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Installation; Install Cold Water Supply Fitting - Whirlpool WHER12 Installation And Operation Manual

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Installation
Install Cold Water Supply Fitting
Check
and comply
with local plumbing
codes as you plan, then install a cold teed (supply)
water fitting.
The fitting
must provide
a leak-tight
connection
to the RO 1/4" tubing.
A typical
connection
using the
cold water
supply
fitting
(provided)
is shown
in Figure
3A. An optional
connection,
using standard
plumbing
fittings
(not provided),
is shown
in Figure
3B.
Cold water supply fitting:
1.
Close the house main water shutoff valve, or shutoff valve on cold water line being connected to,
and open faucets to drain water from the sink cold water pipe.
2.
Remove nut that connects the cold water
faucet to cold water plumbing.
3.
Use pipe joint compound or Tcflon tape on cold water faucet stud threads and on the male threads
of the water supply fitting that connect to the cold water pipe.
4.
Thread water supply fitting onto pipe and reconnect
nut to bottom of fitting.
Optional Pipe Fittings (compression
type shown):
NOTE:
Be sure to turn off the water supply and open a faucet to drain the pipe.
Install a fitting on the kitchen cold water pipe to adapt 1/4" OD tubing. A typical connection
is
shown in Figure 3B. If threaded fittings are used, be sure to use pipe joint compound or Tcflon tape
on male threads.
A.
Water supply connection
(using supplied water supply fitting)
cold water
_J
faucet stud/_,._
water supply fitting
1/4" green tubing
_.._to
RO inlet
teflon tape
on threads
cold water
pipe
cold water
shutoff
cold water
pipe
B.
Water supply typical connection
(using compression fitting)
- parts not provided -
_cold water
shutoff
1/4" compression
fitting
insert
//
ferrule
1/4" tubing
to RO inlet
Figure 3

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