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SEARS
owner's
manual
MODEL
NO.
113.177110
Model
found
number
may be
on the right side
of vac top. You should
record model number
in a safe place
future use.
for
FOR YOUR
SAFETY
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FIN®
2 GALLON
WET/DRY VAC
• operating
• repair parts
READ ALL
INSTRUCTIONS
CAREFULLY
Sears, Roebuck and Co., Hoffman Estates, IL. 60179 U.S.A.
Part No. SP6007
(19-0243-6)
Printed
in Mexico
FULL ONE YEAR WARRANTY
ON CRAFTSMAN
WET/DRY VAC
If within one year from the date of purchase, this Craftsman Vac fails due
to a defect in material or workmanship, Sears will repair it, free of charge.
If this Craftsman Vac is used for commercial or rental purposes, this warranty coverage applies for only 90 days from date of purchase.
Warranty service is available by simply contacting the nearest Sears Service Center/Department throughout the United States.
This warranty applies only while this product is used in the United States.
This warranty gives you specific legal rights, and you may also have other
rights which vary from state to state.
Sears, Roebuck and Co., D817 WA, Hoffman Estates, IL 60179
IMPORTANT SAFETY INSTRUCTIONS
Safety
is a combination
sense,
staying
of common
alert and knowing
your vac works. Read
understand
the vac.
Safety
Signal
DANGER:
this manual
mable or combustible
to
liquids, gases, or
explosive dusts such as gasoline or other
fuels, lighter fluid, cleaners, oil-based paints,
natural gas, hydrogen, coal dust, magne-
Words
means
is not followed
• Do not vacuum, or use this vac near, flamhow
sium dust, grain dust, or gun powder.
if the safety
someone
will
information
be seriously
Do not vacuum
anything
that is burning
injured or killed.
smoking,
such as cigarettes,
hot ashes.
WARNING:
means if the safety information is not followed someone could be
Do not vacuum
seriously
injured or killed.
CAUTION:
means
tion is not followed
someone
informa-
might
be
When
using
precautions
your vac, follow
the risk of health
vapors or dusts,
materials.
injured.
basic safety
including the following.
Do not allow
electric
shock,
Read and understand
this owner's
and all labels on the vac before
Use only as described
personal
use only Sears
accessories.
Sparks
mable
from
toxic
materials.
to be used as a toy. Close
when
used by or
For dry pickup, do not use this vac with a
torn filter or without the filter installed.
injury:
avoid
do not vacuum
attention
is necessary
near children.
or
damage.
hazards
Do not use or store near hazardous
WARNING.To reduce
the risk of fire,
will not be cap-
by the filter and may cause
To reduce
or
or
soot or ash, this
is a very fine dust which
tured
if the safety
fireplace
matches,
in this manual.
injury or damage
Craftsman
To
to vac,
recommended
Do not leave vac when plugged in. Unplug
from outlet when not in use and before
servicing.
To avoid
unplug
inside the motor
vapors
manual
operating.
can ignite flam-
or dust. To reduce
of fire or explosion:
the risk
Turn off vac before
injury
power
cord before
cleaning
filter.
Connect
to a properly
only. See Grounding
Do not unplug
unplugging.
from accidental
starting,
changing
grounded
outlet
instructions.
by pulling
or
on cord. To
unplug,
grasp
theplug,notthecord.
Donotusewithdamaged
cord,plugor
otherparts.Ifyourvacisnotworking
asit
should,
hasmissing
parts,hasbeen
dropped,
damaged,
leftout-doors,
or
dropped
intowater,returnittoaSears
Service
Center.
Donotpullorcarrybycord,usecordas
handle,
closea dooroncord,orpullcord
around
sharpedgesorcorners.
Keepcordawayfromheated
surfaces.
Donothandle
plugorthevacwithwet
hands.
openings.
Donotvacuum
withanyventilationopenings
blocked;
keepfreeofdust,
lint,hairoranything
thatmayreduce
air
flow.
Keephair,looseclothing,
fingers,
andall
partsofbodyawayfromopenings
and
moving
parts.
