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Reverse Osmosis
Filtration System
Owner’s Manual
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Operating Instructions
Safety Instructions
Safety Information . . . . . . . . . 3
Congratulations!
You are Now Part of the GE Family.
Welcome to the GE family. We’re proud of our quality products and we are
committed to providing dependable service. You’ll see it in this easy-to-use Owner’s
Manual and you’ll hear it in the friendly voices of our customer service department.
Operating Instructions . .4–10
Specification Guidelines . . . . . . . . . . . .4
Care and Cleaning of the Reverse
Osmosis System . . . . . . . . . . . . . .7–10
Cartridge Replacement . . . . . . . . . . .7
Prefilter and Postfilter Cartridge
Replacement . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .7
Reverse Osmosis Cartridge
Replacement . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .8
Sanitizing the Reverse Osmosis
System . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .9
Flow Control and Screen . . . . . . . . .10
Purging the Reverse Osmosis
System . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .10
Best of all, you’ll experience these values each time you use the water system.
That’s important, because your new system will be part of your family for many
years. And we hope you will be part of ours for a long time to come.
We thank you for buying GE. We appreciate your purchase, and hope you will
continue to rely on us whenever you need quality appliances for your home.
IMPORTANT!
Fill out the Consumer Product Registration Card.
Two easy ways to register your appliance!
■ Through the internet at www.geappliances.com
■ Complete and mail the enclosed Product Registration Card
FOR YOUR RECORDS
Write the model and serial numbers here:
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You can find them on the sump bracket.
Troubleshooting Tips
Troubleshooting Tips
Before You Call For Service . . . . . .11, 12
Proof of the original purchase date is needed to obtain service
under the warranty.
READ THIS MANUAL
Inside you will find many helpful hints on how to use and maintain
your water system properly. Just a little preventive care on your
part can save you a great deal of time and money over the life
of your system.
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Customer Service
Staple sales slip or cancelled check here.
Product Registration . . . . . . . . . . .13, 14
Warranty . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .15
Service Telephone
Numbers . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .16
IF YOU NEED SERVICE
You’ll find many answers to common problems in the Before You
Call For Service section. If you review our chart of Troubleshooting Tips
first, you may not need to call for service at all.
If you do need service, you can relax knowing help is only a phone
call away. A list of toll-free customer service numbers is included in
the back section.
OR
Visit our Website at www.geappliances.com
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IMPORTANT SAFETY INFORMATION.
READ ALL INSTRUCTIONS BEFORE USING.
SAFETY PRECAUTIONS
■ Check with your state and local public works
department for plumbing and sanitation codes.
You must follow these guidelines as you install the
Reverse Osmosis system. Using a qualified installer
is recommended.
■ Be sure the water supply conforms with the
Specification guidelines. If the water supply
conditions are unknown, contact your municipal
water company or your local health department for
a list of contaminants in your area and a list of
laboratories certified by your state to analyze
drinking water.
WARNING: Before using the Reverse Osmosis
system for the first time, the system must be purged.
The Reverse Osmosis cartridge contains a food
grade preservative that must be purged from the
system. The preservative will give product water an
unpleasant taste and odor.
WARNING: Do not use with water that is
microbiologically unsafe or of unknown quality
without adequate disinfection before or after
the system. Systems certified for cyst reduction
may be used on disinfected water that may contain
filterable cysts. This Reverse Osmosis unit contains
a replaceable membrane cartridge treatment
component critical for effective reduction of
Total Dissolved Solids. The water should be tested
periodically to verify that the system is performing
satisfactorily. This system is acceptable for
treatment of influent concentrations of no more
than 27 mg/L nitrate and 3 mg/L nitrite in
combination measured as N and is certified for
nitrate/nitrite reduction only for water supplies
with a pressure of 280kPa (40 psig) or greater.
This Reverse Osmosis system must be properly installed and located in accordance with the Installation
Instructions before it is used. If you did not receive Installation Instructions, you can receive one by
calling us toll-free at the GE Answer Center ®, 800.626.2000.
