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Refrigerator Doors - Whirlpool WRT518SZFW User Instructions

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Style 2
1. Unplug refrigerator or disconnect power.
2. Disconnect the tube clamp on the back of the product and
insert the copper tubing through the clamp as shown.
3. Attach the copper tube to the valve inlet using a compression
nut and sleeve as shown.
4. Tighten the compression nut. Do not overtighten. Reattach
the tube clamp and tube to the back of the cabinet.
A. Tube clamp
B. Copper tubing
5. Turn shut-off valve on. Check for leaks. Tighten any
connections (including connections at the valve) or nuts
that leak.
6. The ice maker is equipped with a built-in water strainer. If your
water conditions require a second water strainer, install it in
the ¹⁄₄" (6.35 mm) water line at either tube connection. Obtain
a water strainer from your nearest appliance dealer.
Complete the Installation
Electrical Shock Hazard
Plug into a grounded 3 prong outlet.
Do not remove ground prong.
Do not use an adapter.
Do not use an extension cord.
Failure to follow these instructions can result in death,
fire, or electrical shock.
1. Plug into a grounded 3 prong outlet.
NOTE: Allow 24 hours to produce the first batch of ice. Discard
the first three batches of ice produced. Allow 3 days to completely
fill ice container.
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C. Compression nut

Refrigerator Doors

Tools Needed:
⁵⁄₁₆" hex-head socket
#2 Phillips screwdriver
Flat-blade screwdriver
Before you begin, turn the refrigerator control to OFF. Unplug
refrigerator or disconnect power.
Remove food and adjustable door or utility bins from doors.
If you are only removing and replacing the doors, see the
"Remove Doors and Hinges" and "Replace Doors and
Hinges" sections.
If you are also going to reverse the door swing, follow the
instructions for the appropriate door style.
All graphics referenced in the following instructions are
included later in this section after "Final Steps."
Remove Doors and Hinges
" Hex-head Hinge Screw
1. Unplug refrigerator or disconnect power.
2. Close the refrigerator door and keep both doors closed until
you are ready to lift them free from the cabinet.
NOTE: Provide additional support for the doors while the
hinges are being moved. Do not depend on the door magnets
to hold the doors in place while you are working.
3. Remove the parts for the top hinge as shown in Top Hinge
graphic. Lift the freezer door free from the cabinet.
4. Remove the parts for the center hinge as shown in the Center
Hinge graphic. Lift the refrigerator door free from the cabinet.
5. Remove the parts for the bottom hinge as shown in the
Bottom Hinge graphic.
⁵⁄₁₆" open-end wrench
Flat 2" putty knife