Do not use with water that is microbiologically unsafe or
of unknown quality without adequate disinfection before or
after the unit.
off water supply to the appliance.
will be installed along the feed water line to the appliance.
Select a convenient location that will allow easy access for
future replacement of the filter. Make sure the feed water
line will reach the desired location.
feed line with a proper cutting device (See Diagram I).
the feed line to the INLET as marked on the cartridge by firmly
pressing the feed line into the opening as far as it will
to connecting the OUTLET side, turn water slowly and flush
cartridge by running water through it for a few minutes. Water
can be collected in a bucket or other container as shown in
Diagram II. After water is clear, shut water off and proceed
to connect the OUTLET side.
OUTLET side by firmly pressing water line into the opening
as far as it will go.
holding bracket in desired location and snap the filter in
water on slowly and check for leaks.
unit is designed for use with COLD WATER ONLY.
recommended flow rate for best results is 1/2 to 1 gallon
per minute. Increased flow will reduce the unit's effectiveness.
An activated carbon cartridge (Taste/Odor) may contain a small
amount of carbon fines (very black powder) and a new cartridge,
after installation, should be flushed with sufficient water
to remove the fines before using the water.
A reduction in water flow or a change in the color or taste
of the water, should be considered an indication that the
filter is near the end of its useful life.
This model does not require maintenance (Maintenance Free System).
The actual length of time this filter will effectively remove chlorine
and other contaminants will mostly depend on the original quality
of the source water, pH and amount of water used.