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READ AND
SAVE THESE
mNSTRUCTmONS
, F__AIRtS
OWner'S
Stock
No.
42-14410
Mode_ No.
758.144105
QUIETCOMFORT
WHOLE HOUSE
HUMIDIFIER
FOR YOUR
READ
ALL mNSTRUCTIONS
CAREFULLY
Sears,
Part No. SP6519
Roebuck
10 Gallon Output
• Operating mnstructions
• Parts List
and Co., Hoffman
Estates,
IL 60179
U.S.A.
Printed in Canada
FULL ONE YEAR
WARRANTY
ON HUMmDmFIER
_f within one (1) year from the date of purchase, this humidifier falls due to a defect in
material or workmanship,
Sears will repair it, free of charge. If within two (2) years from
the date of purchase, the motor fails due to defect in materia_ or workmanship, Sears
witl repair it free of charge.
This warranty service is available by simply returning the humidifier
to the nearest Sears
Service Center/Department
throughout
the United States.
This warranty applies only while this product is used in the United States.
This warranty gives you specific _egal rights, and you may also have other rights which
vary from state to state.
Sears Roebuck and Co. D1817
Hoffman Estates IL 60179
GENERAL SAFETY iNSTRUCTiONS
Safety
Signal
Words
5.
DANGER:
means if the safety
not followed,
someone
will
injured or killed.
information
is
be seriously
6.
7.
injured or killed.
information is
be seriously
the humidifier
Keep the humidifier
the
used by or
while
any part
or damaged
in any manner.
the risk of electrical hazard
to humidifier,
the risk of accidental
electrical
shock, do not touch the cord or controls
with wet hands.
the
the warning
label shown
below.
iWARNmNG:
To reduce
risk
of fire,
tric
shock,
or injury
always
|beforef
ng, servcngorceanng.
clean.
elec-
unplug
Table of Contents
Warranty Information ..................................
General Safety instructions ........................
To Save A Service Call ...............................
Know Your Humidifier
.................................
3
4
4
5
Electrical
5
Hook=Up ......................................
To Save a Service
Check
the following
if your
not operating.
1, Is power cord attached
2, Is there
electrical
humidifier
Water
2
2
2
Humidifier Operations
................................
Assembly ....................................................
Location Instructions
..................................
or
do not tilt, jolt or tip
mov=
ing it, before cleaning,
or whenever
humidifier is not in service.
4.
use your humidifier
1O.To reduce
11.Note
before
when
inside
unplug humidifier, when the base is empty
or when the humidifier is not in use.
stoves or heaters.
unplug
Never
objects
humidifier while unit is running.
9. To reduce the risk of damage to humidifier,
reduce the risk of fire hazard, never put the
electric cord under rugs, near heat registers, radiators,
to be used as a toy. Close
damage
Keep the electric cord out of traffic areas. To
3. Always
Do not allow
is missing
8. To reduce
1. To reduce the risk of fire or shock hazard, plug
humidifier directly into a !20V, A.C. electrical
outlet. Do not use extension cords.
2.
foreign
attention
is necessary
near children.
WARNING:
means if the safety information is
not followed,
someone
could
be seriously
CAUTION:
means if the safety
not followed,
someone
may
injured or killed.
Do not put
humidifier.
Fill ..................................................
6-7
Operating Humidifier Controls
................... 7
Using Your Humidifier .................................
8
Operating Tips for Best Performance ......... 8
Replacement
and Care of Filters ........... 9=10
Cleaning Your Humidifier ..................... 11=12
Troubleshooting
.......................................
13
Repair Parts .........................................
14=15
CM/
is
3, Is airflow
control
in operating
position?
4. Is humidity control set high enough?
5. Is the humdifier sitting on a level sur-
to outlet?
power to outlet?
face?
2
Know Your Humidifier
Fan Assembly
Humidity
.
....
