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Shop vacuum float rises to shut off vaccuum immediately when turned on. Is using foam filter covered by Shop vac paper filter. Vac is shopvac 86L450

\015 Bought used with no filter. I bought Shop Vac foam filter and Shop vac paper filter attached with their plastic ring. The cup designed to shut off vac when full if used to pick up water now rises immediately when turned on with nothing in the basin, shutting off the suction.\015

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