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Installation
Instructions
INSTALLING
THE WATER LINE
{ICEMAKER
MODELS}
BEFORE YOU BEGIN
Recommended
copper water supplg kits are WX8X2,
WX8X3 or WX8X4, depending
on the amount
of tubing
you need. Approved plastic water supply
lines are GE
SmartConnect"
Refrigerator
Tubing
(WXO8XIO006,
WXO8X10015
and WXO8X10025).
When connecting
gour refrigerator
to a GE Reverse
Osmosis Water System, the onlg approved
installation
is with a
GE
RVKit. For other reverse osmosis water
systems, follow the manufacturer's
recommendations.
If the water
supply
to the refrigerator
is from
a
Reverse Osmosis
Water
Filtration
Sgstem AND
the refrigerator
also has a water
filter, use the
refrigerator's
filter
bgpass
plug. Using the
refrigerator's
water
filtration
cartridge
in
conjunction
with the RO filter
can result in hollow
ice cubes.
This water
line installation
is not warranted
bg the
refrigerator
or icemaker
manufacturer.
Follow these
instructions
carefullg
to minimize
the risk of
expensive
water
damage.
Water
hammer
(water
banging
in the pipes)in
house plumbing
can cause
damage
to refrigerator
parts
and lead to water
leakage
or flooding.
Call a
qualified
plumber
to correct
water
hammer
before
installing
the water
supplg
line to the refrigerator.
To prevent
burns
and product
damage,
do not hook
up the water
line to the hot water
line.
If gou use gour
refrigerator
before connecting
the
water
line, make sure the icemaker
power
switch
is
in the 0 (off) position.
Do not install the icemaker
tubing
in areas where
temperatures
fall below freezing.
When
using ang electrical
device
(such as a power
drill) during
installation,
be sure the device
is double
insulated
or grounded
in a manner
to prevent
the
hazard of electric
shock, or is batterg
powered.
All installations
must
be in accordance
with
local
plumbing
code requirements.
WHAT
YOU WILL
NEED
/
• Copper
or GE SmartConnect'"
Refrigerator
Tubing
kit,
1/4"
outer diameter
to connect
the
refrigerator
to the water
supplg.
If using copper,
be sure both ends of the tubing
are cut square.
To determine
how
much
tubing
gou need: measure
the distance
from
the water
valve on the back of
the refrigerator
to the water
supplg
pipe. Be sure
there is sufficient
extra tubing
to allow
the
refrigerator
to move
out from the wall
after
installation.
GE SmartConnect
TM
Refrigerator
Tubing Kits are
available
in the following
lengths:
6' (1.8 m)
- WXO8XIO006
15' (4.6 m)
- WXO8X10015
25' (7.6 m)
- WXO8X10025
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