Wayne PLS Series Water Pump User 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 prop-
erty damage! Retain instructions for future reference.
© 2006 Wayne Water Systems
This pump is designed to sprinkle lawns
and small gardens from lakes, ponds, or
rivers, empty or fill stock tanks, remove
standing water from flooded areas,
transfer water or boost water pressure.
Flammable liquids such as gasoline,
chemicals or corrosive liquids should
never be used with this pump.
Safety Guidelines
This manual contains information that
is very important to know and under-
stand. This information is provided for
PROBLEMS. To help recognize this
information, observe the following
Danger indicates
an imminently haz-
ardous situation which, if not avoided,
will result in death or serious injury.
Warning indicates
a potentially haz-
ardous situation which, if not avoided,
could result in death or serious injury.
Caution indicates a
potentially haz-
ardous situation which, if not avoided,
may result in minor or moderate injury.
Notice indicates
important infor-
mation, that if not followed, may cause
damage to equipment.
General Safety Information
1. Read these rules and
instructions carefully.
Failure to follow these
instuctions could
cause serious bodily
injury and/or property damage.
Operating Instructions and Parts Manual PLS Series
This pump is non-
submersible. Keep
the motor dry at all times. Do not wash
the motor. Do not immerse. Protect the
motor from wet weather.
Do not allow any
part of cord or
receptacle ends to sit in water or in
damp locations.
Pump only clear water. Do
not pump flammable or
explosive fluids such as
gasoline, fuel oil,
kerosene, etc. Do not use in a flamma-
ble and/or explosive atmosphere.
Personal injury and/or property dam-
age could result.
This pump is not
designed to handle
salt water, brine, laundry discharge or
any other application which may con-
tain caustic chemicals and/or foreign
materials. Pump damage could occur if
used in these applications and will
void warranty.
All wiring must be per-
formed by a qualified
electrician. The pump
must be installed in com-
pliance with all local and national
2. Connect this product to a grounded
circuit equipped with a ground
fault circuit interruptor (GFCI)
3. Before installing this product, have
the electrical circuit checked by an
electrician to ensure proper
4. BE CERTAIN the pump
power source is dis-
connected before
installing or servicing
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5. Be sure the water source and piping
are clear of sand, dirt and scale.
Debris will clog pump and void war-
6. Failure to protect pump and piping
from freezing could cause severe
damage and will void the warranty.
7. Do not run pump dry.
1. Locate pump as close as possible to
the water source, keeping the verti-
cal distance from the water to
pump as small as possible. Place
pump on level support. Protect
against flooding and excessive
2. Long lengths of pipe or hose and
use of many fittings will reduce
pump flow. Use the smallest num-
ber of fittings and shortest possible
length of pipe or hose.
3. Be sure water is clear of debris such
as sand, mud, and gravel.
4. Connect inlet pipe or hose to pump.
The inlet connection is designed for
1" NPT thread. Rigid pipe such as
PVC will work fine for inlet and
outlet pipe. (Reminder: Minimize
length of pipe and number of fit-
tings.) An adapter for garden hose
is included (see Figure 1).
Figure 1
Pump Inlet
Pump Outlet
Portable Lawn
Sprinkler and
Utility Pump