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IMPORTANT"
These
instructions
are needed
to
install an icemaker
in your
refrigerator.
To be used
with an IM4, IM4A or IM6
Icemaker
Kit. Keep this
addendum
with your
Owner's
Manual
and
Installation
Instructions.
These
instructions
are to be used to
install an Icemaker
Kit in the models
listed below.
GBS2OKB
GBS22HB
GBS22KB
PDS2OMB
PDS2OSB
PDS22MB
PDS22SB
197D5736PO02
49-60319
12-03 JR

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    IM4, IM4A or IM6 install an Icemaker Icemaker Kit. Keep this Kit in the models addendum with your listed below. Owner's Manual GBS2OKB Installation Instructions. GBS22HB GBS22KB PDS2OMB PDS2OSB PDS22MB PDS22SB 197D5736PO02 49-60319...

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    Installation Instructions NEEDED CONTENTS OF KIT The following are a list of the parts from the kit that will be needed to install the icemaker. (_) Hex-Head S crew (_) PhillipsHeadScrews, for WaterLineClamp for mounting icemaker ( 2) (_) Icemaker (_ WaterLine Clamp (_ WaterTubeInlet (strainrelief),for house...

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    Installation Instructions [] PREPARE FOR INSTALLATION (cont.) BEFORE YOU BEGIN • Inside the freezer, remove the two small white Read each step thoroughly before proceeding. plug buttons (on some models) from the side wall. (If screws are present instead of plugs, •...

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    Installation Instructions [] INSTALL THE MOUNTING SCREWS [] MOUNT THE ICEMAKER • Skip to Step 5 if screws are already in place in • Lift the icemaker so the t'fll tube shipped with the the freezer side wall. refrigerator fits in the fill cup opening (E).

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    Installation Instructions WATER VALVE ASSEMBLY INSTALLATION INSTRUCTIONS BEFORE YOU BEGIN [] A1-FACH THE WATER VALVE • Locate the female connector plug (C). Read each step thoroughly before proceeding. Refrigerator. To eliminate the danger of electric shock during installation, " CAUTION- you must unplug the refrigerator Unplug...

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    Installation Instructions r_ATFACH THE WATER VALVE (cont.) [] ROUTE AND ATFACH THE WATER TUBE • Clip the end of the ground wire to the refrigerator cabinet. • Fasten the plastic water tube to the back of the refrigerator with three of the adhesive-backed fasteners (4), spacing the fasteners...

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    GEAppliances.com Safety Information ..Operating Instructions ..Before You Call For Service ..Kit IM-6 Normal Sounds You May Hear . .3 Thiskitfitsmostmodels calling Preparing for Vacation ..for UK-KIT-I, U K-KIT-2, UK-KIT-4, When You Should Set the andall models calling for KitIM-1, Icemaker Power Switch IM-2,IM-3,IM-4 or IM5SS.Ifyou...

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    IMPORTANTSAFETY INFORMATION. READALLINSTRUCTIONS BEFORE USING. SAFETY PRECAUTIONS FORYOURSAFE'/'_. Do not place fingers or hands in the automatic It will also prevent interference with moving icemaking mechanism while the refrigerator parts of the ejector mechanism and the heating plugged in, This will help protect you from element that releases the cubes, located on the bottom of the icemaker.

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    About the automatic icemaker. ptia,,,,om A newly-installed refrigerator may take 12 to 24 hours to begin making ice. : _i Automatic Icemaker The icemaker wiU produce seven cubes When the bin fills to the level of the feeler arm, the icemaker will stop producing ice.

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    Beforeyoucall forservice... Troubleshooting 77ps Save _me and money/Review the charts on the following pages first and you ma}/ not need to call for service. Possible Causes What To Do Icemaker power switch in * Move the switch to the I (on) position. the 0 (off) position.

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    Installation IM-6 Icemaker Kit Instructions l Questions?Call 800.GECARES (800.432.2737) o r v_t ourw_ at:GEAppliances.com In Canada, call 1.800.361.3400 or visito,_W_te a_geappliances.ca BEFORE YOU BEGIN ARE YOU REPLACING AN ICEMAKER WITH THIS KIT? Read these insO'uctions completely and carefully. • IMPORTANT - Save t hese It's important that you use the water valve and fill tube...

