Having problems with your Ridgid 9 Gallon Wet/Dry Shop Vac 96882 Canister Vacuum ?

Dust blowing right back into the air

\015 I am borrowing a machine, and when i turn it on to vac, it just throws the dust back into the air through the other side. \302\240What am i doing wrong??\015

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You need to check the filter and make sure it's on all the way. To do this take the top off the vac, make sure the filter is all the way up and in place. There should be a plastic nut to hold it in place. If you are using it for fine dust particles such as drywall dust, you need a special filter for small particles. The filter that comes with the vac just won't do it!
I inherited the Rigid wet/dry vac at work. The dust does blow out the back. It seems that there should be something covering the hole back there?
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