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My wet vac is shooting water out the blower port as I vacuum. How do I prevent this from happening?

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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

SOURCE: wet vacuum not sucking up water

Make sure the removable clear plastic tank part is properly seated and locked in. It will lock in even if it is not seated properly.

Posted on Feb 07, 2008

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I would not worry if it happened once and it was removed soon. Most likely it will cause very little damage to the bearing if any.

Posted on Jan 27, 2009

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SOURCE: how to set up wet dry vac for water pick up

you take the filter off and empty it.

Posted on May 01, 2010

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Vacuuming Liquids
1. When picking up small amounts of liquid
the filter may be left in place.
2. When picking up large amounts of liquid
we recommend that the filter be
removed. If the filter is not removed, it
will become saturated and misting
may appear in the exhaust.
3. After using the vac to pick up liquids,
the filter must be dried to reduce the
risk of possible mildew and damage to
the filter.
4. When the liquid in the drum reaches a
predetermined level, the float mechanism
will rise automatically to cut off
airflow. When this happens, turn off
the vac, unplug the power cord, and
empty the drum. You will know that the
float has risen because vac airflow
ceases and the motor noise will
become higher in pitch, due to
increased motor speed.
IMPORTANT: To reduce the risk of damage
to the vac do not run motor with float
in raised position

Posted on Jun 15, 2010

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