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    Installation Instructions CONTENTS OF KIT IM-6 Insulated Fill Tube (5/8" O.D.) Water Tube Inlet Hex-Head Screw (2) (_) Icemaker _) FillTube (5/8" O.D.) Water Line Clamp (strain relief) ® Owner's Manual & ICEMAKER Installatmn Instructions Icemaker Fill Cup (center-mounted) Fill Tube with Foil (5/8"...

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    Screwsto Install Bracketto RefrigeratorWall (3) * Always changethe water valve when replacing an icemakerthat makes round cubes. This new icemaker uses a different voltage which may cause the old valve to fail. For dispenser models, order GE Part Number WR57X96.

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    Installation Instructions REMOVE EXISTING ICE TRAY HOLDER Follow the instructions below for the ice tray holder that looks like yours. Type I Type 4 • Remove the 2 screws and save them for installation • Unhook the ice tray holder side and bottom from the retaining...

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    Installation Instructions REPOSITION OR REMOVE FREEZER SHELVES On some models, you may need to remove or reposition the freezer shelf so the icemaker bucket sit properly. Follow the instructions below for the ice tray holder that looks like yours. Type 1 •...

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    Installation Instructions ICEMAKER INSTALLATION INSTRUCTIONS Are these the right instructions for your model? Follow the Installation Instructions indicated the label on the back of the refrigerator-- [] [] [] [] [] [] [] [] or [] [] INSTALL FILL TUBE EXTENSION BEFORE YOU BEGIN Cut the f'dl tube extension (10) to the length...

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    Installation Instructions [] INSTALL THE ICE BUCKET [] INSTALL THE ICEMAKER FILL CUP Put the ice bucket (11 ) directly under the icemaker Install the icemaker f'dl cup (side-mounted) (18) into (to the left and all the way to the rear of the shelf the icemaker as shown.

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    Installation Instructions WATER VALVE ASSEMBLY INSTALLATION INSTRUCTIONS [] Are these the right instructions for your model? Follow the Installation Instructions indicated the label on the back of the refrigerator-- [] [] [] [] [] [] [] [] or [] [] AI-rACH THE WATER VALVE BEFORE YOU BEGIN •...

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    Installation Instructions [] INSTALL WATER LINE CLAMP [] AI-rACH THE PLASTIC WATER LINE Fasten the plastic water llne to the back of the cabinet • Push the metal water line damp (strain relief) (12) with adhesive-backed fasteners (5), spacing onto the lower flange of the cabinet back, directly in line with the water valve.

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    Installation Instructions ICEMAKER INSTALLATION INSTRUCTIONS [] Are these the right instructions for your model? Follow the Installation Instructions indicated the label on the back of the refrigerator-- [] [] [] [] [] [] [] or [] BEFORE YOU BEGIN [] INSTALL FILL TUBE EXTENSION •...

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    Installation Instructions [] INSTALL THE ICEMAKER FILL CUP [] MOUNT THE ICEMAKER Install the icemaker f'dl cup (side-mounted) (18) • Lift the icemaker so the fill tube extension (!0) into the icemaker as shown. fits in the Fdl cup opening (C).

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    Installation Instructions WATER VALVE ASSEMBLY INSTALLATION INSTRUCTIONS [] Are these the right instructions for your model? Follow the Installation Instructions indicated label on the back of the refrigerator-- or [] [] ATTACH THE WATER VALVE BEFORE YOU BEGIN • Locate the female connector plug (C) which is Read each step thoroughly before proceeding.

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    Installation Instructions r_INSTALL WATER LINE CLAMP [] ATTACH THE PLASTIC WATER LINE • Attach the metal water llne damp (strain relief) Fasten the Plastic water line to the back of the (8) to the refrigerator. Drive one of the screws, cabinet with adhesive-backed fasteners...

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    Installation Instructions ICEMAKER INSTALLATION INSTRUCTIONS Are these the right instructions for your model? Follow the Installation Instructions indicated the label on the back of the refrigerator-- [] [] [] [] [] [] [] [] or [] BEFORE YOU BEGIN [] LOOSEN MOUNTING SCREWS Loosen the two mounting...

