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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,
• 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 a copper water supply line to
the ice maker inlet valve.
To Avoid Property
Damage:
Copper or stainless steel braided tubing is
recommended for the water supply line.
Water supply tubing made of 1/4" plastic is
not recommended to be used. Plastic tubing
greatly increases the potential for water
leaks, and the 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 malfunctioning
softener
can damage the ice maker. If the ice
maker is connected to soft water, ensure
that the softener is maintained and
Check with your local building authority
for recommendations on water lines and
associated materials prior to installing your
new refrigerator. Depending on your local/
state building codes, Electrolux recommends
for homes with existing valves its Smart
Choice water line kit 5305513409 (with
.... a 6 ft. stainless steel water line) and for
homes without an existing valve, Frigidaire
recommends its Smart Choice water line
kit 5304410264 (with a 20 ft. copper water
.... line with self-tapping saddle valve). Please
refer to www.frigidaire.com/store
for more
information.
working properly.
Ensure that your water supply line connections
Before Installing
The Water Supply Line, You
Will Need:
• Basic Tools: adjustable wrench, fiat-blade
screwdriver, and Phillips
TM
screwdriver`
Access to a household cold water line with
water pressure between 30 and 100 psi.
A water supply line made of 1/4inch (6.4
mm) OD, copper or stainless steel tubing.
To determine the length of tubing needed,
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).

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