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Kenmore 625.383760 Owner's Manual

Water softener with high performance valve intellisoft 370 series.
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OWNER'S
MANUAL
Water Softener
With High Performance
Valve
IntelliSoft 370 Series
MODEL NO. 625.383760
Caution:
Read and follow all safety rules and operating
instructions before first use of this product.
Questions
?
Visit www. KenmoreWater.com
or call toll free 1-800-426-9345 (M - F, 7 AM - 6 PM CST)
Repair or Parts ? Call toll free 1-800-469-4663
See back cover for other Sears service numbers.
SAVE THIS MANUAL
Use the plastic bag and tie provided, to hang manuals nearby
the softener for future reference.
• Warranty
• Installation
• Start Up / Setting
• How It Works
• Care Of
• Specifications
• Repair Parts
Timer
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System tested and certified by NSF
International against NSF/ANSI Standard
44 for water softener performance.
®
Printed on recycled paper
Sears,
Roebuck
and Co.,
3333
Beverly
Road,
Hoffman
Estates,
IL
60179
U.S.A.
PRINTED IN U.S.A.
www.KenmoreWater.com
Part No. 7282603 (Rev. P 10/28/09)

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    OWNER'S MANUAL Water Softener With High Performance Valve IntelliSoft 370 Series MODEL NO. 625.383760 Caution: • Warranty Read and follow all safety rules and operating • Installation instructions before first use of this product. Timer • Start Up / Setting Questions •...

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    When installed, operated and maintained according to all instructions supplied with the product, if this Kenmore appliance fails due to a defect in material and workmanship within one year from the date of pur- chase, call 1-800-4-MY-HOME ®to arrange for free repair.

  • Page 3: Table Of Contents

    * The model number is on the rating decal, located on the rim, under the salt hole cover. Questions? Call Kenmore Water Line at 1-800-426-9345 or visit KenmoreWater.com For repair or replacement parts, call toll-free 1-800-366-7278 See back cover for other Sears service numbers. Questions? Call The Kenmore Water Line 1-800-426-9345...

  • Page 4: Safety Guides

    Reading this book will also help you to get all of the benefits from your water softener. Your Kenmore Water Softener will remove hardness minerals from water. This is measured in grains per gallon (gpg). It will also remove some clear water iron*. This is measured in parts per million(ppm).

  • Page 5: Unpack And Check Shipment

    Drain Tubing Tube Clamp Drain Elbow Drain Clip Tube Adaptor Ground Clamp Kit Brine Valve Grommet _>i11:(_ Tube Clamp Additional Installation Fittings available from FIG. 1 Sears (see parts listing in back of manual) Questions? Call The Kenmore Water Line 1-800-426-9345...

  • Page 6: Plan Your Installation: Tools Needed, Materials Needed

    • Always place a Neutralizer UPSTREAM of an Iron Filter, etc., as shown. * Place a Taste & Odor Filter UPSTREAM of a water softener on a chlorinated water supply FIG. 2 and DOWNSTREAM of a water softener on a non-chlorinated water supply. Questions? Call The Kenmore Water Line 1-800-426-9345...

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    See Fig. 3. elements, direct sunlight, contamination, vandalism, etc. 5. Do not install in a place where the softener could freeze. Damage caused by freezing voids the war- ranty by Sears, Roebuck and Co. Questions? Call The Kenmore Water Line 1-800-426-9345...

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    Plan a crossover if flow is from left to right. 120V - 60Hz Electrical Outlet CROSS-OVER Main Water Pipe Valve Outlet Side Soft Water Outlet Inlet Valve Inlet To Water Softener FIG. 5 Questions? Call The Kenmore Water Line 1-800-426-9345...

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    For plumbing connection, buy 2 sweat adaptors and plumb directly to the inlet - outlet adaptors. Threads on the inlet - outlet adaptors are 1" NPT. CAUTION: DO ALL SOLDERING BEFORE CONNECTING SWEAT ADAP- TORS TO INLET-OUTLET ADAPTORS OR BYPASS VALVE. Questions? Call The Kenmore Water Line 1-800-426-9345...

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    BEFORE INSTALLING CHECKS & TESTS If you have a well water system, look at the pressure Your water supply needs to be checked for chemical gauge to find the water pressure. Call your local water analysis, water pressure and water flow rate. To accom- department if you have city water.

  • Page 11: Install Inlet/outlet Adapters Or Bypass Valves, Three Way Valves

    Valve Inlet_ into place, as shown. See Fig. 11. Included with Softener CAUTION: Be sure the clips snap firmly into place so the tubes will not pull out. See Fig. 11. FIG. 9 Questions? Call The Kenmore Water Line 1-800-426-9345...

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    • Place valve(s) within easy reach. When all pipe, fittings and valves make a good fit together, tighten all threaded joints (use pipe dope on outside threads), or solder all sweat joints. FIG. 13 Softener Inlet Questions? Call The Kenmore Water Line 1-800-426-9345...

