- Check the height adjustment to ensure it is set so the pet lifter touches the floor.
- Make sure the lifter - bar is on correctly. The word "front" appears on one edge of the lifter-bar and the underside of the lifter-bar housing.
- Make sure the lifter-bar freely moves forward and back ward. If the lifter-bar does not freely, float completely remove the lifter-bar and re attach. Two remove the lifter-bar remove the two screws, slowly screw the screws back in when the tool is reattached to the machine.
If you are still having difficulty, a BISSELL representative can also assist you by calling 1-800-263-2535, Monday - Friday 8 a.m. to 10 p.m., or Saturday 9 a.m. to 8 p.m., ET.