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Installation
Instructions
INSTALLING THE WATER LINE (CONT.)
F8]CONNECT THE TUBING TO THE
REFRIGERATOR
NOTES:
. Before
making
the
connection
to the
refrigerator,
be
sure the
refrigerator
power
cord
is not
plugged
into
the wall
outlet,
. We recommend
installing
(] water
filter (GXRLO,(]v(]il(]ble
on GEApplianceparts,com
or 800,626,2002)if
your water
supply
has sand or particles
that could
clog the screen
of the refrigerator's
water
valve,
Install it in the water
line near the refrigerator,
If using GE SmartConnecf
M
Refrigerator
Tubing
kit, you will need an additional
tube
(WXO8X!O002)
to connect
the filter. Do not cut plastic
tube to install filter.
Remove
the access
cover,
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Remove
the plastic
flexible
cap from
the water
valve
(refrigerator
connection),
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Place the
compression
nut and ferrule
(sleeve) onto
the end of the tubing
as shown,
On GE SmartConnect
'M
Refrigerator
Tubing
kit, the nuts
are already
assembled
to the tubing,
Insert the
end of the tubing
into
the water
valve
connection
as far as possible,
While
holding
the tubing,
tighten
the
fitting.
For plastic
tubing
from
a GE SmartConnect
'M
Refrigerator
Tubing
kit, insert
the molded
end of the
tubing
into the
shutoff
valve and tighten
compression
nut until
it is hand
tight, then
tighten
one additional
turn
with
a wrench,
Overtightening
may cause
leaks,
Fasten the tubing
into the
clamp
provided
to hold it in a
vertical
position,
You may
need to pry open
the clamp,
1/4"
_
Tubing
Copper
Clamp
Tubing
1/4"Compression
Nut
Ferrule (sleeve)
Refrigerator
SmartConnect
TM
Tubing
cove d
@ TURN THE WATER
ON AT THE
SHUTOFF VALVE
Tighten
any connections
that
leak,
@ INSTALLING THE REFRIGERATOR
Plug in the refrigerator,
Arrange
the
coil of tubing
so
that
it does not vibrate
against
the back of the refrigerator
or against
the wall,
Push the
refrigerator
back to the wall,
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START THE ICE MAKER
Set the
ice maker
power
switch
to the
ON position,
The ice maker
will
not begin
to operate
until
it reaches
its operating
temperature
of 15°F (-9°C) or below,
It will
then
begin
operation
automatically,
Power
switc h
Power
switch
model
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