Installation Instructions; Installation Requirements - Whirlpool WHKF-IMTO Installation, Use & Care Manual

In-line refrigerator filtration standard system
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Parts and Material Included
A. Filter Cartridge
Tools and Parts Needed
Gather the required tools before starting installation. Read and
follow the instructions provided with any tools listed here.
Tube Cutter or Utility Knife
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Installation Requirements

Install in a location that is not susceptible to freezing
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temperatures as damage to the housing could occur.
Install away from direct sunlight as prolonged exposure to
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light can weaken plastic components.
A water supply line must be run to the refrigerator
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(ice maker) according to the refrigerator manufacturer's
instructions prior to installation of this filter.
Some local codes may require the use of a licensed
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plumber or certified installer when disrupting a potable
water line. Determine and follow any and all local codes and
requirements.
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Installation Instructions

For Use With Cold Water Only
1. Turn off water supply to refrigerator.
2. Locate an easily accessible section of refrigerator water
supply tubing.
Water supply line
to refrigerator
3. Cut and remove a 6" section of refrigerator water supply
tubing. Use a tube cutter for copper tubing and a utility
knife for plastic tubing. Make sure ends are square and
free from nicks and deep scratches (see Figure 1).
Correct
4. Referring to "Using Push-In Fittings" section below, insert
refrigerator water supply tubing into inlet push-in fitting on
filter (see Figure 2).
"Using Push-In Fittings"
To Attach Tubing
Push tubing in as far as it will
go. Tubing must be inserted
past o-ring and hit backstop.
Pull tube to ensure it is secured.
To Release Tubing
Push in grey collet to release
tubing. With collet held, pull
tubing straight out.
Filter Inlet
Flow
Incorrect
Figure 1
Inlet
Figure 2
Collet
Backstop

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