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Care Of Filter - Kenmore Quiet Comfort 758.144120 Owner's Manual

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Care of Humidifier Tank (continued)
Bi-Weekly Maintenance
Removing Scale
1. Partially fill the water reservoir with one 8oz. cup of
undiluted white vinegar. Let solution stay 20 minutes.
2. Clean all interior surfaces with soft brush. Dampen soft
cloth with undiluted white vinegar and wipe out the
water reservoir to remove scale.
3. Rinse thoroughly with clean warm water to remove
scale and cleaning
solution
before disinfecting
the
reservoir.
Disinfecting
Reservoir
1. Fill water
reservoir
and add 5 teaspoons
chlorine
bleach (1 teaspoon chlorine bleach in 1 gallon water.)
Let solution stay 20 minutes, swishing every few min-
utes. Wet all surfaces.
Care of Filter
I WARNING: To avoid electric shock, always unplug
humidifier before removing or replacing any parts.
CAUTION:
To help
retard
bacterial
growth
and
maintain maximum efficiency, the filters should be
replaced
at least once a season,
or more often
under hard water conditions.
Use Sears recom-
mended replacement filter.
Dry out the unit completely before changing filters. (See
Cleaning of Humidifier Tank).
1. Unplug the electrical cord.
2. Before removing the filters, we recommend moving the
humidifier to an area where floor coverings
are not
susceptible
to water damage,
i.e. kitchen
or bath
areas.
3. Remove the lid completely from the unit by closing and
lifting up from the hinge holders.
4. With one hand on each side of the motor support sec-
tion, lift straight up and set gently on the floor in an
upright position..
WARNING:
Be sure the humidifier
is unplugged
or I
the fan may come on after the motor support
sec-
I
tion is removed from the tank.
2. Empty water reservoir after 20 minutes. Rinse with
water until bleach smell is gone. Dry with clean cloth or
paper towel.
End of Season
Maintenance
1. Follow bi-weekly
maintenance
instructions
at end of
humidification
season or when humidifier will not be
used for at least one week or more.
2. Remove and throw away filters.
. ,3. Let humidifier dry completely
before storing.
Do not
store with water inside water reservoir.
4. Store in cool, dry location.
5. Install new filters and clean humidifier before next sea-
son begins.
way to clean filter is to completely submerge filter in
a bucket or sink full of clean cool water and dip
repeatedly.
6. Replace the filter (in holder) in the humidifier tank by
lining up rear slot on filter holder frame with track on
tank. Tilt holder toward rear and lower until front tab
lines up with front slot on the filter holder. (See Figure
14)
7. The filter holder sits on a float located at the bottom of
the tank.
8. Pick up the motor support section and, while standing
over the tank, locate the tabs that the support section
sits on. Be sure the electrical cord is lined up with the
rear opening, and gently slide the motor support sec-
tion down into the tank.
9. Replace the lid and follow the filling and operating
instructions.
FILTER HOLDER
5. The filter is enclosed in a filter holder. Lift out the entire
holder to gain access to the filter.
a. To replace
filter, remove used one from plastic
holder by gently pushing from the side, insert a new
filter in the filter housing.
b. To clean filter, lift out filter holder, leaving dirty filter
in the holder. You can either dry out'filter
or leave
wet. Place filter and holder under cold tap water on
medium pressure and rinse. Not all of the dissolved _
solids will wash off of filter, but this procedure will
restore filter to a more efficient condition. Another
FILTER
FILTER TRA,
Figure 14
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