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Maker To Water Supply - Kenmore 25369232700 Use & Care Manual

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- Connecting
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
supply tubing
made of 1/4"plastic is not
recommended
since it greatly increases the potential for water leaks. Manufacturer will not be responsible
for anydamage
if plastic tubing
is used forsupply
line.
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DO NOT instaJl water supply tubing
in areas where temperatures
fall below freezing.
,
Chemicals
from a malfunctioning
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 Instalfing
The Water Supply
Line, You Will Need
BasicTools:
adjustable wrench, fiat-blade screwdriver, and Phillips
TM
screwdriver
Access to a household cold water line with water pressure between 30 and 100 psi.
Awatersuppiylinemade_ft/4inch(6_4mm)_D_c_ppertubing_rbraidedwaterline_T_determinethelength_f
copper tubing needed, you will 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.
A compression nut and ferrule (sleeve) for connecting the water supply line to the ice maker inlet valve.
NOTE: A watei line kit is available from sears stores or Sears Parts & Repair at an additional cost.
To Connect
Water Supply Line To Ice Maker Inlet 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 will go (tA 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 2t/2 turns) 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
line
from household
water supply
(Include
enough
tubing
in loop to allow
moving
refrigerator
out for cleaning.)
IMPORTANT: It takes approximately 24 hours for the ice maker to begin producing usable ice.Air in new plumbing lines
may cause ice maker to cycle two or three times before making a fu!l tray of ice. New plumbing may cause ice to be
discolored or have poor flavor. Discard ice made during the first 24 hours.

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