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    Aug 2013
    League City, TX

    In what order.....

    I need to do the following.....

    Clean DE filter

    What order should I do this in?
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    Smykowski's Avatar
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    Gurnee, IL (North Suburban Chi-town)

    Re: In what order.....

    Based on your post...

    Clean filter first.

    Then SLAM, then vacuum while SLAMing.
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    Silver Spring, MD

    Re: In what order.....

    Typically you have to both vacuum and clean the filter more than once while SLAMing. If the filter needs cleaning right now, then sure clean it first.
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