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Shop vac sucks water for a few seconds then it spits it back out

I was sucking water off a basement floor it was working for a few seconds and then it started to spit some of it back out. so i cleaned the canister out to see if that would work. the vac has suction and the hose isnt clogged, tried it again but did the same thing should i be using the filter for water too?

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Don't use the paper filter for sucking water. It can ruin it. It will still be usable if you just set it out to dry but there is no reason to use it for water in my experience. I have a sears shop vac and it will fill up more than half full without ejecting the water.

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