■ Install or store where it will not be exposed to
temperatures below freezing or exposed to any
type of weather. Water freezing in the system will
break it. Do not attempt to treat water over 100°F.
■ Do not install on HOT WATER. The temperature
of the water supply to the Reverse Osmosis system
must be between the minimum of 40°F. and the
maximum of 100°F. See the Specification guidelines.
■ Do Not open the water supply valve until the pipes
have been flushed.
WARNING: Discard all unused parts and
packaging material after installation. Small parts
remaining after the installation could be a choke
hazard.
■ Sanitize upon installation of the Reverse Osmosis
system and after servicing inner parts, including
replacement of prefilter, postfilter and Reverse
Osmosis cartridge. It is important to have clean
hands while handling inner parts of the system.
See the Sanitizing the Reverse Osmosis System section.
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■ Extended non-use of the Reverse Osmosis system
If the system is not used for one week or more,
open the RO water faucet, allow the system to
drain. Close the RO water faucet and allow the
system to regenerate the water supply.
Troubleshooting Tips
PROPER INSTALLATION AND MAINTENANCE
Operating Instructions
■ If house water pressure is over the maximum
(125 pounds per square inch), install a pressure
reducing valve in the water supply line to the
Reverse Osmosis system.
■ This product reduces fluoride in drinking water.
Please consult your dentist if you have questions.
Safety Instructions
your safety, the information in this manual must be followed to minimize the risk of
WARNING! For
property damage or personal injury.
READ AND FOLLOW THIS SAFETY
INFORMATION CAREFULLY.
SAVE THESE INSTRUCTIONS
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Safety Instructions
Specification guidelines.
Product – height 16 ″ width 17 ″ depth 6 ″
The system makes a good supply of drinking water each day. How much it will make depends primarily on
these things…
1
Feed water pressure—pounds per square inch (psi)
40–125
water temperature limits—minimum/maximum degrees F.
2 Feed 40–100
3 Water quality
Water Softener Chart
8
7.5
Incoming Water pH
Operating Instructions
Maximum Total Dissolved Solids (TDS)—parts per million (ppm)
2000
Maximum water hardness @ 6.9 pH—grains per gallon (gpg)
10
For water with hardness greater than 10 grains (at 6.9 pH) the use
of a softener is recommended. Failure to install a water softener
will reduce the life of the Reverse Osmosis membrane. See chart
for additional information on the possible need for a water softener.
WATER SOFTENER RECOMMENDED
7
6.5
6
Maximum iron, manganese, hydrogen sulfide (ppm)
<0.1
Chlorine in water supply
Allowable*
Feed water pH limits (pH)
4–10
Percent rejection of TDS, minimum (new membrane)**
92
Water Softener
not required
10
20
30
40
50
INCOMING WATER HARDNESS (GPG)
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*Chlorine removed (maximum of 2.0 ppm) by the Reverse Osmosis prefilter…regular changing of the prefilter is
required. Chlorine will destroy the Reverse Osmosis membrane.
**Feed water at 50 psig and 77°F. with 750 ppm sodium chloride. Quality water production, amount of waste water
and percent rejection all vary with changes in pressure, temperature and Total Dissolved Solids.
On average you should expect your Reverse Osmosis system to be able to deliver 12 gallons of product per day, as
tested by Water Quality Association Standard S-300. Output according to ANSI/NSF Standard 58 is 10 gallons per
day. Process water used per gallon of water produced is four gallons.
About the reverse osmosis system.
What the Reverse Osmosis System Does
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Reverse Osmosis removes Total Dissolved Solids (TDS) and organic matter from water by diffusing it
through a special membrane. The membrane separates minerals and impurities from the water and they
are flushed to the drain. High quality product water goes directly to the drinking water faucet or to the
storage tank. The system makes a good supply of drinking water each day (see Specification guidelines).
How much it makes depends on the feed water supply pressure, temperature, and quality.
The system includes an electronic faucet assembly with an integrated water testing feature. When water is
taken from the faucet, a green indicator light means TDS removal is within the specified limits, and that
water quality is good.
