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Pentek 158002 3/8" #5 Blue/Black Water Filter Housing w/ Pressure Release

Uses 5" x 2.5" Filters; 3/8" Inlet / Outlet; Filters & Bracket Sold Separately

Pentek 158002 3/8" Water Filter Housing with Pressure Release #5 Housing
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Product Code: PENTEK-SLIM-38-PR5
  • Pentek 158002 #5 3/8" Opaque Water Filter Housing:
  • The Pentek 158002 5 inch housing is perfect for applications in RVs or campers, boats, for small sinks, countertop residential filtration, pre- and post reverse osmosis filtration, or humidifying systems.
  • The Pentek 158002 SlimLine water filter housing has outstanding chemical compatibility and is ideal for use in a variety of low-flow applications.
  • The Pentek 158002 features a pressure release button on the housing cap. Push this button before changing the filter and it will release the pressure in the sump and make it easier to take off, making changing the filter quick and easy.
  • The Pentek 158002 uses any 5" L x 2.5" W sediment or carbon drinking water filter.
  • The Pentek 158002 housing has 3/8" inlet/outlets in the black reinforced polypropylene cap.
  • Leaking is prevented by the dynamically sealing O-Ring. The O-Ring should be replaced periodically to prevent leaks.
  • The water filter cartridge is not included with the housing. This allows you to purchase the best water filter for your water supply.
  • Pentek 158002 3/8" #5 Blue/Black Water Filter Housing Product Manual
  • Connecting two #5 Housings:
  • Two #5 housings can be connected with a pipe nipple or pipe union. There are several pipe nipples available that can be used to connect two #5 Standard Housings. See all combinations of pipe nipple options here.
  • NP-38 - Use this pipe nipple to connect two #5 Housings with 3/8" Inlet/Outlets
  • Pentek #5 Slimline Water Filter Housing Specs:
  • Dimensions of #5 Slimline Water Filter Housings: 7" L x 4-3/8" W (178 mm x 111 mm)
  • Maximum Temperature: 125F (51.7C)
  • Maximum Pressure: 125 psi (8.62 bar)
  • Pentek #5 Filter Housing Materials of Construction:
  • Housing: Polypropylene (Blue)
  • Cap: Reinforced Polypropylene
  • O-Ring: Buna-N
  • Button Assembly: 300-series Stainless Steel, EPDM and Polypropylene

  • Note: The Mounting Bracket, Wrench, and Filters are Sold Separately.
  • Manufacturer: Pentek 158002
  • Pentek #5 Slimline Housing Replacement Water Filter Information:
  • The water filter cartridge is not included with the housing. This allows you to purchase the best water filter for your water supply.
  • The water filter cartridge life depends on the water filter cartridge purchased, the quality of your water, and the amount of water used. You will know when to change the filter cartridge when your water pressure drops.
  • Sediment water filters reduce dirt, sand, silt, sediment, rust particles, and scale particles. Choose from one of our sediment water filters at the 5" L x 2.5" W Water Filter Page.
  • Drinking water filters produce healthier, better-tasting drinking water by reducing chlorine taste and odor and other contaminants. Choose from one of our carbon drinking water filters at the 5" L x 2.5" W Water Filter Page.
  • Most Popular Water Filters for the #5 Slimline Housing:
  • Sediment Filters:
    P5-478 5 Micron Sediment Filter
    R30-478 30 Micron Pleated Filter
  • Carbon Filters:
    CBC-5 0.5 Micron Chlorine Taste & Odor and Cyst Reduction Carbon Block Filter
    GAC-5 20 Micron Chlorine Taste & Odor Reduction Filter
  • Recommended Parts & Accessories:
  • Replacement OR-38 O-Rings. One o-ring is included with the housing purchase, but you should replace the o-ring periodically to prevent leaks.
  • Use silicone grease to lubricate the o-rings to prevent leaking.
  • Use the SW-1 housing wrench to remove the sump. The wrench should NOT be used to tighten the sump back onto the cap. Over tightening may cause damage to the o-ring.
  • Use a SL-BR stainless steel mounting bracket to mount the whole house housing.
  • Pentek #5 Slimline Housing Installation Information:
  • Easy to install #5 Slimline Water Filter System. The housing is 7" x 4-3/8" (178 mm x 111 mm). You will need to allow slightly more room in addition to the housing dimensions for installation.
  • 3/8" inlet/outlet for easy installation on a cold water line. You may purchase the compression fittings to connect to a 3/8" water line here: FCMC1066-WF Compression Fitting
  • A SL-BR mounting bracket is recommended for installation of the whole house housing.
  • NOTE: When installed, protect housing against freezing to prevent cracking of the filter and water leakage.

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1 - 2 $15.99
3 - 5 $15.49
6+ $15.09
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