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    Floor-Mount Bath Faucet

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    Important InformationCAUTION: Risk of personal injury. Do not use the bathfiller as a grab bar or support bar when entering or exitingthe bath. The bath filler is not designed to support weight.

    NOTICE: To avoid damage to the O-rings on the bottom of thefaucet, keep the faucet vertical and use care when installing thefaucet.

    NOTE: A minimum operating pressure of 45 psi (310 kPa) isrequired for proper operation. If a pressure of less than 45 psi (310kPa) is present, contact a plumber or choose another faucet.

    For use with automatic compensating valves rated at 1.6 gal/min(6.1 l/min) or less.

    Observe all local plumbing and building codes.

    Shut OFF the water supply.

    A drill bit is provided for installation to wood support. Use anappropriate drill bit for other materials.

    The dimensions given assume the spout and bath are mounted onthe same surface. Adjust the dimensions accordingly if the spoutand bath are mounted on different surfaces.

    If this product is installed with an overflowing bath, the outer rimof the bath should slightly overlap the 2x4 framing.

    Installer supplied copper tubing must be 5/8 OD (1/2Nominal).

    Carefully review this document and all appropriate roughing-ininformation. Design the bath enclosure accordingly.

    Sealant Tape

    Plus: 3/16" Masonry Bit (for concrete installation) Conventional Woodworking Tools and Materials Plumbing Tools and Materials

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  • Important Information (cont.)

    The appearance of your faucet may differ from the illustrations inthis guide. The instructions still apply.

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  • 1. Prepare the SiteIMPORTANT! 2x6 lumber is NOT adequate for this application.


    Wood Support

    Finished Wall

    7-7/8"(200 mm)Min

    Finished Floor

    2-3/4" (70 mm)Min


    Base Centerline

    2-1/4" (57 mm) Min 3-1/16" (78 mm) Max

    Floor Joist

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  • Prepare the Site (cont.)

    NOTICE: Adequate floor support is required. The wood supportmust be a minimum of 2 (51 mm) thick by 6 (152 mm) wide. 2x6lumber is NOT adequate for this application.

    NOTE: Concrete can be used as the floor support, as long as thefaucet base will be below the finished floor level.

    Plan out the bath filler placement based on the dimensions above.

    Cut a hole in the subfloor that is large enough to install the woodsupport between two floor joists.

    Secure a wood support 2-1/4 (57 mm) by 3-1/16 (78 mm) belowthe height of the planned finished floor.

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  • 2. Spout OrientationNOTE: Verify correct spout orientation before securing the base tothe wooden support.

    NOTE: The base has a blue mark and a notch on the cold supplyside.

    Orient the base with the cold supply side notch placed in thedirection shown.

    If possible, dry fit the faucet to the base using the screws andwashers. Orient the spout to the inside of the bath.

    If your faucet is not available at this time, make sure that the baseis positioned so water from the spout will properly flow into thebath.

    Mark the mounting-hole locations on the wooden support.

    Mark the orientation of the base, and where the notch ispositioned on the wooden support.





    Top View


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  • 3. Install the Base

    If attached, remove the faucet from the base.

    Use a 3/16 drill bit (provided) to drill 1-1/2 (38 mm) deepholes at the marked locations.

    If using concrete as the floor support, use a 3/16 masonry bit(not provided) to drill 1-1/2 (38 mm) deep holes at the markedlocations.

    Realign the base to the position you marked. Make sure that thecold supply notch is in the correct orientation.

    Secure the base to the support with the screws and washers(provided).

    Verify that the base is level, and tighten the screws.




    3/16"Mounting Hole

    Wood Support

    Floor Joist

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  • 4. Connect the SuppliesNOTE: The base has a blue mark and a notch on the cold supplyside.

    Apply sealant tape on the 1/2 NPT hot and cold supply pipes,and thread into the base.

    Insert the plug into the base.

    Turn ON the water supply and check for leaks.

    Turn OFF the water supply.

    Secure the guard onto the base with the screws (provided).

    Blue Mark



    Cold Supply

    Hot Supply



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  • 5. Install the Finished Floor

    Finish the floor leaving a 3 (76 mm) diameter hole for the guard.Cut the guard so it is flush with the finished floor.

    Finished Floor


    3" (76 mm)

    Fit the finished floorbetween theMin and Max lines.

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  • 6. Install the FaucetNOTICE: Keep the faucet vertical during installation to avoiddamaging the faucet O-rings.

    Make sure that the water is turned OFF.

    Carefully relieve the water pressure.

    Remove the plug from the base.

    Remove the rubber protector (not shown) from the faucet.

    Make sure that the base is completely free of dirt and debris.

    Position the faucet on the base, and insert the screws and washers(provided) through the flange.