The prefilter and postfilter are replaceable cartridges. The carbon prefilter removes chlorine while also
filtering sediments. The postfilter removes any other undesirable tastes and odors before you use the water.
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sediments and up to 2.0 ppm of chlorine from the feed water. The prefilter reduces chlorine in the feed water because
CHLORINE DESTROYS THE REVERSE OSMOSIS MEMBRANE. Filtered, clean, chlorine-reduced water flows from the
prefilter to the Reverse Osmosis cartridge.
Tank—The storage area holds up to 2.1 gallons of product water. A diaphragm inside the tank keeps water
2 Storage
pressurized, when the tank is full, for fast flow to the faucet when drinking water is needed.
Valve—A check valve is built into one end of the Reverse Osmosis housing under the tee fitting. The check
3 Check
valve prevents a backward flow of product water from the storage area. A backward flow could cause the Reverse
Safety Instructions
—Water from the cold supply pipe is directed to the prefilter cartridge, which is inside the sump. The
1 Prefilter
prefilter is a replaceable sediment cartridge containing activated carbon. The cartridge removes sand, silt, dirt, other
Osmosis membrane to rupture.
Shutoff Assembly—To conserve water, the drinking water system has an automatic shutoff. When the storage
4 Automatic
tank has filled to capacity and the drinking water faucet is closed, pressure closes the shutoff. Water flow to the Reverse
Osmosis housing is shut off until drinking water is used again, and pressure drops in the Reverse Osmosis system.
Operating Instructions
Reverse Osmosis housing
U-pin
Lock washer
Automatic
shutoff
assembly
Reverse Osmosis cartridge
Prefilter
cartridge
Postfilter
cartridge
O-ring
inside
sump
Sump
Sump
Inlet cover
Osmosis Cartridge—The cartridge, inside the Reverse Osmosis housing, includes a tightly wound, special
5 Reverse
membrane. Water is forced through the cartridge where the membrane removes the dissolved solids and organic
matter. High quality product water exits the Reverse Osmosis housing and goes to the storage tank. Reject water, with
the dissolved solids and organic matter, leaves the housing and is discharged to the drain through 1⁄4″ tubing.
After leaving the storage area, but before going to the system faucet, product water goes to the postfilter
6 Postfilter—
which is inside the sump. The postfilter is also a replaceable sediment cartridge that contains activated carbon. Any
remaining tastes, odors, or sediments are removed from product water by the postfilter. Clean, high quality
drinking water flows through the tubing and to the system faucet.
Troubleshooting Tips
Turn sump this way to remove
Control—The flow control regulates the flow of water through the Reverse Osmosis cartridge at the required
7 Flow
rate to produce high quality water. The control is located in the elbow fitting at the Reverse Osmosis housing drain
port. A small, cone-shaped screen fits over the front end of the flow control to prevent clogging due to sediments in
the drain water.
Screen
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1/4″
tubing
Check valve tee
rain
To d
Compression nut
Flow control
Drain elbow
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Safety Instructions
About the reverse osmosis system.
The Faucet and Indicator Lights
Faucet and Electronics—The countertop faucet
dispenses filtered drinking water when
opened. It has a hand-operated, spring-loaded
lever to prevent waste. You can keep the faucet
open by pushing upward on the lever until it
locks against the faucet spout.
To comply with plumbing codes, an air gap is
built into the faucet drain water connection.
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The electronic faucet provides an integrated
TDS monitor. As water is taken from
the faucet, the indicator lights show how
the Reverse Osmosis system is operating
to provide high quality drinking water.
Flashing Green Light—The Reverse Osmosis
system is providing high quality drinking water.
NOTE: If the Reverse Osmosis system is connected
to the refrigerator this light will also flash when
the icemaker or water dispenser is in use.
The green light may stop flashing when the
supply of Reverse Osmosis water is nearly gone
and flow from the RO water faucet decreases.
This is a normal condition.
Flashing Amber “FILTER” Light—The prefilter
and postfilter cartridges need replacing after
six months or 900 gallons of product water. See
the Care and Cleaning section for prefilter and
postfilter cartridge replacement.
