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RIDGID 34 Litre 4.25 Peak HP Wet/Dry Vacuum

Model # WD0970|Store SKU # 1000664035

Overview

Model # WD0970 Store SKU # 1000664035

This RIDGID 34 Litre (9 Gallon) High Performance Wet Dry Vacuum is designed for DIYers and Pros who want a traditionally styled, compact shop vacuum that delivers the powerful performance and rugged durability. This RIDGID vacs 34 litre (9 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. Accepts high efficiency dust bags that keep the inside of the drum clean, allowing for no mess debris disposal. It features the Patented Qwik Lock Filter Fastening System that makes installing or removing your filter quick, easy, and secure. The 1-7/8 in. (4.8 cm) by 7 ft. (2.1 m) Tug-A-Long locking hose provides uninterrupted cleaning by locking onto the vac and wont pull loose during use. Perfect for general use around the home, car, garage or shop. Accommodates all RIDGID 1-7/8 in. (4.8 cm) diameter accessories.

  1. Includes VF4000 Standard Cartridge Filter, 1-7/8 in. x 7 ft. Tug-A-Long<sup>®</sup> Hose, Two 20.5 in. Extension Wands, Wet Squeegee Nozzle, and Utility Nozzle.
  1. Powerful 4.25 peak horsepower motor is perfect for general purpose use around home, car, garage or shop.
  1. Attach the hose to the Blowing Port to turn the vac into a blower to clear dust, grass, leaves and other debris.
  1. Rugged casters with on-board accessory storage moves easily over various terrain.
  1. 10 ft. (3 m) power cord combined with 7 ft. (2.1 m) hose provides 17 ft. (5.1 m) of total reach.
  1. Accepts Dust Bag VF3503 (Sold Separately). Accepts Replacement Filters: VF4000, VF5000, VF6000, and VF7000.

Specifications

Dimensions

Assembled Depth (in inches)
20
Assembled Height (in inches)
23
Assembled Weight (in lbs)
14
Assembled Width (in inches)
20
Packaged Depth (in inches)
17.25
Packaged Height (in inches)
21
Packaged Weight (In lbs)
16.65
Packaged Width (in inches)
17.25

Details

Amperage (amps)
8.3
Appliance Type
Vacuum
Certified
Yes
Cordless/Corded
Corded
Country of Origin
MX-Mexico
Drum Size (Gallons)
Medium (7 Gal. - 12 Gal.)
Grade
Residential
Hose Diameter (in.)
1.87
Included Filtration Level
General Purpose
Peak Horsepower
4.25
Room Type
Garage, Kitchen, Living Room, Bedroom, Dining Room
Surface Type
All Surface Types
Vacuum Accessory Type
Attachment and Tools
Vacuum Features
Blower

Warranty / Certifications

Full Lifetime Warranty against material defects and workmanship. To obtain the benefit of this warranty call 1-800-4-RIDGID (1-800-474-3443).
34 Litre 4.25 Peak HP Wet/Dry VacuumRIDGID 34 Litre 4.25 Peak HP Wet/Dry VacuumThis RIDGID 34 Litre (9 Gallon) High Performance Wet Dry Vacuum is designed for DIYers and Pros who want a traditionally styled, compact shop vacuum that delivers the powerful performance and rugged durability. This RIDGID vacs 34 litre (9 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. Accepts high efficiency dust bags that keep the inside of the drum clean, allowing for no mess debris disposal. It features the Patented Qwik Lock Filter Fastening System that makes installing or removing your filter quick, easy, and secure. The 1-7/8 in. (4.8 cm) by 7 ft. (2.1 m) Tug-A-Long locking hose provides uninterrupted cleaning by locking onto the vac and wont pull loose during use. Perfect for general use around the home, car, garage or shop. Accommodates all RIDGID 1-7/8 in. (4.8 cm) diameter accessories.
RIDGID
1000664035
34 Litre 4.25 Peak HP Wet/Dry Vacuum is rated 4.2 out of 5 by 892.
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Rated 4 out of 5 by from Handy shop vac I love the shop vac, its been really handy for random projects, most importantly cleaning my blinds. The wide floor brush attachment proved to be the victor against the mighty dust mites and bunnies. Never had to take them down to clean all 12 windows. The only drawback for the 9 gallon Shop-Vac that I purchased is that there are more accessories for the hose attachment for the 12 gallon size. (For example there isnt a circle shaped brush attachment or a 2-in slotted crevice tool for car cleaning available for purchase, the hose diameters change with the different vacs)
Date published: 2021-08-30
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Powerful Wet Vac! I bought this vacuum for wet pick-up only because I have other shop vacuums for dry pick-up. It works well for removing water from concrete floors. But it even picked-up water-soaked Vermiculite (was being used for attic insulation) from a shag carpet. Wow, was I impressed!
Date published: 2021-08-16
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Great features i PURCHASED THIS A MONTH AGO IT WORKS GREAT.AND DOES EVERY THING.
Date published: 2021-07-20
Rated 5 out of 5 by from great product i bought this 2 weeks ago after my older model died..works as expected and the fact that it has a lifetime warranty made it a no brainier to purchse!!!
Date published: 2021-07-01
Rated 4 out of 5 by from Good, But Not As Powerful As Expected It's suction power is a little disappointing, probably due to its oversized diameter hose and extension tubes. Bigger isn't always better. The power cord is quite short for a shop device and that becomes annoying. For sawdust, you must use a bag (not included!) or the filter will quickly load up and suction power will decrease quickly. It does have adequate room for generic bags purchased for my old ShopVac, but they do require a little modification to fit. Conclusion: if you can't find a genuine ShopVac, this will do with addition of an extension cord and an internal dust bag.
Date published: 2021-06-29
Rated 5 out of 5 by from So far so good. Love not having a cord. Very lightweight container
Date published: 2021-06-18
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Great product I bought this about a month ago works great just wish it had a deck brush
Date published: 2021-05-21
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Everything I need in a shop vac Great investment saves money on car wash vacuums. Thanks
Date published: 2021-05-17
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I cannot get the caster stem to go into the socket--the socket seems too small for the caster stem and caster ball.