Bottle
HandBe
Centre[
Bottle
Base
/i
Filter:
Replacement
42°14906
42-14410
Description
Gallon
Output/24
Capacity
of Bottle
Capacity
of Base
hrs
Sq. Ft. Coverage
Fan Speeds
Replacement
Power
Light
Fil! Light
Auto Humidistat
Auto Shut Off
Filter
10
1,9 Gallons
2,0 Gallons
2100
3
42-14906
Yes
Yes
Yes
Controls
CUL Listed
Yes
Rotary
Yes
Volts
Hertz
120 A,C.
6O
Amps
Watts
0,80
Based on an area with average
and an 8 foot ceiling height.
insulation
8O
No.
Humidifier
Your new Sears
Operations
humidifier
is designed
satisfy home humidity requirements
through the principle of evaporation
water in the air.
through
is added
to the humidifier,
filter begins
to soak
up the water
ings
Humidified air is
then released
of
After water
become
minutes.
to
and will
saturated
in approximately
30
Air drawn in through the open-
in the lower
housing
the filter by means
passes
through
of a circulation
the top
the
fan. As
Dry air
enters
through
the
mouvers
in
the housing
air passes through the filter, moisture is
absorbed
into the air and then released
in the form
will enter
of vapor.
No water
the home.
the air takes
place
droplets
Al! evaporation
into
in the humidifier,
which means that the residue left by
evaporating
water is not passed into the
home,
but remains
in the filter.
This natural process
eliminate
the chance
humidified
output
CAUTmON:
of evaporation
helps
of white dust in the
air.
Use onJy 42°14900
EPA
Registered
Bacteriostat
availabJe
from SEARS Retail store. Under no
circumstances
should
you
use water
treatment
products
designed
for
Roto belt or Ultrasonic
humidifiers.
CAUTmON:
To reduce
the
injury,
or damage
to humidifier,
fire
risk
of
use only cleaners
specifically
recommended
for humidifiers.
Never use
fJammable,
combustible
or poisonous materials
to clean your humidifier. To reduce
the risk of scaJds and
damage
to humidifier,
water in humidifier.
never
put
hot
Assembly
Your new Sears
completely
Kenmore
assembled
humidifier
for you to use.
is
Follow
manual
the instructions
for proper
of this owner's
usage.
Location Instructions
WARNBNG:
not
For your
use humidifier
_damaged
or mss
Step 1
Place humidifier
own
safety,
--
do
The humidifier should be positioned with
Step
2
the back
(cord exit side) and left side, at
if any parts are
rig,
least 2 inches away from the wall. Air
needs to enter through all of the louvers
on a flat level surface
an area of house where
in
the housing
is
humidifier
most humidity
assembly
to operate
in
in order for the
at peak efficiency.
needed, or one which would likely result in
moist air being circulated throughout
the
house such as near a cold air return.
Placing
the unit level is very important.
Special attention should be given to
unit's level if the humidifier
is located
carpeting.
Moist air (humidity)
into the whole
produced
house,
on
wi!l disperse
but the area closest
to the unit will have the highest
humidity.
At _east 2"
from wal_
If
the unit is positioned
close to a window,
condensation
may form on the window
pane.
If this is not appropriate
the unit
should
be repositioned
in another
NOTE:
Due to release
of cool, moist
it is best to direct
location.
air
from
humidifier,
air away
from
ters.
home thermostat
and hot air regisIt is best to position humidifier
next to
an inside wall. Hot air registers and cold
air from outside walls can affect the efficiencies
placed
of the controls.
where warm
ister blows
directly
Unit should
air from
not be
a hot air reg-
on unit.
Electrical Hook-Up
Locate
nearest
120V A.C. wal! socket
in
will fit in a polarized
outlet only one way.
If the plug does not fit fully in the outlet,
the location desired, preferably
on inside
wall. With the humidifier
in the desired
location,
route
the electrical
reverse
cord safely
so no one will trip or upset the humidifier.
outlet.
Plug in the electrical
way.
WARNING:
or shock
cord.
To reduce
hazard,
the
risk
humidifier
of fire
should
be plugged
directly
into a 120V A.C.
outlet,
Do not use extension
cords.
To reduce
the risk of electrical
humidifier
has a polarized
blade
is wider
shock,
this
plug (one
than the other).
