Installation Instructions

Installation
Instructions
6540.140
6540.170
6542.140
6542.170
6542.145
6540.175
6542.175
SPREAD LAVATORY
FAUCETS
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Recommended tools
Screwdriver
1
Channel Locks
SPOUT OR BASE ASSEMBLY
Tubing Cutter
Adjustable Wrench
CAUTION
Turn off water at
main supply.
Insert SPOUT SHANK (1) through center hole of mounting surface, making sure
RUBBER GASKET (2) is properly positioned in SPOUT BASE (3).
Assemble RUBBER WASHER (4), BRASS WASHER (5), and LOCKNUT (6) onto threads of
SPOUT SHANK (1) from underside of mounting surface.
Align SPOUT (7) and tighten LOCKNUT (6). Be sure slot in BRASS WASHER (5) is
positioned to the rear as shown.
7
3
2
1
1a
TO CHANGE SPOUT TO A SWIVEL SPOUT:
4
Unscrew SPOUT NUT (8) and remove SPOUT (7).
Take SPOUT CLIP (9) off SPOUT (7) and remove RUBBER RING (10).
5
6
Replace RUBBER RING (10) with seperate PLASTIC RING (11) packed with faucet.
Put SPOUT CLIP (9) on SPOUT (7).
Reassemble SPOUT (7) to SPOUT BASE (3).
7
8
10
9
3
11
2
VALVE ASSEMBLY
Install LOCKNUTS (1), BRASS WASHERS (2) and RUBBER WASHERS (3) onto valve shanks.
Push TUBING (4) ends into VALVE (5) side outlets. Insert VALVES (5)
into mounting holes from underside of ledge.
10
Press TEE (6) onto SPOUT SHANK (7) making certain that the O-RING (8) is
properly seated on SHANK (7). Push COUPLING (9) into TEE (6) and
attach to SPOUT SHANK (7) and tighten.
11
Place RUBBER RING (11) into DECK ADAPTERS (10) and thread onto
valves until snug against internal stop.
10
11
Tighten LOCKNUT (1) to secure VALVE (5) position.
Slide FERRULE (13) and COUPLING NUT (14) to outlet of VALVE (5) and tighten
COUPLING NUT (14) firmly.
3
MOUNTING
LEDGE
Connect HOT water supply to inlet of left VALVE and COLD water supply to inlet of
right VALVE using appropriate connector.
10
11
5/16'' MIN.
5
2
1
MOUNTING SURFACE
7
13
14
HOT
3
2
1
8
5
4
14
5
13
6
9
COLD
3
PUTTY
Apply a bead of PUTTY around underside
of DRAIN FLANGE (1) flange. Insert DRAIN
PLUG (2) into SINK drain hole.
Hold DRAIN PLUG (2) to prevent turning and
assemble GASKET (3), WASHER (4), and
LOCKNUT (5) from underneath sink.
Apply sealant to threaded end of TAILPIECE
and thread into lower end of DRAIN PLUG.
Connect other end to trap.
4
1
DRAIN ASSEMBLY (6542.140/.170)
Turn VALVES (1) to off position.
SINK
2
3
4
5
SEALANT
6
5
7
6
INSTALL HANDLES
2
Insert ADAPTOR (8) with larger diameter
over the VALVE STEM (4).
Align LEVER (2) or WRIST BLADE
HANDLE (3) and install onto VALVE
STEM (4).
Insert BLUE INDEX (5) into
cold valve (right side) and red
INDEX (6) into hot valve (left
side).
Insert HANDLE SCREW (7) into
HANDLES and tighten with
screwdriver.
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5
3
8
4
1
Operate both handles to flush water lines thoroughly. Check
spout mounting and hose connections for leaks.
Turn handles into OFF position and replace AERATOR.
TEST INSTALLED FAUCET
Remove AERATOR.
With handle in OFF position, turn on water supplies and check
all connections for leaks.
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SERVICE
STOP
WASHER
90°
To change direction of handle rotation,
proceed as follows:
Turn valve to OFF position.
Remove HANDLE and BONNET NUT.
Remove SPRING CLIP.
Lift STOP WASHER, turn 90° and replace.
Replace SPRING CLIP.
Replace BONNET NUT, HANDLE, SCREW,
and INDEX.
AERATOR may accumulate dirt causing distorted and reduced
water flow. Remove AERATOR and rinse clean.
If spout drips, operate handles several times from OFF to ON
position. Do not force - handles turn only 90°.
SPRING
CLIP
Plastic SCREEN in CARTRIDGE may accumulate
dirt causing reduced water flow. To clean, first
turn off hot and cold water supplies, then:
Remove HANDLE and BONNET NUT.
CARTRIDGE
Remove CARTRIDGE by pulling up.
Thoroughly rinse plastic SCREEN at
base of CARTRIDGE.
Replace CARTRIDGE until flange is
tight against valve body.
Turn valves OFF.
Replace BONNET NUT, HANDLE, SCREW
and INDEX.
SCREEN
CARE INSTRUCTIONS:
DO: SIMPLY RINSE THE PRODUCT CLEAN WITH CLEAR WATER. DRY WITH A SOFT COTTON FLANNEL CLOTH.
DO NOT: DO NOT CLEAN THE PRODUCT WITH SOAPS, ACID, POLISH, ABRASIVES, HARSH CLEANERS, OR A
CLOTH WITH A COARSE SURFACE.
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