Toreduce
theriskoffalls,useextra care
when
cleaning
Observe
appear
on stairs.
the following
on the motor
WARNING:
warnings
housing
To reduce
that
of your vac.
the risk
electric shock - do not expose
rain - store indoors.
of
to
Donotputanyobject
intoventilation
SAVE THESE INSTRUCTIONS
The operation
in foreign
of any utility vac can result
objects
into the
cords that are rated
eyes, which
can result in severe eye dam-
age. Always
wear safety
can pose fire and shock
hazards.
using an extension
be sure it is in
Z87.1
blown
Use only extension
for outdoor use. Extension cords in poor
condition
or that are too small in wire size
ing with ANSI
being
goggles
(shown
comply-
on package)
cord,
When
before commencing
operation.
Safety
Goggles are available at Sears retail
good condition.
Using any extension
cord
will cause some loss of power. To keep
stores.
the loss to a minimum,
use the following
table to choose the minimum wire size
To reduce
the risk of hearing
wear ear protectors
for extended
noisy area.
hours
For dust operations,
WEAR
when
damage,
using
or when,
the vac
using
it in a
extension
cord.
Extension
Cord Length
wear dust mask.
YOUR
0-50 Ft.
50-100 Ft.
A.W.G.
14
12
I
I
Grounding
This appliance
should
Instructions
must be grounded.
malfunction
If it
or breakdown,
grounding
provides
a path of least resistance for electric current to reduce the risk
of electric
shock.
equipped
with a cord
ment-grounding
This appliance
having
conductor
is
an equipand grounding
plug. The plug must be inserted
appropriate
into an
outlet that is properly
and grounded
in accordance
codes and ordinances.
installed
with all local
3-Prong
Properly
Grounded
/n
Outlet
\
WARNING:
®
Improper
tn
connection of the equipmentgrounding conductor can result in a
risk of electric shock. Check with a
qualified electrician or service person if you are in doubt as to whether
the outlet if properly grounded. Do
not modify the plug provided with
the appliance - if it will not fit the
outlet, have a proper outlet installed
by a qualified electrician.
This appliance
is for use on a nominal
120 volt circuit,
and has a grounded
that looks
like the plug shown.
rary adaptor
shown
that looks
may be used
to a 2-pole
properly
grounded
The temporary
only until
The green
colored
Whenever
NOTE:
can
electrician.
the adaptor
grounded
the adaptor
be held in place
outlet
rigid ear, lug or the
from
In Canada,
must be
ground
such
outlet
box cover.
is used,
it must
by a metal
screw.
the use of a tempo-
rary adaptor is not permitted
Canadian
Electrical
Code.
u
Grounding
Grounding
3-Prong
Plug
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Lug
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I(_
Make sure
II
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this is
ametal
[_
F_€_I
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[L_{_t [I connected
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ground
be used
grounded
to a permanent
as a properly
if a
is not available.
should
by a qualified
like extending
connected
outlet
adaptor
a properly
be installed
this plug
as shown
ult
Green
plug
like the adaptor
I
Prong
A tempo-
to connect
receptacle
ui
Plug
by the
//'_
Ad_pter
\
2-Prong
Outlet
Introduction
This vac is intended
for household
IMPORTANT
use
only. It may be used for light vacuuming
of
wet or dry media and may also be used as
a blower.
usage
The light weight
allows
for most small household
ing chores.
following
entire
design
Familiarize
product
owner's
yourself
features
manual
of your new wet/dry
vacuumwith the
Static
Shocks
Are Common
areas
or when
the relative
static
shocks
usage
- In dry
humidity
the frequency
in your home
edy is to add moisture
console humidifier.
vac.
NOTE
Read Carefully
air is low. To reduce
and read the
for specific
Please
of the
of
the best rem-
to the air with a
Table of Contents
Item
Item
Page
Page
Warranty ..........................................
Important Safety Instructions ...........
Safety Signal Words .....................
Grounding Instructions ....................
Introduction .....................................
Table of Contents ...........................
2
2
2
4
5
5
Vacuuming Liquids ....................... 8
Emptying the Dust Drum .............. 9
Blowing Feature ............................ 9
Maintenance ................................. 10
Filter ............................................
