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    Installation and Cleaning


    Installation

    Remove old filter and clean sealing surface on lid. Carefully slide opening of filter over cage. Push bottom of filter firmly down until it seats on filter post. Secure filter in place with existing filter nut. Do not over tighten. Damage or cracking of end cap due to over tightening is not covered by the product warranty. Do not use filter plate supplied with vac.

    Important: For liquid pick-up, do not fill above inlet or spillage will occur.

    Warning: DO NOT vacuum oily or hazardous materials such as asbestos, lead, pesticides or other dangerous materials. DO NOT vacuum burning objects, embers or warm fireplace debris.

    Warning: Remove plug from outlet before removing the tank cover.

    Installation

    This is a specially designed universal fit filter that will fit both Shop-Vac® and most GENIE® wet/dry vacs without modification. Remove old filter and clean sealing surface on lid. Carefully slide opening of filter over cage. Push bottom of filter firmly until gasket seats against ribs on vac lid. The filter fits tightly on vac to provide a good seal.

    Important: For liquid pick-up, do not fill above inlet or spillage will occur.

    Warning: DO NOT vacuum oily or hazardous materials such as asbestos, lead, pesticides or other dangerous materials. DO NOT vacuum burning objects, embers or warm fireplace debris.

    Warning: Remove plug from outlet before removing the tank cover.



    Wet Dry Filter Cleaning Instructions

    Clean installed filters by simply tapping or shaking the vacuum unit. To restore optimum airflow, remove filter, tap endcap against a hard surface to loosen debris. Additional debris can be removed by rinsing outside surface of filter with running water. Avoid dampening inside of filter. Completely air dry filter after washing.



    Dry Filter Cleaning Instructions

    Clean installed filter by simply tapping or shaking the vacuum unit. To restore optimum airflow, remove filter, tap end cap against a hard surface to loosen debris. Dry use only. Do not use water to clean.

    Important: DO NOT BRUSH. DO NOT clean filter media with abrasive materials. DO NOT scrub to clean between pleats. This will permanently damage the filter’s ability to stop dust and will void the warranty.