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Install Ro Assembly; Install Storage Tank, Make Remaining Tubing Connections - Whirlpool WHER12 Installation And Operation Manual

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Install RO Assembly
Hang the assembly on the included hanger washers, or lay on the cabinet floor, as desired.
1.
2.
Refer to Figure 8 for wall mounting. Hold the assembly up to the wall surface and mark locations
for the hanger washers.
Distance needed is 7.2" (approx. 7-7/32") apart.
Install hanger washers at least 15-1/2" up from the cabinet floor, allowing room to remove sumps
from filter heads. Wood screws are provided, or obtain other fasteners as needed.
hanger washer (2)_
"-__
_
screw
_
7.2"
(approx.
7-7/32")
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_-
15-1t2" min.
up from floor
Figure 8
Install Storage Tank, Make Remaining
Tubing Connections
1.
Connect drain tubing, faucet to drain adaptor: Refcrring to Figure 9, run the loose section of black
3/8" tubing from the faucet to the drain adaptor, with a black collet. Cut this tubing as needed to
route in as straight of a run as possible, without loops, dips, low spots or kinks. Cut the end of the
tubing square. Then push all the way into the fitting. Pull on the tubing to be sure it's held firmly
in the adaptor fitting. See "Tubing Connection"
section.
2.
Connect tubing to water supply: Connect the fced (green) tube to the water supply fitting.
See
"Tubing Connection"
section.
3.
Move the storage tank into place next to the RO assembly. You can stand the tank upright, or lay
it on side. Apply no more than two wraps of Tcflon tape to the threads on the nipple at the top of
the tank. Hand tighten the tank shutoff valve with the yellow collet onto the tank nipple, then
wrench
1/4 turn only. Be careful not to cross thread.
4.
Run the 3/8" yellow tubing to the fitting installed above in step 3. Be sure the end of the tubing
is cut square, and insert all the way into the fitting. Again, pull on the tubing to be sure it's held
firmly in the fitting.
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