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INSTALLING THE WATER LINE (Cont.)
1
SHUT OFF MAIN WATER SUPPLY
2
DRILL THE HOLE FOR THE VALVE
Choose a location for the valve that is easily
a vertical water pipe. When it is necessary to
connection to the top or side, rather than at the
bottom, to avoid drawing off any sediment from the
water pipe.
water pipe (even if using
a self-piercing valve)
using a sharp bit. Remove
any burrs resulting from
drilling the hole in the
pipe. Take care not to
allow water to drain into the drill.
smaller cubes.
3
FASTEN THE SHUTOFF VALVE
with the pipe clamp.
Tighten the clamp screws until the sealing washer
begins to swell.
Pipe Clamp
Clamp
Screw
Saddle-Type
Shutoff Valve
NOTE:
tubing.
NOTE: Commonwealth of Massachusetts
Plumbing Codes 248CMR shall be adhered to.
Saddle valves are illegal and use is not permitted
in Massachusetts. Consult with your licensed
plumber.
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Installation Instructions
Washer
Vertical Cold
Water Pipe
4
ROUTE THE TUBING
Route the tubing between the cold water line and
the refrigerator.
Route the tubing through a hole drilled in the wall
or floor (behind the refrigerator or adjacent base
cabinet) as close to the wall as possible.
NOTE: Be sure there is sufficient extra tubing to
allow the refrigerator to move out from the wall
after installation.
5
CONNECT THE TUBING TO THE
VALVE
Place the compression nut and ferrule (sleeve)
for copper tubing onto the end of the tubing and
connect it to the shutoff valve.
Make sure the tubing is fully inserted into the
valve. Tighten the compression nut securely.
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.
Saddle-Type
Shutoff Valve
Packing Nut
Outlet Valve
NOTE: Commonwealth of Massachusetts
Plumbing Codes 248CMR shall be adhered to.
Saddle valves are illegal and use is not permitted
in Massachusetts. Consult with your licensed
plumber.
6
FLUSH OUT THE TUBING
Turn the main water supply
on and flush out the tubing
until the water is clear.
Compression
Nut
SmartConnect™
Tubing
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