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Using a shop vac (wet/dry model) dirt blows while vacuuming

As I vacuum (which is still working strongly0 the dirt instead of being contained within the vacuum is blowing out both sides from the top where it sits on the bottom canister

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MakikiChris
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SOURCE: emptying the water from the Shop Vac 925-13 Canister Wet/Dry Vacuum

Stand in front of the vaccuum with the lable facing you, the 2 release levers are on the left and right sides, attached to the motor housing, which sits atop the tank/canister. Pull out and up on the levers, twist counter-clockwise, lift straight up and the motor housing will follow, leaving the tank/canister on the floor.

Posted on Aug 02, 2007

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SOURCE: Dirt gets caught up in filter instead of in removable container

That is the problem with the bagless cleaners. The dirt goes through the cup, directly to the filter. There is nothing to keep them seperate. You can try putting a single layer of paper towel against the filter. It will provide a breathable barrier for the dirt but, it will clog too.

Posted on Aug 24, 2009

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SOURCE: Shop Vac 84M200 Wet/Dry Vacuum does it blow?

This video will show you.
http://youtu.be/-gCukdig57I

Posted on Oct 02, 2012

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