WHCF-SUF and WHCF-SUFC
1 Year Limited Warranty
CUNO Incorporated warrants the original purchaser-consumer of its Product
that is free of defects in materials and workmanship. Any defect, malfunction, or
other failure of the Product to conform to this warranty will be remedied by
Warrantor in the manner provided below.
This Warranty, together with any warranties implied by law, shall be limited to a
duration of one (1) year from the original date of purchase by the consumer.
This Warranty does not apply to defects that result from abuse, misuse, alter-
ation or damage not caused by CUNO Incorporated.
THIS WARRANTY DOES NOT COVER, AND IS INTENDED TO EXCLUDE ANY
LIABILITY ON THE PART OF WARRANTOR, WHETHER UNDER THIS WAR-
RANTY OR UNDER ANY WARRANTY IMPLIED BY LAW, FOR ANY INDIRECT
OR CONSEQUENTIAL DAMAGES FOR BREACH HEREOF OR THEREOF.
Note: Some states prohibit limitations on the duration of implied warranties and
on the exclusion of indirect or consequential damages;and so the limitation on
implied warranties and on incidental and consequential damages may not be
applicable to you.
RESPONSIBILITY OF WARRANTOR
CUNO Incorporated’s responsibility under this warranty shall be to repair at its
expense, at no charge to the original purchaser-consumer any product that is
actually defective, malfunctioning or otherwise in violation of this warranty. If
CUNO Incorporated for any reason cannot repair a Product covered hereby
within two (2) weeks after receipt of the original purchaser-consumer’s notifica-
tion of a Warranty claim and the Product, then CUNO Incorporated’s responsi-
bility shall be, at its option, either to replace the defective Product with a compa-
rable new unit at no charge to the consumer or to refund the full purchase price.
CUNO Incorporated’s obligations of repair, replacement, or refund are condi-
tioned upon the return of the defective product to CUNO Incorporated.
If any Product hereby is actually defective within the terms of this Warranty, then
CUNO Incorporated will bear all the reasonable and proper shipping and mail-
ing charges actually incurred in the consumer’s return of the Product set forth
herein.If the Product proves not to be defective within the terms of this
Warranty, then all costs and expenses in connection with the processing of the
consumer’s claim hereunder shall be borne by the consumer.
RESPONSIBILITY OF THE CONSUMER
The original purchaser-consumer’s sole responsibility in the instance of a war-
ranty claim shall be to notify CUNO Incorporated of the defect, malfunction or
other manner in which the terms of this Warranty are violated.You may secure
performance or obligations hereunder by (in writing):
1. Identifying the Product involved (by model or serial number or other sufficient
description that will allow Warrantor to determine which product is defective).
2. Specifying where, when and from whom the Product was purchased.
3. Describing the nature of the defect, malfunction or other violation of this
4. Return the Product, with the above information to:
CUNO Incorporated,400 Research Parkway,Meriden, CT 06450, U.S.A.
THIS WARRANTY GIVES YOU SPECIFIC LEGAL RIGHTS, AND YOU MAY
ALSO HAVE OTHER RIGHTS, WHICH VARY FROM STATE TO STATE.
UNDER SINK MAIN FAUCET
Filtration System and
PLUS Filtration System
Installation, Use & Care Guide
INSTR7014 1203 Whirlpool Water Products
400 Research Parkway, P. O. Box 765
8559764 Meriden, CT 06450 U.S.A.
The contaminants or other substances removed or reduced by
this water filter are not necessarily in all users’ water.
Filter life varies depending on local water conditions and the vol-
ume of water used.We recommend that you change your filter
every 6 months. However, it can be replaced earlier if there is a
drop in pressure at the faucet.
To reduce Chlorine Taste and Odor and Cysts,
use Replacement Filter: WHCF-SRC
To reduce Sediment and Chlorine Taste and Odor,
use Replacement Filter: WHCF-SR
Do not use with water that is microbiologically unsafe or of unknown quali-
ty without adequate disinfection before or after the system.
Systems certified for Cyst reduction may be used on disinfected water
that may contain filterable cysts.EPA Establishment #070595-CT-001
Filter Cartridge Replacement Instructions:
To remove old filter: Turn filter 1/4 turn to the left. Top surface
of filter will move away from the bottom of the head. Pull filter
down to disengage.
o insert new filter: Push filter into Filter Head/Bracket.Turn filter
1/4 turn to the right until it stops.Top surface of filter will become
flush with bottom of the Filter Head/Bracket when fully engaged.
Label will face forward.
