.
To turn vacuum on, ( I ) press up.
Power Switch
To turn vacuum off, ( O ) press down.
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Operation
Wet or dry vacuuming mode
1.
Attach hose to the wet/dry hose inlet
opening (located on the front left side of the
unit) by pushing fitted end of hose and
turning clockwise until you feel it is secure.
2.
Attach extension wand, if desired, to end of
hose by pushing it firmly into the hose.
3.
Attach additional wand or tool, if desired, by
firmly inserting onto the wand.
4.
Plug in the unit and push the power switch
up to begin vacuuming.
Warning:
Do not tamper with
float/water sensor.
Always make sure the
float/water sensor is
in the dirt tank and not
outside of the tank.
Blower mode
1.
Attach hose to the blower hose outlet
opening (located on the right side of the unit
on top of muffler) by inserting fitted end of
hose and turning clockwise until it is locked
in and secure.
2.
Attach extension wand, if desired, to end of
hose by pushing it firmly into the hose.
3.
Attach additional wand or tool, if desired, by
firmly inserting onto the wand.
4.
Plug in the unit and push the power switch
up to begin blowing.
Float/
Water
Sensor
Safety device
1. The vacuum has a protection device to
automatically power off when the tank reaches
its water capacity (this prevents water from
reaching the motor). If this happens, the red
light will turn on indicating the tank needs
immediate emptying.
CAUTION:
Do not run any objects
including cars over hose.
2. If the temperature exceeds the unit’s limit,
the thermal protection device will turn on and
automatically power off the unit. If this
happens, wait 30 minutes prior to restarting
the vacuum.
3. In the event of a clogged or full dirt tank, the
yellow light will turn on indicating the dirt tank
and filter need cleaning. To ensure best
performance, clean the tank and filter every
15-30 days.
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Warning:
Do not suck up volatile
or flammable liquids
such as gasoline,
kerosene or oil.
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Operation
Thermal motor protection:
An internal thermal protector has been
designed into your cleaner to protect it
from overheating. When the thermal
protector activates, the main vacuum
motor will stop operating. If this
happens, proceed as follows.
1. Turn the vacuum OFF and unplug from
electrical outlet.
2. Check the vacuum for the source of
overheating problem (i.e. full dirt tank, dirty
filters or clog).
3. Fix the problem by following the steps in the
maintenance section of the user guide.
Face plate
Green LED light
The LED power will turn on when unit is
turned on.
Yellow LED light
The LED full dirt tank indicator will turn on
when dirt tank needs emptying.
Red LED light
The LED full water tank indicator will turn on
when water level is too high.
Using the tools
Make sure the tools are secure to the hose or
wand before using.
1. Attach extension wand to end of hose by
pushing it firmly onto the hose.
2. Attach additional wand or tool, if desired,
by firmly inserting onto the wand.
3. Use the hose and wand alone or attach any
of the tools to the end of the hose wand.
Accessories
32 ft Flexible crush proof hose
Hose holder
Accessory caddy
Mounting bracket
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Operation
Floor cleaning
(2) Extension wands
Use with desired attachment for a longer reach.
Large area cleaning tool
Use on large surfaces for maximum pick up.
Multi surface floor tool
May be used on both carpet/rugs or hard floor
surfaces. For use on carpets, make sure the tab is
in the down position
. This will hide the
soft outer brushes. For hard floor surfaces, press
the opposite tab in the down position
. This will engage the soft outer brushes.
Carpet
Hard Floor
Upholstery cleaning
Crevice tool
May be used for both dry vacuuming or wet
cleaning in tight spaces and corners.
Dusting brush
Use soft bristles for dusting vehicle interior.
Small upholstery tool
5” tool may be used for small, quick pick ups.
Car detailing
Precision suction tool
3” tool may be used for cleaning your vehicle.
Precision blower tool
May be used to blow air to get rid of unwanted
debris in tight spaces.
(3) Small, medium and large detailing tools
May be used to clean small crevices and edges
in your vehicle.
Emptying the dirt tank
Empty the dirt tank after every use. If red light
indicates, empty dirt tank.
1.
Unplug the unit from the electrical outlet.
Unclip the dirt tank handles while holding the
bottom portion of the vacuum. Empty over
trash can.
2.
Reattach the dirt tank to the main unit by
aligning the top of the dirt tank to the upper
portion of the vacuum. Use one hand to hold
the tank and use the other hand to clip the
handles to hold the tank securely.
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Maintenance and care
Cleaning the dirt tank
1.
Unplug the unit from electrical outlet.
2.
Remove the dirt tank by pulling up on both
handles to unlatch.
3.
Ensure the dirt tank has been emptied.
4.
The dirt tank may be washed in warm
water. Make sure it is completely dry
before reassembling.
5.
Reattach the dirt tank to the main unit by
aligning the top of the dirt tank to the upper
portion of the vacuum. Use one hand to hold
the tank and use the other hand to clip the
handles to hold the tank securely.
