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GE BSS25JFTDWW Owner's Manual And Installation Instructions page 22

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Special Installation Instructionsfor Australia and New Zealand.
Installingthe WaterLbe
For Australian
and New Zealand installation,
read these instructions
completely
and carefully.
Before You Begin
::_IMPORTANT" Government
legislation
and
Codes
in most
States
and
Territories
of Australia
require
installation
by a licensed
i)lmnber.
The installation
must
conflmn
to Australian
Standard
AS 3500.1
_,_ater SUl)pl >
_?_.V_ter hammer
(water
banging
in the pipes)
in house
plmnbing
can cause
damage
to the
refl'igerator
parts
and lead
to water leakage
or
flooding.
Call a qualified
plmnber
to correct
water
hammer
befl)re
installing
the water sui)ply
line to the refl'igerator.
i_' To prevent
bm'ns
and
refl'igerator
damage,
do
not
hook
up the
water
line
to the
hot
water
line.
i(;]f you
rise Votlr
refl'igerator
before
connecting
the
water
line,
make
sure
the
icemaker
power
switch
is set to the
0 position.
_:; Do
not
install
the
icemaker
tubing
in areas
where
the
temperatm'es
fall
below
fl'eezing.
Shut Off the Main Water Supply
For models
fitted
with
an
icemake_,
a water
supplF
kit
(containing
flexible
tubing
and
fittings)
is
SUl)plied
with
the
refl'igerator.
The
water
pressure
must
be between
] 38 and
827
kPa
on models
without
a water
filter
ftted,
and
between
275
and
827
kPa
on models
with
a water
filter
fitted.
Turn
Offthe
water
and
open
a low tap to drain
the water
from
the pipe.
Complying
with the plmnbing
codes,
install
a suitable
branch
fitting
(not supl)lied
) to the
cold water SUl)ply:
Extend
the branch
to a suitable
location
a(!jacent
to the refl'igerator
when
it is located
in its operating
position.
Terminate
the branch
with a shutoffwflve
(not sui)plied
) .
IMPORTANT"
The shutoff
wflve should
be accessible
(such
as in an ac!jacent
cupboard,
as close
to the
wall as possible)
when
the refl'igerator
is in its
normal
operating
position.
If wmr
water
sui)ply
pressure
is higher
than
690
kPa
during
the
day
(if so, it may
reach
higher
levels
at
night),
install
a suitable
Pressure
limiting
wflve
(not
sui)plied),
alter
the
shutoff
wflve,
making
sm'e
the
"flow
arrows"
on
the
body
of the
device
lace
the
same
direction
as the
water
flow.
If necessary,
assemble
a suitable
fitting
(not
sui)plied
) to the upstream
end
of the shutoffwflve
(or pressm'e
limiting
wflve) fin" attachment
of the
fitting
sui)plied
with the water
sui)ply
kit.
NOTE'. PTFE tape should
be used for a watertight
seal when
assembling
all the above
fittings.
Do Bet turn
the water sui)ply
On at this time.
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