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PDF Content Summary: Edgemere™ Pressure Balancing Bath and Shower Trim Kit Thank you for selecting American Standard... the benchmark of fine quality for over 100 years. INSTALLATION INSTRUCTIONS TU018500 TU018501 TU018502 TU018507 TU018508 H OFF C

To ensure that your installation proceeds smoothly-please read these instructions carefully before you begin. For use with shower heads rated at 4.9 L/min (1.3 gpm) or higher. RECOMMENDED TOOLS Phillips Screwdriver Certified to comply with ANSI A112.18.1M

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ROUGHING-IN DIMENSIONS • To assure proper positioning in relation to wall. Note roughing-in dimensions. 1-5/8" to 3-1/4" 1/2" (13 mm) I.P.S. FINISHED FLOOR USUALLY BETWEEN 65" AND 78" (1651 AND 1981MM) 2-3/4" MAX. (69 mm) 1-3/4" MIN. (45 mm) FINISHED WALL 7-11/16" (195 mm) 18" (457 mm) OPTIONAL 4-1/8" (108 mm) 1/2" NPT *5-1/8" (130 mm) Ref. 4" (102 mm) TOP OF TUB RIM CARTRIDGE INSTALLATION 1 • Remove PLASTER GUARD (6) (Keep it installed for thin wall Installation). • Remove BONNET NUT (1) by unthreading it Counter clockwise. Remove test CAP (2). • Remove PROTECTIVE HOUSING (3) from CARTRIDGE (4). Install with “UP” text on top. • Reinstall BONNET NUT (1) onto VALVE BODY (5) and tighten firmly with 12 Nm or 9 lbs/ft. UP 5 1 3 4 6 UP 2 NOTE: Specified tightening torque of BONNET NUT (1) is critical to assure sealing function. - 1 - Product names listed herein are trademarks of AS America, Inc. © AS America, Inc. 2018 M965966 Rev. 1.0 (12/18)

1 STANDARD WALL INSTALLATION

• Figure 1. Remove plaster guard from valve. Push CAP (1) over VALVE CARTRIDGE (2) until seated against stop. 1 • Figure 2. Push ESCUTCHEON (3) onto CAP (1) and attach to valve body with LONG SCREWS (4). THIN WALL INSTALLATION • Figure 1a. Push CAP (1) over VALVE CARTRIDGE (2) until seated against stop. • Figure 2a. Push ESCUTCHEON (3) onto CAP (1) and attach to valve body with LONG SCREWS (4). Figure 2. 3 H C OFF 4 PLASTER GUARD Figure 1. UP 1 1 2 UP 3

Figure 1a. 2 UP 1 4 Figure 2a. H C OFF 4

2 INSTALL TUB SPOUT, SHOWER HEAD, SHOWER ARM WITH FLANGE CAUTION Protect finish on SHOWER HEAD and TUB SPOUT when installing. 2 SHR. ELBOW

• Remove pipe cap and plug from shower and tub rough piping. • Slip DECORATIVE PLATE (5), then slip TUB SPOUT (1) onto tub nipple and tighten with 2.5 mm Hex Wrench. CAUTION: Protect finish on TUB SPOUT when installing. • Install SHOWER ESCUTCHEON (2) onto SHOWER ARM (3). Apply sealant or Teflon tape to threads on both ends of SHOWER ARM (3) and thread longer leg of SHOWER ARM (3) into shower elbow. TUB FILLER NIPPLE PIPE PLUG PIPE CAP H OFF 3 C 4

• Thread SHOWER HEAD (4) onto SHOWER ARM (3). CAUTION: Protect finish on SHOWER HEAD and ARM when installing. 3 HANDLE INSTALLATION • Install HANDLE (1) by pushing it onto CARTRIDGE STEM (2) and tightening SET SCREW (3) from below with 2.5 mm 1-1/2" REF. 5 1 2.5 MM HEX WRENCH 2 H Hex Wrench supplied. C OFF 3 1

