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4 Gallon Portable Wet/Dry Vac

WD4070

4 Gallon Portable Wet/Dry Vac

WD4070

The RIDGID® Portable wet/dry vac is designed to deliver powerful performance in a compact size. Its lightweight, small size and large carry handle provide comfortable portability. Large rear wheels and front casters provide great mobility and the accessory storage caddy keeps nozzles and wands close at hand. The vacuum’s 5.0 peak horsepower motor, 20-foot power cord, blowing capability, locking hose, quiet operation and 3-layer fine dust filter will please Pros and DIY’ers alike.

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Features

  • 5.0 Peak HP motor provides powerful performance comparable to larger size wet/dry vacs
  • Lightweight vac is extremely portable
  • Large carry handle is designed for convenient portability
  • Large rear wheels & casters provide great mobility over carpeted floors, thresholds, and rough floors at job sites
  • Accessory storage caddy keeps accessories organized and close by for easy access
  • Tug-A-Long® locking hose won’t pull loose during use
  • 1-7/8" diameter hose offers non-clogging performance similar to larger diameter hoses with the flexibility of smaller diameter hoses
  • Long 20' power cord allows wide area cleaning and wraps neatly around carry handle when it’s not in use
  • Blowing capability allows the vac to convert to a powerful, portable blower when the hose is inserted into the exhaust port
  • 3-layer fine dust filter captures fine dust particles such as dry wall dust

Specifications

Drum Size 4 Gallons (US)
Peak HP 5.0
Voltage 120
CFM 110
Amps 9.0
Cord Length 20’
U.L. Listed Yes
Replacement Filters VF3500, V3501
Accessory Size 1 7/8"
Net Weight 12 lbs.

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Ordering Information

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Catalog Number Model No. Description Weight Cord Length Air Watts  (G/h)
lb. kg ft. m
WD4070EX   VAC, WD4070EX 4 GALLON  17.0  7.7  20 
4 Gallon Portable Wet/Dry Vac is rated 4.6 out of 5 by 712.
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Rated 5 out of 5 by from Excellent Homeowner Wet/Dry Vac This product is lightweight, easy to handle and will get the job done for a homeowner. I used the Wet/Dry Vac on a home improvement project and couldn't be happier with the product. This product is well worth the $60-$70 you pay for it.
Date published: 2018-05-23
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Commercial Auto Detailer Wow. This vacuum is my most important asset while working using it to remove debris from all cracks and crevices. This vacuum is powerful, lightweight, and overall quiet (as far as wet/dry vacs go). I use a crevis tool constantly so it’s nice having the smooth suction and ability to reach anywhere! The storage container is perfect to store attatchments and I even roll my cord and place in there also. 10/10 on conscience! Only wish is a longer hose with the same durability of the included one. Rigid you crushed it with this one. Jordan Fox fb,ig: Fox.Detailing
Date published: 2018-05-20
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Compact for storage This is a great vaccum! It's small but it has lots of power to do most any job needed for. If you don't have the room for a full shop vac, this one would be one I would recommend
Date published: 2018-05-20
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Awesome vac I love this vac ! Powerful and compact! Just needs a brush attachment for the car.
Date published: 2018-05-19
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Unbelievable power for a smaller unit I am totally happy with this product. I use it mainly for cleaning my car carpets and works amazing!11
Date published: 2018-05-18
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Powerful, takes up very little space in the garage, plenty of suction! I took my 15 year old 6.5 amp 16 gallon Rigid Vac. to work after moving to a home with a smaller garage. It still runs great! This new one is nearly as powerful but takes up much less space. I bought the speacial offer which included an additional 14 feet of hose. Realy handy when vacuuming the vehicles. I will add a brush attachment. Tip: Get a dust collector remote for controlling it when you leave the vacuum on one side of the vehicle and you want to turn it off to remove floor mats etc. keep the remote in your pocket saves walking around to turn it off and on and saves time!
Date published: 2018-05-17
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Great vacuum I went to the Home Depot thinking to buy the cheapest thing I could. I bought this instead because it is all self contained meaning no parts or hoses dropping off and having to search for them. The power is good and made quick work of the task at hand. The hose is very flexible and has a good reach.
Date published: 2018-05-17
Rated 5 out of 5 by from This product has great features This vacuum has great suction & is very light, also blows well too
Date published: 2018-05-16
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Did I get a dud?

I have had this unit for a very short time with light use......partly because I cant get to suck anything. I purchased to suck up water from when my washer leaked and it picked up nothing.....also when trying to suck up dry materials. it wouldn't even pick up a penny off the floor...Am I doing something wrong? When I remove the hose the suction is very strong...but when the hose is attached the suction is very poor...
Asked by: JenniferCordova
Sounds like you've got something blocking the hose. If you attach the hose and the motor changes to a higher pitched sound you've got a blocked hose.
Answered by: Robnmo
Date published: 2018-01-29

Seeing as there is no foam filter with this unit, will it damage the vacuum to remove the filter for vacuuming up liquid?

Asked by: Timj
Absolutely! There must be a foam filter on the unit when vacuuming up liquids to prevent debris from getting in to the impeller.
Answered by: Endsley
Date published: 2017-09-06

replacement / different filters

it seems like all the filters you sell are for the larger vacs, are there any filters available to purchase for this vacuum if we need to replace the stock one or want a different filter? thanks
Asked by: seracg
Go to your local Home Depot or if you prefer you can order on-line from HomeDepot.com have the product shipped to your local store for FREE.
Answered by: Endsley
Date published: 2017-09-06

How often do I need to change the filter?

I have been cleaning out the ducs in my house and the one I got with the machine today already looks very dirty.
Asked by: bama97202
not sure, I use the bags for dry pick up only and the filter stays clean. You can feel the bag to see if getting full. For filter, suggest once a year if you use it to clean air ducts only...doesn't sound like you use it a lot. filters can last a long time and look like they are very dirty. You can take the filter off and tap it inside a garbage bag and run fingers over the filter to get some dirt, dust cobwebs off.
Answered by: Daddio
Date published: 2017-09-06

How do you clean the power head

and after removing the filler I noticed that a good amount of dust collects around the filler . I believe this happens when a bag is not used. In which I plan to do. I'm new to the product this will be my first time using it, being so Ied like to clean it thoroughly, for I'll be using inside my house.
Asked by: Donarp
Unless you are using it as a wet vac make sure to use a clean filter that is properly installed, (it's simple), and if need be wipe down the motor housing with a damp, not wet, cloth with the unit unplugged.
Answered by: Endsley
Date published: 2017-09-06
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