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Vacuum shooting out dust

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Manufacturers make their bags to certain specifications for that particular machine. Using off brand bags is never recommended. If the bag says "Made to fit a ....." then it is an off brand.
You are not using the recomended bag for te vacuum cleaner. The pores in the bag you are using are bigger than the manufacturers recomendation, so it is not retaining the dust in the bag, just in from one end and out from the other.
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Dust will blow out of the front vent of my Dirt Devil Featherlite Bagless Vacuum. It seems to be shooting out dust that I just vacuum up, but I can't be certain.


Dust blows out of the filter vent is usually caused by a plugged filter drop the filter door on the back, replace or for a temporary fix blow out the filter ... Dirt Devil Featherlite Bagless Vacuum M085845Vacuum

Vacuum shooting out dust


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Sounds like you need to buy a new motor. All that grit and dust will ruin a motor and I'm surprised it lasted as long as it did.\015\012This is where a vacuum that won't run without a bag would have been nice. (Aerus for one) ... Kenmore 31913 Progressive Direct Drive Bagged Upright Vacuum

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My electrolux oxygen canister cuts on and off. I have to open and close the vacuum, or take the base of the hose off and then re-insert. I have to do all these things before it will start up again. I sometimes shake the hose around, then it will come back on. If I try to dust with the dust brush (like a lamp shade or shelf) and the suction pulls against the object, the vacuum goes off for awhile. Sometimes I'll have to reset the vacuum by unplugging the electric cord. I never get to finis


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When I use it dust shoots out the top.


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Vacuum is sucking but dirt is just shooting out behind the vacuum


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