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This Manual _
for Future Reference
Model and serial
numbers may be found
on the side of the
detachable blower.You
model and serial
numbers ina safe
place for future use.
and Co., Hoffman
IL. 60179 U.S.A.
Part No. SP6157
• assembly
• operating
• repair parts


   Summary of Contents for Craftsman 113.170260

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    f-Save This Manual _ for Future Reference SEARS owner's manual MODEL NO. 113.170260 CRRFTSMRN® Serial Number Model and serial 16 GALLON numbers may be found on the side of the WET/DRY VAC detachable blower.You shouldrecord both WITH DETACHABLE model and serial numbers ina safe place for future use.

  • Page 2: Safety Instructions

    FULL ONE YEAR WARRANTY ON CRAFTSMAN WETIDRY VACS Fwithin one year from the date of purchase, this Craftsman Wet/Dry Vac fails due to a defect in material or workmanship, Seam will repair it, free of charge. If this Craftsman Wet/Dry...

  • Page 3

    To reduce the risk of injury from acciden- Vacs before servicing. Use this WetJdry Detachable Blower Vac tal starting, unplug power cord before as described in this manual. changing or cleaning filter. When using as detached blower: Do not unplug by pulling on cord. To unplug, grasp the plug, not the cord.

  • Page 4

    Mtroduc on Table of Contents This Wet/Dry Vac is intended for house- 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

    Accessory Caddy Assembly. 1. Unlatch the drum latches on the front Dove and rear of unit. The drum latches hold Tail the lid onto the drum. Lift the lid off the drum. Place the lid upside down on a ..__/Drain clean smooth surface.

  • Page 6

    Float/Cage Assembly WARNING: For-your own safety, Detachable 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 7

    Filter Assembly 1. Carefully slide the filter over the filter cage, sliding it over the center ring cov- ering the 3 slots until the filter stops against the lid. 2. Place the hole in the filter plate over threaded screw of the filter cage. Stripe 3.

  • Page 8

    Detachable Blower (Power Head Assembly) 1. Locate the detachable blower of your Molded Craftsman wet/dry vac. Plastic Lead 2. On top of the blower (opposite the han- dle side of the blower); there is molded plastic lead that is used to assist assembling the unit.

  • Page 9

    10 min- If the noise level of this unit is too loud, utes. The clean air rushing through the purchase the Craftsman Noise Muffler; vac will help dry the filter. accessory number 9-16991 found in...

  • Page 10

    Operation (continued) 4. When the liquid in the drum reaches a predetermined level, the float mecha- nism will dse automatically to cut off air- flow. When this happens, turn off the vac, unplug the power cord, and empty the drum. You will know that the float has risen because vac airflow ceases and the motor noise will become higher in pitch, due to increased motor speed.

  • Page 11

    To Store Your Accessories Your Craftsmall wet/dry vac caddy is designed to provide better stability and accessorystorage. T hereare five storage pockets located at the rear of the vac caddy and two storage areas at the front of the storage caddy. Conveniently store accessory nozzles and extension wands on the rear of the caddy and use the front storage for hose storage and/or male to...

  • Page 12

    Operation (continued) Moving the Vac Should it become necessary to pick the Handle vac up to move it, the handles may be used on the sides of the dust drum. Do not use the handle located on the detach- able blower to pick up the entire wet/dry vac or the lid assembly.

  • Page 13: Maintenance

    The wet/dry vac may also be used for inside of the push button end of the vac blowing using the seven foot hose sup- hose. Assemble the hose to the blowel pliedwith the wet/dryvac. adapter and connect the blower nozzle tc Install the blower adapter in the the opposite end of the hose.

  • Page 14

    Maintenance (continued) Cleaning Vac Filter Dry Filter Your filter should be cleaned often to 1. Some removal of dry debris can be accomplished without removing the filter maintain peak vac performance. from the vac by slapping your hand on Be sure to dry the filter before storing or top of the lid while the vac is turned off.

  • Page 15

    Wet Nozzle farthest from you.) To pick up liquids off a smooth surface, use the 2-1/2" wet nozzle accessory sup- 2. Using both hands, lower the nozzle plied with your wet/dry vac. To use this body onto the insert and squeegee with nozzle, simply attach the nozzle to the end of an extension wand.

  • Page 16: Repair Parts

    Repair Parts 16 Gallon Wet/Dry Vac With Detachable Blower Model Number 113.170260 Always order by Part Number - Not by Key Number WARNING SERVICING OF DOUBLE-INSULATED WETIDRY In a double-insulated Wet/Dry Vac, two systems of Insulatlon are provided instead of grounding. No grounding means is provided on a double-insulated...

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    Repair Parts...

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    CRRFTSMRN. Accessories and Attachments Get more versatility from your Craftsman wet]dry vacuum by adding these accesso- ries. Additional wet]dry vac accessodes may be purchased at your local Sears retail store or Sears/Craftsman Power and Hand Tool Catalog. 16991 17820 2-1/2"x7'...

  • Page 19

    16934HoseGrip 16917Hose 16930HoseLock 16935Gutter Nozzle Connector Sawdust Collection Series Whole-shop Sawdust Manifold-Type Collection System 29964 Table Saw Dust Radial Arm Saw Collection Dust Collection 29962 29963...

  • Page 20

    For the repair or-replacementparts you need Call7 am-- 7 pro, 7 daysa week 1-800-366-PART (1-800-366-7278) For in-home major brand repair service Call 24 hours a day,7 daysa week 1-8OO-4-REPAIR (1-81)0-473-7247) Fer the location of a Seam Repair Service Center in your area Call 24 hours a day,7 daysa week BELIE 1-8OO-488-1222...

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