10
Removal ..................................... 10
Installation .................................. 10
Unpacking and Checking Carton
Contents .....................................
Getting to Know Your Vac ..............
Cord Storage ................................
Hose Storage ................................
Operation ........................................
Vacuuming Dry Materials ..............
5
Cleaning .....................................
6
Storage .......................................
6 Accessories ..................................
6 Troubleshooting ............................
7 Repair Parts ..................................
8
Unpacking and Checking
Remove
entire
contents
each item against
of carton.
the Carton
List. Notify
your Sears
if any parts
are damaged
Carton
Key
A
Store
Check
Contents
immediately
or missing.
Contents
List
Description
Vac ............................................
Qty
1
B
Hose .........................................
1
C
Car Nozzle
1
D
Owners
Replacement
(already
................................
Manual
filters
.........................
and retainer
1
band
assembled)
Sears retail replacement
stock no. 9-16949
filters
are sold by
Carton Contents
10
10
11
11
11
m
Getting to Know Your Vac
Carry Handle with On/Off
Switch Conveniently Positioned
4' x 1-1/4" Flexible Hose
With Dual Swivel Ends
Vacuum
Port
Blowing Port
Six Foot Long
Cord
/
Cord Wrap
Storage
Two Gallon
Dust Drum
Filter and
Retainer Band
Cord Storage
Hose Storage
1. Your wet/dry vac has a convenient area
to store your power cord while not in
use.
A convenient location for hose storage is
to connect one end of the hose into the
2. Coil the power cord around the wet/dry
vac, between the power head assembly
and the dust drum.
CAUTION: A partially unwrapped
cord may fall in coils near your feet,
You could trip. To avoid this, always
fully unwrap the cord before plugging it in.
vacuum port and one end into the blowing
port.
Operation
WARNING
To reduce the risk of fire or explosion, do not operate this vac in areas with
flammable gases, vapors or explosive dust in the air. Flammable gases or
vapors include but are not limited to; lighter fluid, solvent type cleaners, oilbase paints, gasoline, alcohol or aerosol sprays. Explosive dusts include but
are not limited to; coal, magnesium, grain or gun powder. Do not vacuum
explosive dust, flammable or combustible liquids or hot ashes. Do not use
this vac as a sprayer for any flammable or combustible liquid. To reduce the
risk of health hazards from vapors or dusts, do not vacuum toxic materials.
CAUTION: To reduce the risk of
hearing damage wear ear protectors
when using the vac for extended
hours or when using it in a noisy
area.
The operation of any utility vac can
result in foreign objects being
blown into the eyes, which can
result in severe eye damage. Always
wear safety goggles complying with
ANSI Z87.1 (shown on package)
before commencing operation.
Safety Goggles are available at
Sears retail stores.
Your Craftsman
assembled
two gallon
at the factory
use when
you remove
wet/dry
it from the carton.
The unit is ready for dry vacuuming
blowing.
After
you plug the power
into the wall receptacle,
by pushing
position
switch
the switch
are international
"ON" position.
position
or
cord
turn the unit "ON"
from position
"1". The symbols
is the "OFF"
vac is
and ready for
"0"
used on the
symbols.
The "0"
and the "1" is the
to
Operation
Vacuuming
(continued)
Dry Materials
1. The filter must be in the correct
at all times
damage
filter
to avoid
leaks and
to the vac.
Make sure
is completely
covering
position
Filter
possible
that the
the
filter
Retainer
cage and that the retainer band is as
close to the lid as possible, making sure
there
the
are no gaps between
lid.
(See
important
to
the cage
without
ble
leaks
allow
blown
back
ment.
assemble
or
the
out
tears.
the
or replace
quent intervals
mance.
is
very
filter
to
any possi-
Any
leaks
will
up media
to be
blower
port
and
surrounding
2. When using your
fine dust, empty
clean
It
the
allowing
picked
of the
into
the filter and
illustration).
vac
the
environ-
to pick up very
dust drum and
the filter
at more
to maintain
fre-
peak perfor-
NOTE: A dry filter is necessary
to pick up
dry material. If you use your vac to pick up
dust when
the filter is wet, the filter will
clog quickly
and be very difficult
to clean.