Cleaning the filters
The filter should be checked every 15-30 days
and washed as needed to maintain performance.
Frequency of cleaning will be based on individual use.
Primary filter
1. Unplug the unit from electrical outlet.
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2.
Remove the dirt tank by pulling up on both
handles to unlatch.
3.
The filter is located inside the top portion of
the vacuum. Pull either black tab towards
the middle of the unit and remove.
4.
Shake filter over trash can to release any
loose debris.
5.
Use a damp cloth to wipe the inside and
outside of the filter if desired. Air dry
thoroughly before replacing.
6.
To replace, hold one edge of the filter,
collapse and snap in.
7.
Reattach the dirt tank to the main unit by
aligning the top of the dirt tank to the upper
portion of the vacuum. Use one hand to hold
the tank and use the other hand to clip the
handles to hold the tank securely.
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Maintenance and care
Cleaning the filters continued
Secondary filter
1. The secondary filter is located above the
primary filter.
2.
To remove the primary filter, see instructions on
page 10.
3.
To remove the secondary filter, pull filter
down and out.
4.
Shake filter over trash can to release any
loose debris.
5.
Rinse filter with warm water.
6.
To replace filter, insert into top portion of
vacuum.
Clearing clogs
Low suction or poor pickup may be due to a clog
in the vacuum. If this occurs, the LED full dirt
tank indicator light will turn yellow and indicate
airflow is restricted.
If there is no suction or if suction is reduced at
the hose, follow these steps to clear the clog:
1. Unplug vacuum from electrical outlet.
2. Check the filter and clean as necessary (see
cleaning your filters above and on page 10).
3. Check to see if dirt tank is full. Empty if
needed.
4. Check wet/dry or blower outlet for clogs.
If the clog is contained near the top of the hose
(close to the unit), follow these steps:
1. Attach hose to the wet/dry inlet and turn the
power on.
2. This should dislodge the clog by sucking in
debris.
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Maintenance and care
Clearing clogs continued
If the clog is contained near the bottom of the
hose (close to where tools are attached), follow
these steps:
1. Remove wand or tool.
2. Attach hose to the blower outlet and turn the
power on.
3. This should dislodge the clog by blowing out
debris.
If the above methods are not successful, find the
clog by hand, then squeeze the hose and shake
until the debris dislodges.
Tool maintenance
Keep tools clean and free of debris.
1. Wipe tools clean with damp cloth.
Note: The multi surface floor tool
contains a strip of red material
that should not get wet. If it needs
cleaning, wipe with damp cloth only.
SERVICING OF DOUBLE-INSULATED APPLIANCE
A double-insulated appliance is marked
with one or more of the following: The
words DOUBLE-INSULATION or DOUBLEINSULATED or the double insulation symbol
(square within a square).
In a double-insulated appliance, two
systems of insulation are provided
instead of grounding. No grounding
means is provided on a double-insulated
appliance, nor should a means for
grounding be added to the appliance.
Servicing a double-insulated appliance
requires extreme care and knowledge of
the system, and should be done only by
qualified service personnel. Replacement
parts for a double-insulated appliance
must be identical to the parts they replace.
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Troubleshooting
Vacuum cleaner won’t turn on
W
ARNING:
To reduce the risk of electric shock,
turn power OFF and disconnect
polarized plug from electrical outlet
before performing maintenance or
troubleshooting.
Possible causes
Remedies
1. Power cord not plugged in
1. Check electrical plug
2. Blown fuse/tripped breaker in home
2. Check/replace fuse or reset breaker
3. Thermal protector activated
3. Allow cleaner to cool for 30 minutes, see
pg 8. This will reset thermal protector
4. Dirt tank is full of water
4. Empty tank and reattach
5. Dirt tank is full of debris
5. Empty tank and reattach
Vacuum cleaner and tools won’t pick up or low suction
Possible causes
Remedies
1. Hose not properly positioned
1. Make sure hose is fully connected to base
2. Dirt tank not installed properly
2. Check assembly of upper and lower portions,
correctly position and secure into place
3. Dirt tank full
3. Empty dirt tank
4. Clog in cleaner
4. Follow instructions on pg 11 and 12 for
clearing clogs
5. Filters are dirty
5. Check and clean filter
6. Hose not properly attached
6. Make sure hose collar is pushed in or in
locked position
7. Vacuum is not suctioning or blowing
7. Make sure hose is in correct inlet/outlet
Other maintenance or service not included in the manual should be performed by an
authorized service representative.
Thank you for selecting a BISSELL product.
If you should happen to need assistance during assembly or operation, call 1-800-237-7691.
Please do not return this product to the store.
For any questions or concerns, BISSELL is happy to be of service.
Contact us directly at 1-800-237-7691.
