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Kenmore 625.38575 Owner's Manual page 14

Reverse osmosis drinking water system
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- CARE OF YOUR REVERSE OSMOSIS SYSTEM -
TUBING
CONNECTION
(all push-
in fitting
locations)
This RO system
includes
push-in
fittings
for quick
tubing
connection
at most
locations.
If working
with
the fittings,
do the following.
Connection
(Figure
12):
1. Use a sharp
cutter
or knife
to cut the end of tubing
square.
2. Inspect
the end (about
1") of the tubing
to be sure
there
are no nicks,
scratches
or other
rough
spots.
If
needed,
cut the tubing
again.
3. Push
tubing
through
the collet and all the way into
fitting.
Full engagement
is 11/16"
for 1/4"
tubing,
and 3/4"
for 3/8"
tubing.
If using
tubing
other
than
tubing
supplied
with
the
system,
be sure
it is of high
quality,
exact
size and
roundness
with a smooth
surface.
Tubing correctly cut and connected
cut tubing s_uare
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end of tubing round and
smooth,
with no cuts,
nicks or fiat spots
collet .__
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11/16" (1/4" tubing)
'
engagement
Fg=- 3/4" (3/8" tubing)
Figure 12
To Disconnect
Tubing
(Figure
13): Push the collet in-
ward
and hold with a finger
while pulling
the tubing
out.
Changing
Collet
and O-ring
(Figure
13):
1. With a small
screwdriver
remove
the collet and o-
ring from the fitting.
Be careful
not to scratch
the in-
ternal
walls
of the collet
port.
2. Be sure the port
is clean,
then
lubricate
and insert
the o-ring
seal to the bottom
of the port.
3. Push
the collet inward
until
it locks in place.
collet (depress to
remove tubing)
tubi_._
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Replacing collet and
o-ring seal
Push o-ring seal into
bottom of port, then
follow with collet.
_--_fitting
collet
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CAUTION
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DO NOT USE VINEGAR
OR OTHER ACID BASED
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CLEANERS
ON THIS RO SYSTEM. THEY WILL
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DEGRADE
SOME RO SYSTEM PARTS. ALWAYS
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USE SOAP ANDWATER.
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I This reverse osmosis
system contains
a replaceable
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treatment
component
critical to the efficiency of the
I system. Replacement
of the reverse osmosis compo-
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I nent should be with one of identical
specifications,
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by the manufacturer;
to assure
the same
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reduction
performance.
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AUTOMATIC
SHUTOFF
SERVICE
If the shutoff
assembly
requires
service,
be sure to
reassemble
parts
exactly
as shown
in Figure
14.
screw (4)
SHUTOFF
ASSEMBLY
diaphragm
plunger
spacer ring
o-ring
spring
ball
check
valve
diaphragm
Figure 13
Figure
14
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Problems, Questions?
Call 1-800-426-9345
Kenmore Water Line

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