HARD FL OOR EXPER T MULTIC Y CL ONIC

1547 SERIES
USER GUIDE
HARD FLOOR EXPERT™
MULTICYCLONIC
IMPORTANT SAFETY INSTRUCTIONS
READ ALL INSTRUCTIONS BEFORE USING YOUR UPRIGHT VACUUM.
Always connect to a polarized outlet (one slot is wider than the other). Unplug from outlet when not in use and before conducting maintenance.
When using an electrical appliance, basic precautions should be observed, including the following:
WARNING
TO REDUCE THE RISK OF FIRE,
ELECTRIC SHOCK, OR INJURY:
»Always connect to a polarized
outlet (one slot is wider than the
other). Do not modify the polarized plug to fit a non-polarized
outlet or extension cord.
»Do not leave vacuum cleaner
when it is plugged in. Unplug
from outlet when not in use
and before servicing.
»Do not use outdoors or on
wet surfaces.
»Do not allow to be used 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 plug or vacuum
cleaner 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.
»Turn off all controls before
plugging or unplugging
vacuum cleaner.
»Use extra care when cleaning
on stairs.
»Do not use to pick up flammable
or combustible materials (lighter
fluid, gasoline, kerosene, etc.)
or use in areas where they may
be present.
»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 use to pick up toxic
material (chlorine bleach,
ammonia, drain cleaner, 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.
»Do not pick up hard or sharp
objects such as glass, nails, screws,
coins, etc.
»Use only on dry, indoor surfaces.
»Keep appliance on a level surface.
»Do not carry the vacuum cleaner
while it is running.
»Unplug before connecting or disconnecting the TurboBrush® Tool.
SAVE THESE INSTRUCTIONS
FOR FUTURE USE
This model is for household use only.
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.
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Thanks for buying a BISSELL vacuum
We’re glad you purchased a BISSELL
vacuum. Everything we know about
floor care went into the design and
construction of this complete,
high-tech home cleaning system.
Your BISSELL vacuum is well made,
and we back it with a limited
warranty. We also stand behind it
with a knowledgeable, dedicated
Consumer Care 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 vacuum.
Safety Instructions . . . . . . . . . . 2
Product View . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 4
Assembly . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 5
Operations . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 5-6
Maintenance & Care . . . . . . . 6-8
Troubleshooting . . . . . . . . . . . . 9
Replacement Parts . . . . . . . . . 10
Warranty . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 11
Service . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 11
Product Registration . . . . . . . . 12
Consumer Care . . . . . . . . . . . . . 12
Thanks again, from all of us
at BISSELL.
Mark J. Bissell
Chairman & CEO
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Product View
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1Handle
2 Air Flow Regulator
3 Extension Wand
4Hose
5 Carry Handle
6 Dirt Cup Release Button
7 Emptying Button
WARNING
Plastic film can be dangerous. To avoid
danger of suffocation, keep away from
babies and children.
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8Cyclone
9 Easy Empty™ Dirt Cup
10 Hose Connector
11 Turbine Hard Floor Tool
12 Multi-Surface Floor Nozzle
13Crevice Tool, Dusting Brush &
Upholstery Tool w/Holster
WARNING
Do not plug in your vacuum cleaner until
you are familiar with all instructions and
operating procedures.
WARNING
To reduce the risk of electric shock, turn
power switch off and disconnect polarized
plug from electrical outlet before performing
maintenance or troubleshooting checks.
Assembly
1. Connect hose to vacuum by inserting hose
connector on the end of the hose into the suction
inlet. Make sure the hose is positioned so the tabs
on the hose connector line up with the notches
on the suction inlet.
2. Connect hose handle to the end of the
extention wand and twist slightly to tighten.
WARNING
Do not operate vacuum with damp or wet filters
or without all filters in place first.
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2.
3.
4.
3. Connect floor nozzle to the end of the
extension wand and twist slightly to tighten.
4. Once assembled, you can store your
vacuum by inserting the storage clip (located on
the back of the floor nozzle) into the storage slot
on the rear of the vacuum.
Colors may vary from models shown.