    Tighten the screws using the hex wrench (provided).

    Slide the escutcheon down onto the floor to cover the base.









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  • 7. Install the Handshower

    Install the handshower hose as shown.









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  • 8. Installation Checkout

    Ensure that the faucet handle is in the OFF position.

    Remove the aerator from the spout.

    Turn ON the water supply and check for leaks.

    Point the hose into the bath, and turn the faucet handle to theON position.

    Pull the diverter out to send water through the hose to removedebris.

    Turn the faucet OFF to reset the diverter.

    Turn the faucet ON and run hot and cold water through thespout to remove debris.

    Check for leaks.

    Turn the faucet OFF.

    Reinstall the aerator, and install the handshower to the hose.

    Position the handshower into the handshower holder.











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  • Care and Cleaning

    For best results, keep the following in mind when caring for yourKOHLER product:

    Use a mild detergent such as liquid dishwashing soap and warmwater for cleaning. Do not use abrasive cleaners that may scratchor dull the surface.

    Carefully read the cleaner product label to ensure the cleaner issafe for use on the material.

    Always test your cleaning solution on an inconspicuous areabefore applying to the entire surface.

    Do not allow cleaners to sit or soak on the surface.

    Wipe surfaces clean and rinse completely with water immediatelyafter cleaner application. Rinse and dry any overspray that landson nearby surfaces.

    Use a soft, dampened sponge or cloth. Never use an abrasivematerial such as a brush or scouring pad to clean surfaces.

    For detailed cleaning information and products to consider, To order Care & Cleaning information, call1-800-456-4537.

    WarrantyKOHLER Faucet Lifetime Limited Warranty

    Kohler Co. warrants its Faucets* manufactured after January 1, 1997, tobe leak and drip free during normal residential use for as long as theoriginal consumer purchaser owns his or her home. If the Faucetshould leak or drip during normal use, Kohler Co. will, free of charge,mail to the purchaser the cartridge necessary to put the Faucet in goodworking condition. This warranty applies only to Kohler Faucetsinstalled in the United States of America, Canada or Mexico (NorthAmerica).

    Kohler Co. also warrants all other aspects of the faucet or accessories(Faucet)*, (except gold, non-Vibrant, non-chrome finishes) to be freeof defects in material and workmanship during normal residential usefor as long as the original consumer purchaser owns his or her home.This warranty applies only to Kohler Faucets installed in NorthAmerica. If a defect is found in normal residential use, Kohler Co. will,at its election, repair, provide a replacement part or product, or makeappropriate adjustment. Damage to a product caused by accident,misuse, or abuse is not covered by this warranty. Improper care and

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  • Warranty (cont.)

    cleaning will void the warranty**. Proof of purchase (original salesreceipt) must be provided to Kohler Co. with all warranty claims.Kohler Co. is not responsible for labor charges, installation, or otherincidental or consequential costs. In no event shall the liability ofKohler Co. exceed the purchase price of the Faucet.

    If the Faucet is used commercially or is installed outside of NorthAmerica, or if the finish is gold, non-Vibrant or a painted or powdercoated color finish, Kohler Co. warrants the Faucet to be free fromdefects in material and workmanship for one (1) year from the date theproduct is installed, under Kohler Co.s standard one-year limitedwarranty.

    If you believe that you have a warranty claim, contact Kohler Co.,either through your Dealer, Plumbing Contractor, Home Center orE-tailer, or by writing Kohler Co., Attn.: Customer Care Center, 444Highland Drive, Kohler, WI 53044, USA. Please be sure to provide allpertinent information regarding your claim, including a completedescription of the problem, the product, model number, color, finish,the date the product was purchased and from whom the product waspurchased. Also include your original invoice. For other information,or to obtain the name and address of the service and repair facilitynearest you, call 1-800-4-KOHLER (1-800-456-4537) from within theUSA and Canada, and 001-800-456-4537 from within Mexico, or within the USA, from withinCanada, or in Mexico.

    KOHLER CO. AND/OR SELLER ARE PROVIDING THESEWARRANTIES IN LIEU OF ALL OTHER WARRANTIES,EXPRESSED OR IMPLIED, INCLUDING BUT NOT LIMITED TOTHE IMPLIED WARRANTIES OF MERCHANTABILITY ANDFITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE. KOHLER CO. AND/ORSELLER DISCLAIM ALL LIABILITY FOR SPECIAL, INCIDENTALOR CONSEQUENTIAL DAMAGES. Some states/provinces do notallow limitations of how long an implied warranty lasts or theexclusion or limitation of such damages, so these limitations andexclusions may not apply to you. This warranty gives the consumerspecific legal rights. You may also have other rights that vary fromstate/province to state/province.

    This is Kohler Co.s exclusive written warranty.

