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Kenmore 625.38815 Owner's Manual

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UltraSoft 100
UltraSoft 150
Read and Follow
All Safety Rules and
Before First Use of
This Product.
If you have questions
or main-
the timer,
this toll-free
Water Softeners
with Deluxe Valve
• Warranty
• Start Up / Setting Timer
• How It Works
• Care Of
• Specifications
• Repair Parts
Use the plastic bag and tie provided, to hang manuals
nearby the softener for future reference.
and Co., 3333 Beverly
Road, Hoffman
IL 60179 USA
(Rev. A 4/2/03)


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  • Page 1 OWNER'S MANUAL MODEL NOS. UltraSoft 100 625.388150 UltraSoft 150 625.388160 Caution: Read and Follow All Safety Rules and Operating Instructions Before First Use of This Product. If you have questions when installing, operating or main- taining your softener, when setting the timer, call this toll-free...
  • Page 2 For one year from the date of purchase, maintained defects For ten years from the date of purchase, model water softener or drum develop OBTAIN SEARS ranty applies This warranty vary from state to state. JJdJJJJJJiJJJJJ_J JJJJJJJJJiiJJJJjj_ J_JJJJ_JJJ_JJJJJi_ JiJJJJJJJJ_JJJJJi_ JJJJJJJiJ_JJJ_i_ J_JJiJJ_iJJ_ Sears, Roebuck J_i_JJJ_JJJJ_...
  • Page 3: Table Of Contents

    Safety Guides Check List of Step-By-Step Program Sanitizing Fill The Storage Faceplate Soft Water Salt: Refilling Keeping Protect Checklist JJJJJJJ,,_J.l,,I.lJJJ.I, ii !!!ii iiii ,ii iiiii!iiii Dimensions Troubleshooting Rotary Water Water Brine Valve WATER SOFTENER Guides To Install The _imer - - =... The Water Softener Tank With Salt ...
  • Page 4: Water Softener Start Up

    Dam- warranty. INJURY, ONLY. 120V, IS GROUNDED OVERCUR- BREAKER USE ONLY II, 24 VOLT, if the power Make plugging back electrical power or of unknown before or after in the Kenmore Water Line...
  • Page 5: Check List Of Step-By-Step Guides To Install

    See page 3-5 in the into an inside, electrical out- on page 5-1 of heater. See page require installation use plumbing code Call 1-800-426-9345 START UP GUIDES TO INSTALL ""VALVE INLET plastic 3-valve (.i _r/L_ Bypass Valve(s) Kenmore Water Line...
  • Page 6: Program The

    %B"I time is between be sure PM PRESENT time is between be sure AM of the UP /DOWN buttons changes Holding the buttons rapidly. Kenmore Water Line while signals beeps the dis- press TIME...
  • Page 7 ON, the icon will be displayed the SELECT button once again, initial programming, RECHARGE shows in the display. 9345. TIMER FEATURES. Kenmore Water Line the AM- time of day. changes When at salt effi- of salt salt usage. button display...
  • Page 8: Sanitizing The Water Softener

    3 This first recharge the softener level needed. tank. 2-3) for ser- from the soften- or without salt On some need periodic Call 1-800-426-9345 bnnewell cover remove and add about 3/4 oz. bleach) brinewell Kenmore Water Line...
  • Page 9 3 quarts to consume 335 milligrams is equivalent to eating 2-1/2 slices are concerned about their drinking consider a Kenmore Drinking Water or reduce in excess of 90% and other drinking water contami- Kenmore Water Line...
  • Page 10: How Your Water Softener Works

    CODE code could appear display if a prob- in the softener elec- If you see an error code of the present time page under resolve CALL TOLL FREE, Kenmore Water Line time. once keeps pow- as it regenera-...
  • Page 11: Soft Water Service And Regeneration 2-2 To

    Water Flow Through the Softener in Fill soft water hard water OUT IN fill water Kenmore Water Line brine. from flows into as shown much since the fill time greater minerals...
  • Page 12 (FIG. 9). returns to service. into the resin tank where the resin out the hardness minerals. Soft water soft water pipes. Water Flow Through Softener in Fast Rinse soft water hard water drain Kenmore Water Line for good Hard...
  • Page 13 (2:00 AM, or as set) it will schedule a regeneration. TONIGHT displays until begins. When the regeneration begins, TONIGHT goes off and RECHARGE during the regeneration. Kenmore Water Line are [] of the (gpg) needs, using soft goes up to...
  • Page 14 10 inches of salt is tank. Salt Bridge bddge to break push tool into salt salt _salt bridge water level Kenmore Water Line...
  • Page 15: Keeping The Water Softener Clean

    Your local Sears store cleaner, Item No. 42-34426 for this. If iron shows before 6 months, clean instructions on the resin Kenmore Water Line Sears even more...
  • Page 16: Care Of Your Water Softener