In case the filter gets wet, replace
before
continuing
Vacuuming
1. Removal
it
to do dry pickups.
Liquids
of the
filter
is recommended
for wet pickups.
2. This wet/dry
vac is equipped
with a float
mechanism
which will rise automatically
to cut off the air flow when the liquid in
the
drum
level.
unplug the
dust drum.
has
reaches
When
shut
suction
this
a
predetermined
happens,
the
airflow
off
because
and
the
motor
ceases
becomes
higher
in
increased
motor
speed.
capacity
pickup.
IMPORTANT:
turn off vac,
power cord, and empty the
You will know that the float
may
vary
To avoid
do not run motor
tion.
pitch,
with
damage
the
noise
due
The
the
to
liquid
rate
of
to the vac
with float in raised
posi-
Float
In
Raised
Position
Emptying
the Dust Drum
.\
1
WARNING:
accidental
To avoid injury from
starting, unplug power
cord before
1. Remove
emptying
the
the wet/dry
the latches
power
head
assembly
of
vac by pulling outward
on
located on each side of the
the
head assembly.
contents
into a proper waste
Blowing
I
the drum.
vac. Lift off the power
2. Dump
I
of the
dust
disposal
drum
container.
Feature
Your vac features
"Full Blowing".
It has the
WARNING:
bystanders,
ing debris.
capability to blow sawdust and other
debris. It is excellent to use to blow dust
1. Locate
and debris
2. Insert
out of garages
and driveways.
or off patios
Follow the steps below
to
use your vac as a blower.
WARNING:
Always
wear
gles
complying
with
when
using
as a blower.
safety
ANSI
gog-
Z87.1
Wear
a dust mask
if blow-
ing creates
inhaled.
dust
which
be
CAUTION:
ing damage
To reduce
wear
might
the
risk
when using the vac/blower
for
extended
hours or when using
noisy
area.
of hear-
ear protectors
it in a
blowing
port of your vac.
one end of the 4 foot x 1-1/4 inch
hose into the blowing
port.
3. Turn vac "ON" and you are ready
your vac as a blower.
NOTE:
WARNING:
To avoid injury to
keep them clear of blow-
If you need additional
to use
length at the
end of the hose, extension wands are
available at Sears retail stores as stock
no. 9-17861.
Maintenance
Filter
Your filter should
maintain
often
to
filter with holes or tears
peak vac performance.
NOTE:
The filter is made
material
designed
cles of dust.
when
be cleaned
IMPORTANT:
After cleaning, check the filter for tears or small holes. Do not use a
of high quality
to stop very small
Handle
removing
hole can cause
your vac. Replace
parti-
or installing
a
New filters
new filter. Do not tear the filter during
Sears
removal or installation
reuse the filter.
if your
ment filters
Easy to Replace
Filter
1. Extend
the
plastic
posts
2. Remove
3. Place
intent is to
around
on the lid.
the
retainer
bag secure
5. Make
from
on
the
filter
_J
/
is posi-
covering
the retainer
be
band around
the fil-
band is posi-
on the filter, and the filter
covers
the filter cage. Also,
of the filter are com-
pletely
secured
NOTE:
For best results
accumulated
i Lid
under the retainer
of cleaning
dust, clean
Cleaning
band.
due to
the filter in an
open
area.
doors
and not in the living quarters.
should
be done
out-
Cleaning
(upside-down)
/
If it cannot
a new filter over the filter
make sure the edges
M=or,.,over
t_
place
completely
Retainer Band
._"_ _<"
it on the filter cage.
reused,
tioned
the
Re m(oveMotor
_
_'_ \
band
bag
the
from bypass-
replace
Replace
Handle to
/
particles
cage.
line.
