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Household Water Filtration Housing* — GXWH04F and GXWH20F
Check with your state and local public works department
for plumbing and sanitation codes. You must follow these
guidelines as you install the Household Water Filtration
Housing. Using a qualified installer is recommended.
Be sure the water supply conforms with the Specifications
Guidelines . If the water supply conditions are unknown,
contact your municipal water company.
This Household Water Filtration Housing must be properly installed and located in accordance with the Installation Instructions before it is used.
Check with your local public works department for plumbing codes.
You must follow their guides as you install the Household Water
Filtration Housing.
Use the Household Water Filtration Housing on a potable, safe-to-
drink, home COLD water supply only. The filter cartridge will not
purify water or make unsafe water safe to drink. DO NOT use on
HOT water (100˚F max).
Protect the Household Water Filtration Housing and piping from
freezing. Water freezing in the housing will damage it.
Your Household Water Filtration Housing will withstand up to 125 psi
water pressure. If your house water supply pressure is higher than
100 psi during the day (it may reach higher levels at night), install
a pressure-reducing valve before the housing is installed.
REQUIRED TOOLS AND ACCESSORIES
FOR INSTALLATION
2 wrenches: 1
1
and 1
1
8
4
Pipe cutter
Ruler or tape measure
Cordless drill and a 3/16 drill bit
(optional)
File
Emery paper
Screwdriver
For GXWH04F model, additional
installation parts may be required:
• (2)
3
compression adapters with
4
brass ferrule and nut for installation
on copper plumbing—Installation Kit
available:
The FXUSC (Rev. 2) filter is tested and
certified by NSF International against
NSF/ANSI Standard 42 for materials
requirement only.
COMPONENT
GE Smar tWater
INSTALLATION INSTRUCTIONS
SAFETY PRECAUTIONS
PROPER INSTALLATION
— Retail Part (WHKIT)
— GE Parts (WS35X10023)
• UL-approved grounding clamps and
6-gauge copper grounding wire—
Installation Kit available:
— Retail Part (WHKIT)
— GE Parts (WS35X10023)
• Teflon Tape
Optional accessories are available (Visa,
MasterCard or Discover cards accepted) by
visiting our Website at ge.com or from Parts and
Accessories 800.626.2002 (U.S.) or 800.663.6060
(Canada).
If unit is to be installed on plastic,
PVC or galvanized plumbing, separate
hardware must be purchased.
This GXWH04F is tested and certified by
NSF International against NSF/ANSI
Standard 42 for materials and structural
integrity requirements only.
184D1060P002
GENERAL ELECTRIC COMPANY, Appliance Park, Louisville, KY 40225
WARNING:
Do not use with water that is microbiologically
unsafe or of unknown quality without adequate disinfection
before or after the system.
It is highly recommended that a water shut-off valve be placed
directly upstream of your household filter.
Do not install on HOT WATER . The temperature of the water
supply to the Household Filtration Housing must be between the
minimum of 40°F and the maximum of 100°F. See the
Specification Guidelines .
Do not install the Household Water Filtration Housing using
copper solder fittings. The heat from the soldering process
will damage the unit. If making a soldered copper installation,
do all sweat soldering before connecting pipes to the housing.
Torch heat will damage plastic parts.
WARNING:
Discard all unused parts and packaging material
after installation. Small parts remaining after installation could
be a choke hazard.
Do not install filter in an outside location or anywhere it will be
exposed to sunlight.
COMPONENT
49-50202-1
01-08 JR
ge.com
1
CONTENTS INCLUDED WITH PRODUCT
Filter housing and head
Product literature
Sediment filter FXUSC (Rev. 2)
(for GXWH20F only)
(2)
3
brass compression fittings with
4
nut and ferrule (for GXWH20F only)
Teflon tape (for GXWH20F only)
Canister wrench
Grounding clamps and wire (for
GXWH20F only)
Mounting bracket with (2) screws
Timer and batteries
The GXWH20F system using FXUSC (Rev. 2)
filter is tested and certified by NSF
International against NSF/ANSI Standard 42
for reduction of particulate Class V.

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  • Page 1: Installation Instructions

    — GE Parts (WS35X10023) • Teflon Tape Optional accessories are available (Visa, MasterCard or Discover cards accepted) by visiting our Website at ge.com or from Parts and Accessories 800.626.2002 (U.S.) or 800.663.6060 (Canada). If unit is to be installed on plastic, PVC or galvanized plumbing, separate hardware must be purchased.