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Troubleshooting Tips
Flashing Amber “RO” Light—The Reverse Osmosis
cartridge is no longer removing at least 75%
of the TDS from the supply water and needs
replacing. See the Care and Cleaning section
for Reverse Osmosis cartridge replacement.
NOTE: Disregard initial or short periods (a few
seconds) of the flashing “RO” light. Long
periods of limited or non use can cause the
TDS levels to temporarily change.
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Care and cleaning of the reverse osmosis system.
Safety Instructions
To obtain replacement filters, call GE Appliance Parts at 800-626-2002.
Prefilter/Postfilter Cartridge Replacement FX12P
Activated Carbon
Reverse Osmosis Cartridge Replacement FX12M
Thin Film Polyamide
If the Reverse Osmosis filtration system is connected to your icemaker, YOU MUST turn off the
icemaker by raising the feeler arm before servicing or changing the filters, or when purging the
Reverse Osmosis system. Four hours after servicing, lower the feeler arm to resume icemaking.
When replacing cartridges, you may lift the Reverse Osmosis assembly from the mounting
washers and lay it on the floor. You can also remove the Reverse Osmosis housing by pulling it
out of the mounting clamps.
Operating Instructions
CAUTION: Before servicing the Reverse Osmosis system, close the shutoff valve on the storage
tank, close the water supply/saddle valve and open the RO water faucet. Allow the system to drain.
Prefilter and Postfilter Cartridge Replacement
When the amber “FILTER” light flashes, the prefilter and postfilter cartridges must be
replaced. The batteries in the control box must also be replaced.
the steps in the Sanitizing the Reverse Osmosis System section except discard the old
1 Follow
filters and replace with new filters.
the “AA” alkaline batteries in the control box. Good batteries are needed to ensure
2 Replace
proper indicator light operation. NOTE: Lights may not operate properly until system has been
allowed to refill the storage tank. Weak batteries may give a false indication. Changing the
batteries resets the six month or 900 gallon period.
Troubleshooting Tips
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Safety Instructions
Care and cleaning of the reverse osmosis system.
Operating Instructions
Reverse Osmosis Cartridge Replacement
NOTE: When replacing the Reverse Osmosis
cartridge, also install a new flow control and
screen. See the Flow Control and Screen section.
new flow control and screen. Go
6 Install
to the Flow Control and Screen section for
If the Reverse Osmosis Filtration system is
connected to your icemaker, YOU MUST turn
off the icemaker by raising the feeler arm
before servicing the filter, changing the filters,
or purging the filtration system. Four hours
after servicing your unit, lower the feeler arm
to resume icemaking.
the u-pin and remove the inlet cover
7 Pull
from the housing.
the new Reverse Osmosis cartridge.
8 Install
NOTE: The Reverse Osmosis cartridge o-ring
When replacing cartridges, you may lift the
Reverse Osmosis assembly from the mounting
washers and lay it on the floor. You can also
remove the Reverse Osmosis housing by
pulling it out of the mounting clamps.
10 Insert the u-pin and install the lock washer.
When the amber “RO” light flashes, the
Reverse Osmosis cartridge must be replaced.
NOTE: Disregard initial or short periods (a few
seconds) of the flashing “RO” light. Long
periods of limited or non use can cause TDS
levels to temporarily change.
Be sure you clean your hands with anti-bacterial
soap before handling inner parts of the system.
sure the water supply valve to the
1 Be
Reverse Osmosis system is turned off, and
Troubleshooting Tips
the RO water faucet and storage tank are
open. Allow the system to drain completely
(this takes several minutes).
the Reverse Osmosis system out away
2 Pull
from cabinet. Leave tubing connected.
Place a dry towel under the Reverse Osmosis
unit. Using pliers, remove the lock washer,
pull the u-pin and remove the Reverse
Osmosis housing inlet cover. Save the lock
washer for final assembly.
