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Whirlpool WHELJ1 Operator's Manual

Whirlpool corporation central water filtration system operator's manual.
Also See for WHELJ1:
Data sheet - 1 page
Owner's manual - 24 pages
Installation and operation manual - 24 pages
Model WHELJ1
Whirlpool Gold
®
Central Water
Filtration System
How to install, operate
and maintain your Central
Water Filtration System
If you have any questions or concerns when
installing, operating or maintaining your
Central Water Filtration System
call our toll free number:
1-866-986-3223
Monday- Friday, 8 AM-9PM EST
or visit www.whirlpool.com
S
ystem tested and certified by NSF International
against NSF/ANSI Standard 42.
See performance data sheet for details.
Manufactured and warranted by
Ecodyne Water Systems LLC
1890 Woodlane Drive
Woodbury, MN 55125
7290541 (Rev. C 11/14/06)
Product No. W10114885

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    Model WHELJ1 Whirlpool Gold ® Central Water Filtration System How to install, operate and maintain your Central Water Filtration System If you have any questions or concerns when installing, operating or maintaining your Central Water Filtration System call our toll free number:...

  • Page 2: Table Of Contents

    Exploded View & Parts List ..............24 Visit www.whirlpool.com or call Toll Free 1-866-986-3223...

  • Page 3: Central Water Filtration System Safety, Before You Start

    Central Water Filtration System Safety Your safety and the safety of others are very important. We have provided many safety messages in this manual and on your appliance. Always read and obey all safety messages. This is the safety alert symbol. This symbol alerts you to potential hazards that can kill or hurt you and others.

  • Page 4: Inspect Shipment

    The parts required to assemble and install the Central Water Filtration System are included with the unit. Thoroughly check the Central Water Filtration System for possible shipping damage and parts loss. Also inspect and note any damage to the shipping carton. Ground Clamp Kit Clips Do not return the Central Water Filtration System to store.

  • Page 5: Central Water Filtration System Dimensions

    Central Water Filtration System Dimensions 3-3/8" IN - OUT 27-1/2" For future reference, enter the following information. Model No. _____________________________ Serial No. _____________________________ Model No. and Serial No. are on the shipping carton and on the registration decal on the Central Water Filtration System.

  • Page 6: How A Central Water Filtration System Works, Normal Operation, Clean Rinse Cycle

    How a Central Water Filtration System Works NORMAL OPERATION During normal operation water enters the Central Water Filtration System and flows through several fil- tration processes where tastes, odors and sediment* are reduced. CLEAN RINSE CYCLE A Clean Rinse cycle will automatically be initiated based on how the controller has been programmed.

  • Page 7: Installation Requirements, Tools Needed, Location Requirements

    Installation Requirements TOOLS NEEDED Assemble the required tools before starting installation. Read and follow instructions provided with any tools listed here. Screwdriver Tape measure Pliers If using Soldered Copper Pipe Tubing cutter Lead-free solder and flux Propane torch Emery cloth, sandpaper or steel wool Misc.

  • Page 8: Air Gap Requirements, Valve Drain Requirements

    Installation Requirements AIR GAP REQUIREMENTS A drain is needed for Clean Rinse discharge water. A floor drain, close to the Central Water Filtration System, is preferred. A laundry tub, standpipe, etc. are other drain options. Secure valve drain hose in place.

  • Page 9: Plan The Installation, Inlet - Outlet Plumbing Options

    Plan the Installation INLET - OUTLET PLUMBING OPTIONS Always install either a single bypass valve (provided) or, if desired, parts for a 3 valve bypass system (not included) can be purchased and assembled, as shown in Figure 6. Bypass valves allow you to turn off water to the Central Water Filtration System for maintenance if needed, but still have water in house pipes.

  • Page 10: Installation, Turn Off Water Supply, Move The Central Water Filtration System Into Place

    TURN OFF WATER SUPPLY 1. Close the main water supply valve, near the well pump or water meter. 2. Open all faucets to drain water from the house pipes. NOTE: Be sure not to drain water from the water heater, as damage to the water heater ele- ments could result.

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    CONNECT INLET AND OUTLET PLUMB- Complete the inlet and outlet plumbing for the type of pipe as shown below. Soldered Copper 1. Thoroughly clean and apply solder flux to all joints. 2. Make all solder connections. IMPORTANT: Do not solder with plumbing attached to installation Adapters and single valve bypass.

  • Page 12: Install Valve Drain Hose, Test For Leaks, Turn On The Central Water Filtration System

    INSTALL VALVE DRAIN HOSE 1. Measure, cut to needed length and connect the 3/8" drain line (provided) to the Central Water Filtration System valve drain fitting. Use a hose clamp to hold the hose in place. NOTE: If codes require a rigid drain line see “Valve Drain requirements"...