Operations
Automatic cord rewind
Your vacuum is equipped with an automatic
cord rewind. When cleaning is finished, press
the power button OFF and grasp the plug to
disconnect from the electrical outlet. Hold
the plug and press the automatic cord rewind
button to rewind the cord automatically.
Power button
Turn the power ON or OFF by pressing
lightly downward on the power button (
).
Special tools
Your BISSELL vacuum is not only a powerful
carpet and rug vacuum cleaner, it’s also a
versatile bare floor and above floor vacuum
cleaner when you select one of the special tools.
Floor nozzle
Use to vacuum carpets, rugs and bare floors.
Swivel head turns to get into tight spaces and
fits under cabinets.
1. To vacuum carpets and rugs, push the brush
switch to the carpet position
. This will
pull the brushes up into the floor nozzle.
2. To vacuum bare floors, push the brush switch
to the bare floor position
. This will extend
the brus hes down from the floor nozzle.
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Operations
Small accessories
Use the crevice tool in tight, narrow spaces.
Use the dusting brush to clean curtains,
draperies, and side tables and window ledges.
Use upholstery tool for soft furnishings.
Turbine Hard Floor Tool
Use to vacuum to vacuum, tile, wood,
laminate and other hard surfaces
Maintenance & Care
WARNING
Empty the dirt cup
Empty the dirt cup as soon as the dirt reaches
the “FULL” lines on the sides of the dirt cup.
1. Unplug the vacuum from the electrical outlet.
2. Press the dirt cup release button on the
carry handle and lift up to remove the dirt cup.
3. Choose an emptying method. Method
#2 is recommended for allergy suffers.
2.
Method #1 – Hold the dirt cup over a
rubbish bin and push the emptying
button to open the bottom. Close the
bottom after the dirt empties.
Method #2 – Place a plastic bag over the
bottom of the dirt cup. Push the emptying
button through the plastic
to open the
bottom. After the dust settles, close the
bottom and remove the bag to discard.
4. Replace the dirt cup by placing it back into
the vacuum and pushing down on the carry
handle until it snaps back into place.
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To reduce the risk of electric shock, turn power switch off
and disconnect polarized plug from electrical outlet before
performing maintenance or troubleshooting checks.
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4.
Maintenance & Care
Cleaning the dirt cup filter
Use only BISSELL replacement filters in
your vacuum.
1. Unplug the vacuum from the electrical outlet.
2. The dirt cup filters can be reached by
removing the dirt cup from the vacuum, and
unclipping the dirt cup lid then pivoting
backwards. Pull filter upwards to remove.
3. The dirt cup filter can be can be hand washed
in cold water with a mild detergent. Rinse well
and air dry thoroughly before placing back onto
the filter frame base.
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4. Close dirt cup lid and replace dirt container
back onto product.
Replacing the post-motor filter
The post-motor filter assists in the filtration
process to return cleaner air to the room. Use
only BISSELL replacement filters.
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2.
1. Unplug the vacuum from electrical outlet.
2. Remove the filter door (located in the wheel
next to the on/ off switch of the vacuum) by
twisting it anti-clockwise and pulling out and
away from the vacuum
3. The post-motor filter can be hand washed in
cold water with a mild detergent. Rinse well and
air dry thoroughly before placing back into the
vacuum.
4. Replace the filter door by aligning the tabs up
with the slots on inside the wheel and turning
clockwise until you feel a click.
Cleaning the cyclone shroud
1. Remove the dirt cup from the dirt cup
lid and cyclone assembly by twisting it
anti-clockwise and pulling away.
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4.
2. Remove the cyclone shroud by twisting it
clockwise then pulling down and away from
the dirt tank lid, over the secondary cyclone
fine dirt collector.
3. The cyclone shroud can be washed in cold
water with a mild detergent. Make sure it is
completely dry before replacing.
4. Replace the cyclone shroud by sliding it
over the bottom of the secondary cyclone dirt
collector and lining it up with the lock/ unlock
arrow before twisting anti-clockwise until you
feel a click.
5. Replace the dirt cup and twist clockwise
to lock.
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Maintenance & Care
Clearing clogs from the dirt cup
1. Unplug the vacuum from electrical outlet.
2. Remove the dirt cup from the vacuum,
following steps 1-3 of Emptying the dirt cup
on page 6.