CAUTION: Failure to close the water supply
valve or tank shutoff valve will cause water
to spray or run when sumps are removed.
the lock washer, pull the u-pin and
3 Remove
remove the inlet cover from the housing.
pliers to pull the cartridge from the
4 Use
housing and discard the cartridge.
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Sanitize the system. Go to the Sanitizing the
5 Reverse
Osmosis System section and follow
steps 4 through 11.
8
directions.
end is notched and may need to be rotated
during reinstallation for proper fit.
the inlet cover. Lightly lubricate the
9 Replace
o-ring seal with only clean silicone grease.
11
Turn on the water supply. Check for leaks.
12 Purge the Reverse Osmosis system. Go to
the Purging the Reverse Osmosis System
section.
CAUTION: The Reverse Osmosis cartridge
contains a food grade preservative that should
be purged from the system before first use or
whenever the Reverse Osmosis cartridge is
replaced. The preservative will give product
water an unpleasant taste and odor. After the
tank has filled (takes about four hours), open the
system faucet until the bladder is empty. After
four of these drainings, the system is ready to
make product water for your use.
NOTE: Lights may not operate properly until the
system has been allowed to refill the tank.
Sanitize upon installation of the Reverse Osmosis
system and after servicing inner parts, including
replacement of prefilter, postfilter and the
Reverse Osmosis cartridge. Be sure you clean
your hands with anti-bacterial soap before handling
inner parts of the system.
1
the Reverse Osmosis system out away
2 Pull
from cabinet. Leave tubing connected.
Place a dry towel under the Reverse Osmosis
unit. Using pliers, remove the lock washer,
pull the u-pin clip and remove the Reverse
Osmosis housing inlet cover. Save the lock
washer for final assembly.
(using pliers) the Reverse Osmosis
3 Remove
cartridge from the housing. Place the
cartridge in a clean plastic bag.
the inlet cover and u-pin, making
4 Replace
sure the o-ring is in place.
provided. Be careful, the sump is full of water.
Remove the cartridge from the sump and
place in a clean plastic bag. Make sure the
o-ring is seated in the top of the sump. With
the o-ring seal in position, replace the sump
and tighten securely by hand.
the PREFILTER sump and
6 Remove
cartridge. Place this cartridge in a clean
replace the sump (make sure the
8 Carefully
o-ring valve seal is in place) on the prefilter
head and tighten securely by hand.
the RO water faucet. Open the water
9 Close
supply valve (turn counterclockwise) to the
Reverse Osmosis system. Allow system to fill
for one minute.
10 Open the RO water faucet and allow water
to flow for 10 minutes through the Reverse
Osmosis system. Close RO water faucet for
one minute and then open faucet and allow
water to flow (approximately 10 minutes)
until bleach odor is gone.
11
Turn off the water supply valve (turn
clockwise) to the Reverse Osmosis system.
After water flow stops, leave the RO water
faucet open.
12 Be sure hands have been cleaned with
anti-bacterial soap. Repeat steps 1–6 and 8;
however, reinstall the cartridges instead
of removing them.
NOTE: The Reverse Osmosis cartridge o-ring
end is notched and may need to be rotated
during reinstallation for proper fit.
13 After installing/reinstalling cartridges,
close RO water faucet and open water
supply valve (turn counterclockwise). Check
for leaks.
plastic bag.
Troubleshooting Tips
the POSTFILTER sump by turning
5 Remove
it to the left using the sump wrench tool
tablespoons) of ordinary 5.25% household
chlorine bleach and mix into the water. Do
not add chlorine first. Concentrated chlorine
may damage plastic.
Operating Instructions
CAUTION: Before sanitizing, be sure to remove
all cartridges as follows. Chlorine will destroy
the Reverse Osmosis cartridge.
Be sure the water supply valve to the Reverse
Osmosis system is turned off, and the RO
water faucet and storage tank are open. Allow
the system to drain completely (this takes
several minutes).
the prefilter sump with cold water to
7 Fill
about 1″ from the o-ring. Add 1 ounce (2
Safety Instructions
Sanitizing the Reverse Osmosis System
Reverse Osmosis housing
U-pin
Lock washer
Reverse Osmosis cartridge
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Automatic
shutoff
assembly
Prefilter
cartridge
O-ring end
O-ring
inside
sump
Sump
Postfilter
cartridge
Sump
Sump Wrench
Inlet cover
Loosen
Turn sump this way to remove
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Safety Instructions
Care and cleaning of the reverse osmosis system.
