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INSTALLING THE WATER LINE (Cont.)
WARNING
Connect to potable water supply
only. A cold water supply is required for automatic
icemaker operation. The water pressure must be
between 40 and 120 psi (275-827 kilopascals).
WARNING
ELECTRIC SHOCK HAZARD
drill into the refrigerator.
7
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 one if your water
supply has sand or particles that could clog the
a SmartConnect™ Refrigerator Tubing kit, you
install filter.
Some models have the refrigerator connection at
the end of tubing located outside the compressor
compartment access cover. On other models,
the compressor compartment access cover must
be removed in order to access the refrigerator
connection at the water valve.
On models using the refrigeration
connection at the water valve,
remove the plastic flexible cap.
Place the compression nut and
ferrule (sleeve) onto the end
of the tubing as shown. On a
SmartConnect™ Refrigerator
Tubing kit, the 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 refrigerator connection and
tighten the compression nut until it is hand tight,
then tighten one additional turn with a wrench.
Overtightening may cause leaks.
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Installation Instructions
7
CONNECT THE TUBING TO THE
REFRIGERATOR (Cont.)
shown to keep it in position. You may need to pry
open the clamp.
One of the following illustrations will look like
the connection on your refrigerator.
Tubing
Clamp
Compression
Nut
(sleeve)
Refrigerator
Connection
Tubing
Clamp
(sleeve)
Refrigerator
Connection
SmartConnect™
Tubing
Refrigerator
Connection
8
TURN THE WATER ON AT THE
SHUTOFF VALVE
Tighten any connections that leak.
Reattach the access cover.
9
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.
10
START THE ICEMAKER
Slide the icemaker power
switch to the ON position.
The icemaker will not begin
to operate until it reaches its
begin operation automatically if
the icemaker power switch is in the ON position.
Tubing
SmartConnect™ Tubing
Compression
Nut
SmartConnect™ Tubing
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