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Water Supply Requirements - KitchenAid KHWS160VWH5 Installation Instructions Manual

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Electrical Shock Hazard
Plug Into a grounded 3 prong
Do not remove ground prong.
Do not use an adapter.
Do not use an extension cord.
Failure to follow these
instructions can result in death,
fire, or electrical shock.
If codes permit and a separate
ground wire Is used, It Is
recommended that a qualified
electrician determine that the
ground path is adequate.
A 120-volt, 60-Hz, AC-only 15- or
20- ampere fused, grounded
electrical supply is required. It is
recommended that a separate circuit
serving only your hot water dispenser
be provided. Use an outlet that
cannot be turned on/off by a switch.
Water supply requirements
If localcodes permit, the hot water
dispenserfeed line should be
connected to the cold water supply
line using a saddle tapping valve.
Important: If local codes Do Not
permit the use of saddle valves,
special feed valves can be
obtained from your local plumbing
supply distributor.
Connectionto hot water line is not
recommended. Energy will be wasted
in heating the water twice and the
magnesium rod used in household
heating may produce a "rotten egg"
wall receptacle
ground method
For your personal safety,the hot
water dispenser must be grounded.
This appliance is equipped with a
power supply cord having a 3-prong
ground plug. To minimizepossible
shock hazard, the cord must be
plugged into mating, 3-prong, ground-
type wall receptacle, groundedin
accordance with all national and local
codes and ordinances. If a mating
wall receptacle is not available,it is
the personal responsibility and
obligationof the customerto have a
properlygrounded, 3-prong, wall
receptacle installedby a qualified
If this unit is replacinga hot water
dispenser connected to a hot water
supply,the existingconnectionmay
be used.
A water filter is recommendedif
yourwater supply containssand,
gritor other particles.If a filter is
used, the water pressure to the
dispensershouldnot drop below
20 psi (138 kPa).



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