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SECTION
1 IWATER
FILTER
START
UP
D. SANITIZING
THE WATER FILTER
Care is taken
at the factory
to keep your water
filter
as clean and sanitary
as possible.
However,
it is sug-
gested
that the sanitizing
procedure
below
is follo-
wed ,_1_
lo
o
o
Press
and hold
the RE-
CHARGE
button
until
"RECHARGE
NOW"
begins
to flash
in the
display.
Water
will be-
gin to run from the drain
hose as the filter valve
moves
into backwash
position.
After
5 to 10 minutes,
press
the RECHARGE
button
again
to move
the valve
into fast rinse
position
(water
stops,
then
begins
to run from
drain
hose again).
In about
two minutes,
put the bypass
valve(s)
in bypass
position
(see
Figure
9, page
4-1).
Then
press
the RECHARGE
button
once again
to return
the filter to service
position.
Doing
this
releases
water
pressure
in the filter.
Carefully
remove
the large plastic
clip at the fil-
ter valve
inlet
(pages
6-3
and
6-4).
Pull
the
valve
adaptor
from
the valve
inlet.
NOTE:
If bypass
valve,
Sears
Stock
No. 42- 3437 is
installed,
or if plumbing
is too rigid
to move,
also
disconnect
the outlet
side and move
the filter away
from
plumbing.
4.
Put one teaspoon
(0.1 ounce)
of calcium
hypo-
chlorite
into the valve
inlet as far as possible.
NOTE:
You can buy calcium
hypochlorite
in tablet
or granular
form under
trade
names
such
as Perch-
loron
and HTH.
o
Be sure the valve
inlet is clean,
for a good seal-
ing surface
for the valve
adaptor
o-ring.
Then,
reconnect
plumbing
to
the
filter.
AFTER
INSTALLING
THE
LARGE
PLASTIC
CLIP,
PULL OUTWARD
ON THE VALVE ADAPTOR
TO
BE
SURE
IT'S
PROPERLY
HELD
IN
PLACE.
o
SLOWLY, reposition
the bypass
valve(s)
to ser-
vice,
Figure
9, page
4-1. Open
the nearest
fil:
tered
water
faucet
until
you can smell chlorine,
then
close.
7.
Again,
put
the bypass
valve(s)
in bypass
posi-
tion.
Allow
the filter
to stand
idle for about
45
minutes,
while
the chlorine
sanitizes.
go
o
After 45 minutes,
return
the bypass
valve(s)
to
service
position.
Repeat
steps
1, la and lb to advance
the filter to
backwash.
The
timer
will
automatically
ad-
vance
the filter through
the backwash
and fast
rinse
cycles, during
which
the sanitizing
bleach
is flushed
to the drain.
NOTE:
The
backwash
and
fast rinse
cycles
take
about
30 minutes.
When
over, the timer
automati-
cally returns
the filter to service
(water
flow from the
drain
hose stops).
10.
Open
house
filtered
water
faucets
and allow to
run until
the chlorine
odor is gone.
_ Recommended
by the Water Quality Association. On some water sup-
plies, the water filter may need periodic disinfecting.
1-5
Problems,
Questions?
Call 1-800-426-9345
Kenmore
Water Line

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