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Craftsman 113.177035 Owner's Manual page 9

16 gallon cord retractor wet/dry vac
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3.Whentheliquidin thedrumreaches a
predetermined l evel, t hefloatmechanism
willriseautomatically t o cutoffair-flow.
Youwill knowthatthefloathasrisen
because vacairflowceasesandthe
motornoisewillbecome higherin pitch,
dueto increased motorspeed. W henthis
happens, t urnoffthe vac,unplugthe
powercord,andemptythedrum.
• 4.Afterusingthe vacto pickup liquids,
thefilter mustbedriedto avoidpossible
mildewand damageto the filter.
IMPORTANT: Toavoiddamage tothe vac
do not run motor with float in raised position.
WARNING:
To reduce
the risk of fire
or electric
shock.
Do not run vac
unattended.
Emptying
the Drum
I
ARNING: To reduce the risk of injury
from accidental starting, unplug power
cord before emptying the drum.
1. The vac comes
equipped
with a drain
for easy emptying
of liquids. Simply
unscrew the drain cap and lift the oppo-
site side slightly to empty the drum.
2. Another
option is to remove the power
assembly.
Pull the flexible latches out-
ward on each side of the lid to release
from the drum.
3. While holding the latches out, lift the
power assembly
up and away from the
drum.
4. Lay power assembly
upside down on a
clean area while emptying
drum.
5. Dump the drum contents
into the proper
waste disposal container.
WARNING:
To reduce
the risk of
back injury or fa!ls, do not lift a vac
heavy with liquid or debris. Scoop
or drain enough
contents
out to
make the vac light enough to lift
comfortably.
Moving the Vac
1. Should it become necessary
to pick the
vac up to move it, DO NOT pick the vac
up by the lid handles
unless dust drum
is empty. To avoid dropping the vac due
to latches
releasing
or possible part
breakage,
pick the vac up by the lip of
the dust drum.
Blowing
Feature
Your vac features
"Full Blowing".
It can
blow sawdust and other debris. Follow the
steps below to use your vac as a blower.
I WARNING:
Always wear safety gog-
gles complying
with ANSI Z87.1
before using as a blower.
I WARNING:
To reduce the risk of
injury to bystanders,
keep them
clear of blowing
debris.
1. Locate blowing
port of your vac.
2. Insert the male/male
adapter into the
locking tab adapter end of the hose.
Insert the opposite end of the male/male
adapter into the blowing port of the vac.
3. (Optional)
Attach extension
wand to
swivel end of hose, then place a blower
nozzle on the wand.
4. Turn vac on and you are ready to use
your vac as a blower.
Sears recommended
accessories
are
available
at Sears retail stores. The Sears
Blower Nozzle Stock No. 9-16933 and
extension
handles
Stock No. 9-16964
are
recommended
for blowing debris.
Soft
End
Extension
Wand
Nozzle
End
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