Flow Control and Screen
Check valve tee
1/4″ tubing
in
dra
o
T
Screen
Compression
nut
Flow control
Operating Instructions
Drain elbow
The flow control regulates the flow of water
through the Reverse Osmosis cartridge at the
required rate so high quality product water is
produced.
When servicing the Reverse Osmosis cartridge,
check the flow control and tubing, to make sure
the tube and surrounding surfaces are clean and
unrestricted. A small, cone-shaped screen is
located in front of the flow control to help keep it
clean. If the flow control is plugged with foreign
particles, the Reverse Osmosis cartridge cannot
discharge minerals and impurities to the drain. If
this happens, it will only take a short time for the
system to plug.
sure tank shutoff valve is closed, water
1 Make
supply valve is closed (turn clockwise), and the
RO water faucet is open. Drain system until
water stops flowing.
the plastic drain elbow, next to the
2 Locate
brass check valve tee.
3 Unscrew the compression nut.
flow control with a clean knife edge.
4 Remove
Remove screen; a toothpick may be needed.
you are replacing the flow control and
5 Ifscreen,
discard them. If you are checking the
flow control, screen and tubing for blockage,
clean these parts of any debris. Do not blow
through the flow control, it will contaminate
the part.
the screen by placing the cone end
6 Replace
into the elbow cap and carefully push it in.
CAUTION: Do not force in further after you feel
resistance. Visually check to be sure it is
properly positioned.
flow control and tighten compression
7 Install
nut by hand, then another 1⁄4 turn with
pliers. DO NOT OVERTIGHTEN AND DISTORT OR
CRUSH THE TUBING AND FLOW CONTROL.
you are replacing the Reverse Osmosis
8 Ifcartridge,
return to the Reverse Osmosis
Cartridge Replacement instructions. Otherwise,
open the tank valve and the water supply valve
(turn counterclockwise). Close the RO water
faucet.
Purging the Reverse Osmosis System
Troubleshooting Tips
The Reverse Osmosis system MUST BE PURGED
AFTER INSTALLATION and WHEN THE REVERSE
OSMOSIS CARTRIDGE IS REPLACED.
Make sure all tubing connections are
tightened.
1
sure the tank shutoff valve is open.
2 Make
Turn on the water supply by slowly opening
the water supply valve (turn counterclockwise)
to the Reverse Osmosis system. Carefully
check system for leaks.
the RO water faucet until the tank is
4 Open
empty and flow stops.
filling and emptying the storage tank
5 After
four times, the system is ready to make
product water for your use.
WARNING: The Reverse Osmosis cartridge
contains a food grade preservative that
should be purged from the system before
use. The preservative will give product water
an unpleasant taste and odor.
approximately four hours for storage
3 Wait
tank to fill. At that time, carefully check all
fittings and tubing connections again for any
water leaks.
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Drain line
RO product water faucet
3/8″ tubing, marked
FAUCET
Electronics Leadwire
box
connection
Water supply valve
Hot Cold
Storage tank
shutoff valve
1/4″ tubing,
marked WATER
SUPPLY
Sink p-trap
Storage tank
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Battery
holder
REVERSE OSMOSIS SYSTEM
Before you call for service…
Safety Instructions
Troubleshooting Tips
Save time and money! Review the charts on the following
pages first and you may not need to call for service.
What To Do
Sounds you might hear
Running water from the unit
to a drain.
• This is normal.
Water has air bubbles
and is cloudy
Air in system after installation.
• Will go away after water runs for a while.
Amber “FILTER” light
on the faucet base
is flashing
Six months or 900 gallons
of product water usage has
occurred.
• Replace the prefilter, postfilter, and batteries in the
electronics box.
Amber “RO” light flashing.