This plug
plug.
a qualified
1
1
If it still does
electrician
Do not change
not fit, contact
to install
the proper
the plug in any
Water Fill
WARNING:
To reduce
shock,
always
before
cleaning
WARNBNG:
of
humidifier
or servicing.
To reduce
or shock
hazard,
water into control
mfcontrols
the risk
unplug
the risk
of fire
do not pour or spH[
or motor area.
get wet,
Bet them
dry
pletely
and have unit checked
authorized
service
personnel
plugging
com-
by
before
in.
This humidifier
is designed
for use with
the water bottle located to the right of the
upper grill. The water bottle holds 1.9 gallons of water. The humidifier
should be
positioned
where
To fill the whole
the bottle
it will be operating.
house
handle
humidifier,
grasp
at the top of the bottle
and lift it straight up and away from
humidifier
base. Take care not to bump
or damage spring
tom of bottle.
NOTE:
valve
If it is desired
bactedostat,
The bottle
will hold
follow
assembly
to use approved
directions
of the whole
1.9 gallons
on bot-
correctly.
house
humidifier
of water.
The water bottle is designed
with an 'E-ZFill Side-Cap".
Remove the 'E-Z-Fill
SideCap" on the side
twisting
of the water
Spring
VaUve Assembly
by
counterclockwise.
Place the opening
under
bottle
a water
of the water
faucet
bottle
and fill. If desired,
add Sears liquid bacteriostat
(stock number 42_14900)
to help control the build up
of bacteria and algae. Do not use solid
water treatments.
Solid debris could make
the lower
valve
leak.
Install the ' E-Z°Fill
clockwise.
Check
Hand
Side-Cap"
tighten
for possible
by twisting
only.
leaks
by perform°
ing the following:
1. Grasp
upright
bottle
4. Listen
for air bubbles.
around
handle
and hold the bottle
over a sink.
valve
the "E-Z-Fill
5. If you hear air bubbles
retighten
3. Release
Wipe
repeat
and
plunger.
2. Press up on valve plunger for about
one second to let out a little water.
the plunger.
Look for leaks
Side-Cap"
or see leaks,
the ' EoZ-Fill Side-Cap"
steps
and
1o4.
off excess
water
from the bottle.
Position
thewaterbottlebackintothe
humidifier
basetotherightofthegrille.
The"E-Z-Fill
Side-Cap"
mustbefacing
outward.
Whenpositioned
properly,
the
plunger
willopenandwaterwillflowinto
thebase.Thebasewillholdtheentire
contents
ofthewaterbottle.
Allowupto
oneminute
forthewatertoflowintothe
base.Oncethebottleisempty,
remove
it
andrefillitasmentioned
earlier.Return
it
totherightsideofthegrille.Thehumidifierisnowfilledtocapacity.
Operating
The operating
Quiet Comfort
located
Humidifier
Familiarize
Controls
controls of your Kenmore
whole house humidifier
are
towards
the front of the humidifier.
yourself
Speed Control
This humidifier
tro! switch.
with the controls.
manual.
the Controls
water
the unit is plugged
on, the red power
in and turned
light will come
require
off ( _ )
and
humidity
out-
with the fan control
the air flow speed,
is evaporated
on
the more
and released
into the
of
depending
as high an evaporation
rate.
Refill
Light
When
the unit has a small amount
of
water left in it, the amber refill light will
come on and the unit will automatically
shut off.
Control:
the amount
humidity
fan con-
on. It
will stay on until the unit is turned
or unplugged.
Humidity
speed
- Medium
air. Low speed (o) is the quietest and is
also provided for conditions
that may not
Power Light
Adjust
The maximum
put is obtained
high ( _ ),
The higher
To Operate
@
has a three
(o) - Low, (;)
( ,,") - High).
Reference
the diagram of the control area
for the correct nomenclature
used in this
When
Thewaterbottlemaybefilledatanytime
asnecessary
duringoperation.
Tobenefit
fromlessfrequent
fillingletthehumidifier
exhaust
boththewaterfromthebottle
andbasebefore
filling.
Theunitisnowreadyforoperation.
on your needs.
