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Model #QPM45 Shop-Vac shop vacuum

Here are the repair parts and diagrams for your Shop-Vac QPM45 shop vacuum. 

The diagram(s) below can help you find the right part.  If you’d like help, we invite you to call our customer service number at the top of the page, or click chat.

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Ball Float

#3

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Ball float

Part #00811-00

The manufacturer no longer makes this part, and there's no substitute part

Latch

#4

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Latch

Part #85501-01

The manufacturer no longer makes this part, and there's no substitute part

Leg

#12

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Leg

Part #85650-00

The manufacturer no longer makes this part, and there's no substitute part

Basket

#9

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Basket

Part #85641-00

The manufacturer no longer makes this part, and there's no substitute part

Power Unit

#1

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Power unit

Part #81108-97

The manufacturer no longer makes this part, and there's no substitute part

Shop Vacuum Caster Foot

#13

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Shop vacuum caster foot

Part #85655-00

The manufacturer no longer makes this part, and there's no substitute part

Insert

#2

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Insert

Part #12905-07

The manufacturer no longer makes this part, and there's no substitute part

Shop Vacuum Filter Retainer

#8

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Shop vacuum filter retainer

Part #30080-00

The manufacturer no longer makes this part, and there's no substitute part

Drain Plug

#11

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Drain plug

Part #10620-21

The manufacturer no longer makes this part, and there's no substitute part

Screw

#6

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Screw

Part #15039-99

The manufacturer no longer makes this part, and there's no substitute part

Symptoms common to all vacuum cleaners

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Main causes: damaged vacuum hose, clogged motor air filter, bad suction motor
Main causes: lack of power, bad power cord, drive motor failure, wiring failure
Main causes: weak suction motor, vacuum bag is full, clog in suction air path, dirty exhaust filter, leaky vacuum hose
Main causes: broken drive belt, damaged brush roll, tripped brush roll motor overload, bad brush roll motor, wiring failure

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