Bissell Recalls Vacuum Cleaners Due to Danger of Fire Hazard


This recall involves BISSELL Cordless Multi-Surface Wet Dry Vacuum models 2551, 2551W and 25519. “BISSELL” is printed on the foot of the product. The model numbers are visible when the clean water tank is removed.


Consumers should immediately stop using the recalled vacuums and contact BISSELL for a free battery pack replacement. Consumers can either take the product to a local BISSELL authorized service center for a free battery pack replacement or schedule a free in-home repair visit from an authorized BISSELL service technician to replace the existing battery pack.


BISSELL has received 66 reports of the vacuum smoking and emitting a burning odor; including five reports of the battery pack catching on fire, three of which resulted in minor property damage and one resulting in a burn injury.

Name of Product:
BISSELL® Cordless Multi-Surface Wet Dry Vacuums Models 2551, 2551W and 25519

The circuit board inside the vacuum’s battery pack can overheat and smoke, posing a fire hazard.

Recall Date:

January 12, 2023


About 61,000 (In addition, about 4,300 were sold in Canada)

Sold At:

Walmart stores nationwide and online at,,,,,,,, and from January 2019 through November 2022 for about $360.


BISSELL Homecare Inc., of Grand Rapids, Michigan


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