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Water Supply - Whirlpool ET22DKXDB00 Use And Care Manual

22’ to 25’ no-frost designerstyle top freezer refrigerator
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Attaching
the ice maker
to a water
supply
Read all directions
carefully
before
you begin.
Electrical Shock Hazard
l
Disconnect electrical supply to refrigerator before
installing.
l
Electrical drill must be grounded before drilling
holes in water line.
Failure to do so could result in electrical shock,
serious injury, or death.
IMPORTANT:
l
Use copper tubing only and check for leaks.
l
Install ice maker tubing in areas where temperatures
are above freezing.
Tools
required:
l
Standard screwdik/er
l
?&inch and 1%inch open-end wrenches or
2 adjustable wrenches
l
X-inch nut driver
l
%inch drill bit
l
Hand drill or electric drill (properly grounded)
NOTE:
Your appliance dealer has
a
kit available with
a %inch saddle type shut-off valve, a union, and
copper tubing. Before purchasing,
make sure a
saddle type valve complies with your local plumbing
codes. Do not use piercing type or %-inch
saddle
valve which reduces water flow and clogs more
easily.
Cold
water
supply
Ice maker water valve contains a flow washer which is
used as a water pressure regulator. The ice maker
needs to be connected to a cold water line with water
pressure limitations of 20-l 20 psi. If a problem occurs,
call your utility company.
IMPORTANT:
l
It may take up to 24 hours for your ice maker to
begin producing ice.
l
If operating the refrigerator before installing the water
connection,
turn ice maker to the OFF position to
prevent operation without water.
l
All installations
must be in accordance with local
plumbing code requirements.
INSTALLAnON
IS NOT WARRANTED
r
BY REFRIGERATOR OR ICE MAKER
MANUFACTURER.
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