2.5MM HEX WRENCH - 2 - M965966 Rev. 1.0 (12/18)

4 ADJUST HOT LIMIT STOP • By restricting HANDLE rotation and limiting the amount of hot water allowed to mix with the cold, the HOT LIMIT SAFETY STOP (1) reduces risk of accidental scalding. To set the maximum hot water temperature of your faucet valve, adjust the setting on the HOT LIMIT SAFETY STOP (1). • Turn CARTRIDGE STEM (2) to the OFF position (coldest setting) before making adjustment to HOT LIMIT STOP (1). Pull forward and rotate counterclockwise one number to limit hot water temperature. Use NUMBERS (5) on CARTRIDGE (4) on HOT LIMIT STOP (1) for indication. 5 2 4 1 COLDER HOTTER (Smaller Numbers) 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 3

5 SERVICE (Larger Numbers) 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10

TO GAIN ACCESS TO VALVE FOR SERVICING CAUTION Turn off hot and cold water supplies before beginning. • Remove HANDLE (see step 3 and reverse). • Remove ESCUTCHEON and CARTRIDGE CAP (see step 1 and reverse). VALVE LEAKS WHEN SHUT OFF • Remove CARTRIDGE, see STEP 1 and STEP 2 and REVERSE process. • Clean SEALS on the side of CARTRIDGE. Clean inside sealing surface of VALVE BODY. • Re-assemble CARTRIDGE. Install trim. Turn on water supply and check for leaks. REPLACING CARTRIDGE • To remove CARTRIDGE (1), install split WASHER (3) between the ridge on the cartridge and the bonnet nut (only supplied with replacement cartridge) as shown. • Proceed to unthread BONNET NUT (2) counter clockwise. Note: CARTRIDGE (1) should be pulling out while unthreading BONNET NUT (2). • Upon removal of the old Cartridge, install a new cartridge and secure it with BONNET NUT (Hand tighten). BACK TO BACK INSTALLATION • NOTE: Must purchase specialized back to back cartridge. (Part number M970640-0070A)

• Remove CARTRIDGE (1) as detailed in steps above. • Install back to back cartridge. Figure 1. 6 CARE INSTRUCTIONS: 3 21

DO: SIMPLY RINSE THE PRODUCT CLEAN WITH CLEAR WATER. DRY WITH A SOFT COTTON FLANNEL CLOTH. DO NOT: DO NOT CLEAN THE PRODUCT WITH SOAPS, ACID, POLISH, ABRASIVES, HARSH CLEANERS, OR A CLOTH WITH A COARSE SURFACE.

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PURCHASE SEPARATELY M970640-0070A Back-to-Back Cartridge M970145-002250A Shower Head (2.5 gpm) M970145-002180A Shower Head (1.8 gpm) M970139-YYY0A Decorative Plate M907051-YYY0A Cover

M970410-0070A Cartridge C H OFF M970579-0070A Screw & Adapter Kit

PURCHASE SEPARATELY M970448-YYY0A Escutcheon & Screws M970114-YYY0A

M954805-YYY0A Deep Rough-in Kit Set Screw & Button Kit M970057-YYY0A Lever Handle Kit

Replace the “YYY” with appropriate finish code CHROME 002 BRUSHED NICKEL 295 LEGACY BRONZE 278 NOTE: TO AVOID SHOWER RISE OR OTHER RELATED ISSUES, DO NOT USE PEX CONNECTIONS ON ANY OF THE OUTLETS. HOT LINE FOR HELP For toll-free information and answers to your questions, call: 1 (800) 442-1902 Mon. - Fri. 8:00 a.m. to 8:00 p.m. EST Saturday 10:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. EST IN CANADA 1-800-387-0369 (TORONTO 1-905-306-1093) Weekdays 8:00 a.m. to 7:00 p.m. EST IN MEXICO 01-800-839-1200

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