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BISSELL Consumer Services
For information about repairs or replacement parts, or questions about your warranty, call:
BISSELL Consumer Services
1-800-237-7691
Monday - Friday
Saturday
8 a.m. — 10 p.m. ET
9 a.m. — 8 p.m. ET
Or write:
BISSELL Homecare, Inc.
PO Box 3606
Grand Rapids MI 49501
ATTN: Consumer Services
Or visit the BISSELL website - www.bissell.com
When contacting BISSELL, have model number of cleaner available.
Please record your Model Number: ___________________
Please record your Purchase Date: ___________________
NOTE: Please keep your original sales receipt. It provides proof of purchase date in the event of
a warranty claim. See Warranty on page 16 for details.
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Replacement parts - BISSELL Garage Pro™ Vacuum
You may purchase parts from your retailer, by calling BISSELL Consumer Services or by
visiting our website. Below is a list of common replacement parts. While not all of these
parts may have come with your specific model, they are available for purchase if desired.
Please note, all attachments may not store on board your vacuum.
Item
Part No.
1
2
3
4
5
6
7
8
9
10
11
12
13
14
15
16
17
18
19
20
21
1
2
3
4
5
6
7
8
9
10
11
12
13
14
15
16
17
18
19
20
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203-0151
203-0152
203-0153
203-0154
203-0155
203-0156
203-0157
203-0158
203-0159
203-0160
203-0161
203-0162
203-0163
203-0164
203-0165
203-0166
203-0167
203-0168
203-0169
203-0170
203-0171
Part Name
Hose Assembly- 32 ft
Hose Holder
Accessory Caddy
Wall Mounting Bracket
Extension Wands (2)
Large Area Cleaning Tool
Multi Surface Floor Tool
Crevice Tool
Dusting Brush
Small Upholstery Tool
Precision Suction Tool
Precision Blower Tool
Detailing Tools Assembly
Top Cover
Secondary Filter
Primary Filter
Hose Inlet
Hose Inlet Gasket
Dirt Tank Gasket
Dirt Tank Funnel
Dirt Tank Assembly
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Warranty - BISSELL Garage Pro™ Vacuum
This warranty gives you specific legal rights, and you may also have other rights which may vary from state
to state. If you need additional instruction regarding this warranty or have questions regarding what it may
cover, please contact BISSELL Consumer Services by E-mail, telephone, or regular mail as described below.
Limited Two Year Warranty
Subject to the *EXCEPTIONS AND EXCLUSIONS identified below, upon receipt of the product BISSELL
Homecare, Inc. will repair or replace (with new or remanufactured components or products), at BISSELL’s
option, free of charge from the date of purchase by the original purchaser, for two years, any defective or
malfunctioning part.
See information below on "If your BISSELL product should require service".
This warranty applies to product used for personal, and not commercial or rental service. This warranty does not
apply to fans or routine maintenance components such as filters, belts, or brushes. Damage or malfunction caused
by negligence, abuse, neglect, unauthorized repair, or any other use not in accordance with the User's Guide is
not covered.
If your BISSELL product should require service:
Contact BISSELL Consumer Services to locate a BISSELL Authorized Service Center in your area.
If you need information about repairs or replacement parts, or if you have questions about your warranty,
contact BISSELL Consumer Services.
Website or E-mail:
www.bissell.com
Use the “Customer Services” tab.
Or Call:
BISSELL Consumer Services
1-800-237-7691
Monday - Friday 8 a.m. - 10 p.m. ET
Saturday 9 a.m. - 8 p.m. ET
Or Write:
BISSELL Homecare, Inc.
PO Box 3606
Grand Rapids MI 49501
ATTN: Consumer Services
BISSELL HOMECARE, INC. IS NOT LIABLE FOR INCIDENTAL OR CONSEQUENTIAL DAMAGES OF ANY NATURE
ASSOCIATED WITH THE USE OF THIS PRODUCT. BISSELL’S LIABILITY WILL NOT EXCEED THE PURCHASE PRICE
OF THE PRODUCT.
Some states do not allow the exclusion or limitation of incidental or consequential damages, so the above
limitation or exclusion may not apply to you.
*EXCEPTIONS AND EXCLUSIONS FROM THE TERMS OF THE LIMITED WARRANTY
THIS WARRANTY IS EXCLUSIVE AND IN LIEU OF ANY OTHER WARRANTIES EITHER
ORAL OR WRITTEN. ANY IMPLIED WARRANTIES WHICH MAY ARISE BY OPERATION
OF LAW, INCLUDING THE IMPLIED WARRANTIES OF MERCHANTABILITY AND
FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE, ARE LIMITED TO THE two YEAR DURATION
FROM THE DATE OF PURCHASE AS DESCRIBED ABOVE.
Some states do not allow limitations on how long an implied warranty lasts so the
©2008 BISSELL Homecare, Inc
Grand Rapids, Michigan
above limitation may not apply to you.
All rights reserved. Printed in Korea
Part Number 110-4053
Rev 6/08
Visit our website at:
www.bissell.com
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