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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 601.
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Rated 5 out of 5 by from I am impressed with this product For years I have used Shop Vac brand and they seemed to last a few years then the motor would die. I am hopeful that this will last longer than what I am used to.
Date published: 2017-12-11
Rated 5 out of 5 by from This product is great for small areas where room is limited. I had a water leak in a bedroom and the carpet was saturated. The wet/dry vac I already had was too big. I got this little Rigid and it was real easy to maneuver around in the room. Being a 4 gallon, I could still lift it when I needed to when it was full. The power is excellent. The 5.0HP was strong enough to pull the water up through the padding and carpet. I highly recommend this product for home use.
Date published: 2017-12-10
Rated 5 out of 5 by from really comes in handy this is the perfect size for a wet dry vac . small it fits in a small corner of my small garage . great for vacuuming out your automobiles without haveing to drag the big ol 16 gal beast around . due to its amall size it is also quieter than a full size unit . emptying is also a snap
Date published: 2017-12-08
Rated 4 out of 5 by from works good I just got it a week ago, works good on dry, have not tried on wet yet. NIce power for a small unit. Wish it had wheels!
Date published: 2017-12-08
Rated 5 out of 5 by from NICE ALL AROUND SHOP VAC EASY TO PUT TOGETHER GREAT SUCTION ROLLS WELL NICE COMPACT SIZE
Date published: 2017-12-05
Rated 5 out of 5 by from easier to use than the canister on wheels I love the way the box style stores on a shelf instead of being a round canister on wheels. The storage doors seem to be a little cheap and might eventually fall off. The suction is excellent and the attachments are adequate. I'm glad I purchased to car cleaning attachment package because the hose is longer and more flexible. Overall I am very please with this vacuum.
Date published: 2017-12-04
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Great vac... Great vac, I wish it would come with the car detailing kit... A+
Date published: 2017-12-02
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Good item I wished this product had extra filters with more durability
Date published: 2017-11-30
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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

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
Have you checked the hose for obstructions something may have it clogged
Answered by: Stricd00
Date published: 2017-09-03

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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