NOTE: Disregard initial or
occasional short periods
of this flashing light.
Low usage of the Reverse
Osmosis product water
• Open the RO water faucet and allow the system to drain.
Close the RO water faucet and allow the system to
regenerate the water supply.
The Reverse Osmosis
cartridge is no longer
removing the required amount
of Total Dissolved Solids.
• Replace the Reverse Osmosis cartridge, flow control
and screen.
Water supply to the Reverse
Osmosis system not within
specifications.
• Increase water pressure, precondition the water,
etc., as needed to conform before doing maintenance
on the Reverse Osmosis system.
Faucet base leadwire not
connected to electronics
box leadwire.
• Connect.
Battery pack not connected
to electronics box.
• Connect.
Batteries installed
incorrectly.
• Make sure batteries are installed correctly.
Batteries are weak.
• Replace batteries.
Leadwires damaged.
• Inspect and repair as needed.
Indicator lights on faucet
base not working
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Possible Causes
Operating Instructions
Problem
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Safety Instructions
Before you call for service…
Problem
Possible Causes
What To Do
Chlorine taste and/or
odor in the Reverse
Osmosis product water
The ppm of chlorine in your
water supply exceeds maximum
limits and has destroyed the
Reverse Osmosis membrane.
• If the water supply contains more than 2.0 ppm of chlorine,
additional filtering of the water supply to the Reverse
Osmosis is needed. Correct this condition before doing
maintenance on the Reverse Osmosis system.
The prefilter is no longer
removing chlorine from
the water supply.
• Replace the Reverse Osmosis membrane cartridge,
control, screen, prefilter, postfilter and batteries in the
electronics box.
High quality product water
may have a different taste
than what you’re used to.
• This is normal.
Low water usage
• Completely drain system and allow to refill.
Contamination in product
water storage.
• Use sanitizing procedures.
Prefilter and postfilter
need to be changed.
• Replace the prefilter and postfilter.
Water leaking from
faucet air gap hole
Drain side of faucet air gap
(3/8″ tubing) plugged, restricted
or incorrectly connected to the
drain point.
• Inspect and eliminate restriction or plug. It is important
that there are no dips, loops or low spots in the drain line
from the faucet air gap to the drain pipe. Refer to
Installation Instructions for proper drain connection. If
drain line adapter was used as the drain point, periodic
inspection/cleaning is recommended.
System makes product
water slowly
This is normal.
• Water flow rate will be lower than your regular faucet.
Water supply to the Reverse
Osmosis system not within
specifications.
• Increase water pressure, precondition the water, etc., as
needed to conform before doing maintenance on the
Reverse Osmosis system.
Prefilter cartridge plugged
with sediments and/or the
Reverse Osmosis cartridge
plugged with sediments.
• Replace the prefilter. If rate does not increase, replace the
postfilter, Reverse Osmosis cartridge, flow control, screen
and batteries in the electronics box.
Customer Service
Troubleshooting Tips
Operating Instructions
Other taste and/or odor
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GE Service Protection Plus™
GE, a name recognized worldwide for quality and dependability, offers you
Service Protection Plus ™—comprehensive protection on all your appliances—
No Matter What Brand!
Benefits Include:
• Backed by GE
• All brands covered
• Unlimited service calls
• All parts and labor costs included
• No out-of-pocket expenses
• No hidden deductibles
• One 800 number to call
We’ll Cover Any Appliance.
Anywhere. Anytime.*
You will be completely satisfied with our service protection or you may request your money back
on the remaining value of your contract. No questions asked. It’s that simple.
Protect your refrigerator, dishwasher, washer and dryer, range, TV, VCR and much more—any brand!
Plus there’s no extra charge for emergency service and low monthly financing is available. Even icemaker
coverage and food spoilage protection is offered. You can rest easy, knowing that all your valuable
household products are protected against expensive repairs.
Place your confidence in GE and call us in the U.S. toll-free at 800-626-2224
for more information.
*All brands covered, up to 20 years old, in the continental U.S.
