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Push the tabs on each side of the canister at the same time and pull down on the bottom(black part). You will see a light blue filter paper that is held on with a black plastic ring that is pushed all the way towards the motor. Pull that ring off and the blue filter paper comes off. You can buy new ones at Wal Mart, but it's only necessary after it starts getting ragged. Just take it outside and shake it real good and put back on the same way it was on before.

Shop Vac... | Answered on Jun 14, 2015

Pull out on the clips on each side while pushing on the red part in the center of the clips. Pull black bottom away from the red top while pulling out on the clips.

Shop Vac... | Answered on Dec 12, 2014

Fit rounded side into the top red part first. The flat side is toward the bottom black part. Then push the bottom on until it snaps in place on each side.

Shop Vac... | Answered on Oct 05, 2014

Motors have a thermal safety fuse in the field winding. If it overheats, it will blow and either can be replaced or the whole field winding will have to be replaced. It is wired and is not considered to be a user servicable item.

Shop Vac... | Answered on Oct 05, 2014

Check the manufacturer's web site, or if you recall where you purchased it, they maybe can get a
hold of one for you.

Shop Vac... | Answered on Sep 24, 2013

dont know what model you have, but, as a rule, the dry bag is for dry vacuuming and the foam is for wet vacuuming.

Shop Vac... | Answered on Feb 12, 2011

If the motor housing is all plastic and there is no metal the user could contact and potentially receive an electric shock from should a fault occur, the ground conductor if fitted, would be connected to the frame of the motor.

Shop Vac Vacuums | Answered on May 03, 2020

Most likely full or clogged. Turning off to protect the motor.

Shop Vac Vacuums | Answered on Oct 24, 2019

there is a float inside vacuum that will prevent the vacuum from sucking water if tank is full.

Shop Vac Vacuums | Answered on Jun 06, 2019

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