Having problems with your Shop Vac 85L500 Wet/Dry Vacuum ?

When dry vacuuming, my shop vac is shooting dust out the back. What do I need to do?


Answers :

Sounds like you need to re-install the air filter so there is a tight seal between it and the vacuum. You may have removed it to do the wet vacuuming and then did not re-install it properly to do the dry vacuuming.
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