How to Use a Rug Doctor Mighty Pro or Wide Track Carpet Cleaner

How to use the Rug Doctor Mighty Pro or Wide Track carpet cleaning machine.

Vacuum your carpet before using the machine. To begin, mix the Rug Doctor carpet cleaning solution with hot tap water. You can find the mixing ratio on the reverse of the product container.

Operating instructions are located on the machine handle. Remove the white tank by pulling down the restraining wire. Then lifting the clear dome up. Now remove the white tank by pulling it towards you. Pull your cleaning mixture and to the lower blue tank through the mesh filter up to halfway as per label. Then replace the white tank and pull the restraining wire back over the clear dome. or strong odours.
Add Rug Doctor odour remover in with your carpet cleaner solution Plug power cord in and position machine at the end of the room you’d like to start cleaning. Adjust the handle to a comfortable position by putting the release lever located under the handle.

Refer to the label on top of the machine and turn the machine on for carpet cleaning. Then push down the red spray button located on top of the handle as you start walking backwards to activate the spray and vibrating brushes. A good pace to go is around one step per second. Release the red button two steps before the end of your cleaning strip. To ensure all water is extracted up off your carpet. Be sure to overlap slightly on your previous cleaning strip for even cleaning.

Once you no longer see water entering the clear dome, this means you will need to refill the blue tank and empty wastewater from the white tank. Let the machine run for approximately 15 seconds before turning the machine off. If you have any cleaning solution left and the low of the blue tank when you have finished your cleaning, this can be emptied by taking the machine outside and switching it to ‘hand tool on’. Note, the machine needs to be plugged into power. Any remaining fluid will drain out underneath the machine. Once the water stops running out, turn the machine off. Alternatively, unplug the machine.

Remove the white bucket and tip the machine forward and upside down to clean your machine after use, refer to the cleaning instructions. Video drying time can take anything from two hours up to a full day. Depending on the time of year, weather and temperature, good ventilation will help. During the colder months, a heat pump or dehumidifier can be used to speed up the drying process.

If you have any questions, please call our customer services team on 0800 800 245 or read through the support documentation at

Video Shortcuts:

0:03 – Vacuum your carpet
0:07 – Mixing Rug Doctor solution with hot tap water
0:15 – Operating instructions located on machine handle
0:19 – How to remove the white waste tank
0:28 – How to full the lower blue tank
0:47 – Plug the machine into power and prepare to start cleaning
0:57 – Turn machine on and start cleaning
1:30 – Emptying waste tank and refill machine
1:44 – How to empty the machine after completed cleaning
2:20 – Drying time
2:37 – Contact the customer services line on 0800 800 245

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