A Dry Filter
Some removal of dry debris can be
without removing the filter
from the Vac. Slap your hand on top of
the power assembly while the Vac is
For best cleaning results due to
dust, clean the filter in an
open area. Cleaning SHOULD be done
outdoors and not in the living quarters.
After filter removal from Vac, remove the
dry debris by gently tapping the filter
against the inside wall of your dust drum.
The debris will loosen and fall.
For thorough cleaning of dry filter with
fine dust (no debris), run water through it
as described under "Cleaning A Wet
A 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.
To keep your Wet/Dry Vac looking its
best, clean the outside with a cloth
dampened with warm water and mild
To disinfect the drum:
1. Pour 1 gallon of water and 1 teaspoon
chlorine bleach into the drum.
2. Let solution stand for 20 minutes,
carefully swishing every few minutes,
making sure to wet all inside surfaces
of the drum.
3. Empty drum after 20 minutes. Rinse
with water until bleach smell is gone.
Allow drum to dry completely before
sealing the motor on the drum.
If your casters are noisy, you may put a
drop of oil on the roller shaft to make them
Before storing your Vac, the drum should
be emptied and cleaned. The cord should
be wrapped around the push/pull handle
and cord wrap, as shown and the hose
should be stored as described in this
manual. Accessories should be kept in the
same area as the Vac so they can be
readily available. The Vac should be stored
To clean the drum:
1. Dump debris out.
2. Wash drum thoroughly with warm water
and mild soap.
3. Wipe out with dry cloth.
Before prolonged storage or as needed
(i.e., waste water pick up) the drum
should be disinfected.
,_k WARNING: To assure product
SAFETY and RELIABILITY, repairs
and adjustments should be performed
by a Sears Parts & Repair Service
Center, always using Sears