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Craftsman 113.170250 Owner's Manual

16 gallon wet/dry vac with detachable blower
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• assembly
• operating
• repair parts
Sears, Roebuck and Co., Hoffman Estates, IL. 60179 U.S.A.
Part No. SP6464
Printed in U.S.A.



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  • Page 1 Save This Manual for Future Reference SEARS owner's manual MODEL 113.170250 CRRFTSMRN® Serial Number Model and serial 16 GALLON numbers may be found on the side of the WET/DRY VAC detachable blower. You should record both WITH DETACHABLE model and serial numbers in a safe place for future use.
  • Page 2: Safety Instructions

    WET/DRY VACS If 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- Vacs before servicing. tal starting, unplug power cord before Use this Wet/dry Detachable Blower Vac 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 Introduction Table of Contents This Wet/Dry Vac is intended for house- hold use only. Item Page Warranty Information ......IMPORTANT NOTE 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 Accessory Dove and rear of unit. The drum latches hold Caddy Tail the lid onto the drum. Lift the lid off the drum. Place the lid upside down on a z'_'_/ 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. 3.
  • Page 8 (Power Head Assembly) Molded 1. Locate the detachable blower of your Plastic Lead Craftsman wet/dry vac. 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: Operation

    Craftsman Noise Muffler; vac will help dry the filter. accessory number 9-16991 found in The optional Craftsman Fine Particle Fil- Sears retail stores or the Sears Power ter, stock number 9-17916 will do a bet- and Hand Tool Catalog.
  • Page 10 Operation (continued) 4. When the liquid in the drum reaches a predetermined level, the float mecha- nism will rise 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 Craftsman wet/dry caddy designed to provide better stability and accessory storage. There are five storage pockets located at the rear of the vac caddy and two storage areas at the front of the storage caddy. Conveniently...
  • Page 12 Operation (continued) Moving the Vac Should it become necessary to pick the __f__ 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

    Thewet/dry vacmayalsobe usedfor inside of thepush button endof thevac hose. A ssemble the hose to theblower blowing u sing theseven foothosesup- plied withthe wet/dry v ac. adapter andconnect theblower nozzle t o Install theblower adapter intheblowing theopposite end ofthehose. port o fthewet/dry v ac. The unit i sready f orblowing a pplications.
  • Page 14 Maintenance (continued) Dry Filter Cleaning Vac 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- 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 16: Repair Parts

    Repair Parts 16 Gallon Wet/Dry Vac With Detachable Blower Model Number 113.170250 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 17 Repair Parts...
  • Page 18 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 or Sears/Craftsman Power and Hand Tool Catalog. 16991 17820 2-1/2"x7' Hose...
  • Page 19 16935 Gutter Nozzle 16934 Hose Grip 16917 Hose 16930 Hose Lock Connector 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 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)