The
humidifier
wil! turn on and off as required
to maintain level of humidity selected. A
medium
setting
controls
rotation)
there
are times
(half way between
the
is recommended,
when
low or high amount
of humidity may be preferred.
stant operation
of humidifier,
For conrotating the
control
allows
all the way
the maximum
evaporated
of humidity
@
for
to be
into the air continuously.
IMPORTANT:
condensation
or walls.
clockwise
amount
Power Light
Off Position
but
Water damage may result
starts to form on windows
Humidity
be lowered
forms.
Control
setting
until condensation
should
no longer
if
Humidity
\
Speed Control
Control
Refill Light
Using
Step
Your Humidifier
!
Step
Be sure unit is full of water
in.
Step
level
Control
to LOW
Control
( " ).
(see diagram
below)
to a medium
is at the normal
mended
indoor humidity
below shows approximate
position
ty percentages
various
NOTE:
Humidifier
should
operate
control
on the recommended
medium
setting.
If it does
When
ty is at a relatively
high level. To test the
unit under this condition,
turn Humidity
should
begin
to operate.
After
been tested, set Humidity
medium or desired level.
Allow
24 hours
correspond
of the Humidity
Outdoor
Indoor
Temperature
and unit
the unit has
Control
for humidifier
which
settings
levels. The figure
relative humidi=
to the
Control.
Recommended
not, the humid!=
al! the way to clockwise
for that
with
humidity
Control
requirements
setting or it is adjusting
to the home conditions. The table below shows recom=
3
Set Humidity
4
If humidifier
stops running and the amber
Refill Light is not illuminated,
the humidity
2
Set the Speed
Step
and plugged
is:
Relative
Humidity
-10°F
20%
0°F
25%
10°F
30%
20°F & above
35%
to
is:
to adjust.
MIN
If humidity
level
in home
is sufficient,
humidifier
will only operate
Control set on maximum.
IMPORTANT."
condensation
or walls.
Humidity
Water damage may result
starts to form on windows
Humidity
be lowered
forms.
with
the
Control
setting
until condensation
if
should
no longer
Relative
Operating
1.
Position
Tips for Best Performance
the humidifier
inside wal! at least
2.
from
Do not restrict
airflow
Use
next to an
2 inches
wall and away
ters.
exiting
3.
from
any heat
4.
the
regis=
5.
from
entering
riostat
(available
store)
to retard
at your
may cause odors
to your health.
cleaning
or
bacte=
local Sears
growth
as instructed
in
that
and may be harmful
of
Replace the evaporative
wicking filter
at least once per humidification
season or more
EPA approved
bacteria
Regular
"Cleaning
Your Humidifier"
section
this manual is recommended.
the humidifier.
42-14900
Humidity
ditions
depending
in your area.
on water
con-
Replacement
shock
or injury
from
and Care of Filters
moving
parts,
always
unplug
humidifierthe risk
beforeof
WARNBNG:
To reduce
removing
or replacing
any parts.
CAUTION:
growth
To hemp retard
and
keep
bacteria
maximum
effic[eno
cy, the fimter should
be replaced
at
[east once per season,
or more often
under hard water conditions.
Use
Sears recommended
fitter 42-14906.
replacement
To replace the filter in your humidifier,
follow the instructions
below.
Unplug
humidifier.
Before
removing
mend
moving
area where
the filters,
we recom-
the humidifier
floor
coverings
to an
are not
susceptible
to water damage.
kitchen or bath areas.)
Remove
the water
Be sure
not
lower
spring
(i.e.
bottle and set aside.
to bump
or damage
the
Grasp housing
assembly
securely and
lift off
valve.
Grasp the housing assembly
and lift
straight up and away from the base
and set aside. The filter is now accessible.
4.
Take
Fitter
note of the filter position.
Remove
the filter and dispose
of prop°
erly. You may want to clean the base
at this time. See the "Cleaning
"four
Humidifier"
section of this manual.
Base
//
Replacement
Install
a new filter
and Care of Filters
(42_14906)
into the
Base Uprights
base, Coil the filter and position it
between the uprights in the bottom of
the base, The start and finish of the
coil should
be captured
of the base
ter should
the base,
Return
at the centre
(see diagram)
be resting
the housing
and the fil-
on the floor
assembly
\
Base
of
to the
top of the base, Return the water bettie to the right of the housing assembly
and
reposition
operating
7,
(continued)
the humidifier
Position
start
Return
bottRe
to its
position,
The humidifier
is now ready
to be filled
for operation.
to right side
of humidifier.
