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Step-by-step installation instructions.
6. INSTALL GROUNDING CLAMP
A DANGER: F ,il.,e t,,i,,,,pe,1, ,tt .h
clamI)
could
result
in electrical
shock.
If phunbing
is metal,
to maintain
electrical
ground
continuity
in the house
cold water piping,
install
the
included
ground
clamps
as shown
in Eg. 6.
" Clean
pipe with emery
paper
in the area
where
the
clamp
is to be installed.
" Install
grounding
clamps
as shown,
making
stu'e
ground
clamps
fit fl'eelv around
pipe.
• Make sure
lock washer
is in place.
• Handtighten
scrm_, then
one more
fifll tm'n with
screwdriver.
NOTE: When
replacing
an existing
softene,;
also replace
grounding
clamps.
If removing
softener
completel
5 hard-i)lumb
the water
line with same
type of pipes
as the original
to assure
phmg)ing
integrity
and
ground
continuity
over the life
of the h om e.
7. RUSH PIPES, EXPELAIR FROM SOFTENERAND
TEST YOUR INSTALLATION FOR WATER LEAKS
A
CA
UT#ON:
To avoid
water or aJr pressure
dmnage
to softener
inner
parts,
be sure
to do the
following
steps in exact
order.
• Fully open
2 cold soft water
faucets
nearby
the softener.
• Place bypass
valve in "bypass"
position
by pushing
the
stem inward.
" Fully open
the house
main water pipe shutoff
valve.
Observe
a steady
flow from
both
faucets
opened
in
the step above.
• Place
bypass
valve in the "service"
position
EXACTLY
as follows.
I_:l):P SOl)q" WATER
FAUCETS
OPEN.
SLOWLY
pull
or slide
the valve
stem
(out)
toward
the
service
position,
pausing
several
times
to allow
the
softener
to pressurize
slowly.
• After
about
3 minutes,
open
a HOT
water
faucet
for
1 minute,
or until
all air is expelled,
then
close.
NOTE:
If water
appears
chmdv
or has
salty
taste,
allow
to I/ln
foI" several
iuoYe
minutes,
or tmtil
clear.
• Close
all water
faucets.
• Check
your
plumbing
work
for
leaks
m_d
fix fight
away
if may axe found.
Be sure
to observe
previous
caution
notes.
• Turn
on the
gas
or electric
supply
to the
water
heater.
Light
the
pilot,
if applicable.
Rg6
Tovalveinlet
G_ound
_Z
Fr0m valve outlet
8. ADD WATER AND SALT TO THE BRINE TANK
" Reinstall
top cover assembly,
align
cover with the top
of the softener.
Push
down
to snap cove," into
place.
Open
the salt hole cove," and
squeeze
the top cove,"
and the blue
rim together
near the top cover release
point
(Fig. 3A) to completely
assemble
the top cover
to the rim.
" Slide
open
the salt hole cove,'. Add about
3 gallons
of
water into
the tank.
Do not add into
the brinewell.
• Fill tank with NUGGET,
PEI,I,ET
or coarse
SOLAR
water softener
salt with a purity
of 99.5%
or higher.
Do not use rock, block,
granulated
and ice cream-
making
salts, or salt with iron-removing
additives
(except
lot Diamond
Crystal '_Red*Out
_'_brand
salt).
Maximum
salt storage
capacity
is ai)proximately
100 lbs.
Kee I) the salt hole cover closed
tmless
servicing
the unit
or refilling
with salt.
NOTE:
If the softener
is installed
in a lmmid
basement
or
other
daul
l) a,'ea,
it is bette," to fill the tmlk with less salt,
more
frequently.
Sixty to 80 lbs. of salt will last tot several
months,
depending
on water
hardness,
tamily
size and
water softening
system model.
9. CONNECT TO ELECTRICALPOWER
Remove
packing
material
from
transformer.
DO NOT
P/JI,I,
OR DISCONNECT
WIRING.
" The softener
works
on 24 volt-60Hz
electric
power.
The included
transflwmer
changes
standard
120-volt
AC
house
power
to 24 volts. Plug the trmlsformer
into a
120wolt
outlet
only. Be sure the outlet
is always live so
it can not be switched
off bv mistake.
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