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Installation Instructions
INSTALLING THE WATER LINE (Cont.)
8
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 a water filter
(GXRLQ, available
on gewaterfilters.com
or 877.959.8688) if your water supply has
sand or particles that could clog the screen
will need an additional tube (WX08X10002)
install filter.
WARNING
To reduce the risk of death
or electric shock, you must follow these
instructions:
Unplug the refrigerator before removing
any panels.
Do not damage any wiring while the panel
is removed.
Replace all parts and panels before
plugging the refrigerator back in.
Remove the access
cover.
Remove the plastic
flexible or screw cap
from the water valve
(refrigerator connection) and
discard.
Place the compression nut and
ferrule (sleeve) onto the end
of the tubing as shown. On
nuts are already assembled to the tubing.
connection as far as possible. While holding
the tubing, tighten the fitting.
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.
it in a vertical position. You may need to pry open
the clamp.
9
TURN THE WATER ON AT THE
SHUTOFF VALVE
Tighten any connections that
leak.
8
CONNECT THE TUBING TO THE
REFRIGERATOR (Cont.)
Reattach the access
cover.
INSTALLATION INSTRUCTIONS
Tubing
Clamp
Compression
Nut
(sleeve)
SmartConnect
Tubing
Refrigerator
Connection
Copper
Tubing
10
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.
11a
START THE ICE MAKER
Set the ice maker power switch to the
0N
position. The ice maker will not begin
to operate until it reaches its operating
temperature
(–9°C) or
then begin
operation
automatically.
11b
AUTOFILL PITCHER
how to install the water filter, purge air from the
system, and how to use the pitcher.
ON
OFF
Power
switch
Power switch model
WARNING
ELECTRIC SHOCK
HAZARD
Attach tubing clamp using existing hole only.
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