FAQ Search Select a Category BarkBath Cleaning Formulas Cleaning Tips Commercial Products Corporate Deep Cleaners Hard Floor Cleaners Mops, Brooms and Brushes Parts and Accessories Steam Sweepers Vacuums Warranty Web Site and/or go Why doesn't my machine spray steam? Answer: After the machine is cooled down (about 5 minutes) make sure there is water in the tank. Make sure the red indicator is off. The light will turn off as soon as the machine is hot enough to spray steam. If the light is still red, the machine will not spray. To check if the nozzle is clogged. Take the tool off from the machine and see if the machine sprays without the tool connected. If the unit sprays without the tool attached, clean the spray tip on the tool with the end of a paper clip. If the machine does not spray without the tool, wait about 5 minutes for the machine to cool. Then clean the nozzle with a paper clip. If your machine still does not spray, please call BISSELL Consumer Services Toll free at 1-800-237-7691 Monday through Friday from 8 a.m. to 10 p.m. or Saturdays from 9 a.m. to 8 p.m. ET. Related Questions How do I use my Steam Mop to sanitize my floor? My Steam Shot™ is spraying water only or steam and water. What should I do? Why doesn't my machine heat up? The mop pads will not stay on my Lift-Off ® Steam Mop foot. What can I do?