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Attaching The Ice Maker To A Water Supply - Whirlpool ET22PKXDN00 Use And Care Manual

22’ to 25’ no-frost 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
Disconnect electrical supply to refrigerator before
installing.
Electrical drill must be grounded before drilling
holes in water line.
Failure to do so could result in death, electrical
shock, or serious injury.
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 screwdriver
l
'As-inch and l%inch open-end wrenches or
two adjustable wrenches
l
'%-inch nut driver
l
X-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.
INSTALLATION
IS NOT WARRANTED
BY REFRIGERATOR
OR
ICE
MAKER
MANUFACTURER.
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