  • Page 2: Replacement Filter Cartridges

    Inspect the filter canister O-ring. Make sure it is lightly lubricated with clean food grade silicone grease (silicone grease is available through GE Parts and Service: 1.800.626.2002, part number WS60S10005). Be sure the O-ring is seated in the groove.

  • Page 3

    STEP-BY-STEP INSTALLATION INSTRUCTIONS Installation Overview NOTE: Be sure to allow a minimum space of 1 under the filter for removing the sump, to change the cartridge. Select Location Select a location for the filter that is: protected from freezing. not exposed to direct sunlight. Cut Water Line WARNING: A copper or galvanized cold water pipe may be used to ground...

  • Page 4: Attach Fittings To Water Line

    Zinc clamps should not be used on copper plumbing. For GXWH04F, wire and clamps may be purchased separately from your local hardware store, or are available by visiting our Website at ge.com, or from Parts and Accessories by calling 800.626.2002 (U.S.)or 800.663.6060 (Canada)—order part number WHKIT.

  • Page 5: Parts List

    To know what your legal rights are, consult your local or state consumer affairs office or your state’s Attorney General. Contact us at ge.com, or call toll-free at 800.952.5039 in the U.S., or 866.777.7627 in Canada. Part Description Installation Kit —...

  • Page 6

    ® Les accessoires en option sont disponibles. (cartes Visa, Mastercard ou Discover acceptées) en visitant notre site Web à ge.com ou en vous adressant à notre service des Pièces et Accessoires au 800.626.2002 (aux Etats-Unis) ou 800.361.3869 (en Canada). Si l’appareil est installé sur une tuyauterie en plastique, PVC ou métal galvanisé, il sera...

  • Page 7

    (vous trouverez la graisse de silicone au service de pièces et d’entretien GE, en téléphonant au 1.800.626.2002, numéro de pièce WS60S10005). Assurez-vous que le joint torique repose bien dans le sillon.

  • Page 8

    Illustration de l’installation NOTE : Veiller à ce qu’il y ait un espace libre d’au moins 1 ⁄ po sous le filtre pour l’extraction du corps de filtre lors du changement de la cartouche. Emplacement d’installation Choisir l’emplacement approprié comme suit : pas d’exposition au gel.

  • Page 9

    N’utilisez pas d’attaches en zinc sur le cuivre. Pour le modèle GXWH04F, il est possible d’acquérir le fil et les attaches séparément chez votre visitant notre site Web à ge.com ou en vous adressant à notre service des Pièces et Accessoires au 800.626.2002 (aux Etats-Unis) ou 800.361.3869 (En Canada).

  • Page 10

    État ou le procureur général de votre État. Contactez nous sur ge.com, ou appelez le numéro sans frais 800.952.5039 aux États-Unis. Au Canada, contactez nous sur www.electromenagersge.ca, ou appelez le numéro sans frais 866.777.7627.

  • Page 11

    NOTES • NOTAS...

  • Page 12

    ® Los accesorios opcionales están disponibles (usando Visa, MasterCard o Discover) visitando nuestro Website a ge.com o en el Departamento de Partes y Accesorios en el 800.625.2002. Si la unidad es para ser instalada en plástico, pvc o tubería galvanizada, deberá comprar por separado más herramientas.

  • Page 13

    (la grasa de silicona está disponible a través del departamento de Partes y Servicio de GE llamando al 1.800.626.2002, número de parte WS60S10005). Cerciórese de que el aro tórico está...

  • Page 14

    INSTRUCCIONES DE INSTALACION PASO A PASO Sumario de la instalación NOTA: Asegúrese de dejar un espacio mínimo de ⁄ debajo del filtro para sacar el esceptáculo, para cambiar el cartucho. Seleccione la ubicación Seleccione una ubicación para el filtro que esté: protegida de la congelación.

  • Page 15

    Para el modelo GXWH04F, el cable y las abrazaderas pueden ser compradas por separado en su ferretería local, o están disponibles visitando nuestro Website a ge.com o en nuestro Departamento de Partes y Accesorios al 800.626.2002—...

  • Page 16

    Attorney General en su localidad. Póngase en contacto con nosotros en ge.com, o llame sin cargo al 800.952.5039, o 866.777.7627 en Canada.

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  • Bill W. Jan 01, 2018 03:29:
    The manual doesn't explain the difference between the gxwh20f and the Gxwh20s also, whether you can use a fxwtc (rev 2) carbon paper filter in the gxwh20f system?