How to Take Apart a Bissell Powerforce Vacuum

by Rick Goldman

This blog post will show you how to take apart a Bissell PowerForce vacuum. This is one of the most common models and has many parts that can wear down and need replacing. The steps below will help you with this task, and we recommend taking notes as we go through the process so that you know what part it is when your vacuum needs some attention!

The first step is to set the vacuum up on a table and remove the bottom plate. Next, detach all of the screws you see around its edge with either your hands or a screwdriver.

How to Take Apart a Bissell Powerforce Vacuum
How to Take Apart a Bissell Powerforce Vacuum

How do you assemble a Bissell Powerforce compact vacuum?

I'm a pretty lazy person, so when I found out that my Bissell Powerforce vacuum was broken and needed to be fixed, I wanted to know how I could assemble it myself. It turns out that this is not as easy as it would seem because you have to take apart the entire thing first! Luckily for me, there are instructions on the internet with pictures of each step which helped guide me through assembly. In less than an hour from start to finish, my Bissell Powerforce was back up and running again!

To assemble the Bissell Powerforce compact vacuum, start by attaching the bottom of the canister to its base. Next, put on both of the wheels and secure them with their respective screws. Finally, screw in the top portion of the canister.

How do I remove the filter from my Bissell Powerforce Helix?

The filter in your Bissell Powerforce Helix may need to be cleaned or replaced if the vacuum is not picking up dirt, debris, pet hair etc. on carpets and floors as it should. The filter can be removed by unscrewing the blue ring at the bottom of the vacuum cleaner head. Once removed you will see a white plastic screen with two black metal bars running through it which also needs to be taken out for cleaning. Then you can simply wash these parts in warm soapy water and dry them before putting them back into place.

  1. Turn the power off and unplug the machine
  2. Unscrew the filter cover by turning it counterclockwise
  3. Remove the filter from its housing
  4. Clean out any debris in and around the filter area, including on top of and behind it
  5. Replace with a new foam pre-filter if needed (or use a vacuum cleaner to clean)
  6. Screw back on the cover until tight, then turn clockwise to secure into place

Take the filter out of the machine and put it into a dishwasher or wash it in warm water with a mild detergent. If that doesn't do the trick, you may need to replace it.

How do you remove the bottom of a Bissell vacuum?

Bissell vacuums are known for their ability to suck up dirt, dust and debris from all floors. They come in a variety of sizes that can be used on any surface. This particular machine is the Bissell Platinum Pet Hair Eraser vacuum cleaner which has an innovative design that makes it easy to remove pet hair from carpeting or upholstery with ease. The question many people ask themselves is how do you remove the bottom of a Bissell vacuum? Keep reading to find out!

To remove the bottom of a Bissell vacuum, you need to take out the screws that hold it in place. The screws are located on each side of the canister.

How do you clean the filter on a Bissell Powerforce bagless vacuum?

It's important to clean your Bissell Powerforce bagless vacuum filter regularly. The filter is easy to remove and replace, so cleaning it won't take up much of your time or effort. You can use a damp cloth with soap and water, or you can buy a special cleaner for the job from an appliance store. If you find that the filter still isn't picking up dirt well after multiple cleansings, then it may be time to order a new one: they're inexpensive and easy to install in most cases!

To clean the filter on a Bissell Powerforce vacuum, you will need to remove it from the machine and wash it by hand with warm water and mild detergent.

Why is my Bissell Cleanview vacuum brush not spinning?

I have a Bissell vacuum cleaner with a brush that is not spinning. It has been working fine up until today, but now the brush won't spin when I turn on the machine. The vacuum still sucks up dirt and debris just fine, so does this mean it is time to replace my Bissell Cleanview?

I'm sorry to hear that! The brush might be clogged. Try unplugging it and removing the dirt container. Then clean out any hair or carpet fibers from the bottom of the vacuum by using a narrow paintbrush, if needed.

About Rick Goldman

Rick Goldman's grandpa was a captain of a California coast cruise. This afforded Rick the luxury of traveling to exciting places along the Pacific Coast as a young boy. He got to try different, exotic foods on these journeys - something he really enjoys blogging about from his grandpa's beautiful garden home today.

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