  • Page 13: Install Softener And Connect Pipes

    2. Solder (WHEN bypass valve in a wet rag. COOL, do Step 3). 3. Put threaded adaptor into bypass valve port. FIG. 15 Questions? Call The Kenmore Water Line 1-800-426-9345...

  • Page 14: Connect Valve And Salt Tank Drains

    Air Gap Place ['=- ==_ 1-1/2" Air Gap drain tubing is avail- NOTE: Overflow __..__ able from Sears, Item No. 42-3433 (20 ft). Overflow Drain Tubing _" FLOOR DRAIN LAUNDRY TUB FIG. 16 Questions? Call The Kenmore Water Line 1-800-426-9345...

  • Page 15: Leak Test

    The dis- Valve FOR BYPASS colored water is not harmful, and the discol- Open bypass valve. Close inlet & outlet oration will not last more than a few minutes. valves. FIG. 19 Questions? Call The Kenmore Water Line 1-800-426-9345...

  • Page 16: Electrical Requirements

    Be sure the electrical outlet you plug the CONNECTING TRANSFORMER transformer into is inside, to protect from weather. Transformer PLUG IN THE TRANSFORMER Plug the transformer into the electrical outlet. 120V-6OHz Electrical Out,at P/_wer Cable From Face Plate-Timer FIG. 22 Questions? Call The Kenmore Water Line 1-800-426-9345...

  • Page 17: Install Covers And Restart Water Heater

    For example, while setting the hardness the beeper sounds repeated- ly when the display reaches 1 using the DOWN button, or the highest hardness setting using the UP button. Questions? Call The Kenmore Water Line 1-800-426-9345...

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    If a different recharge time setting initial programming, and the current time of day would be better for your household, complete the follow- shows in the display. ing step. Questions? Call The Kenmore Water Line 1-800-426-9345...

  • Page 19: Sanitize The Water Softener

    This normally occurs the first time water runs through the resin bed. The discolored water is not harmful, and the discoloration will not last more than a few minutes. Questions? Call The Kenmore Water Line 1-800-426-9345...

  • Page 20: Add Salt To Storage Tank

    Persons who are concerned about their drinking water intake. For example, if your water supply is 15 grains should consider a Kenmore Drinking Water System that hard, and you drank 3 quarts of softened water you would will remove or reduce in excess of 90% of the sodium consume 335 milligrams of sodium.

  • Page 21: Install Check List

    8. Has salt been added to the salt tank? Bypass Valve 9. Has the unit been sanitized? See page 19. Outlet Valve FOR SERVICE Inlet Close bypass valve. Valve Open inlet & outlet valves. 3-Valve FIG. 32 Questions? Call The Kenmore Water Line 1-800-426-9345...

  • Page 22: Faceplate Timer Features

    2. At level 2, the storage tank is about (salt monitor level 2) of salt is in the storage tank. 1/3 full. This is the lowest you should allow the stored salt level to drop to. Questions? Call The Kenmore Water Line 1-800-426-9345...

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    State of California, this setting MUST be FIG. 36 California Efficiency Requirement Your Kenmore Water Softener has a "High Efficiency" feature with an "ON" or "OFF" setting. This softener set- ting is shipped in the "OFF" position, which utilizes the maximum rated capacity while most often achieving maximum salt efficiencies.

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    FIG. 39 OFF. If this feature is desired, turn it on by pressing the UP button. IntelliSoft is a new Kenmore exclusive technology built into your system's electronic control. IntelliSoft ensures 29hr that your softening system provides you with the most...

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    An error code could appear in the face plate display if a problem occurs in the softener electronics. Turn to the Troubleshooting section to resolve the problem and/or call the Kenmore Water Line number listed below. FIG. 47 KENMORE'S ULTRA CLEANSING...

  • Page 26: How Your Water Softener Works

    As you use more water, fill time increases so more brine is made. The greater amount of brine cleans more hardness minerals Brine Valve from the resin bed. Fill Water FIG. 50 Questions? Call The Kenmore Water Line 1-800-426-9345...

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    The bed lifts and expands for good cleaning. Hard Water Hard Water Bypass OUT Drain _Resin Bed Lifted and Expanded FIG. 52 Questions? Call The Kenmore Water Line 1-800-426-9345...

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    The computer always adjusts this pattern to your water using habits. It works toward providing you with soft water for the longest time and at the most efficient salt usage. Questions? Call The Kenmore Water Line 1-800-426-9345...

  • Page 29: Care Of Your Water Softener

    You may damage the tank. FIG. 54 If the wrong kind of salt made the bridge, take it out. Then fill the tank with nugget or pellet salt only. Questions? Call The Kenmore Water Line 1-800-426-9345...

  • Page 30

    Clean the bed at least every six (6) months, If iron shows up in the soft water before six (6) months, clean more often, Printed instructions are on the resin bed cleaner bottle, Questions? Call The Kenmore Water Line 1-800-426-9345...