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Please place in envelope and mail to:
General Electric Company
Warranty Registration Department
P.O. Box 32150
Louisville, KY 40232-2150
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Consumer Product Ownership Registration
Dear Customer:
Thank you for purchasing our product and thank you for placing your confidence in us.
We are proud to have you as a customer!
Follow these three steps to protect your new appliance investment:
1 2 3
Complete and mail
your Consumer
Product Ownership
Registration today.
Have the peace of
mind of knowing we
can contact you in the
unlikely event of a
safety modification.
After mailing the
registration below,
store this document
in a safe place. It
contains information
you will need should
you require service.
Our service number is
800 GE CARES
(800-432-2737).
Model Number
Read your Owner’s
Manual carefully.
It will help you
operate your new
appliance properly.
Serial Number
Important: If you did not get a registration card with your
product, detach and return the form below to
ensure that your product is registered, or register
online at www.geappliances.com.
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Consumer Product Ownership Registration
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Mr. ■
Ms. ■
Mrs. ■
Serial Number
Miss ■
First
Name
Last
Name
Street
Address
Apt. #
E-mail Address
Date Placed
In Use
Month
Day
Year
Phone
Number
Occasionally, we may allow selected companies to send you information.
■ Check here if you do not want this information.
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Zip
Code
State
City
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GE Reverse Osmosis System Warranty
For The Period Of:
GE Will Replace:
One Year
From the date of the
original purchase
Any part of the Reverse Osmosis Filtration System which fails due to a defect in materials or
workmanship. During this full one-year warranty, GE will also provide, free of charge, all labor
and in-home service to replace the defective part.
■ Service trips to your home to teach you how to use
the product.
■ Replacement of house fuses or resetting of circuit
breakers.
■ Improper installation.
■ Damage to the product caused by accident, fire, floods or
acts of God.
■ Failure of the product if it is abused, misused, or used for
other than the intended purpose or used commercially.
■ Filters, membranes or batteries.
■ Incidental or consequential damage caused by possible
defects with this appliance.
Operating Instructions
What GE Will Not Cover:
Safety Instructions
All warranty service provided by our Factory Service Centers, or an authorized Customer Care® technician.
For service, call 800-GE-CARES.
This warranty is extended to the original purchaser and any succeeding owner for products purchased for home
use within the USA. In Alaska, the warranty excludes the cost of shipping or service calls to your home.
Warrantor: General Electric Company. Louisville, KY 40225
Troubleshooting Tips
Some states do not allow the exclusion or limitation of incidental or consequential damages. This warranty gives
you specific legal rights, and you may also have other rights which vary from state to state. To know what your
legal rights are, consult your local or state consumer affairs office or your state’s Attorney General.
Customer Service
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Safety Instructions
Service Telephone Numbers.
GE Answer Center® 800.626.2000
The GE Answer Center® is open 24 hours a day, 7 days a week.
OR
Visit our Website at www.geappliances.com
In-Home Repair Service 800-GE-CARES (800-432-2737)
Operating Instructions
Expert GE repair service is only a phone call away.
Special Needs Service 800.626.2000
800-TDD-GEAC (800-833-4322)
GE offers, free of charge, a brochure to assist in planning a barrier-free kitchen for persons
with limited mobility.
Service Contracts 800-626-2224
Troubleshooting Tips
Purchase a GE service contract while your warranty is still in effect and you’ll receive a
substantial discount. GE Consumer Service will still be there after your warranty expires.
Parts and Accessories 800-626-2002
Individuals qualified to service their own appliances can have parts or accessories sent directly
to their homes (VISA, MasterCard and Discover cards are accepted).
Instructions contained in this manual cover procedures to be performed by any user. Other servicing
generally should be referred to qualified service personnel. Caution must be exercised, since
improper servicing may cause unsafe operation.
Service Satisfaction
If you are not satisfied with the service you receive from GE:
First, contact the people who serviced your appliance.
Customer Service
Next, if you are still not pleased, write all the details—including your phone number—to:
Manager, Customer Relations
GE Appliances
Appliance Park
Louisville, KY 40225
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