Maintenance - Craftsman 113.170340 Owner's Manual

16 gallon full blowing wet/dry vac
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Maintenance
Filter
WARNING:
To reduce
the risk of
injury
from
accidental
starting,
unplug
power
cord
before
changing
or cleaning
filter.
NOTE:
This filter is made
of high quality
paper
designed
to stop very small parti-
cles of dust. The filter can be used for wet
or dry pick up. Handle
the filter carefully
when
removing
to clean
or installing
it.
Creases
in the filter pleats
may occur
from installation
but creases
will not affect
the performance
of the filter.
Cleaning
Your filter should
be cleaned
often to
maintain
peak vac performance.
Be sure to dry the filter before
storing
or
picking
up dry debris.
IMPORTANT:
After cleaning,
check the fil-
ter for tears or small holes.
Do not use a
filter with holes
or tears in it. Even a small
hole can cause a lot of dust to come out of
your vac. Replace
it immediately.
Removal
To remove the filter for cleaning or
replacement,
unscrew the filter nut from
the filter cage, remove filter plate and lift
ff filter.
WARNING:
Do not remove
the filter
cage. It is there to help prevent your
fingers
from getting into the blower
wheel.
IMPORTANT:
To reduce
the risk of dam-
age to the blower
wheel
and motor,
always
reinstall
the filter before
using the
vac for dry material
pickup.
Dry
Filter
1. Some
removal
of dry debris
can be
accomplished
without
removing
the fil-
ter from the vac. Slap your hand on top
of the power
assembly
while
the vac is
turned
off.
2. For best cleaning
results
due to accu-
mulated
dust, clean the filter In an open
area. Cleaning
SHOULD
be done out-
doors
and not in the living
quarters.
3. After filter removal
from vac, remove
the dry debris
by gently
tapping
the fil-
ter against
the inside
wall of your dust
drum. The debris
will loosen
and fall.
4. For thorough
cleaning
of dry filter with
fine dust (no debris),
run water
through
it as described
under
"Wet Filter".
Wet Filter
After filter is removed, run water through
the filter from a hose or spigot. Take care
that water pressure from the hose is not
strong enough to damage filter. Remem-
ber: T¢.dry a filter quickly, reinstall the fil-
ter on the vac and allow the unit to run for
approximately
10 minutes. The clean air
rushing through the filter will dry it.
Installation
Refer to page 5, "Filter Assembly".
Allow the filter to dry before storing the
vac.
Wet/Dry
Vac
To keep your Wet/Dry
Vac looking
its best,
clean
the outside
with a cloth dampened
with warm water
and mild soap.
To clean
the drum:
1. Dump
debris
out.
2. Wash drum
thoroughly
with warm water
and mild soap.
3. Wipe out with dry cloth.
WARNING: To assure product
SAFETY and RELIABILITY,
repairs
and adjustment
should be per-
formed by Sears Service Centers,
always using Sears replacement
parts.
NOTE: If your casters are noisy, you may
put _'.3top of oil on the roller shaft to make
them guieter.

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