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Craftsman 113.170170 Owner's Manual

16 gallon convertible wet/dry vac
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Model and serial
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handle. You should
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seriaJ numbers in a
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• assembly
• operating
• repair parts
Sears, Roebuck and Co., Hoffman Estates, IL. 60179 U.S.A.
Part No. SP6411
Printed in U.S.A.



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  • Page 1 Save This Manual for Future Reference SEARS owner's manual MODEL 113.170170 I:RRFTSMRN® Serial Number ____ Model and serial 16 GALLON numbers may be found under cord wrap CONVERTIBLE handle. You should record both model and WET/DRY VAC seriaJ numbers in a safe place for future use.
  • Page 2 WET/DRY VACS r 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 Wet/Dry Vac is used for commercial or rental purposes, this warranty coverage applies for only 90 days from date of purchase.
  • Page 3 To reduce the risk of injury from acciden- To reduce the risk of falls, use extra care tal starting, unplug power cord before when cleaning on stairs. changing or 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 In troduction This Wet/Dry Vac is intended for house- Table of Contents 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 Float/Cage Assembly WARNING: For your own safety, never connect plug to power source outlet until all assembly steps are complete and you have read and understood the safety and operation instructions. Do not operate vac with any parts damaged or missing. 1.
  • Page 6 Filter Assembly 1. Locate the filter, filter plate and filter nut. ""----Filter 2. Carefully slide the filter over the filter """--Filter Plate cage, sliding it over the center ring cov- ering the 3 notched areas until the filter stops against the lid. Filter 3.
  • Page 7 Vac Assembly 1. Locate the power assembly and the drum assembries (assembled earlier). Latch Latch 2. Position the power assembly with the inlet of the unit located in line with the drain cap and the drum label on the vac. Allow the assembly to rest on the vac drum.
  • Page 8 (one blade vac will help dry the filter. is wider than the other). This plug will fit in The optional Craftsman Fine Particle Fil- a polarized outlet only one way. If the plug ter, stock number 9-17916 will do a bet-...
  • Page 9 hasrisen because vacairflow ceases 4.When theliquid inthedrum reaches a predetermined level, thefloat m echa- and themotor n oise w ill b ecome higher nism will r iseautomatically tocutoffair- inpitch, duetoincreased motor speed, flow. When thishappens, turnoffthe IMPORTANT: Toreduce t heriskofdam- vac, u nplug t hepower cord, a ndempty agetothevacdo not run motor with float...
  • Page 10 Handle Blowing Feature Your new Craftsman wet/dry vac features Simply press the locking tab on the hose "Switchable Blowing" using the "Pos-I-Lock "TM and remove the hose from the inlet port. hose feature.
  • Page 11 Maintenance WARNING: To reduce the risk of against the inside wall of your dust drum and the debris will loosen and fall. injury from accidental starting, unplug power cord before changing 4. For thorough cleaning of dry filter with fine or cleaning filter.
  • Page 12 Maintenance (continued) Wet/Dry WARNING: To assure product SAFETY and RELIABILITY, repairs and adjust- To keep your Wet/Dry Vac looking its best, ment should be performed by Sears clean the outside with a cloth dampened Service Centers, always using Sears with warm water and mild soap. rep acement parts.
  • Page 13 Wet Nozzle farthest from you.) To pick up liquids off a smooth surface, use the 2-1/2" wet nozzle accessory sup- plied with your wet/dry vac. To use this 2. Using both hands, lower the nozzle nozzle, simply attach the nozzle to the body onto the insert and squeegee with end of an extension wand.
  • Page 14 Repair Parts 16 Gallon Wet/Dry Model Number 113.170170 Always order by Part Number - Not by Key Number WARNING SERVICING OF DOUBLE-INSULATED WET/DRY 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, nor should a means for grounding be added.
  • Page 15 Repair Parts 16 Gallon Wet/Dry Model Number 113.170170...
  • Page 16 CRRFTSMRN® 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 16964 Extension Wands 16930 Hose Lock 16935 Gutter Nozzle 16922 Utility Nozzle...
  • Page 17 Sawdust Collection Series Whole-shop Sawdust Manifold-Type Collection System 29964 Radial Arm Saw Table Saw Dust Dust Collection Kit Collection Kit 29963 29962...
  • Page 18 Notes...
  • Page 19 Notes...
  • Page 20 For in-home major brand repair service: Call 24 hours a day, 7 days a week 1-800-4-MY-HOME (1-800-469-4663) Para pedir servicio de reparacibn a domicilio - 1-800-676-5811 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)