10
Cleaning
WARNmNG:
injury,
Your Humidifier
To reduce
fire
the
or damage
risk
of
Step 2
To Remove
to humidifier,
use only
cJeanera specifically
recommended
for humidifiers.
Never
use flammable,
combustible
or poi-
sonous materials
to clean your
humidifier.
To reduce
the risk of
scalds
and
never
put
damage
to humidifier,
hot water
in humidifier.
Parts
1, Remove the water bottle and set
aside. Be sure not to bump or dam=
age the lower spring valve,
2_
Grasp the housing
assembly
and lift
straight up and away from the base
and set aside. The filter is now
accessible.
CAUTION:
Local water purity varies
from area to area and under certain
conditions
borne
water
bacteria
impurities
may
promote
growth
of microorganisms
reservoir
of the humidifier.
To retard bacteria
cause odors and
health,
use only
fitters.
We also
EPA approved
and humidifier
available
Step
and
3.
air-
the
dispose
or
of properly.
in the
NOTE: There may be a little water still in
the base. Carefully dump the water out or
growth
that may
be harmful
to your
Sears
Take note of the filter position.
Remove the filter and set aside
remove
with a sponge.
replacement
recommend
using
bacteriostat,
42=14900
cleaner
42=14713,
at your
local
Sears
store.
1
To make cleaning easier, the humidifier
base should be empty and completely
dried
lowing
a.
out, To accomplish
Allow
amber
use the fo!-
Unplug
NOTE: Remove
the humidifier
Refill
automatic
humidifier
b.
this,
method:
to run until the
light illuminates
shutoff
fan.
has stopped
water before
and the
the
humidifier.
plugged,
fan coumd start
WARNING:
if humidifier
is removed.
after housing
is not un°
1
11
excess
cleaning.
Cleaning
Step
End of Season
Maintenance
1.
Scale
Fil! the humidifier
base with one 8 oz.
cup of undiluted
solution
2.
stay
white
vinegar.
20 minutes.
Clean
all interior
brush.
Dampen
surfaces
Rinse
thoroughly
water to remove
solution.
Disinfecting
1.
out the
warm
and cleaning
4.
Store
in cool,
5.
Install
a new filter
before
next season
Note:
filter.
before
with water
inside
dry location.
' Bi-Weekly
in clean
humidifier
begins.
Maintenance"
is
if you do not plan
for one week or
more.
stay for 20 minutes,
every few
surfaces
normally
Empty
NOTE:
carefully
minutes.
exposed
Wet al!
to water.
base after 20 minutes.
until bleach
smell
Position
Rinse
is gone.
unit to dry out completely.
The water
cleaned
bottle
in the same
Rinse
thoroughly
steps
are complete.
Step
4
Replacing
Install
should
manner
with clean
be
as the base.
water
after al!
Parts
a new filter (42=14906)
filter previously
set aside
good condition
into the base.
or the
if it is in
Coil the
Align housing
assembly
bottom with
filter and position it between
the
uprights in the bottom of the base.
The start and finish of the coil should
be captured
in the centre
(see diagram)
top of base
of the base
and the filter should
resting
on the floor
of the base.
Return
the housing
assembly
be
to the
top of the base. Return the water bot=
tie to the right of the housing assembly and reposition
operating
3.
away
dry completely
also recommended
to run the humidifier
swishing
Allow
2.
and throw
storing. Do not store
base or bottle.
Base
with water
1.
Let humidifier
Pour 1 gallon of water and 1 teaspoon
chlorine bleach into the base. Let
solution
2.
scale
Remove
3.
with undi-
with clean
Follow "Bi-Weekiy
Maintenance"
instructions
at end of humidification
2.
with a soft
a soft cloth
Maintenance
season,
Let
luted white vinegar and wipe
base to remove scale.
3.
