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RIDGID

Model # VF4000

Internet # 100021159

Store SKU # 335149

1-Layer Pleated Paper Filter

$16.97 /each
  • Fits RIDGID vacuums 5 gallons or larger
  • Captures everyday dirt, sawdust, and jobsite debris, washable
  • Patented QwikLock for easy filter changes, no tools needed

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Product Overview

The RIDGID 1-layer replacement wet/dry vacuum filter is great for everyday dirt. Everyday dirt is best described as sawdust or typical debris found in a basement, garage or vehicle. With its patented Qwik-Lock feature, it simply snaps on or off the vacuum for easy cleaning.

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Dimensions

Product Depth (in.) 
7.2 in 
Product Height (in.) 
9.1 
Product Width (in.) 
7.6 

Details

Brand/Model Compatibility 
RIDGID 
Floor Care Features 
No Additional Features 
Included Accessories 
No additional accessories included 
Product Weight (lb.) 
.85 lb 
Returnable 
90-Day 
Vacuum Accessory Type 
Filter 

Warranty / Certifications

Manufacturer Warranty 
No Warranty 

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Does the WR4000 filter include the cap that the nut tightens onto?

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July 15, 2012
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May 24, 2016
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I have found that the filters do not come with amy to mount them to the unit.
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January 22, 2014
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The cap and tightener are not included. The newer filters do not need the cap just the tightener. The newer filter have a what i describe as a rubber cap already molded to the filter.
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June 30, 2013
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No it must be purchased seperatley.
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Long Island NY
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April 16, 2013
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Ha! I had that problem before. Keep losing it. Unfortunatly it does not but I made a makeshift one and it seems to work fine.
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Sunrise, FL, USA
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February 19, 2013
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No, The nut in the exisiting vac was used.
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December 9, 2012
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I couldn't find reference to WR4000 anywhere. There is a VF4000. If thats the one you need it has a built in flexible rubber cap on the end of it. All you need is the nut and your good to go.
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Hamburg, NJ
October 10, 2012
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No it doesn't.
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Chesterfield, VA, USA
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September 8, 2012
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I believe so but i am not so sure
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July 16, 2012
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All our filters including the VF4000 now have an integrated rubber cover on one end thus customers no longer need a separate filter plate or cover. The new filters are available at Home Depot stores, over the phone through Customer service at 1-800-474-3443 options 1, 3 and 1 or on-line at www.ridgidparts.com using this link http://ridgidparts.com/accessories/vacfilters.phtml.
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What is the right way to wash these filters?

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July 24, 2016
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Since this is a paper filter I'm pretty sure you cannot wash it. I just blow mine out about once a month.
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Bowdoinham Maine
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July 24, 2016
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use compressed air or trash then. I usually get serval cleanings out of one filter before I toss it..
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July 24, 2016
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These are not ment to be cleaned. They are ment to be thrown away. I ues an air compressor set at 30 lbs. To blow air through it.
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July 24, 2016
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These aren't really made for washing, since they are paper. However, I remove them when I'm not using them. Then you can use a brush to scrape dust and dirt from between the ridges or just cover your face and eyes and whack it on the floor.
If you are using the filter as instructed, you shouldn't need to wash it, just dust it off.
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Are Rigid VF4200 1-Layer Pleated Paper Filters really WASHABLE and reuseable according to the description?

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May 1, 2013
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June 30, 2013
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I have never tried, replacement is the best option. If you do wash it, make sure you dry it well before reinstalling. If you don't it may mold.
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May 3, 2013
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No, this style is not washable. The pleats can, however be vaccumed out, and this
does prolong the life of the filter. There also are filters for sale at Home Depot, that
are washable, to use in these vac's.
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They are if you don't use a strong stream of water on them.
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Matters what you use it for, Drywall no.
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My 4.5, 12 gallon Ridgid Dry Vac was purchased in 2000. I have replaced the filter before, but have not used it in quite some time. I want to r

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Cheryl
Erie, PA
June 26, 2012
replace it, but am having trouble finding out what model (VF4000 I found on your site and VF5000, I found on Lowe's web site. How do I know which one to buy and where.
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June 30, 2013
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It depends on what you are sweeping up. Ridgid makes different filters with extra layers of filtering.
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Just order the standard size.
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Chesterfield, VA, USA
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If your wet dry vac can use either the VF4000,VF5000, VF6000 filter i would use either the VF5000, or the VF6000 filter instead of the VF4000 filter
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Either filter will work. The VF4000 is the basic paper filter that comes with most of our vacs. The VF5000 is a high efficiency filter. They can be purchased at Home Depot or online at www.ridgidparts.com.
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Rated 4.5 out of 5 by 202 reviewers.
Rated 5.0 out of 5.0 by Simple fix for troublesome lawnmower Item is an air filter for Techumseh engine on a Toro lawnmower. 1. it was the right one 2. You had it in stock 3. The store was close by 4. It was a whole lot better than the one I took off (pictures below) Mower run perfectly after installing; life is great! July 5, 2016
Rated 5.0 out of 5.0 by Good filter Who needs Hepa-filters when you are vacuuming up some saw dust or some bubbly water from an overflowing clothes washer? Toss this puppy on, use it until it starts smelling and toss it. Better yet, vacuum the filter and put it back on for a few more days. It is good quality, fairly cheap and does it's job well. June 28, 2016
Rated 5.0 out of 5.0 by Works great Fits and works like new. It looks and fit like the original filter June 30, 2016
Rated 5.0 out of 5.0 by perfect fit I presumed the filter was made for my vacuum since it is a perfect fit. My vacuum is a little older so I was relieved I could still find a filter. June 28, 2016
Rated 5.0 out of 5.0 by Filter replacement expensive for a filter but when you need it they have it June 28, 2016
Rated 5.0 out of 5.0 by Review of 1-Layer Pleated Paper Filter The paper filter protects my shop vac for longer use. Just don't use it for wet or damp vacuuming. May 31, 2016
Rated 4.0 out of 5.0 by Shop Vac Filter Great item glad i replaced it. Wish i would have bought the 2-Pack to use and replace with it with as a 2nd filter would allow to switch out the filter when the first one gets dirty and needs changed out or to use with a cleaner job. May 25, 2016
Rated 5.0 out of 5.0 by Filter for vacuum Good price works what's yo say sbout a standard vacuum filter May 17, 2016
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