  • Page 13: Start Up Procedure

    IMPORTANT: The filtration media in this Central Water Filtration System contains a small number of particles generated during manufacturing and shipping that are small enough to exit the system with water flow. It is normal for these particles to cause a temporary discoloration of the water coming out of the system.

  • Page 14: Programming The Central Water Filtration System

    Programming the Central Water Filtration System Display CLEAN button If you have questions about installation, program- ming, operating and routine maintenance... call 1-866-986-3223, Monday - Friday, 8 am to 9 pm, EST. When the transformer is plugged into the electrical outlet, a model code and a test number (example: J1.3), begin to flash in the faceplate display.

  • Page 15: Customizing Features / Options, Start A Clean Rinse Cycle

    Customizing Features / Options START A CLEAN RINSE CYCLE To manually start a Clean Rinse cycle, press and hold the CLEAN button for a few seconds, until “RECHARGE NOW” flashes in the display. SET NUMBER OF DAYS BETWEEN CLEAN RINSE CYCLES By default the Central Water Filtration System will automatically initiate a Clean Rinse every 14 days.

  • Page 16: Operating In Manual Clean Rinse Mode, Power Outage Memory

    Customizing Features / Options OPERATING IN MANUAL CLEAN RINSE MODE Clean Rinse cycles will run automatically, unless the automatic Clean Rinse function has been disabled. If this function has been disabled, it will be necessary to manually initiate any Clean Rinse cycles. It is recommended that a Clean Rinse cycle should be run at least once each month, or more frequently if necessary.

  • Page 17: Care Of Your Central Water Filtration System, Vacations & Extended Periods Of No Water Use

    Care of Your Central Water Filtration System VACATIONS AND EXTENDED PERIODS OF NO WATER USE If your Central Water Filtration System will not be used for an extended period of time (several months), please follow one of these recommendations: If the water supply to the unit is not turned off, and the automatic Clean Rinse function has not been disabled, then no further actions are required.

  • Page 18: Troubleshooting

    PROBLEM Water has black or gray (NEW SYSTEM) Start up procedure has color not been completed (NOT A NEW SYSTEM) Normal abra- sion of filtration media Low water pressure at Sediment filter screen is clogged house faucets Filtration media is fouled Water has objectionable System is in bypass taste and/or odor...

  • Page 19: Cleaning The Drain Flow Control

    PROBLEM Error Code E1, E3 or E4 Wiring harness or connections to posi- appears tion switch Switch Valve defect causing high torque Motor inoperative Error Code E5 appears Electronic control Procedure for removing error code from display: 1. Unplug transformer from electrical outlet. 2.

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    CLEANING THE SEDIMENT FILTER SCREEN This procedure is not required if the Central Water Filtration System is operating normally. It should be performed only if a problem with low water pressure at household faucets is encountered, as detailed in the troubleshooting table on page 18.

  • Page 21: Wiring Schematic, Specifications

    Estimated Total Capacity (extrapolated from labo- ratory test data) From independent laboratory test data. BACK OF CONTROLLER 24VDC MOTOR POSITION SWITCH Model WHELJ1 6.0 gpm 10 psig 15 psig 30 - 125 psi 40 - 120 °F 3.4 gpm 570,000 gal. 1,500,000 gal.

  • Page 22: Warranty

    This warranty applies to consumer-owned installations only. ® Registered trademark/TM Trademark of Whirlpool, USA. Manufactured under license by Ecodyne Water Systems, Woodbury, Minnesota.

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    Notes...

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    Central Water Filtration System Exploded View Valve Assembly See Pages 26 & 27 for parts...

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    Mineral Tank and media can only be purchased as part of the Replacement Mineral Tank Assembly (See top of list). To order repair parts call toll free 1-866-986-3223, Monday - Friday, 8 am - 9 pm EST. Questions? Visit www.whirlpool.com or call Toll Free 1-866-986-3223 Description Assembly, Replacement Mineral Tank, w/media & asso- ciated components (Includes Key Nos.

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    Valve Assembly Exploded View wear-strip seal cross-section view...

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    To order repair parts call toll free 1-866-986-3223, Monday - Friday, 8 am - 9 pm EST. Manufactured and warranted by Ecodyne Water Systems, Inc. Questions? Visit www.whirlpool.com or call Toll Free 1-866-986-3223 Description 1890 Woodlane Drive Woodbury, MN 55125...

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    very nice site lots of info at no cost
  • beth laseter Mar 20, 2013 03:25:
    what does this filter out will it take out salt and iron if not what do you reommend