iNSTALLiNG THE WATER LiNE (ONSOME
BEFORE YOU BEGIN
copper water supply kits are _VX8X2,
1\'_'X8X3 or WX8X4,
on the amount
you need. Approved
plastic water supply lines are GE
10015 and 1\_08X
to a GE Reverse
the only approved
with a GE R\TKit. For other reverse osmosis water systelns,
follow the mmmfacmrer's
This water line installation
is not warranted
the risk of expensive
in the pipes) in house
can cause damage
parts and lead
to water leakage or flooding
Call a qualified
correct water hammer
the water supply line to the refrigerator.
burns and product
do not hook up the
water line to the hot water line.
If you use your refrigerator
line, make sure the feeler arm is in the STOP (up) position.
Do not install the icemaker
robing in areas where
fall below freezing.
When using any electrical
device (such as a power drill)
be sure the device is double insulated
in a manner
shock, or is battery powered.
must be in accordance
with local plumbing
WHAT YOU WiLL NEED
or GE SmartConnect
1/4" outer diameter
to com_ect the refrigerator
water suppl?: If using copper, be sure both ends of the
robing are cut square.
how much robing you need: measure
from the water valve on the back of the
to the water supply pipe. Then
(2.4 m). Be sure there is sufficient extra robing
(about 8' [2.4 m] coiled into 3 turns of about
[25 cm] dialneter)
to allow the refrigerator
to move out
froln the wall after installation.
WHAT YOU WiLL NEED (CONT.)
Kits are available
in the following lengths:
6' (1.8 m)
15' (4.6 m)
Be sure that the kit you select allows at least 8' (2.4 m) as
The only GE approved
plastic tubing is that
in GE SmartConnect
Do not use any other plastic water supply line because
line is under
at all times. Certain
types of plastic
will crack or rupture
with age and
cause water damage
to your home.
"A GE water supply kit (containing
and fittings listed below) is available
at extra cost froln
your dealer or froln Parts and Accessories,
20 and 120 p.s.i. (1.4 8.1 bar).
• Power drill.
• 1/2" or adjustable
robing to the shutoff
xalve and the refrigerator
" If you are using a GE SlnartConi_ect
Tubing kit, the necessa W fittings are preassembled
to the robing
• If your existing copper water line has a flared fitting at
the end, you will need an adapter
supply stores) to com_ect the water line to the refrigerator
OR you can cut off the flared fitting
with a tube cutter
and then use a compression
not cut formed
end from GE SmartConnect
• Shutoffvalve to connect to the cold water line.
The shutoff valve should have a water inlet with a
minimum inside diameter of 5/32" at the point of
co,mection to the COLD WATER LINE. Saddle-_pe
shutoff valves are included in many water supply kits.
Before purchasing, make sure a saddle-type valve
colnplies with your local plumbing codes.