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Craftsman 113.177778 Owner's Manual

16 gallon full blowing wet/dry vac
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• assembly
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• repair parts
Sears, Roebuck and Co., Hoffman Estates, IL. 60179 U.S.A.
Part' No. SP6465
Printed in U.S.A.



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  • Page 1 Save This Manual For Future Reference SF=ARS owner's manual MODEL NO. 113.177778 CRRFTSMRN® Serial Number Model and serial 16 GALLON numbers may be found on the handle. You FULL BLOWING should record both model and serial WET/DRY VAC numbers in a safe place for future use.
  • Page 2: Warranty Information

    FULL ONE YEAR WARRANTY ON CRAFTSMAN WET/DRY VACS f 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...
  • Page 3 To reduce the risk of falls, use extra care To reduce the risk of injury from acciden- tal starting, unplug power cord before when cleaning on stairs. changing or cleaning filter. This Wet/Dry Vac is double-insulated, Do not unplug by pulling on cord. To eliminating the need for a separate grounding system.
  • Page 4: Table Of Contents

    Introduction Owner's Manual 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: Filter (Red Stripe)

    Float/Cage Assembly WARNING: For your own safety, NOTE: If filter cage needs to be removed, never connect plug to power source because the float is placed in the wrong outlet until all assembly steps way, use a flat blade screwdriver and insert the blade near one of the tabs between complete...
  • Page 6 Caster/Caster Foot Assembly 1. Remove the power assembly from the 7. Turn the drum upright. dust drum and set aside, 2. Tum the dust drum upside down on the floor. 3. Insert the caster feet into the bottom of Caster_ drum, as shown (4 places).
  • Page 7 6. Insert the push button end of the "Pos-I- into the swivel end of the original hose by Lock" hose into the inlet of the vac. The forcing the sections together until they fit hose should snap into place. To remove tightly.
  • Page 8: Operation

    The clean air rushing through the ANSI Z87.1 (shown on Package) vac will help dry the filter. before commencing operation. The optional Craftsman High Efficiency Safety Goggles are available at Filter, stock number 9-17918 will do a bet- Sears retail stores.
  • Page 9 Emptying the Drum Moving the Vac 1. Should it become necessary to pick the WARNING: To reduce the risk of vac up to move it, DO NOT pick the vac Injury from accidental starting, up by the lid handles unless dust drum unplug power cord before emptying is empty.
  • Page 10: Maintenance

    Maintenance IMPORTANT: To reduce the risk of dam- Filter age to the blower wheel and motor, WARNING: To reduce the risk of always reinstall the filter before using the injury from accidental starting, vac for dry material pickup. unplug power cord before changing Dry Filter or cleaning filter.
  • Page 11 Wet Nozzle 2. Using both hands, lower the nozzle body onto the insert and squeegee with To pick up liquids off a smooth surface, the round opening of the nozzle closest use the 2-1/2" wet nozzle accessory sup- to you. With fingers on the far side and plied with your wet/dry vac.
  • Page 12: Repair Parts

    Repair Parts 16 Gallon Wet/Dry Vac Model Number 113.177778 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...
  • Page 13 Repair Parts 16 Gallon Wet/Dry Vac Model Number 113.177778 13-_ 19 -''"...
  • Page 14 £RRFTSMRN® 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. 17820 2-1/2" x7' Hose...
  • Page 15 16930 Hose Lock 16935 Gutter Nozzle 16934 Hose Grip 16917 Hose Joiner Sawdust Collection Series Whole-shop Sawdust Manifold-Type Collection System 29964 Radial Arm Saw Table Saw Dust Dust Collection Collection 29963 29962...
  • Page 16 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 reparaci6n 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)