Having problems with your Broan-NuTone CV350 Performance Bagged Central System Vacuum ?

The unit comes on and the exhaust blows out however no suction at all. l placed a wet vac on the unit where the bag goes and all of the outlets pull some air. The unit is the cv350. Thanks.

Answers :

There would be 2 things potentially wrong here...

1) the black rubber gasket is missing off the body where the pail goes onto the machine. If that is missing there will be no suction.

2) This is a little more complex but will also lead to the same problem. up above where the bag goes there, is a filter. It could be clogged, but if you are getting a lot of air blowing out of the unit, I think it is more the rubber gasket between the motor and the body. You can check for this by looking behind the little motor pre-filter there (if it is even there) and check the motor intake for the unit. It is probably blocked or partially blocked with the motor gasket. To fix this you will need some weather stripping or another motor gasket.

Good luck.
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