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Why is my wet dry vaccum blowing and not sucking?

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The clog or the bag or canister is full. Clean or replace filters.
First of all, make sure you put the hose on the suction port. If it's blowing where it should be sucking, the polarity of the motor is backward; the wires are hooked up wrong.

Posted on Feb 25, 2012

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SOURCE: husky 6 gallon dry/vac wont **** in air, only blows air out

Maybe you have the vac hose plugged into the blow out port.

Posted on Nov 16, 2008

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SOURCE: DeWalk DC500 wet/dry vaccum doesn't work

Vacuum works with the battery but does not work with 120 volt. Every time I plug it in it blows the internal fuse. I have replaced the fuse inside the vaccum several times and every time i plug it in it blows. What do you think it could be?

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SOURCE: my wet/dry vac is sucking and blowing air at the

your is off or cracked replace hose or duck tape it.

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SOURCE: eureka 2812 shop boss wet/dry..water is being sprayed out of the

je ne trouve pas un magasin ou je puisse acheter des filtre a poussiere

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