How to Set the Temperature on a Primo Water Dispenser

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The hot water tap on Primo water dispensers is set at the factory and cannot be adjusted.

Primo water coolers give you clear, cold drinking water.

Primo water dispensers are a great way to get clean, clear drinking water without the waste of bottled water. Primo dispensers use 3- or 5-gallon jugs of purified water. They can provide hot or cold water, depending on the model. Adjusting the temperature of the cold water from a Primo dispenser is easy, and doesn't require any tools.


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Step 1

Move the Primo water dispenser away from the wall, being careful not to tip or spill the water bottle.

Step 2

Locate the flat, brass-colored screw on the back of the water dispenser.


Step 3

Turn the screw slightly clockwise for colder water or counterclockwise for warmer water. Wait one hour for the water temperature to stabilize.

Step 4

Check the temperature of the water. Continue adjusting the knob, as necessary, until the desired temperature is reached.

Step 5

Slide the Primo water dispenser back into its original position.