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Shop vac model 4025 filter cleaning - Shop Vac 201-12 Wet/Dry Vacuum

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SOURCE: my shop vac won't turn back on after emptying

I'm afraid you'll need to take it apart. the switch is mounted in a plastic holder in the top. While you got it apart and without it plugged in, check to see that both brushes are touching the commutator. there should be sufficient spring tension to hold the brushes against the spinning part [commutator] if even one brush isn't making contact it won't spin.

Posted on Sep 11, 2007

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SOURCE: after i cleaned the filter, shop vac doesn't turn back on

IT SOUND LIKE THE MOTOR WENT BAD OR IN SIDE THE PANLE A WIRE CAME LOSE

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SOURCE: using shop vac 52722-90 for wet applications

yes, the foam filter is what you should use, also make sure you remove any bag, or paper filter, the water would make it fall apart.

Posted on Sep 16, 2009

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Hi,
Yes there should be a filter fitted onto the top section.

For suppliers, it would be cheapest to find your nearest stockist, or buy online and have it shipped. It's still current stock - so spares should be readily available.

Sears stock it -
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The filter is for dust particles not for water
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Just be sure to remove the paper filter bag that fits over the foam filter before vacuuming liquids. It's easy to get it wet and they don't work very well when that happens.

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