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How to Replace a Polar Bear Float Gasket

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**If the nuts and bolts are seized use WD-40 or equivalent to loosen them. Do not use too much force as the studs can break.

  1. Unplug the water distiller.
  2. Remove the front panel, 4 screws hold it in place.
  3. Remove the 2 - 7/16 inch nuts and washers that hold on the micro-switch plate (clear plastic rectangle with micro-switches on it.) Do not disconnect the wires or switches.
  4. Remove the float arm brass end with pliers or socket wrench.
  5. Remove the 2 nuts and washers that hold on the stainless steel float collar.
  6. Remove float collar and the old float gasket. Clean any particles of the gasket from float collar and boiling chamber surfaces. Inspect the boiling chamber and float chamber for cracks or warping.
  7. Install the new float gasket with the grey part first, then the black part with the blackest part facing out/at you.
  8. Reassemble in reverse order, do not over tighten nuts and bolts and brass float end, snug is enough.
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