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Installing
Your
Refrigerator
How
to
Connect
the
Water
Supply
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WARNING
I
To
reduce
the
risk
of
injury
or death,
follow
basic
precautions,
including
the
following:
Read all instructions
before
installing
device.
DO NOT attempt
installation
if instructions
are not understood
or if they are beyond
personal
skill level
Observe
all local codes and ordinances.
DO NOT service
device
unless
specifically
recommended
in owner's
manual or published
user-repair
instructions.
Disconnect
power
to unit prior to installing
device.
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CAUTION
I
To
avoid
property
damage
or
possible
injury,
follow
basic
precautions,
including
the
following:
Consult
a plumber
to connect
copper
tubing
to household
plumbing
to assure
compliance
with local codes and
ordinances.
Confirm
water
pressure
to water valve
is between
20 and 100 pounds
per square
inch. If water filter is installed
water pressure
to water valve must be a minimum
of 35 pounds
per square
inch.
DO NOT use
a
self-piercing,
or 3116"
saddle
valvel
Both reduce
water
flow, become
clogged
with time, and
may cause
leaks
if repair
is attempted.
Tighten
nuts by hand to prevent
cross
threading.
Finish tightening
nuts with
pliers and wrenches.
Do not
overtighten.
Wait 24 hours
before
placing
unit into final position
to check
and correct
any water
leaks.
MateriMs
Needed
1/,,
outer
diameter
flexible copper tubing
Shut-offvalve
(requires
a
1/4"
hole
to be
drilled
into
water supply
before valve attachment)
Adjustable
wrench
_A"hex nut driver
I1
reate
service
loop
with
tubing
using
care
to
avoid
Mnks
in
tubing
g
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Remove
plastic
cap
(A)
from
_B
1
water
valve
inlet
port
(B).
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Place
brass
nut
_)
and
D
E
sleeve
Jon
coppe,
\\1
tube
end
as
illustrated.
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Place
end
of
copper
tubing
into
_P
water
valve
inlet
port.
Shape
tubing
sh'_hdy-DO
NOT
KINK-so
that
tubing
feeds
straight
into
inlet
port.
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Slide
brass
nut
over
sleeve
and
_"
screw
nut
into
inletport.
Tighten
nut
with
wrench.
F
Pull
on
tubing
to
cont_rm
_/,
connection
is
secuJte.
Connect
tubing
to
frame
with
]
_
_l
water
tubing
clamp and
tun
Lt; ll°
on
water
supply.
Check
for
IJ
U_
leaks
and
correct,
if
present.
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Monitor
water
connection
for
24
hours.
1
"
Correct
leaks,
if
necessary.
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