(continued)
3
BFWeekty
Removing
1.
of Humidifier
The humidifier
filled
the humidifier
to its
position.
is now ready
to be
for operation.
12
start
Troubleshooting
Trouble
Power
Probable
light not illuminated
* Check 120 volt power
source,
control
tion (See
Unit will not run and Fill
Light is not on.
Red power
Remedy
* No Power
• Speed
Note:
is on.
Cause
in off posi-
page
• Turn speed
7,)
* Selected
humidity level
has been established,
* Raise
on and
• Humidity
control
turned
al!
the way clockwise
to
"Constant
On" position.
humidistat
setting
• Turn humidity control
counter clockwise
until the
fan turns
oft.
• Desired humidity
established,
not
* Allow up to 24 hours of run
time for unit to adjust.
• Humidifier
size for
* Designed
under
requirements.
to satisfy
• Float
is not free,
Unit will not dry out
• This is normal,
* Free float from obstruction.
* A small
completely,
amount
remains
• Air is entering
the bottle.
• Check
of water
in the base after
the Refill
to empty.
an
area up to 2100 sq, ft.
Unit will not shut off,
continues
clock-
light
Unit will not cycle
off.
Bottle
control
wise.
Light comes
"E-Z-Fill
on.
Side-Cap"
and lower spring assembly
Check for leak in water
bottle.
Ensure
gasket
Side-Cap"
Unit is not emptying
use,
during
* Dirty filter.
Change
filter.
for "E-ZoFill
is in place.
to a fresh new
Lower spring assembly on
bottle damaged
or missing
Check orientation of bottle,
Reposition so that lower
post in bottom
spring valve assembly
of base,
is
depressed by post in
bottom of base.
CAUTION:
Use only
Retail store.
Use of other
water
42-14900
treatment
Under no circumstances
Roto belt or Ultrasonic
EPA Registered
products
should
you
humidifiers.
Bacteriostat
may damage
use water
13
available
the filter
treatment
from
Sears
component.
products
designed
for
Repair
Parts
,
Parts List for Sears Humidifier
Mode_ No. 758.144105
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Repair
Parts
Parts
AN_ays
Key No
i
order
Part
by part
No.
number
o Not by key number
Description
Housing, Upper
• Assembly, Control
Knob
1
830487
2
829822
3
830494
4
829821
5
829819
6
823728
Switch, Micro
7
830489
8
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Housing, Lower
t Filter
• Blade, Fan
• Motor
9
829815
10
830496
11
829816
Screw, Pan Hd. Ty. AB #6 x 1/2 SS
Support, Filter
Float
12
830484
Base
13
829808
Foot, Rubber
14
830537
Bottle, Includes Key # 15
15
824690-2
16
829805
Cap, Fill
Screw, Pan Hd. Trx Hi-Lo #6 x 3/4
17
830587
Cap, Screw
18
SP6519
Owner's Manual (not shown)
Stock item o May be secured
stores,
• Any attempt
List for Sears Humidifier
Model No. 758.144105
to repair
through
this contro!
repair is done by a qualified
nearest Sears store,
the Hardware
assembly
service
or motor
technician,
15
Department
may create
Repair
service
of most
a hazard
is available
Sears
retail
unless
at your
For the repair or replacement parts you need
Call 7 am - 7 pro, 7 days a week
1-800-366-PART
(1-808-366-7278)
For in-home major brand repair service
Call 24 hours a day, 7 days a week
1 -S004-REPAIR
(1-800-473-7247)
For the location of a Sears Repair Service
Center in your area
Call 24 hours a day, 7 days a week
1-800-488-1
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Fer infermatien en purchasing a Sears
Maintenance Agreement erte inquire
abeut an existing Agreement
Call 9 am - 5 pro, Monday-Saturday
1-800-827-6655
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Nep_ir
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The medel number will be found on the Numidifier identificatienlabel.
When requesting service or erdering parts, always provide the fellewing information:
ProductType
_ Model Number
Part Number
_ Part Descriptien
@ 2003 Emerson
Sears, Roebuck
Part.
No. SP6519
and Co,
Form.
Hofrman
Estates,
No. SP6519
IL 60179 U.S.A.
Printed
in Canada
07/03
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