Question about Tilia FoodSaver VAC420
I experienced the very same problem. Pulled out the two foam seals, rinsed them under a cold water tap, wiped off with a tea towel, reinserted,
Posted on Sep 27, 2010
Assuming the unit coil is not defective, this indicates that you are not getting a complete vacuum seal.
Make sure the ends the open end are in the vacuum chamber and that they are laying flat (a crease will allow leakage).
Turn on the vacuum and press down on the cover (this is to check to make sure a good vacuum seal is being provided by the oval gasket).
The air should be vacated, the heating light should come on and seal the bag.
If it is the gasket that is not properly sealing, you can order a replacement from the www.foodsaver.com.
Let me know if this solves your problem.
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Posted on Nov 17, 2009
My foodsaver rattles when vacnmming
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Posted on Jan 02, 2017
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