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Install Faucet - Whirlpool WHER12 Installation And Operation Manual

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Install Faucet
Prepare mounting hole:
1.
Select one of the *\_llowing places for the faucet. Be sure it will fit fiat against the surface, and there
is space underneath
for tubing (see Figure 9).
Use an existing sink top hole for a spray hose or other faucet. A 1- 1/4" diameter hole is needed.
Drill a new hole in the countertop
next to the sink.
Drill a new hole in the sink top.
IMPORTANT:
To avoid damaging a sink beyond repair, consult a qualified plumber or installer
for guides to drill holes in porcelain or stainless steel.
2.
Drill a 1-1/4" diameter hole, if necessary.
3.
Place plumbers putty around the drilled hole (Figures 6 and 7) to prevent water leakage around
the base of the faucet.
Assemble faucet (Model WriER12):
1.
Loosely assemble the base, spacer, washer and plastic nut onto the faucet stud.
2.
Route the 1/4" red tubing through the sink or countertop hole and connect to 1/4" barb on faucet.
3.
Route the 3/8" black tubing through sink or the countertop hole and connect to 3/8" barb on faucet.
4.
Attach the 3/8" blue tubing to the faucet stud using the tubing adaptor.
5.
Lower faucet into place on the countertop,
on the underside of the countertop
or sink slide the
slotted washer into place and tighten plastic nut. Tighten the nut so the faucet cannot move, but
do not overtighten.
Model WHER12
faucet & spout
1/4" barb
3/8" barb
stud
hole in sink or
base
countertop
plumbers putty
Figure 6
slotted washer--_@
spacer.... _r_
washer .._
nut --._
)_._.- tubing adaptor (connects
1/4" red tubing from RO drain
4glf
to bottom of stud)
(connect to 1/4" barb on faucet)
_/;&
3/8" blue tubing
_J/_//
3/8" black tubing to drain point
(connect tostudonfaucet)
""_!\_'J
(connect to!!8"
barb on faucet)
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