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    • 9/24/2018
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    • 20180831-56718-2147385835
    Incident Description: I had prepared the spot clean for use as per the instructions. I plugged it into my wall and turned on the power button. I started to use the hose vaccuum and pressed/held the soap water button on the hose. Sparks and flames and a loud buzzing noise shot out ... (More)
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    • 3/19/2015
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    • 20150216-10E72-2147435372
    Incident Description: I acquired a Bissell Spot Bot Pet Series carpet cleaner approximately 2 months ago, and have been using it regularly since its purchase, new. Last evening, I put the appliance into use, as intended, and within a minute began to smell smoke. I disconnected the ... (More)
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    • 4/30/2014
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    • 20140319-1220E-1392676
    Incident Description: The consumer stated that he was using the vacuum cleaner and it started smoking. The consumer thought the smoke was coming from the belt. The consumer smelled burning odor. The consumer looked under the vacuum and noticed small flames on the side of the ... (More)
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    • 7/9/2013
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    • 20130614-5E116-2147455225
    Incident Description: Bissell Zing vacuum purchased less than a year ago. Motor starting sounding odd. Upon looking at the vacuum it was shooting large amounts of sparks and generating a burning smell.
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    • 5/22/2013
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    • 20130430-220F0-2147456509
    Incident Description: After about 1 1/2 years, the unit failed ... the four screws holding the top assembly to the bottom broke off suddenly and the entire (heavy) bottom part of the unit fell to the floor: (1) EXPOSING POTENTIALLY LETHAL WIRING AND (2), CREATING THE POTENTIAL OF ... (More)
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    • 4/24/2013
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    • 20130307-49066-1311208
    Incident Description: The consumer says that every time he pulls the sweeper back towards him it shocks him. He contacted the manufacturer who told him they would have to buy an anti static glove, and wipe it down before they used it. The consumer says that the product is not ... (More)
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    • 9/27/2012
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    • 20120905-5F422-2147464037
    Incident Description: wher e the vacuum cleaner lifts off n there is a plug that melted and almost started fire
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    • 5/3/2012
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    • 20120216-F696A-1231960
    Incident Description: The consumer stated that while using the vacuum cleaner for approximately 10 mins, she smelled an odor of electrical fire and noticed that it started emitting smoke and sparks from the motor area. She immediately unplugged it to prevent a fire. This was the ... (More)
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