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6 Gallon Wet/Dry Vac

WD0671

6 Gallon Wet/Dry Vac

WD0671

The RIDGID® 6 Gallon High Performance Wet/Dry Vac is designed for those who want a traditionally styled, compact vac that delivers the powerful performance and rugged durability required for job site clean-up. This vacuum’s 6 gallon drum size results in a more compact design that requires less storage space on a service truck or in a work shop or garage. And its top carry handle makes transporting easier than ever. It features the Patented Qwik Lock™ Filter Fastening System that makes installing or removing your filter quick, easy & secure.

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Features

  • 3.5 Peak HP Motor delivers the required power for efficient clean-up of small to medium sized messes
  • 6 Gallon Drum provides the capacity to clean-up spills and messes at the job-site or in the work shop
  • Accepts Dust Bags to further re duce mess and cleanup time. Dust Bag Model number VF3503
  • 4 Swivel Casters provide easy 360 degree mobility
  • On-Board Accessory Storage for up to 4 items. No more searching and fumbling to find accessories
  • Lower Center of Gravity helps prevent tipping. Compact Design stores more easily
  • 1-Layer Standard pleated paper filter captures common everyday dirt
  • 7’ Tug-A-Long® Locking Hose won‘t pull loose during use
  • Top Carry Handle makes transporting the vac to and from jobs easy

Specifications

Drum Size 6 Gallons (US)
Peak HP 3.5
Air Watts 124
Voltage 120
CFM 62
Amps 5.8
Cord Length 10’
U.L. Listed Yes
Replacement Filters VF4000, VF5000, VF6000, VF7000, VF3503
Accessory Size 1 7/8"
Net Weight 12.6 lbs.
6 Gallon Wet/Dry Vac is rated 4.6 out of 5 by 238.
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Rated 5 out of 5 by from Great product. This vacuum is compact and easy to use. With very strong suction
Date published: 2017-01-13
Rated 5 out of 5 by from vac's and other RIDGID tools in the construction industry you see many well used tools and equipment, the RIDGID brand appears to stand the test of time...........
Date published: 2017-01-11
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Nice little vac For the price this is a great little shop vac. Would be nice if it came with some more attachments. Other than that love it, doesn't exactly what it should do.
Date published: 2017-01-11
Rated 5 out of 5 by from It did what we expected on the wet use and on dry it has great use on the dry side. Great product that does everything I bought it for and more
Date published: 2017-01-10
Rated 4 out of 5 by from Good Power well designed I would buy again. I would like a see extra cleaning tool heads provided with purchase
Date published: 2017-01-08
Rated 2 out of 5 by from Not great suction power Not a true shop vac. Lot enough suction power. Needs more suction. Won't pick up nails etc. poor choice by me.
Date published: 2017-01-08
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Great Excelent product and the best waranty in to the equipment
Date published: 2017-01-07
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Works great,nice features and attachments. Really enjoy ridgid products,and this one is no different. Not to big yet not to small,it's is very versatile in every aspect. I use it for construction jobs and around the house,would recommend to anyone.
Date published: 2017-01-06
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I have been unable to find any information elsewhere. I have this model and it has been great this past year but recently every time I turn on the vacuum, it sucks (like it's supposed to) and it blows air from the blowing port. How can I fix this problem so only one of these features works at a time (separately)?
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There is nothing wrong with your blowing feature. in order for the motor to be able to create suction, it has to both intake air and exhaust air. As with any vac you have ever owner, there is always an exhaust, the blower is the exhaust.

Just the same as when you remove the top to use just the blower, there is an intake ontop of the motor which if you put your hand there, you will feel the suction.

Your vac is functioning as it should. Happy cleaning.
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Don't think it can be fixed to run separate, in all the vacs I found they all do this run the blowing and sucking together.
2 years, 1 month ago
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Like all vacuums, the blower motor, which creates vacuum, must have a way to remove the air from the canister in order to pick-up material. The "exhaust" port on your vacuum, in the last few years, has been engineered to be used as a "blower" when the suction hose is attached. The filter, we use the micron filter that is available, must be installed and will produce almost perfectly clean air to push item or dirt across any surface. So the blowing out of air at the exhaust port is normal. If it's not blowing strongly, the filter is in need of replacement or cleaning. Most filters can be washed and dried and reused several times. You must always be aware of the direction of the discharge air in order to prevent make a larger "mess" to clean up.
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All vacuums of this type take in air though one inlet (where the hose is normally connected), run it into the can through the filter and then expel it through the outlet (the blowing port). If I understand your question correctly, your vac is working as it should. Strictly speaking, it is air in, air out,
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-We would like to let you know that there is no way to stop the blowing feature of the vac because the vac is design to blow air at same time while you are vacuuming. Air will be drawn into the vacuum through the suction port and exit through the blower port. The debris that has been picked up by the vacuum should be captured by the filter. With the correct filter properly installed, only clean air would be exiting the exhaust.
We hope this information helps. Have a great day!

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You cannot. It is supposed to have an 'exhaust'. Any motor designed to blow or suck will do both at the same time. Stopping or blocking one will disable the other.
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The motor must exhaust air from the unit. Home Depot sells a "diffuser" for $12 it just attaches to the the exhaust port an helps out tremendously. Good luck
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It has a inlet port for vacum and exhaust port .you can not have one with out the other.
Attach hose to exhaust for blowing
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Have you insured that the filter is correctly mounted and completely tightened?
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I'm planning to buy a vacuum cleaner that utilizes water only as filter. I do not wish to use any dust bag or paper filter anymore as dust particles accumulate on the exhaust portion and when you turn on the unit, you can see dust particles being emitted into the air.

Is the 6 Gallon WDO671EXO fit for continued performance in the house using water alone as filter? TIA.
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I have never used water as a filter. I do know that I have used it when there was only water and I didn't have the dust. It is good to use a filter so all that dust and stuff doesn't get inside your machine.
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Thank you for your interest in RIDGID!

The WD0671EX0 is a wet/dry vac. Thus, you can expect the same performance when using the vac for wet pickups. We recommend that you use the VF7000 for large amounts of liquid pickups.

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First this vac is not meant for water filtration. I have owned this vac before and I just use the finepartical filter for dust and just wash it off with a hose afterwards and let it dry for a few days. You should not run the unit without a filter or try to use water as one. I have also used the dust bags and have had great luck with them if you fill them to they are full. Hope that this helps you and just use the filer bags or a fine dust particle filter and dust should not come out unless you bang the filter inside the drum to get dust off the filter, then some might come out.
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Ridgid 6 gal vacuum

Hi i have the 6 gallon vacuum 22.5 liters and i would like to know if there's a way of reducing the load noise from the vacuum
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Yes, but you'll probably waste your money.
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Thank you for contacting RIDGID® Customer Support.

You could buy a noise muffler to connect to the blower port of the vac, but it reduces the noise by about 10% only. The part number is VT2525 and you can buy it at your local Home Depot or through Customer Service by calling 1-800-474-3443 or on-line at www.ridgidparts.com or www.homedepot.com

If you have any further questions or concerns, feel free to call us at 1-800-4-RIDGID (1-800-474-3443) or you may send your email to [email protected]

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It simply PULLS off.
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