KitchenAid KBFS20EVBL5 User Instructions page 5

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Connect to Refrigerator
Depending on your model, the water line may come down from
the top or up from the bottom. Follow the connection instructions
for your model.
Style 1
1. Remove plastic cap from water valve inlet port. Attach the
copper tube to the valve inlet using a compression
nut and
sleeve as shown. Tighten the compression nut. Do not
overtighten. Confirm copper tubing is secure by pulling on
copper tubing.
2. Create a service loop with the copper tubing. Avoid kinks
when coiling the copper tubing. Secure copper tubing to
refrigerator cabinet with a "P" clamp.
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A. Copper tubing
B. "P" clamp
C. Compression
nut
D. Compression
sleeve
3. Turn on water supply to refrigerator and check for leaks.
Correct any leaks.
Style 2
1. Create a service loop (minimum diameter of 2 ft [61 cm]) with
the copper tubing. Avoid kinks when coiling the copper
tubing.
2. Remove the plastic cap from water valve inlet port. Place a
compression
nut and sleeve on the copper tubing.
3. Insert the end of the copper tubing into the water valve inlet
port. Shape tubing slightly so that the tubing feeds straight
into the port to avoid kinks.
4. Slide the compression
nut over the sleeve and screw into the
water valve inlet port.
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A. Plastic water tubing
C. Compression
nut
B. Sleeve
D. Copper tubing
Using an adjustable wrench, hold the nut on the plastic water
line to keep it from moving. Then, with a second wrench turn
the compression
nut on the copper tubing counterclockwise
to completely tighten. Do not overtighten.
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A. "P" clamp
B. Plastic water line
C. Compression
nut
D. Copper tubing
6. Check connection by pulling on copper tubing. Attach the
plastic water line to the refrigerator cabinet with a "P" clamp.
7. Turn on water supply to the 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.
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 storage bin.

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