Introduction

Has your Katadyne Hiker water filter become unable to pump or exceptionally hard to do so? Use this guide to regain functionality and ease of use.

Parts

No parts required.

Remove the "snap fit" guard by pulling directly away from the filter body.
  • Remove the "snap fit" guard by pulling directly away from the filter body.

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Remove the pump handle by pulling it completely out of the shaft.
  • Remove the pump handle by pulling it completely out of the shaft.

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Use the pump handle to remove the filter cap. Place the horizontal groove of the pump handle depicted in image 1 onto the filter fins. Press the pump handle firmly against the fins and turn the filter counter clockwise.
  • Use the pump handle to remove the filter cap.

    • Place the horizontal groove of the pump handle depicted in image 1 onto the filter fins.

    • Press the pump handle firmly against the fins and turn the filter counter clockwise.

    • Once unscrewed, remove the filter completely from the body.

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Deck the Halls
With tools and Fix Kits
Only perform this step if solid particles are evident on the outside of the filter. Lightly brush the entire filter with a soft bristled toothbrush under running water. Lightly brush the entire filter with a soft bristled toothbrush under running water.
  • Only perform this step if solid particles are evident on the outside of the filter.

  • Lightly brush the entire filter with a soft bristled toothbrush under running water.

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Replace the filter inside the filter body and screw clockwise until tight.
  • Replace the filter inside the filter body and screw clockwise until tight.

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Lubricate the pump handle O-ring extensively with the Katadyne lubricant (sold with pump).
  • Lubricate the pump handle O-ring extensively with the Katadyne lubricant (sold with pump).

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Replace the pump handle inside the pump handle shaft.
  • Replace the pump handle inside the pump handle shaft.

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Replace the "snap-fit" guard by pushing directly toward the filter body. Replace the "snap-fit" guard by pushing directly toward the filter body.
  • Replace the "snap-fit" guard by pushing directly toward the filter body.

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Conclusion

If difficulty pumping persists, a new filter is required.

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