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Maker To Water Supply - Kenmore 25370889404 Use & Care Manual

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l stallatiot7 o Connecting
Optional
Ice Maker To Water Supply
To avoid electric
shock, which
can cause death or severe personal
injury, disconnect
the
refrigerator
from electrical
power before connecting
a water supply line to the refrigerator.
To Avoid Property Damage:
-
Copper tubing
is recommended
for the water supply line. Water suppJy tubing
made of 1A" plastic is not
recommended
since it greatJy increases the potentiaJ for water leaks. Manufacturer
will not be responsible
for any damage if plastic tubing
is used for supply line.
-
DO NOT install water supply tubing
in areas where temperatures
fall below freezing.
-
Chemicals
from a maffunctioning
softener
can damage the ice maker, if the ice maker is connected
to soft
water, ensure that the softener
is maintained
and working
properly.
iMPORTANT: Ensure that your water supply line connections comply with all local plumbing codes,
Before installing
The Water Supply
Line, You Will Need
Basic Toots: adjustable wrench, flat=blade screwdriver, and Phillips
TM
screwdriver
o
Access to a household cold water line with water pressure between 20 and 120 psi,
A water supply line made of ¼ inch (6,4 mm) OD, copper tubing or braided water line, To determine the length of
copper tubing needed, you wiii need to measure the distance from the ice maker inlet valve at the back of the
refrigerator to your cold water pipe, Then add approximately 7 feet (2,1 meters), so the refrigerator can be moved out
for cleaning (as shown),
A shutoff valve to connect the water supply line to your household water system, DO NOT use a self-piercing type
shutoff valve,
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A compression nut and ferrule (sleeve) for connecting the water supply line to the ice maker inlet valve,
To Connect
Water Supply Line To Ice Maker/nlet
Valve
1.
Disconnect refrigerator from electric power source.
2,
Place end of water supply line into sink or bucket, Turn ON water supply
and flush supply line until water is clear, Turn OFF water supply at shut
off valve,
3,
Unscrew plastic cap from water valve inlet and discard cap,
4,
Slide brass compression nut, then ferrule (sleeve) onto water supply line,
as shown,
5,
Push water supply line into water valve inlet as far as it wiii go (¼ inch),
Slide ferrule (sleeve) into valve inlet and finger tighten compression nut
onto valve, Tighten another half turn with a wrench; DO NOT over tighten,
6,
With steel clamp and screw, secure water supply line to rear panel of
refrigerator as shown,
7,
Coil excess water supply line (about 2aSturns) behind refrigerator as shown
and arrange coils so they do not vibrate or wear against any other surface,
8,
Turn ON water supply at shutoff valve and tighten any connections that
leak,
9,
Reconnect refrigerator to electrical power source,
10, To turn ice maker on, lower wire signal arm (see ice maker front cover for ON/
OFF position of arm),
Plastic
Water
Tubing
to Ice Maker
Clamp
Brass
Compression
(Sleeve)
water line
Water Valve
from household
water supply
(Include
enough
tubing
in loop to allow
moving
refrigerator
out for cleaning.)
iMPORTANT: !t takes approx!mate!y 24 hours for the ice maker to begin producing ice, Air in new plumbing lines may
cause ice maker to cycle two or three times before making a ful! tray 0f !ce, New plumbing may cause ice to be discQ!ored
or have poor flavor. Discard ice made during the first 24 hours.

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