Flush filter for 5 minutes to remove air.
Water Leaks at Threaded Fittings:
Tighten slightly more until leak stops.
Water leaks at Push-in Connections
Push tubing in as far as it will go. If leaking continues, shut off
water at the original valve and remove water line by pushing in on
the connector collar while pulling the tubing away. Use a catch
basin (See Push-in Fittings Section) Inspect tubing for cracks and
scratches.If tubing is cracked or scratched, cut that portion away
and reinsert tubing into fitting.
Make sure tubing is cut straight.If not, recut.
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Meriden, CT 06450
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6. Referring to section “Using
Push-In Fittings,” insert a sec-
tion of the plastic tubing into
faucet adapter fitting, making
sure end of tubing is firmly seat-
ed to backstop.
Hold the filter head/bracket
away from the wall, press other
end of tubing into outlet side as
indicated by arrow on Filter
Head/Bracket. (See Figure 4,
7.Take the remaining section
of tubing, slide the compres-
sion hex nut and 3/8” ferrule
(tapered end away from com-
pression hex nut) onto the
tubing and put in the tube
insert (see Figure 5). Fasten
this assembly onto 3/8” cold
water supply outlet. Do not
overtighten (see Figure 6).
Overtightening will cause tub-
ing to separate from fitting.
Connect other end to the inlet
side as indicated by the arrow
on Filter Head/Bracket (see
Figure 4, B).
8. Place Filter Head/Bracket
holes over mounting screws,
press down to lock into place and tighten screws for a
9. Insert filter into Filter Head/Bracket.Turn filter 1/4 turn
to the right until it stops. Top surface of filter will become
flush with bottom of the Filter Head/Bracket when fully
engaged. Label will face forward.
10. Turn on water and open faucet to flush air from the
system. Run water for 5 minutes to flush out air. Check for
Close sink faucet. System is now ready for use!
1. Filter Cartridge
2. Filter Head/Bracket
3. 5’ of 3/8” Tubing
4. 3/8” x 1/2” Faucet Adapter
5. 3/8” Compression Hex Nut
6. 3/8” Ferrule
7. 3/8”Tube Insert
8. #2 Phillips Mounting Screws
• Phillips Head Screwdriver • Adjustable Wrench
• Utility knife or tube cutter for copper tubing
For Use With Cold Water Only
NOTE: Remove items from under the sink. Place a catch basin there
to collect small amounts of water that may run out when disconnecting
water supply lines.
1.Turn off cold water supply valve and remove existing water supply
tubing and/or fitting.
2. Select and mark a location under the sink that allows access for fil-
3. Using filter head/bracket as a guide, fasten Filter Head/Bracket to
wall with #2 Phillips mounting screws supplied.
Mark hole locations so that there is 1 1/2”
between the screws (see Figure 1), from
center of each screw.When installed, filter
bottom should be at least 2 1/2” from sink
cabinet floor to facilitate cartridge change.
Install screws, but only halfway, so you can
easily slip the bracket to wall before firmly
4. Determine length of tubing required from
filter head/bracket to faucet and from water
supply line to filter head/bracket by holding
tubing in place ensuring it is of appropriate
length. Do not kink tubing as this will impede
water flow. If necessary, loop tubing around
to avoid it being kinked.
Cut tubing straight with a utility knife or tube
cutter (for copper piping).(See Figure 2.)
5. Install faucet adapter fitting to faucet.This should be a snug fit. Do
not overtighten. (See Figure 3.)
Kit contains components necessary to connect 3/8” outlet tube to 1/2”
faucet fitting and 3/8” water supply. If you have any other size faucet
connection, you may need other parts for installation as required.
To Release Tubing
Push in grey
collet to release
tubing. With collet
held, pull tubing
To Attach Tubing
Push tubing in as far as
it will go. Tubing must be
inserted past o-ring and
hit backstop. Pull tube
to ensure it is secured.
This filter can be used at any sink where water is used for drinking.
Parts and Materials Included:
“Using Push-In Fittings”
• Properly tighten all fittings to ensure a leak-free assembly.
• Install in a location that is not susceptible to freezing tempera-
tures as damage to the housing could occur.
• Install away from direct sunlight as prolonged exposure to light
can weaken plastic components.
• Some local codes may require the use of a licensed plumber or
certified installer when disrupting a potable water line. Determine
and follow any and all local codes and requirements.
• Allow a minimum of 2 1/2” clear space below unit to facilitate
Gather the required tools before starting installation. Read and fol-
low the instructions provided with any tools listed here.