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Model LX After Filter
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Post# 370911   4/17/2017 at 22:05 by DavidLeatherman (Bellingham Washington)        

Hey all, I was wondering if anyone had info on the filters that fit a model LX. When I inherited mine years ago I remember it having a filter and an extra, both of which have now been used and are long gone. Now that the LX has become my primary vacuum I'd like to get a new one if possible, but can't find any info on them. Thanks!

Post# 370913 , Reply# 1   4/17/2017 at 22:22 by vacuumlad1650 (North-East Illinois)        

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Just use some Cut-down-to-size filter media. I've been doing that for years with no issues.

Post# 370915 , Reply# 2   4/17/2017 at 22:47 by DavidLeatherman (Bellingham Washington)        

Awesome! I'll pick some up this week, thanks!

Post# 370919 , Reply# 3   4/18/2017 at 00:04 by electrolux137 (Los Angeles, California)        

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Ever since multi-ply disposable bags were introduced by Electrolux sometime between 1953 and '54 they recommended no longer using "after filters." These impede air flow and can cause overheating of the motor with extended use.


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