Donotuse withatorn filter orwithout
thefilter installed except when
vacuuming liquids a sdescribed inthis
manual. Dry debris ingested bythe
impeller may damage themotor orbe
exhausted into theair.
• Turn offVac before unplugging.
• Toreduce t heriskofinjury from
accidental starting, unplug p ower cord
before c hanging orcleaning filter.
• Donotunplug b ypulling o ncord. To
unplug, grasp theplug, n otthecord.
• Donotuse withdamaged cord, p lug or
other p arts. I fyour V ac isnotworking
asitshould, hasmissing p arts, has
been dropped, damaged, leftoutdoors,
ordropped i nto water, callcustomer
Donotpull o rcarry bycord, u secord
ashandle, close a door o ncord, o rpull
cord around s harp edges orcorners.
DonotrunVac over c ord. K eep cord
away from heated s urfaces.
Donothandle p lug, s witch, ortheVac
Useonly extension cords thatarerated
foroutdoor use. E xtension cords in
poor c ondition ortoosmall i nwire size
canpose fireand shock hazards.
Toreduce t heriskofthese hazards,
besure thecordisingood condition
andthatliquid does notcontact the
cord withconductors smaller than
16gauge (AWG) insize.Toreduce
power loss, u sea 14gauge extension
cordif25to50ft long and12gauge
This Vac isdouble-insulated,
eliminating theneed fora separate
grounding system. Use onlyidentical
parts. R ead the
Insulated Wet/Dry Vacs
Donotputanyobject into ventilation
openings. Donotvacuum withany
ventilation openings blocked; keep free
ofdust, l int,hair o ranything thatmay
reduce a irflow.
• Keep hair, l oose clothing, fingers, and
allparts ofbody away f rom openings
and moving p arts.
• Toreduce t herisk offalls, u seextra
carewhen cleaning o nstairs.
• Toreduce t herisk ofpersonal injury or
damage t oVac, u seonlyCraftsman
Toreduce t herisk ofeyeinjury, wear
safety eyewear. The operation ofany
utility Vac orblower canresult i n
foreign o bjects b eing blown intothe
eyes, which c anresult i nsevere e ye
• Toreduce t heriskofhearing damage,
wear e arprotectors when using for
extended timeorina noisy a rea.
• Fordusty operations, wear d ust m ask.
• Static s hocks a recommon when the
relative h umidity oftheairis low.
finedebris w ithyour V ac
candeposit static charge o nthehose
orVac. T oreduce t hefrequency of
static shocks i nyourhome orwhen
using thisVac, a ddmoisture totheair
Observe thefollowing warnings that
appear onthemotor h ousing ofyour V ac:
IDENTICAL REPLACEMENT PARTS.
,_, WARNING: For your own safety,
read and understand owner's
manual. Do not run unattended.
Do not pick up hot ashes, coals,
toxic, flammable or other hazardous
materials. Do not use around explosive
liquids or vapors.
To reduce the risk of
electric shock - do not expose to rain -
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