3. Remove the dirt cup filter assembly from
the dirt cup, following step 2 of Clean the dirt
cup filter on page 6.
4. Tap the dirt cup filter assembly over a
garbage container to remove any dirt or debris
from the cyclone screen that surrounds the dirt
cup filter.
5. Reach up into the dirt cup to clear any dirt
or debris from the dirt cup.
6. Check to see if there are any clogs
in the suction inlet.
7. After clearing any dirt or debris from the dirt
cup, replace the dirt cup filter assembly back
in the dirt cup following step 8 of Cleaning the
dirt cup filter on page 6.
Removing debris from turbine hard floor tool
1. Use coin or flathead screwdriver to release the
lock on the bottom of the tool to release the soft
dusting brush.
2. Return the brush and replace the locking
mechanism when completed.
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2.
Troubleshooting
WARNING
To reduce the risk of electric shock, turn power switch off
and disconnect polarized plug from electrical outlet before
performing maintenance or troubleshooting checks.
Problem
Possible causes
Remedies
Vacuum
cleaner won’t
turn on
Power cord not plugged in
Check electrical plug
Blown fuse/tripped breaker
Check/replace fuse or reset breaker
Incorrect height adjustment
Adjust powerfoot to correct height
setting
Hose not attached to suction
opening
Grasp the hose wand and firmly push
into the hose wand base
Crack or hole in hose
Check hose and replace if needed
Broken or worn drive belt
Replace drive belt, see page 12
Rotating floor brush bristles worn
Replace brush
Rotating floor brush jammed
Remove brush and clean debris from
brush ends, see page 11
Clog in vacuum
Follow instructions on page 12 for
clearing clogs
Dirt tank full
Empty dirt tank
Dirt tank or upper tank not
installed properly
Position correctly and lock in place
Filters are dirty
Check and clean or replace pre-motor
and post-motor filters, see page 8
Vacuum
cleaner
won’t pick
up dirt
and/or tools
are not
working
Full dust bin
Empty dust bin
Weakened
suction power
Dusty filter(s)
Check, clean or replace filters
Clog in the hard floor tool or hose
Follow instructions E3 on page 6 for
cleaning the hard floor tool
Power cord
will not
rewind
The power cord may pile on one
side of the coiler
Pull out a large section of the cord
and rewind it
Power cord
won’t pull out
Power cord may be twisted
Press the rewind button and pull out
Dirt tank full
Empty dirt tank
Filters missing or installed
incorrectly
Check pre-motor and post-motor
filters for correct installation
Visible dirt
escaping from
cleaner
Please do
not return
this product
to the store.
Other maintenance or service not included in the manual should be
performed by an authorized service representative.
Thank you for selecting a BISSELL product.
For any questions or concerns, BISSELL is happy to
be of service. Contact us directly at 1-800-237-7691.
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Replacement Parts
These items are available for your BISSELL vacuum.
Call 1-800-237-7691 or visit www.bissell.com
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PART #
PART NAME
PART #
PART NAME
160-5296
Post-Motor Filter
160-5295
Dirt Cup Filter
160-3060
Dusting Brush
160-5292
Multi-Surface Floor Nozzle
160-2331
Hose Assembly
160-2091
Telescopic Extension Wand
160-3058
Crevice Tool
160-2090
Turbine Hard Floor Tool
160-TBD
Handle Assembly
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Warranty
Service
Limited Two-Year Warranty
Visit BISSELL.com or contact BISSELL Consumer Care 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 Care.
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 Care
by E-mail, telephone, or regular mail as described below.
Subject to the *EXCEPTIONS AND EXCLUSIONS identified below, upon
receipt of the product BISSELL 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 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.
BISSELL 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.
If your BISSELL product should
require service:
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Or Call:
BISSELL Consumer Care
1-800-237-7691
Monday – Friday 8am - 10pm ET
Saturday 9am - 8pm ET
Sunday 10am - 7pm ET
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 THREE YEAR DURATION FROM THE DATE
OF PURCHASE AS DESCRIBED ABOVE.
Some states do not allow limitations on how long an implied
warranty last so the above limitation may not apply to you.
NOTE: Please keep your original sales
receipt. It provides proof of date of
purchase in the event of a warranty claim.
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