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Electrical Requirements; Water Supply Requirements - KitchenAid 2000495 Installation Instructions Manual

42” built-in refrigerator
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Electrical
requirements
Electrical Shock Hazard
l
Improper connection
of the
equipment-grounding
conductor can result in a risk
of electrical shock. Check
with a qualified electrician or
service technician
If you are
in doubt as to whether the
appliance is properly
grounded.
l
Do Not use an extension cord
with this appliance. Such use
may result in a fire, electrical
shock, or other personal
injury.
A 120-volt, 60-Hz, AC only, 15or-20
ampere, fused, electrical supply is
required. A time-delay
fuse or circuit
breaker is recommended.
It is
recommended
that a separate circuit
serving only this appliance be
provided.
Recommended
grounrling
method
DO NOT, UNDER ANY
CIRCUMSTANCES, REMOVE THE
POWER SUPPLY CORD GROUNDING
PRONG.
For your personal safety, this
appliance must
be
grounded. This
appliance is equipped with a power
supply cord having a 3-prong
grounding plug. To minimize
possible shock hazard, the cord
must,be plugged into a mating
3-prong, grounding-type
wall
-receptacle, grounded in accordance
with the National Electrical Code,
ANSI/NFPA
70-latest edition, and
local codes
and ordinances. See
Figure 1. If a mating wall receptacle
is not available. it is the personal
responsibility
and obligation
of the
customer to
have a
properly
grounded, 3-prong wall receptacle
installed by a qualified electrician.
Water supply
requirements
Use only 114" copper tubing for
water line.
The water line to the refrigerator
must provide 15-l 00 psi water
pressure.
The preferred method of installing
the plumbing to the refrigerator is
through the wall. An optional
method is installing the water line
through a floor opening.
If the
copper tubing is installed through
the floor, the hole cut in the floor
must be angled 45O toward the front.
You will need enough l/4"- copper
tubing to connect from water line to
refrigerator, a saddle-type valve and
a union. Rough in the water line
before installing the refrigerator. See
steps that follow.
Product/Property
Damage
Do Not install copper tubing
in an area where temperatures
drop below freezing.
To do so may result in water
damage.
1 -Find a 3/8" to 1" vertical cold
water line near the refrigerator.
Measure the distance from the
cold water line to the refrigerator
location.
Add 24 inches for the
final length of
copper tubing
you will need.
Cut both ends
of copper
tubing square.
2.Turn off
main water
supply and
clear water
line.
Electric Shock Hazard.
Electric drill must be grounded
to prevent severe or lethal
shock if waler is
in line and
enters drill during use.
Failure to ground
drill may
result in personal injury.
I
3.
Ground electric drill or use a hand
drill.
Drill-a 3/16" hole in vertical
cold water line. Attach a saddle
valve to the water line with a
clamp in an easily accessible
location.
Inset-l a washer
between clamp and line. Check
that inlet end is solidly in the drill
hole. Tighten packing nut.
Tighten
the pipe clamp screws
evenly so washer makes a
water-light connection.
Do Not
overtighten
or copper tubing
could be crushed.
4. Slide compression
nut and sleeve
on copper tubing.
Inset-l end of
Copper tubing completely
into the
outlet valve.
Tighten compres-
sion nut to outlet with an adjust-
able wrench.
Do Not overlighten.
Product Damage
Flush at least 2 qts. of water
through the copper tubing and
into a bucket before attaching to
the refrigerator
to get rid of any
particles In water Ilne. Check for
water leaks around the saddle
valve.
Failure to do so may result In
product damage.
5. Run water through water line,
valve and copper tubing into a
bucket to flush out any particles in
the water line. Turn the saddle
valve to the "OFF" position.
6.
Route copper tubing to the
refrigerator
location.
compression
nut
copper
tubing
1
sleeie
unidn
7. Slide compression
nut and sleeve
over water line.
8.
Connect union to compression
nut -and sleeve and tighten.
Do
Not overtighten.
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