    *Trend faucets, MasterShower tower, BodySpa systems andcomponents; WaterHaven tower, systems and components; Tripointfaucets, Polished Gold, non-Vibrant and painted or powder coatedfinishes, fittings; all items within the Fixture Related section of theKohler Faucets Price Book, drains, Duostrainer sink strainers,

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  • Warranty (cont.)

    soap/lotion dispensers, Moxie Wireless Speaker; and faucets used incommercial settings, and outside North America, are covered byKohler Co.s one-year limited warranty.

    **Never use cleaners containing abrasive cleansers, ammonia, bleach,acids, waxes, alcohol, solvents or other products not recommended forchrome. This will void the warranty.

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  • Guide dinstallation et dentretienRobinet de baignoire au plancher

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  • Outils

    Informations importantesCAUTION: Risque de blessures. Ne pas utiliser leremplisseur de baignoire en tant que barre dappui pourentrer ou sortir de la baignoire. Le remplisseur de baignoirenest pas conu pour supporter un poids.

    NOTICE: Pour viter dendommager les joints toriques se trouvantsur le bas du robinet, maintenir celui-ci la verticale et procderavec soin lors de linstallation du robinet.

    NOTE: Une pression de fonctionnement minimum de 45 psi(310 kPa) est requise pour un fonctionnement adquat. Si la pressionprsente est infrieure 45 psi (310 kPa), contacter un plombier ouchoisir un autre robinet.

    utiliser avec des vannes de compensation automatique dunevaleur nominale de 1,6 gal/min (6,1 l/min) ou moins.

    Respecter tous les codes de plomberie et de btiment locaux.

    Fermer lalimentation en eau.

    Une mche est fournie pour une installation sur un support enbois. Utiliser une mche approprie pour les autres matriaux.

    Les dimensions fournies assument que le bec et la baignoire sontmonts sur la mme surface. Ajuster les dimensions enconsquence si le bec et la baignoire sont monts sur des surfacesdiffrentes.

    Si le produit est install avec une baignoire avec dbordement, lerebord extrieur de la baignoire doit lgrement chevaucher lecadre 2x4.

    Ruban d'tanchit

    Plus: Mche maonnerie de 3/16" (pour installation sur du bton) Outils conventionnels de menuiserie et matriels Outils et matriaux de plomberie

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  • Informations importantes (cont.)

    Le diamtre extrieur de la tubulure en cuivre fournie parlinstallateur doit tre gal 5/8 (1/2 nominal).tudier ce document avec prcaution ainsi que toute linformationapproprie portant sur le raccordement. Concevoir lenceinte de labaignoire en consquence.

    Lapparence de votre robinet peut tre diffrente des illustrationsde ce guide. Les instructions sappliquent tout de mme.

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  • 1. Prparer le siteIMPORTANT! Le bois 2x6 nest PAS adquat pour cette application.


    Support en bois

    Mur fini

    7-7/8"(200 mm) Min

    Plancher fini

    2-3/4"(70 mm) Min


    Ligne centrale de la base

    2-1/4"(57 mm) Min 3-1/16"(78 mm) Max

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  • Prparer le site (cont.)

    NOTICE: Un support de plancher adquat est requis. Le support enbois doit avoir au minimum une paisseur de 2 (51 mm) par unelargeur de 6 (152 mm). Le bois 2x6 nest PAS adquat pour cetteapplication.

    NOTE: Du bton peut tre utilis comme support de plancher, tantque la base du robinet sera sous le niveau du plancher fini.

    Prvoir le positionnement du remplisseur de baignoire enfonction des dimensions ci-dessus.

    Dcouper un trou qui est assez grand dans le sous-plancher pourinstaller le support en bois entre deux solives de plancher.

    Fixer un support en bois de 2-1/4 (57 mm) par 3-1/16 (78 mm)sous la hauteur du plancher fini prvu.

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  • 2. Orientation du becNOTE: Vrifier lorientation adquate du bec avant de scuriser labase sur le support en bois.

    NOTE: La base comprend un repre bleu et une encoche sur le ctdalimentation en eau froide.

    Orienter la base avec lencoche ct alimentation en eau froideplace dans la direction indique.

    Si possible, faire un ajustement sec du robinet sur la base enutilisant les vis et les rondelles. Orienter le bec sur lintrieur dela baignoire.

    Si le robinet nest pas disponible immdiatement, sassurer que labase est positionne de manire ce que leau scoulant du beccoule correctement dans la baignoire.

    Marquer les emplacements des orifices de fixation sur le supporten bois.

    Marquer lorientation de la base et lemplacement o lencoche estpositionne sur le support en bois.





    Vue de dessus

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  • 3. Installer la base

    Sil est attach, retirer le robinet de la base.

    Utiliser une mche de...


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