-_
the area of the lid so that the
band will seal the bag against
ter. Make sure the retainer
retainer
the
black printed
'-_
the
the filter
to the lid.
sure
tioned
._
band
no. 9-16949.
the filter on the
If the filter is clean and not damaged,
bottom of lid.
post on the lid, holding
at area
retail replace-
ing the filter bag.
filter on the filter
cage until open end touches
4. Release
installing
lid and stop small
filter bag off the filter cage.
the replacement
plastic
retainer
the
Sears
are sold by stock
Before
vac, clean
band
may be purchased
retail stores,
NOTE:
retainer
it immediately.
Installation
the filter carefully
to clean
in it. Even a small
a lot of dust to come out of
To keep your wet/dry
Base of Mac
clean
the outside
with warm water
To clean
vac looking
its best,
with a cloth dampened
and mild soap.
the dust drum:
1. Dump
debris
2. Wash
dust drum
out.
3. Wipe
out with dry cloth.
thoroughly.
Storage
Plastic Post ----...__
IMPORTANT:
To avoid damage
to the
blower
and motor,
reinstall
wheel
the filter before
using
always
storing
be emptied
your vac, the dust drum
the vac for dry mate-
the cord/hose
storage
ual. Accessories
Take the dirty filter to a disposal
brush
away small
that may be adhering
and cleaned.
The cord
should be wrapped around the unit and
the hose should be stored as described
in
rial pick-up.
and gently
Before
should
container
same
dirt particles
10
section
in this man-
be kept in the
area as the vac so they can be
readily available.
stored indoors.
to the filter material.
should
The vac should
be
Accessories
Sears offers many specialized
mechanical
1-1/4" non-
cleaning accessories
be used with this wet/dry
Wet/dry
that may
vac accessories
may be found
at
all Sears retail stores and may also be
ordered from the Sears "Power and Hand
vac.
Tool" Catalog.
Troubleshooting
Problem
Cause
Vac will not pick up dirt
Remedy
1. Clogged filter
2. Clogged
3. Air leak
1. Clean or replace
hose
3. Make sure power
securely
drum.
Vac will not run
filter (follow
instructions
on page 10)
2. Remove hose and clear debris.
head is
attached
to dust
1. Make sure electrical
1. No electricity
voltage.
(A qualified
outlet has
electrician
may need to be contacted.)
WARNING:
or broken,
should
If any of the power
exposing
motor
be discontinued
age to the
vacuum.
head
immediately
Repairs
assembly
or any other
should
parts
electrical
to avoid
should
personal
be made
become
components,
before
injury
reusing
detached
operation
or further
dam-
the vacuum.
Repair Parts
Craftsman 2 Gallon Wet/Dry Vac
Model Number 113.177110
Always
order
by Part Number
- Not by Key Number
Key
No.
1
2
3
4
5
6
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Part No.
825743
817254
825563
9-16949
825561
825625
SP6O07
Description
Power
Head
Float
Cage
1 Retainer/Filter
Dust Drum
Hose
Owners
Manual
1- Stock item - ma, be secured through
the hardware de )artment of most sears
retail stores
WARNING:
vice your
described
Do not attempt
to ser-
wet/dry
vac beyond that
in the owner's
manual.
For all other servicing
contact
local Sears Service
Center.
11
your
For the repair or replacement parts you need
Gall 7 am - 7 pm, 7 days a week
1-800-366-PART
(1-800-366-7278)
For in-home major brand repair service
Call 24 hours a day, 7 days a week
1-800-4-REPAIR
(1-800-473-7247)
For the location of a
Sears Repair Service Center in your area
Call 24 hours a day, 7 days a week
1-800-488-1222
For information on purchasing a Sears
Maintenance Agreement or to inquire
about an existing Agreement
Call 9 am - 5 prn, Monday-Saturday
1-800-827-6655
SEARS
tl;t:;r,r/;$q:;t_[_t_,J)
Arne, rJca's Repair 8pec_a#_t,_
The model and serial numbers will be found on the handle.
When requesting service or ordering parts, always provide the following
information:
• Product Type
• Model Number
• Part Number
• Part Description
Sears, Roebuck and Co., Hoffman Estates, IL. 60179 U.S.A.
Part No. SP6007 (19-0243-6)
Form No. SP6007-3
Printed in Mexico 4/98