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bracket (1)
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Use and Care Guide
Screws (4)
Advanced Household Water Filtration System
filter ((1)
Clamp (2)
A mounting bracket and screws are included to support the filter assembly.
To filter all house water, install the filtration system on the main COLD supply water pipe near where it enters the house.
Allow a minimum of 2 in. under the filtration system for removing the
the sump in order to change the filter cartri
Ground Wire
NOTE: 5 micron melt blown filter cartridge included.
3/4 in.
male NPT Threaded
Adaptor (2)
The house cold water pipe is often used to ground electrical outlets. Grounding protects you from electrical shock. Installin
Installingg the water
filtration system may break this ground. To restore, install a #4 copper wire across the filter, tightly clamped at both ends
Shutoff Valve
Cold Water Pipe
Installing the filtration system
Obtain two 3/4 in. male NPT adaptors (not included) oof the appropriate
te size and type to adapt to the existing cold water
supply pipe.
Shut off the water supply to the main pipe and open a high and low faucet in the system to drain the pipe.
Cut out a section of the COLD water supply pipe several inches long, as needed to install the filtration system
system. Seee the
Installation Location drawing.
Install the mounting bracket on the filter head before connecting to the plumbing.
Apply four wraps of sealant tape to the threads of the 3/4 in. male NPT adaptors (not included) and carefully turn them into
the filtration system's inlet and outlet ports.
With the IN side of the filtration system toward the incoming water, make connections as the Installation Location figure
shows.. When tighteni
ng compression nuts, use a second wrench to hold the 3/4 in. male NPT adaptor while turning the nut.
Fully open the cold water faucet downstream of the filtration system
system. Slowly
lowly turn the water supply back on and check for
leaks. Turn off the cold water faucet when the water flow becomes smooth.
Screws (4)
NOTE: The filtration system's valve handle should be in the "FILTER" position
Vent Valve
Installing or replacing a filter cartridge
O-Ring Seal
CAUTION: Never remove the sump with water pressure in the filter.
Turn the filtration system valve handle to the “BYPASS” position. To relieve pressure in the filtration system
system,, press the vent
lve on top of the filtration system
system.. Some water may leak out of the vent valve as pressure is being relieved
Carefully tturn
urn the sump to the left to remov
remove from the head,
ead, as the sump is full of water. Do not lose the O-ring seal. A special
wrench is included for removing the sump.
Be sure the inside of the sump is clean. Thoroug
hly wash with warm, soapy water and rinse.
Remove the wrapper from the new filte
filterr cartridge and iinsert
nsert the filter cartridge into the sump. Some filter cartridges fit either
Turn to the left
way, while oothers
thers fit only one way. Observe markings on the filter cartridge
cartridge,, or on the wrapper.
to remove
Lightly lubricate the O-ring
ring seal, in the sump, with sil
icone grea
grease.. Be sure it is fully seated in the groove. Hold the sump up
to the filter head, aligning the center hole in the cartridge with tthe protrusion on the bottom of the head.
NOTE: If the sump will not tighten to the head, you may have the filter cartridge inn upside down or not centered in the sump. Take
Replacement Parts:
the filter cartridge out and check for correct orientation.
HDGAOO4 – O-ring
Being careful not to cross
thread, turn the sump to the right onto the filter head and tighten securely. Do not overtighten.
□ HDXAWO4 – Sump removal wrench
Partially open a house faucet downstream of the filter housing. Then, turn the filter valve handle to the
“FILTER” (ON) position and allow the filter housing to fill with water
water. Close the faucet. Then, check for leaks between the
Uses HDX™ Household Filters:
sump and the head.
□ HDX2CF4 - Household Carbon Filter
NOTE: If a leak is occurring, turn off the water supply and depressurize the filter. Then, remove the sump and check the O-ring
ring for
cuts, flat spots, etc., and sealing surfaces for foreign material. Clean the O-ring
ring and lubricate with silicone grease. Carefull
Carefullyy press □ HDX2BF4 - Household Melt-Blown
Blown Filter
into the groove in the sump.
□ HDX2SF4 - Household String
Wound Filter
HDX2PF4 - Household Pleated Filter
Other standard drop
in household filters
Safety Information
Check with your local public works department for plumbing codes. You must follow their guidelines as you install the water ffiltration
iltration system.
Do not use this system on water that is microbiologically unsafe or of unknown quality without adequate disinfection before or after the system.
This system is only for use on COLD water (100°F / 38°C max.). Do not install on a hot water supply.
Do not install this system where it will be expose
exposedd to outdoor weather or direct sun.
Do not install or store this system where it will be exposed to temperatures below freezing. Water freezing in the system wil
will damage it.
The maximum operating water pressure of this system is 100 PSI.. If your home water pressure exceeds 80 PSI,, install a pressure reducing valve before install
installing the filter
Keep solvents and sprays away from clear materials. Surface cracking and failure may result.
Glacier Bay Water Filtration Systems
Systems-- Warranty
Glacier Bay Water Filtration Systems are manufactured under the highest standards of quality and workmanship. Glacier Bay Wat
er Filtration Systems warrants to the original purchaser that this system will be leak and drip free during normal
domestic use for a period of one (1) year from date of purchase. If this system should ever develop a leak or drip Glacier Bay Water Filtratio
Filtrationn Systems will free of charge provide the parts necessary to put the system back in good working condition. A
replacement for any defective part will be supplied free of charge for installation by the purchaser. Defects or damage caused by use of other th
an authorized parts are not covered by this warranty. This warranty shall be effective from date of
purchase as shown on purchaser’
purchaser’ss receipt. Glacier Bay Water Filtration Systems shall be installed per the manufacturer’s installation instructions and speci
fications. Some states do not allow limitations on how long a warranty lasts, so the above
limitation may not apply to you. This wa
rranty is valid for the original purchaser only and excludes industrial, commercial, or business use of the product, product misuse, and product damage due to installation error, whether performed by a
contractor, service company, or yourself. Glacier Bay Water Filtration Systems will not be responsible for labor charges or for damage incurred during installation, repair or repl
acement, nor for incidental or consequential damages. Some states,
provinces and nations do not allow the exclusion or limitation ooff incidental or consequential damages, so the above exclusions or limitations may not apply to you. Glacier Bay Water Filtrat
ion Systems will advise you of the procedure to follow in
making warranty claims.
Simply write to Glacier Bay Water Filtration Sys
tems at the address below. Explain the defect and include proof of purchase and you name, address and telephone number or yo
youu can also call us at 1
Glacier Bay Water Filtration Systems
2455 Paces Ferry Road, N.W
Atlanta, GA 30339
01-8401488 (Rev 0
Glacier Bay Water Filtration Systems
900-11 Concorde Gate
Toronto, ON M3C 4H9
ase contact 1-800-2
247-1087 for furth
rther assistance.
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