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Maintenance - Craftsman 113.177990 Owner's Manual

6 gallon commercial wet/dry vac
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IWAR"INQ:
To avoid i nju from acoi-J
Identa! starting, unplug power
cord]
Ibefore changing or cleaning filter°
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Cleaning
Your _ter should be cleaned often to
maintain peak vac performance,
Be sure to dry the filter before storing or
picking up dry debris
NOTE: This filteris made of high quality
paper designed to stop very smatt parti-
cles of dust The filter can be used for wet
or dry pick up Handle the filter carefully
when removing to c_ean or fnstafling it.
Creases in the filter pleats may occur
from installation but creases wil! not
affect the performance of the filter.
Removal
Dry Filter
1 Some
removal
of dry debris
can
be
accomplished
without removing
the lif-
ter from the vac by slapping
your hand
on top of the lid while the vac is turned
off
2 For
best
resuffs
of cleaning
due
to
accumulated
dust, clean the filter in an
open area
Cleaning
SHOULD be done
outdoors
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
and the debris
will loosen
and
fall.
4 For thorough cleaning of dry fitter with fine
dust
(no debris)
you
may run water
through it as described under "Wet Filter'
Wet Filter
To removethe filter for cleaningor
replacement, removefilter nul from the
screw on the filter cage, remove filter
plate and lift off fiiler_
IMPORTANT: To avoid damage to the
blowsr wheel and motor, always reinstall
the filter before using the vac for dry
material pick-up
WARNING: Do not remove the filter]
cage. it is there to help prevent your|
fingers from getting into the blower|
heel.
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After filter is removed,
a wet filter should
be cleaned
by running water f,hrough it
from
a hose
or spigot. Take care
that
water
pressure
from
the
hose
is not
strong enough to damage
fitter
IMPORTANT:
After cleaning,
check the
filter for tears or smalf holes. Do not use a
filter wifh holes or tears in it Even a small
hole can cause a lot of dust to come out
of your vac Replace It immediately
Installation
Refer to page 5, "Filter Assembly".
Atlow the filter to dry before re-installing
and storing the vac
Wet/Dry Vac Maintenance
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To keep your We_JDr_ Vac looking its
best, clean the outstde with a cloth damp-
ened with warm water and mild soap
To clean the drum:
t Dump debris out.
2 Wash drum thoroughly
3,Wipe out with dry cloth
WARNING: To assure product
SAFETY t
and RELIABILITY, repairs and adjust- I
ment should be performed by Sears I
Service Centers, always using Sears{
replscement parts.
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NOTE: if yourcasters are no_sy, y ou may
put a drop of oil on the roller shaft to
make them quieter.
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