HANDSHOWER INSTALLATION (Mode 8971 series only)
TEST INSTALLED FAUCET
To change direction of handle rotation,
proceed as follows:
Turn valve to OFF position.
Remove INSERT and HANDLE SCREW.
Slip HANDLE with ADAPTER off.
Remove SPRING CLIP (1).
Lift STOP WASHER (2), turn 90p and replace.
Replace SPRING CLIP (1).
Replace ADAPTER, HANDLE, SCREW, and
Plastic SCREEN (3) in CARTRIDGE (4) may accumulate
dirt causing reduced water ﬂow. To clean, ﬁrst
turn off hot and cold water supplies, then:
Remove HANDLE (see above).
Unscrew CARTRIDGE (3) with wrench.
Thoroughly rinse plastic SCREEN (4) at
base of CARTRIDGE (3).
Replace CARTRIDGE (3) until ﬂange is
tight against valve body.
Turn valves OFF.
Replace ADAPTER, HANDLE, SCREW,
Check with local codes, and if required, add a vacuum breaker
kit (part no. 028708) at speciﬁed height. Refer to the instal-
lation instructions supplied with the kit.
Drop ESCUTCHEON (1) through the fourth hole of the tub ledge
(12" max from SPOUT center) with HOLDER (2) directed towards
tub center. Be sure RUBBER RING (3) is properly seated in
ESCUTCHEON (1). Attach RUBBER WASHER (4) and BRASS WASHER (5)
from underside of ledge. Secure ESCUTCHEON (1) by tightening locknut.
Add SEAL WASHER (6) and connect HOSE (7) to outlet nipple on
bottom of COUPLING (10). Tighten ﬁrmly.
Unscrew HOLDER (2) from ESCUTCHEON (1). Slip SHOWER HOSE (8)
with COUPLING NUT through HOLDER (2) and ESCUTCHEON (1).
Install SEALS (6) and connect both HOSES (7, 8), attach
HOLDER (2) to ESCUTCHEON (1) and connect
When not in use, HANDSHOWER should be seated
in the HOLDER.
To replace SHOWER HOSE, proceed as follows:
Unscrew HOLDER and pull SHOWER HOSE until hose
Prevent HOSE from slipping back (use clamp, tape, etc.)
Disconnect SHOWER HOSE.
Remove HOLDER from old HOSE and slip over new
Insert new SEALS and connect HOSES and HANDSHOWER.
Open valves, lift transfer knob and check for leaks.
Release HOSE, screw HOLDER back to ESCUTCHEON,
and seat HANDSHOWER.
Before the bathroom is completely ﬁnished, you may
want to remove spout, handshower, and handles.
To remove handles, see separate "Instruction Sheet."
See separate "Instruction Sheet for handle installation.
To remove SPOUT (1), proceed as follows:
Lift TRANSFER ROD (2) and unscrew KNOB (3). (Model 3941 only).
Remove PLUG BUTTON (4) and remove SET SCREW (5)
using 5mm hex wrench supplied.
Lift SPOUT (1) off SHANK (6) carefully
and remove RUBBER RING (7).
Unscrew SHANK SLEEVE (8) and lift TRANSFFER ROD (2)
from SHANK (6) (Model 3901 & 3941 only).
Reverse sequence to re-install SPOUT (1). Be sure
RUBBER RING (7) is properly seated in its recess at the
base of the SPOUT (1). Make certain SET SCREW (5) is
properly aligned and tight so that SPOUT (1) is locked in place.
The ﬂow rate of this Tub Filler exceeds 20 gallons/minute
at higher water pressure. Do not ﬁll bathtub unattended.
Turn VALVES (1) to "off" position.
Lift HAND SHOWER (3) from holder, direct spray into tub, lift
TRANSFER KNOB (4) to check HAND SHOWER (3) and HOSES for leaks.
Turn VALVES "off."
With handles in "off" position, turn on water supplies and check
all connections for leaks.
Operate both handles and flush water lines thoroughly.
Check SPOUT (2) mounting for leaks.
If spout drips, operate handles several times from OFF to ON position.
Do not force - handles turn only 90$.
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