    Kenmore Water Line the softener Do not Leave the are ready...
  • Page 17: Checklist (Not Getting Soft Water)

    CARE OF YOUR WATER SOFTENER ... TO HELP YOU SAVE MONEY make the following easy checks. for service. If you do not find anything not work call Kenmore Water 2-1. press and hold the SELECT button SR code appears. number shows,...
  • Page 18 Performance (WQA). The rating decal is located !WATER SUPPLY TO WATER SOFTENER Minimum water system flow (gpm) ... Minimum-Max. Minimu m-Max, water temperature ( °F) Maximum water hardness (gpg) ... Maximum "clear water" iron (ppm) SALT FOR WATER SOFTENER Type of salt needed ...
  • Page 19: Dimensions / Specifications

    5060 @ 2.2 Ib salt gpg = grains per gallon ppm = parts per million Call 1-800-426-9345 UltraSoft 150 UltraSoft 100 high capacity high capacity approximately minutes @ 4.8 salt dose dose 5060 @ 2.4 Ib salt Kenmore Water Line by test data.
  • Page 20: Troubleshooting

    Also test a soft water exists.) Press the SELECT but- more to return to present after making MANUAL INITIATED DIAGNOSTICS, the MANUAL REGENERATION CHECK. Kenmore Water Line UP button must have flow 5-4). setting a hard- with the sample time...
  • Page 21 (or dashes) switch operation. If the letter the switch is closed. If the dash shows, is open. (Recharge to manually advance the valve switch operation. Kenmore Water Line that could all face per- ELEC- isolate SENSOR HOUSING TURBINE SHAFT indicate Now)
  • Page 22 If an error code occurs, the transformer, then plug in again. MOTOR Kenmore Water Line while...
  • Page 23 BRINE VALVE FLOAT SETTING _./float stop FREEBOARD MEASUREMENT FREEBOARD 7"-11" Kenmore Water Line the soft- top dis- hose. into flow. Allow to flush out ON/OFF- resin tank...
  • Page 24: Rotary Valve Service

    Molykote grease, or other high switch as shown, with lever toward o-ring o- ring seals wave washer rotor seal _.a.._/../ drain seal nozzle & venturi seal Kenmore Water Line posi- pattern. quality...
  • Page 25: Water Flow Through The Softener Valve

    SOFT water to the brine valve, into the salt storage to the house lines. 1- 800- 426- 9345 Kenmore VALVE routes water the bottom outlet, the valve in fill through Water...
  • Page 26 BACKWASH, flow to the nozzle. Water is routed distributor, up through to the drain. The fast by a flow plug in the drain fitting) iron deposits, remaining brine Kenmore Water Line...
  • Page 27 Call 1-800-426-9345 VALVE so water flow enters through the bottom to return the valve lever drops to open the electronic timer Kenmore Water Line...
  • Page 28: Repair Parts For Water Softener

    SECTION6 _ii_'_i_iS! _i_ii_i_!_l Kenmore MODEL NOS. 625.388150 JJ_JJJJ_J_JJJ_J_ Rating Decal Location Problems, Questions? REPAIR PARTS FOR WATER SOFTENER and 625.388160 A. WATER SOFTENER PART NUMBER 7231563 7231555 7252373 7249524 7231539 7231610 7247394 7231571 7231547 7082150 7003847 7100819 7257307 7232250 0900431...
  • Page 29: Brine Valve Assembly

    _:_;_,_: SECTION 6 _""_"-'_-'"'"1 Kenmore MODEL NOS. NOS. 625.388150 • 4Yf-- INLET - OUTLET GROUNDING CLAMPS Problems, Questions? REPAIR PARTS FOR WATER SOFTENER and 625.388160 B. BRINE VALVE ASSEMBLY :KEY PART 'NO. NUMBER 7168647 0513860 7097202 0516947 7093216 7092278 7170288...
  • Page 30: Valve Assembly

    SECTION _]_J_i 6 _i_i_iiiiii_i!l C. VALVE ASSEMBLY 98 _l 9o__ 86 ÷ Problems, Questions? REPAIR PARTS FOR WATER SOFTENER Call 1- 800- 426- 9345 Kenmore Water Line...
  • Page 31 SECTION6 _J_i_! _i_!_[ Kenmore MODEL NOS. 625.388150 PART DESCRIPTION NUMBER 7224087 Screw, #8-32 x 1" (2 req.) 7250622 Motor (incl, 2 ea. of Key No. 50) Motor Plate 7231385 0900857 Screw, #6-20 x 3/8 (2 req.) 0503288 !Bearing 7113927 Cam and Gear...
  • Page 32 OWNER'S MANUAL MODEL NOS. UltraSoft 100 625.388150 UltraSoft 150 625.388160 model number your water softener found on the rating de- cal. This decal is on the rim, under the salt cover. When requesting service or ordering parts, always provide the following in- formation: •...