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My Featherweight has no/low suction

What to do if your Featherweight has no/low suction

  • Test for suction at the motor duct 
    • Remove dirt container & filter
    • Plug machine in and turn on
    • Place hand over opening on machine where pre-motor foam filter sits 
  • If no suction, please contact BISSELL Consumer Care
  • If there is suction, inspect the filters 
    • Dirty filters can cause damage to the motor and eventually no power if not properly maintained
    • Clean debris from the pre-motor foam filter

Remove filter from dirt cup

Featherweight remove filter

  • Unlock filters and separate to clean

Featherweight unlock filters Featherweight separate filters

  • Shake over waste container to remove debris

Featherweight shake waste container

  • After heavy use, both filters can be washed in warm water & mild dish soap
  • Allow to completely dry (24 - 48 hours) before re-installing
  • Filters should be replaced if torn or damaged
  • Filter must be inserted securely into dirt cup before attaching to the machine to prevent blowing dust

If you continue to have suction or blowing dust issues, please contact BISSELL Consumer Care

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