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Central Water Filtration System Safety; Before You Start - Whirlpool WHELJ1 Installation And Operation Manual

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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.
All safety messages will follow the safety alert symbol and either the word "DANGER" or "WARNING"
These words mean:
All safety messages will tell you what the potential hazard is, tell you how to reduce the chance of injury, and tell
you what can happen if the instructions are not followed.
The Commonwealth of Massachusetts plumbing code 248-CMR shall be adhered to.
A licensed plumber shall be used for this installation.
See "Installation Requirements" section before installing Central Water Filtration System.
Follow the installation instructions (Failure to install the system properly voids the warranty).
Before you begin installation, read this entire manual. Then, obtain all the materials and tools you will need to
make the installation. Check local plumbing and electrical codes.
Use only lead-free solder and flux for all sweat-solder connections, as required by federal codes.
Use care when handling the Central Water Filtration System. Do not turn upside down, drop, or set on sharp pro-
trusions.
Avoid installing in direct sunlight. Excessive sun heat may cause distortion or other damage to non-metallic parts.
The Central Water Filtration System has a maximum allowable inlet water pressure of 125 psi and a minimum of
30 psi. If daytime pressure is over 80 psi, nighttime pressure may exceed the maximum. Use a pressure reduc-
ing valve if necessary (Adding a pressure reducing valve may reduce the flow.). If your home is equipped with a
back flow preventer, an expansion tank must be installed in accordance with local codes and laws.
The Central Water Filtration System works on 24 volt, 60 Hz electrical power only, supplied by a direct plug-in
transformer (included). Be sure to use the included transformer and plug it into a nominal 120V, 60 cycle house-
hold outlet that is properly protected by an overcurrent device such as a circuit breaker or fuse. If transformer is
replaced, use only the authorized service, Class II, 24V 10VA transformer.
Do not use the Central Water Filtration System with water that is microbiologically unsafe or of unknown quality
without adequate disinfection before or after the system.
European Directive 2002/96/EC requires all electrical and electronic equipment to be disposed of accord-
ing to Waste Electrical and Electronic Equipment (WEEE) requirements. This directive or similar laws
are in place nationally and can vary from region to region. Please refer to your state and local laws for
proper disposal of this equipment.
You can be killed or seriously injured if you don't
immediately follow instructions.
You can be killed or seriously injured if you don't
follow instructions.

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