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Odor blowing from filter area

I have a horrible odor blowing from my vacuum. I believe it is because I used it to extract the carpet when my dog used the bathroom on it. Well, what can I do?

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Re: Odor blowing from filter area

I put bleach in the water holder & ran the machine for about 30 minutes. This was the best solution to the 'stink' coming from my vacuum. hope this helps.

Posted on Dec 16, 2007

Re: Odor blowing from filter area

It sounds like you will need to first clean it very well if you haven't yet and then most likely the problem is the rear hepa filter is ruined due to having sucked up what you did and gotten some on the filter.
Each time you turn on the machine hot air is blown through it and can smell very foul. I had gotten mine wet once from the machine tipping over and had to replace it because it started smelling moldy. Very easy job to do and its about 25 bucks and you can find them on ebay or other places. Hope this helps

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