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CRAFTSMAN 113.170160 Owner's Manual

16 gallon convertible wet/dry vac.
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• assembly
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• repair parts
Sears, Roebuck and Co., Hoffman
IL. 60179 U.S.A.
Part No. SP6205
Printed in U.S.A.


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    Save This Manual for Future Reference owner's manual MODEL NO. 113.170160 £RRFTSMAN Serial Number Model and serial 16 GALLON numbers may be found under cord wrap CONVERTIBLE handle. You should record both model and WET/DRY VAC serial numbers in a safe place for future use, •...

  • Page 2: Safety Instructions

    FULL ONE YEAR WARRANTY ON CRAFTSMAN WET/DRY VACS If within one year from the date of pumhase, this Craftsman Wet/Dry Vac fails due to a defect in material or workmanship, Sears will repair it, free of charge. in Wet/Dry Vac is used for commercial...

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    reduce the risk of injury from acciden- To reduce the risk of falls, use extra care 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 unplug, grasp the plug, not the cord.

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    Introduction 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

    Float/Cage Assembly WARNING: For your own safety, never connect plug to power source Filter outlet until all assembly steps are Cage complete and you have read and Tabs understood the safety and operation Solid End instructions. Do not operate with any parts damaged or missing.

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    Filter Assembly 1. Locate the filter, filter plate and filter nut. ""-Filter 2. Carefully slide the filter over the filter "_--Filter Plate cage, sliding it over the center ring cov- ering the 3 notched areas until the filter stops against the lid. _FRI_r 3.

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    Vac Assembly 1. Locate the power assembly and the drum assemblies (assembled earlier). Latch 2. Position the power assembly with the inlet of the unit located in line with the drain cap and the drum label on the atch vac. Allow the assembly to rest on the vac drum.

  • Page 8: Operation

    (one blade vac will help dry the filter. is wider than the other). This plug will fit in The optional Craftsman Fine Particle Fil- a polarized outlet only one way. If the plug ter, stock number 9-17916 will do a bet-...

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    4.Whenthe liquidin the drumreachesa has risen because vac airflow ceases predetermined level,the float mecha- and the motor noise will become higher nism will rise automatically to cut off air- in pitch, due to increased motor speed. flow. When this happens, turn off the IMPORTANT: To reduce the dsk of dam- vac, unplug the power cord, and empty...

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    Blowing Feature Your new Craftsman wet/dry vac features Simply press the locking tab on the hose "Switchable Blowing"using the "Pos*l-Lock "TM and remove the hose from the inlet port.

  • Page 11: Maintenance

    Maintenance J WARNING: To reduce the risk of against the inside wall of your dust drum Injury from accidental starting, and the debris will loosen and fall. unplug power cord before changing 4. For thorough cleaning of dry filler with fine or cleaning filter.

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    Maintenance (continued) Wet/Dry Vac WARNING: To assure product SAFETY and REUABIUTY, repairs and adjust- To keep your Wet/Dry Vac looking its best, ment should be performed by Seam clean the outside with a cloth dampened Service Centem, always using Seam with warm water and mild soap.

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    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 14: Repair Parts

    Repair Parts 16 Gallon Wet/Dry Vac Model Number 113.170160 Always order by Part Number - Not by Key Number WARNING SERVICING OF DOUBLE-INSULATED WETIDRY VAC 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...

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    Repair Parts 16 Gallon Wet/Dry Vac Model Number 113.170t60 jj.l_l ,..-10...

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    £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 16930 Hose Lock 16964 ExtenMon Wands 16935 Gutter Nozzle 16922 Utility Nozzle...

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    Sawdust Collection Series Whole-shop Sawdust Manifold-Type Collection System 29964 Radial Arm Saw Table Saw Dust Dust Collection Collection 29963 29962...

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    For the repair or replacement parts you need Call7 am - 7 pro, 7 daysa week 1-8OO-366-PART (1-800-366-7278) For in-home maJo_zrend'_rvioe Call24 hours a cJ._y_ 1-800-4-REPAIA- (1-800-473-7247t Forthe location of a SearsRepairService Center in your area Call 24 hours a day, 7 daysa week 1-800-488-1222 Bi|||| For informationon purchasinga Sears...

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