3-4. R.O. ELEMENT REPLACEMENT cont.
To prevent damage to R.O. pressure tubes, do not tighten nuts more then 1/8 turn past hand tight.
Slowly and evenly tighten nuts (9) until hand tight (snug). Never turn one nut more than two turns at a
time. Once hand tightened, evenly tighten each nut 1/8 turn with wrench.
Place gasket (7) on coupling extending from end cap (13).
Swing elbow/piping (8) back into place and position end in gasket (7).
Position clamp halves (6) over gasket (7).
Only tighten nuts until clamp halves meet, and nuts are snug.
Install two bolts (5) and nuts (4) in clamp halves (6).
Connect hose (2) to adapter (3) and tighten clamp (1).
During installation of opposite end cap, push on cap until it mates with end connector and is
seated flush against pressure tube.
(12) Repeat steps (1) through (11) for other end cap.
Operate the ROWPU (para. 2-9) and check for leaks.