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How to stop dust from escaping the shop vac tub

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The only sure fire way is to use a filter, bag and ensure you have what they call a "noise muffler" but in all reality it's a filter that not only dulls the noise but doesn't let dust escape via the access there in the rear.
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How to stop dust from escaping the shop vac tub

The only sure fire way is to use a filter, bag and ensure you have what they call a "noise muffler" but in all reality it's a filter that not only dulls the noise but doesn't let dust escape via the access there in the rear. ... Shop Vac (464-38-10) Canister Wet/Dry Vacuum

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Shop vac My shop vac sucks dust in and instead of staying in the tank most of it blows out the blower hole. Ellen

Is the filter in place and in good condition. To find the filter just unhook the top and lift it off. ... Shop Vac (464-38-10) Canister Wet/Dry Vacuum

I have a Shop Vac (Wet/Dry) Model 5275 (120V 60Hz 6.4A), Peak HP of 2.75 While vacuuming the Shop Vac fell over, stopped working, and would not come back on again. Tried plugging into another outlet, etc., but nothing works. Is there some internal problem that I can fix myself?

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I had the same problem with the same model. Turned out to be the thermal fuse on the motor housing, between the switch and the windings. Took it apart and replaced the melted solder with 14 guage copper wire. Works fine! No thermal protection but ... Shop Vac 925-13 Canister Wet/Dry Vacuum

Dust shoots out the back of my shop vac...

Use collection bags or change the filter. ... Vacuums

I've been using a small shop vac in the seller to vacuum up dust, sawdust etc. I have emptied the inside and the filter looks laden with dust. It does not "****" any longer. What is wrong and what do I do to fix it?

You have to clean the filter too. Use an air hose to clean it or brush it off with a stiff brush or you can wash it if it isn't paper. As a last resort you can get a new one. ... Shop Vac 925-13 Canister Wet/Dry Vacuum

My Shop-Vac 5870400 was working just fine, and then one day while i vac the floor its just stop working, tried to turn on/off a few times, swicth to different outlet. i did even tried to open it, but found no burn or anything that suspicious. i never drop nor used outside, only inside the house for normal vacumm. please help. thanks.

Same thing just happened to mine. My solution is to get another one but a different brand. I think it should have lasted longer than four years of fairly light usage. From what I read, if it does as we both described, the motor is shot and not wor ... Shop Vac 587-04-00 Canister Wet/Dry Vacuum

On off switch stopped working 3rd one to do so this one cannot be returned to old ? model QPV10.5b nothing on shop vac site and nothing comes up on Digi-key site really do not want to buy 150.00 vac again but cannot find on off switch! thanks for your help

Use a higher amp rated switch. If this is not available, then solder and insulate the wires where switch should be, then install an aftermarket in-line switch. ... Vacuums

Shop vac my craftsman vac is blowing dust out the difuser filter. Have cleaned the filters out. Any other suggestions?

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My shop vac blows dust as soon as it's turned on and throughout use. I have changed filters, nothing is helping. What part of my vac can not get wet, or is there a better way to clean out the system?

There should be a cover or sock over the filter,this will stop the dust.the paper filter is the part that can not get wet. if you don't have a cover for your filter use an old sock or something simular to a sock. ... Shop Vac 584-04-00 Quiet Canister Wet/Dry Vacuum

Shop Vac just stopped

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I have a 6 gallon shop wet or dry vac. The dust and dirt comes out around the base of the motor fin, not around the tank top. Now what? Oh I lost the filter around the drum that holds the ball, so I wrapped a rag around it and made it secure. Respectively: TOM

Http://geeksquad.fixya.com/ThreadView.aspx?prdid=0&thid=765231\015\012Generic problem for all Vacuums\015\012I have a 6 gallon\015\012Posted by tsfroggy on Jul ... Vacuums

Why does my shop vac back fire dust when I vacuum?

HI,\015\012\015\012A vac bag will disperse Dust. If there is a tear Or rip In The Bag.\015\012Try replacing or emptying the existing Bag. ensuring That Any Clips Are Intact.\015\012\015\012Mike @ Compurepair. ... Vacuums

On the back of the shop vac there's a hole...what is supposed to go in there...i turn it on and dust blows out of it like crazy

Should have a exhaust filter in the hole. it is round and 5-6 inches long with a type of filter on the end. ... Shop Vac Shop-Vac 905-65-00 1-1/4" by 8 QSP Hose w/ Handle and Airflow Control Wet Washer

Is there a trick to removing the hose from the main tub so I can remove the filter bag on a wet/dry shop vac with detachable blower Model BLB550?

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I have a Sears shop vac.... i tipped it over this morning and the filter came off. No big deal, but there was a plastic or PVC cup inside, and i can't figure out whether the opening of this cup should face up [ceiling] or face down [floor]. I can't find my manual around, so i need help..... seems like it's leaking dust from the out port now, so.....?

You may need to better describe the cup on the filter, but if it has a handle on it, it's the end cap. The handle part will face the floor and you should be able to screw the cap on, securing the filter. ... Vacuums

Motor stopped running - Shop Vac Vacuums

First ensure the vacuum had not stopped because the bag is full, check also that the hose is not obstructed.If the vacuum does not start at all, check the wiring contacts to the motor, and check the start switch.If there is no ... Shop Vac Vacuums

Shop vac 90L400 stopped working won't start

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********** about the shop vac L250. Really chaps my --- when it's stupid filter design fills my house with dust because it wont say in place! BIG problem. I'm sure you're going to say it's operator error instead of an engineer flaw!

There is supposed to be a foam sleeve, a paper dry filter and a rubber band mounting ring. It truly is a crappy design. try replacing that foam sleeve ... Vacuums


If by stopped working you mean that it no longer has any suction, then check the hose for a clog and also clean all the filters.\015\012\015\012If you mean that it literally stopped running, then the most common cause is a faulty switch. ... Shop Vac Vacuums

Shop vac quiet plus series 8 gal 2.5hp blows all small particals and dust out the back vents, dont know if installing filters correctly?

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