Wednesday, August 17, 2016

How to Repair a Bissell® 801004 Carpet Cleaner - Part 7 of 9 - Flow Base Fit and Elevator Lever Arm and Hood Repair

Bissell® 8010 
Carpet Cleaner
By Gary Boutin

Tools and Supplies:
Anvil or Flat Bench Surface
Electrical Tape 
Plumber's Tape (metal)
Screwdriver Flat Tip
Titebond® Super Gel Glue

This post shows the sixteen steps on fitting the Flow Base, repairing the Elevator Lever Arm and applying adhesive on ther Bissell® Hood Main Housing

The first step is to dry fit the parts of the Bissell® Flow Indicator Base. Here the brass sleeve can be seen inside the Bissell® Flow Indicator Base
2 Next the Bissell® Flow Indicator White Filter is placed into the Bissell® base.
3 Now the Bissell® Flow Red Indicator is placed into the Bissell® Indicator Base and the Bissell® Flow Indicator Base cap is placed on the Bissell® base. Note:  Remember to remove the flow parts prior to installing the Bissell® Hood.
Here electrical tape was wrapped around the Bissell® Flow Indicator Base to keep the new part from moving from the top of the motor mount.

On the right side of this picture is the right Bissell® Elevator Lever Arm. This part was not in its correct location and had popped itself out of its molded snaps.

The black arrow shows were the Bissell® Elevator Lever Arm are located on both sides of vacuum.
Here shows the broken Bissell® Elevator Lever Arm.
This picture shows the use of Titebond® Super Gel adhesive to repair this Bissell® Elevator Lever Arm.
Once the Bissell® Elevator Lever Arm is repaired it is snapped into place by using a flat tipped screwdriver.
Next, the Bissell® Hood Main Housing needs repair  by applying adhesive were the Bissell® #8 x 3/4" screw hold the down on the Bissell® Base Assembly.


This is the opposite side of the repair were the Bissell® Hood Main Housing is secured. Notice the hole is secured to the housing.

This picture shows that the repair was done. The bottom piece had Titebond® Super Gel adhesive placed on it and now it part of the Bissell® Hood Main Housing again.
A metal back was made using plumber's tape with a large enough hole to give the hood more strength. The plumber's tape was fitted underneath the area and Titebond® Super Gel adhesive was applied to the Bissell® Hood Housing
This metal piece made of plumber's tape shows the metal structure.

This picture shows the metal back was installed.

This picture shows the top of the repaired mounting hole ready to be assembled.

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