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Craftsman 17789 - Wet/Dry Vac Advanced Cleaning SystemTM Owner's Manual

16 gallon full blowing wet/dry vac
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• assembly
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• repair parts
Sears, Roebuck and Co., Hoffrnan
IL. 60179 U.S.A.
Part No_ SP6229
Printed in U.S.A.



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  • Page 1 Save This Manual For Future Reference owner's manual MODEL NO. 113.177890 I:RRFTSMRN Serial Number Model and serial 16 GALLON numbers may be found on the handle. You FULL BLOWING should record both model and serial WET/DRY VAC numbers in a safe place for future use.
  • Page 2: Warranty Information

    • FULL ONE YEAR WARRANTY ON CRAFTSMAN WET/DRY VACS If within one year from the date of purchase, this Craftsman Wet/Dry Vac fails due to a defect in material or workmanship, Sears will repair it, free of charge. If this Craftsman...
  • Page 3 Toavoidinjury from accidental starting, To avoid fells, use extra care when clean- unplug power cord before changing or ing on stairs. cleaning filter. This Wet/Dry Vac is double-insulated, Do not unplug by pulling on cord. To eliminating the need for a separate unplug, grasp the plug, not the cord.
  • Page 4: Table Of Contents

    Introduction This Wet/Dry Vac is intended for house- Contents Owner's Manual hold use only. Item Page IMPORTANT NOTE Warranty Information ......Safety Instructions ......... Please Read Carefully Introduction ..........Static Shocks Are Common - In dry Unpacking and Checking areas or when the relative humidity of the Carton Contents ......
  • Page 5: Assembly

    Float/Cage Assembly NOTE: If filter cage needs to be removed, WARNING: For your own safety, because the float is placed in the wrong never connect plug to power source outlet until all assembly steps are way, use a fiat blade screwdriver and insert the blade near one of the tabs between the complete and you have read and...
  • Page 6 Caster/Caster Foot Assembly 7. Turn the drum upright. 1, Remove the power assembly from the dust drum and set aside. 2. Turn the dust drum upside down on the floor. 3. Insert the caster feet into the bottom of Caster -_ drum, as shown (4 places).
  • Page 7 6. Insertthe softend ofthe hose,whichis NOTE: The swivel end of the hose is oppositethe swivelend,into the vac- removable if more hoses need to be uum port directlyabovethe drain. attached for more length from the vac. To remove the swivel portion of the hose, 7.Placethe utilitynozzlesecurelyon the swivelendof the hoseandthe vac is grasp the hose swivel and firmly pull it out...
  • Page 8: Operation

    The clean air rushing through the ANSI Z87,1 (shown on Package) vac will help dry the filter. before commencing operation. The optional Craftsman High Efficiency Safety Goggles are available Filter, stock number 9-17916 will do a bet- Sears retail stores.
  • Page 9 Moving the Vac Emptying the Drum 1. Should it become necessary to pick the vac up to move it, DO NOT pick the vac accidental starting, unplug power ARNING: To avoid injury from up by the lid handles unless dust drum cord before emptying the drum.
  • Page 10: Maintenance

    Maintenance Filter IMPORTANT: To avoid damage to the blower wheel and motor, always reinstall the filter before using the vac for dry mate- dental starting, unplug power cord rial pickup. WARNING: To avoid injury from acci- before changing or cleaning filter.
  • Page 11 Wet Nozzle 2. Using both hands, lower the nozzle body onto the insert and squeegee with To pick up liquids off a smooth surface, the round opening of the nozzle closest use the 2-112" wet nozzle accessory sup- to you. With fingers on the far side and plied with your wet/dry vac.
  • Page 12: Repair Parts

    Repair Parts 16 Gallon Wet/Dry Model Number 113.177890 Always order by Part Number - Not by Key Number WARNING SERVICING OF DOUBLE-INSULATED WETIDRY VAC In a double-insulated Wet/Dry Vac, two systems of insulation are provided Instead of grounding. No grounding means is provided on a double-insulated appliance,...
  • Page 13 Repair Parts 16 Gallon Wet/Dry Model Number 113.177890...
  • Page 14 £RRFTSMRN Accessories and Attachments Get more versatility from your Craftsman wet/dry vacuum by adding these accesso- ries. Additional wet/dry vac accessories may be purchased at your local Sears retail store or Sears/Craftsman Power and Hand Tool Catalog. 16931116990 Caster 17820 2-112"x7' Hose...
  • Page 15 6934 HoseGrip 16917HoseJoiner 16930HoseLock 16935Gutter Nozzle Sawdust Collection Series Whole-shop Sawdust Manifold-Type Collection System 29964 Radial Arm Saw Table Saw Dust Dust Collection Kit Collection 29963 29962...
  • Page 16 For in-home major brand repair service: Call 24 hours a day, 7 days a week 1-800-4-MY-HOME (1-800-469-4863) Para pedir servicio de reparacibn a domiciUo- 1-800-676-58tl For the repair or replacement parts you need: Call 6 am - 11 pm CST, 7 days a week PartsDirect 1-800-366-PART (1-800-366-7278) Para ordenar piezas con entrega a domicilio - 1-800-659-7084...

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