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Wayne 1/4 HP Heavy-Duty Submersible Pump TSC160 Manual . For best pump performance, unwind the hose before starting the pump. This will help remove any kinks or binds in the hose and allow the unit to pump with less restriction.
4. Set the pump on a hard surface in the water. Do not set the pump directly on mud or sand surfaces. This will cause the inlet screen to clog.
Operating Instructions and Parts Manual
Please read and save these instructions. Read carefully before attempting to assemble, install, operate or maintain the product described. Protect yourself and others by observing all safety information. Failure to comply with instructions could result in personal injury and/or property damage! Retain instructions for future reference.
Submersible Utility Pump
This portable, submersible utility pump is designed for non-automatic use in water. The units are equipped with an 8 ft. 3-prong grounding type power cord. The motor is oil filled and sealed for cooler operation. The discharge fitting is designed for convenient attachment to a garden hose. IMPORTANT: THIS PUMP IS NOT SUITABLE FOR AQUATIC LIFE!
Do not pump flammable or explosive fluids such as gasoline, fuel oil, kerosene, etc. Do not use in a flammable and/or explosive environment. Pump only clear water. Personal injury and/or property damage will result.
Installation and Operation
After unpacking the unit, carefully inspect for any damage that may have occurred during transit. Check for loose, missing or damaged parts.
Risk of electric shock! This pump has not been tested for use in swimming pool areas. Never place pump in pools while people are in the water.
Always disconnect electric supply before attempting to install, service, relocate or perform any maintenance. If the power source is out of sight, lock and TAG IN OPEN (OFF) POSITION to prevent unexpected power application. Failure to do so could result in fatal electrical shock!
Very Important Safety Information
Danger indicates an imminently hazardous situation which, if not avoided, WILL result in death or serious injury. Warning indicates a potentially hazardous situation which, if not avoided, COULD result in death or serious injury. Caution indicates a potentially hazardous situation which, if not avoided, MAY result in minor or moderate injury. Notice indicates important information, that if not followed, MAY cause damage to equipment.
Do not handle pump with wet hands or when standing in water or on a damp surface.
This unit is not designed for use in septic tanks or underground vaults to pump raw sewage or effluents. Never use in hazardous or explosive locations.
Risk of electric shock! This pump is supplied with a grounding conductor and grounding type attachment plug. Use a grounded receptacle to reduce the risk of fatal electrical shock. This pump contains dielectric motor oil for motor heat transfer. Care should be taken when disposing of this oil. Do not use this pump in ponds or fountains because the motor oil can be harmful to aquatic life.
1. This pump has been designed to attach to a standard garden hose. Thread the female end of the garden hose to the male discharge on the pump. 2. To reduce leakage between the pump and the hose, place a hose washer (not included) on the garden hose before installing to the pump. 3. For best pump performance, unwind the hose before starting the pump. This will help remove any kinks or binds in the hose and allow the unit to pump with less restriction. 4. Set the pump on a hard surface in the water. Do not set the pump directly on mud or sand surfaces. This will cause the inlet screen to clog. 5. The water level must be at least 1/2 inches for the pump to operate. Water levels less than 1/2 inches will not allow the impeller to contact water and no water will be pumped.
2. Wear safety glasses at all times when working with pumps. 3. It is strongly recommended that this unit be plugged into a Ground Fault Circuit Interrupter (GFCI). Consult a local electrician for installation and availability. 4. Do not use the power cord or discharge hose to carry or handle the pump. Damage to the power cord or discharge hose may occur. Use the lifting ring supplied on the pump.
This manual contains information that is very important to know and understand. This information is provided for SAFETY and to PREVENT EQUIPMENT PROBLEMS. To help recognize this information, observe the following: 1. Read these rules and instructions carefully. Failure to follow these instructions could cause serious bodily injury and/or property damage.
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