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Cleaning Your Humidifier - Kenmore QUIET COMFORT 758.144131 Owner's Manual

Whole house humidifier12 gallon output
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Cleaning Your Humidifier
WARNING:
To reduce
the
risk of
Injury, fire or damage
to humidifier,
i use only
cleaners
specifically
rec-
ommended
for humidifiers.
Never
use flammable,
combustible
or poi.
sonous
materials
to
clean
your
humidifier.
To reduce
the
risk
of
scalds
and damage
to
humidifier,
never put hot water in humidifier.
CAUTION:
Local water purity varies
from area to area and under certain
conditions
water Impurities
and air-
borne
bacteria
may
promote
the
growth
of
microorganisms
in the
reservoir of the humidifier.
To retard
bacteria
growth that may
cause odors and be harmful to your
health, use only Sears replacement
filters.
We also recommend
using
EPA approved becterlostat,
42-14900
and
humidifier
cleaner
42-14713,
available at your local Sears store.
NOTE: ff it is necessary to use approved
bactedosfat, follow directions correctly.
The cabinet of the wh_ !e house humidifier
will hold 5 gallons.
Step 1
To make cleaning easier, the humidifier
cabinet should be empty and completely
dded out. To accomplish this, use the fol-
lowing method:
a. On the back side of the humidifier cab-
inet, find the float retainer. In normaF
operating mode, the retainer wilt be
positioned in the bottom of the slot in
the cabinet. Push the retainer up to the
top slot position in the cabinet until it
locks into place. (See =Manual Dryour
section on page 7.)
b. Allow the humidifier tp run until there is
no water left in the cabinet.
c. Unplug humidifier.
WARNING:
ff humidifier
Is not un-
plugged, fan could start after housing
Is removed.
Step 2
To Remove Parts
a. Remove the fan assembly by opening
the pivoting lid. Grasp the fan assem-
bly front center and rear center. Lift off
and set aside on a clean fiat surface.
b. Before removing the internal parts of
the humidifier cabinet, we recommend
moving the humidifier to an area where
flour coverings are not susceptible to
water damage,
i.e. kitchen or bath
area.
c. Deflect the two vertical tabs on top of
the front filter housing to release the
top filter housing. Lift top filter housing
straight up and out of cabinet. Repeat
for other top filter housing.
d. Remove old filters and dispose of prop-
erly.
e. Remove the water level float from the
humidifier cabinet by pinching the float
retainer to disengage it from the rear of
the cabinet.
f,
Empty cabinet of any remaining water.
g. Proceed to "Bi-Weekly Maintenance*
or "End of Season Maintenance" and
then continue as descdbed below.
Step 3
install
new fitters (Kanmore
42-14912
Replacement
Filters) into the location
where the old filters were positioned,
Reinstall
the
float
into
the cabinet.
NOTE: Float retainer should be positioned
in normal operating mode. Assure that it is
positioned in the bottom of the slot in the
back of the cabinet. (See page 7 for dia-
gram of slot.) Reposition top filter hous-
ings on top of filters and snap onto front fil-
ter housings. Position the fan assembly on
top of the cabinet and return the humidifi-
er to the desired location for use. Refill
humidifier cabinet with fresh cool water.
Plug the unit into a 120 volt A.C. power
outlet
and
set the
controls
per the
"Opereting Humidifier Controls" section of
this manual.
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