Having problems with your Craftsman 17761 Wet/Dry Vacuum ?
I do not have my users manual and have never vacuumed wet with this vacuum. How do I change it from a dry to wet vacuum.
Can't find my manual and I need to use the shop vac for water in basement, do I have to change the filter or what
No - simply remove the filter. That is the only step necessary!!
\015\012Hope your cleanup goes well!!
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\015\012Hope your cleanup goes well!!
\015\012Thanks for using FixYa - a FixYa rating is appreciated!!
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I do not have my users manual and have never vacuumed wet with this vacuum. How do I change it from a dry to wet vacuum. Can't find my manual and I need to use the shop vac for water in basement, do I have to change the filter or what lost my user manual never used it to pick up water. need to know how to puit it in wet mode i want to clean the dirty water out of my pool.
\015\012Vacuuming Liquids\015\0121. When picking up small amounts of liquid\015\012the filter may be left in place.\015\0122. When picking up large amounts of liquid\015\012we recommend that the filter be\015\012r ... Craftsman 17765 Canister Wet/Dry Vacuum
I do not have my users manual and have never vacuumed wet with this vacuum. How do I change it from a dry to wet vacuum. Can't find my manual and I need to use the shop vac for water in basement, do I have to change the filter or what
No - simply remove the filter. That is the only step necessary!!\015\012\015\012Hope your cleanup goes well!!\015\012\015\012Thanks for using FixYa - a FixYa rating is appreciated!! ... Craftsman 17761 Wet/Dry Vacuum
I have a 5.5 HP 8 gallon Stanley Shop Vac with the cartridge filter. The book says I can use the cartridge filter which is a kind of paper to use for wet vac. It did not come with the foam filter for wet vac so I am wondering if I use it for wet vac will the cartridge break up?
My shop vac blows dust as soon as it's turned on and throughout use. I have changed filters, nothing is helping. What part of my vac can not get wet, or is there a better way to clean out the system?
There should be a cover or sock over the filter,this will stop the dust.the paper filter is the part that can not get wet. if you don't have a cover for your filter use an old sock or something simular to a sock. ... Shop Vac 584-04-00 Quiet Canister Wet/Dry Vacuum
We have a series 90S, 2.5 gallon Shop Vac. We used it for the first time to try and **** up water in the basement. Each time we turned it on, it would shut down after collecting less than 1" of water. We had to remove and squeeze out the foam sleeve each time, before it would work again (nowhere near 2.5 gallons!). Any ideas? Is the plastic sleeve that can move up and down inside, the float (poorest manual I've ever seen!)? Should there be a ball float that we're missing? Thanks for any s
Remove the foam sleeve when using the unit to pick up water.\015\012The float is in there to indicate when the unit has "enough" water in it. The float rises with the amount of water and when the water reaches a certain height the float is "pulled" ... Shop Vac Vacuums
I've lost my manual and need to wet vac my basement. Do I use a filter or not?
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Our problem with our Rainbow E Series is that it has sucked water up and blown it out through the lower part of the hepa filter, making the filter wet and dirty. This had happened before and the repair shop did not see any problems with the machine, so we replaced the filter and were very carful not to overfill the tank and to change the water often. Now it has happened again and ruined another filter. Do you know what could be causing this issue? Can the filter be cleaned or will a new one be
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I have a 5.5 hp craftsman 20 litre wet Dry vacum . I have lost the manual. & have 2 questions 1) how do I change to wet vacum from dry? Also could i use the wet mode with some water in it and let it run while I am sanding dry wall to catch the dust in the water in the container? Thanks
# 1 myou just take the bag out make sure ytou sponge filter is in place athe top and turn it on the power switch just turns on ,machine ther is no wet dry switch just an empty bagless cannister is all you need make sure the ball outlet in vacumn is w ... Vacuums
Shop vacuum float rises to shut off vaccuum immediately when turned on. Is using foam filter covered by Shop vac paper filter. Vac is shopvac 86L450
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Shop Vac Can I **** water with a 4.5 12 gallon Shop Vac into the main cannister or is there another connection? DO you use the same one for both wet and dry??
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I have a Craftsman wet dry vac with blower capability (22 L). While I was using it to **** up water, the water came out of the blower hose. Now I can't get it to work as a vacuum. What can I do to fix this problem? Is there a toggle switch somewhere that allows me to choose vacuum or blower? Also, will the vacuum still work without the filter nut attached to the plate? Please let me know at your earliest convenience. Thank you.
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My wet dry vac is spewing soapy water out of the hole on top. I got it secondhand- so the soap is from the filter, from the previous user...help my basement is very wet!
You are going to have to take the filter off the bottom before you use the vacum for sucking up water. I usually take the filteroff for vacuuming water anyway but the soap has to be in the filter remove the filter and **** up the water. ... Ridgid 9 Gallon Wet/Dry Shop Vac 96882 Canister Vacuum
For the first time, I tried using my Kirby Sentria shampoo attachment. I've lost the manual but found instructions online for making the swap from regular vac to shampoo-er and got it all assembled. The foam laid down just fine, however, when I run the vac back over the foam to pick it up, there is not a stitch of water showing up in the tray. First I thought maybe it was bc I hadn't put that much of the foam/water onto the carpet, but 12 hours later, the carpet is still wet in spots. Clearly
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Over heating? My 10 gallon 4HP shop vac has started shutting off after about 30 sec. after I turn it on to use. It smells real hot after I shut it off. I have changed the filter and the bag, which did not solve the problem. Any suggestions on what the problem could be? It's only about 31/2 years old and I really don't use it all that much, mainly for getting up dust and cob-webs from my garage.
It sounds like you need to replace the motor in it . thank you for using fixya ... Shop Vac ShopVac 3 HP 2 Stage 10 Gallon--Automotive Wet/Dry Vacuum Vacuum
I just bought a shop vac to **** up the winter slop in the garage. the first time I used it, it worked perfectly but the 2nd and 3rd times I used it, it spits water from the exhaust. Why? It doesn't seem to have a plug/clog and I have the foam sleeve plus the circular paper filter on it, as per directions. Help!
Too much water in the unit causes what you describe. Water should be drained and the unit completely dried between water events, or unit will rust and have shortened life. ... Shop Vac 925-13 Canister Wet/Dry Vacuum
I borrowed a Shop Vac Ultra plus wet dry vacuum to use as a dry vacuum. It needs emptying. How do I open it, and clean the filter? Thanks
WHEN IT FULL U WILL KNOW WHEN IT CAN **** UP ANY THING CLEAN ALEAST EVERY TWO WEEK ... Vacuums
My Shop Vac (Brand) Mdl#934-16-11 keeps shutting off while I'm dry vacuuming. I can turn it back on then it will shut off again. The filter is spotless, so that's not the issue. There isn't any reset buttons. The only thing I can think of is that the float for wet vacuuming is somehow being sucked up causing the the motor to be tripped off. The vacuum is only about a year and a half old and used only sparingly. Help!
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DO NOT USE A FILTER WHEN PICKING UP WATER!!!!!\015\012\015\012Im certain if you check the instruction manual it says to remove the filter. ... Shop Vac 925-13 Canister Wet/Dry Vacuum
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