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When trying to use shop vac for suction, at the same time the space for blowing is operating. how do i stop this blowing process so i can use it as a vacuum?

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I have the same problem! Did you find a solution?
On the shop vac there should be 2 places to insert the hose. One for blowing air and the other for suction.
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