Asked by: Gary1908
It takes a lot of force to get it to seat. Be sure to hold the bracket with your hand while pushing the caster in. You will hear a snap when it seats.
Answered by: SteveH
Date published: 2021-09-14

Are the motors brushless?

Asked by: Dan57
Hello Dan57, Thank you for your inquiry about our product. No, the motor of this vac is not brushless. If you have further questions or concerns, you may call Customer Service at 1-800-474-3443 from Monday to Friday between 8:00 AM to 5:00 PM Central Time. Thank you, RIDGID Customer Support
Answered by: RIDGIDvacs
Date published: 2021-09-08

Is there a hose of some type to connect to the discharge . It&rsquo;s a good product but very heavy when full . Maybe a hose with a cap on its end .

Asked by: Paul 86
Nope no discharge hose only section
Answered by: Anonymous
Date published: 2021-09-07

Do you need a different filter for wet use?

Asked by: Tommycola
Hello Tommycola, Thank you for your inquiry about our product. You can use the original filter for picking up small amounts of liquid (2 - 4 inches (5 - 10 cm) of liquid in the bottom of the drum). When picking up larger amounts of liquid (more than 4 inches (10 cm) of liquid in the bottom of the drum) we recommend that the original filter be removed. Or, you can buy a wet foam filter VF7000 at Home Depot stores or online at homedepot.com or store.ridgid.com If you have further questions or concerns, you may call Customer Service at 1-800-474-3443 from Monday to Friday between 8:00 AM to 5:00 PM Central Time Thank you, RIDGID Customer Support
Answered by: RIDGIDvacs
Date published: 2021-09-05

Have an old 9 gal shop vac. Model# WN09450. Does a dust filter bag fit this model???

Asked by: Rubba
Hello Rubba, Thank you for your inquiry about our product. Our old WD09450 model was not designed to use any filter bag. For dry pickups, you can use the correct type of pleated paper filter. If you have further questions or concerns, you may call Customer Service at 1-800-474-3443 from Monday to Friday between 8:00 AM to 5:00 PM Central Time or email us at info@ridgidvacs.com Thank you, RIDGID Customer Support
Answered by: RIDGIDvacs
Date published: 2021-08-24

How many watts does it normally this vacuum use?

Asked by: LittleShadow100
Hello LittleShadow100, Thank you for asking. The 9 Gallon Wet/Dry Vac (WD0970) would require at least 996 running watts. If you have any other concern, please call our Customer Service at 1-800-474-3443 from Monday to Friday between 8:00 AM to 5:00 PM Central Time or send us an email at info@ridgidvacs.com and we'll be more than happy to assist you. Thanks, RIDGID
Answered by: RIDGIDvacuum
Date published: 2021-07-19

Will a Ridgid 2.5&quot; hose fit into the locking intake port of this vac?

Asked by: Jim54
The hose width on our Rigid Wet Dry Vac is 2.25&quot; in width.
Answered by: SoCaliber
Date published: 2021-05-24

can you get the lifetime warrenty on shop vacs

Asked by: jsuttontx9
I don't think so!
Answered by: Mrbbbh
Date published: 2021-05-14
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