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5. Attach t hecopper tubing t otherefrigerator
witha"P"clamp.
Slide theplastic w aterline intotheretainer.
C
A. "P" Clamp
B. Brass nut
C. Compression
sleeve
6. Turn on water supply to refrigerator and check for leaks.
Correct any leaks.
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.
2. Flush the water system. See "Water and Ice Dispenser."
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 the ice container.
All graphics referenced in the following instructions
are included
later in this section after "Final Steps."
Remove and Replace Handles
To Remove Handles:
1. Grasp the lower part of the handle firmly, slide the handle up
and pull the handle straight out from the door. See Plastic
Handle graphics 1 and 2.
To Replace Handles:
1. Position the handle so that the large holes in the mounting
clips are down and align the holes with the door studs.
2. Rotate the handle so that the mounting clips are flat against
the door and slide the handle down to engage. See Plastic
Handle graphics 1 and 2.
Remove Doors and Hinges
IM PORTANI"."
Remove food and any adjustable door or utility bins from
doors.
Keep the refrigerator doors closed until you are ready to lift
them free from the cabinet.
NOTE: Provide additional support for the refrigerator door
while the hinges are being removed. Do not depend on the
door gasket magnets to hold the door in place while you are
working.
TOOLS NEEDED: %e", 3/8",V4" hex-head socket wrench,
#2 Phillips screwdriver, and a flat-blade screwdriver.
1. Unplug refrigerator or disconnect power.
2. Remove the base grille. Grasp the grille firmly and pull it
toward you.
3. Starting with the right-hand side door, remove the parts for the
top hinge as shown in Top Hinge graphic. Lift the refrigerator
door from the bottom hinge pin.
4. Remove the shim from the bottom hinge pin and keep it for
later use. See Bottom Hinge graphic.
5. Remove top hinge cover from left side refrigerator door.
Disconnect the wiring plug located on top of the hinge by
wedging a flat-blade screwdriver or your fingernail between
the two sections. See Connections
graphic.
6. Disconnect the water line by holding the tabbed section of the
water line while turning the black locking collar clockwise. See
Connections
graphic.
7. Remove the parts for the top hinge as shown in Top Hinge
graphic. Lift the left-hand side door from the bottom hinge pin.
NOTE: On some models, remove the shim from the bottom
hinge pin and keep it for later use. See Bottom Hinge graphic.
8.
Using a 3/8"hex wrench, remove the leveling leg brackets from
the bottom of the cabinet. Keep screws for later use.

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