  • Page 31

    8. Tip the bottom of the softener up a few inches and hold until all water has drained. Leave the softener laying like this until you are ready to use it. Plug the inlet and outlet with rags to keep dirt, bugs, etc. out. Questions? Call The Kenmore Water Line 1-800-426-9345...

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    30. Valve rotor-disc & seals Check for scratches or grooves, replace if needed. Restricted drain line Check for kinks, bends or obstructions, Salty tasting water page 14. immediately after regeneration Questions? Call The Kenmore Water Line 1-800-426-9345...

  • Page 33: Specifications

    = parts per million * Capacity to remove clear water iron is substantiated by WQA test data. State of Wisconsin requires additional treatment if water supply contains greater than 5 ppm clear water iron. Questions? Call The Kenmore Water Line 1-800-426-9345...

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    These systems conform to NSF / ANSI 44 for the specific performance claims as verified and substantiated by test data. The efficiency rating is only valid at the minimum stated salt dosage. These soften- ers were efficiency rated according to NSF /ANSI Standard 44. Questions? Call The Kenmore Water Line 1-800-426-9345...

  • Page 35: Service Tech Information

    MANUAL ADVANCE REGEN- softener inlet and outlet respectively. ERATION CHECK. 4. Is the transformer plugged into a "live", grounded wall outlet, and the power cable fastened secure- ly to the controller? Questions? Call The Kenmore Water Line 1-800-426-9345...

  • Page 36

    (FROM FILL TO BRINING IN THIS EXAMPLE) open, while the valve is rotating from one position to anoth- FIG. 61 er, the indicator will show the switch closed. A defect is probable if indications vary from this pattern. Questions? Call The Kenmore Water Line 1-800-426-9345...

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    SELECT1 button to return to the present time display. To change the number: Press the UP or DOWN but- ton until the correct model code (H 32) shows. Then, press the SELECT1 button and reset the timer. =7-i FIG. 64 Questions? Call The Kenmore Water Line 1-800-426-9345...

  • Page 38

    NOTE: If water system pressure is low, an elevated drain hose may cause back pressure, stopping 9. To return the softener to service, press REGENERA- brine draw. TION once more. Questions? Call The Kenmore Water Line 1-800-426-9345...

  • Page 39

    Lubricate the gear on the motor, and the valve cam gear with Molykote grease, or other high quality gear lubricant. Be sure to orient switch as shown, with lever toward the cam. Questions? Call The Kenmore Water Line 1-800-426-9345...

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    Valve Outlet When the brine valve closes to end brine draw, Switc__ water flow continues in the same directions to slowly RINSE brine from the resin bed and to the FIG. 69 drain. Questions? Call The Kenmore Water Line 1-800-426-9345...

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    As the valve rotates, Switch the position switch lever drops to open the circuit. The valve remains positioned in service until the electronic timer initiates the next regeneration. FIG. 71 Questions? Call The Kenmore Water Line 1-800-426-9345...

  • Page 42: Exploded Views And Parts Lists

    Questions? Call The Kenmore Water Line 1-800-426-9345...

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    Parts Bag (includes parts marked with a • pages 43, 45 & 47). Order manuals separately if needed. • 7282603 Owner's Manual • Not illustrated. O Aligns with top of brinewell. • Included in parts bag. Questions? Call The Kenmore Water Line 1-800-426-9345...

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    19__ INLET - OUTLET GROUNDING CLAMPS Questions? Call The Kenmore Water Line 1-800-426-9345...

  • Page 45

    7092294 Retaining Ring 7176161 O-Ring, 15/16" x 9/16" 7221746 Brine Tube 7113016 Tubing Assembly (includes Key Nos. 14, 15 & 16) 7171349 Cone Screen 7248706 Grounding Kit • • Included in parts bag. Questions? Call The Kenmore Water Line 1-800-426-9345...

  • Page 46

    \11 o " 42 ____..__._ _ Wear-Strip 41 _ Seal Cross-Section View Questions? Call The Kenmore Water Line 1-800-426-9345...

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    Included with softener. 7081201 Retainer (Nozzle & Venturi) Part Number Part Description 7175238 C Ring 7214155 Bypass Body 7173016 O-ring, 1.109 ID. x 1.387 OD. (4) 7172882 Stem 7214317 Bypass Valve (Complete) • Questions? Call The Kenmore Water Line 1-800-426-9345...

  • Page 48

    Your Home For expert troubleshooting and home solutions advice: Our Home For repair of carry-in items like vacuums, lawn equipment, and electronics, call anytime for the location of your nearest Sears Parts & Repair Service Center 1-800-488-1222 (U.S.A.) 1-800-469-4663 (Canada) www.sears.com www.sears.ca To purchase...

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  • Walter Nitsche Jun 27, 2016 12:51:
    what is error code 3? I don'e see error codes in the manual