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    Installation Instructions [] POWER CORD ADAPTER [] MOUNT ICEMAKER There are two power cord adapters included with the • Lift the icemaker so the fill tube extension (10) kit; be sure to use the one specified in the Parts List fits in the fill cup opening (C).

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    Installation Instructions WATER VALVE ASSEMBLY INSTALLATION INSTRUCTIONS Are these the right instructions for your model? Follow the Installation Instructions indicated the label on the back of the refrigerator-- [] [] [] [] [] or [] [] ATTACH THE WATER VALVE BEFORE YOU BEGIN •...

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    Installation Instructions [] INSTALL WATER LINE CLAMP [] ATTACH THE PLASTIC WATER LINE • Attach the metal water line damp (strain relief) (8) to the refrigerator. Drive the screw (7) from Fasten the plastic water line to the back of the the kit through the damp (8) at the indent...

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    Installation Instructions ICEMAKER INSTALLATION INSTRUCTIONS Are these the right instructions for your model? Follow the Installation Instructions indicated the label on the back of the refrigerator-- [] [] [] [] [] [] [] or [] NOTE: If you have refrigerator model TNS22 or TNX22,...

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    Installation Instructions [] POWER CORD ADAPTER [] MOUNT ICEMAKER There are two power cord adapters included with the • Lift the icemaker so the fill tube (16) fits in the kit; be sure to use the one specified in the Parts List on f'dl cup opening (C).

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    Installation Instructions WATER VALVE ASSEMBLY INSTALLATION INSTRUCTIONS Are these the right instructions for your model? Follow the Installation Instructions indicated the label on the back of the refrigerator-- [] [] [] [] [] [] [] or [] BEFORE YOU BEGIN •...

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    Installation Instructions _]CONNECT THE WATER LINE [] WATER VALVE INSTALLED Refer to the Water Line Installation Instructions • Squeeze the ends of the hose clamp (3) from for connection to the home water supply. After the kit with pliers and slide the clamp over the water tube inlet.

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    Installation Instructions ICEMAKER INSTALLATION INSTRUCTIONS [] Are these the right instructions for your model? Follow the Installation Instructions indicated the label on the back of the refrigerator-- [] [] [] [] [] [] or [] BEFORE YOU BEGIN [] PREPARE THE REFRIGERATOR Find the sticker located Read each step thoroughly before proceeding.

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    Installation Instructions [] INSTALL THE ICEMAKER FILL CUP [] MOUNT THE ICEMAKER • Lift the icemaker so the fill tube extension (10) Install the icemaker fill cup (side-mounted) (18) fits in the fill cup opening (C). Hang into the icemaker as shown.

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    Installation Instructions WATER VALVE ASSEMBLY INSTALLATION INSTRUCTIONS Are these the right instructions for your model? Follow the Installation Instructions indicated by the label on the back of the refrigerator-- [] [] [] [] [] [] [] [] [] [] [] [] or [] [] ATTACH THE WATER VALVE BEFORE YOU BEGIN •...

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    Installation Instructions [] INSTALL WATER LINE CLAMP []ATTACH THE PLASTIC WATER LINE • Push the metal water line clamp (strain relief) (19) onto the lower flange of the cabinet back, directly Route the plastic water line along the back of the in line with the water valve.

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    Installation Instructions ICEMAKER INSTALLATION INSTRUCTIONS Are these the right instructions for your model? Follow the Installation Instructions indicated the label on the back of the refrigerator-- [] [] [] [] [] [] [] or [] BEFORE YOU BEGIN []INSTALL FILL TUBE •...

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    Installation Instructions [] POWER CORD ADAPTER MOUNT THE ICEMAKER There are two power cord adapters included with the • Lift the icemaker up and hang it on the icemaker kit; be sure to use the one specified in the Parts List bracket (28).

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    Installation Instructions WATER VALVE ASSEMBLY INSTALLATION INSTRUCTIONS [] Are these the right instructions for your model? Follow the Installation Instructions indicated the label on the back of the refrigerator-- [] [] [] [] [] [] or [] [] ATTACH THE WATER VALVE BEFORE YOU BEGIN •...

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    Installation Instructions [] ROUTE AND ATTACH THE [] CONNECT THE WATER LINE PLASTIC WATER LINE • Make sure there is enough plastic water line to extend from the water valve to well into the water • Route the plastic water line along the back of the tube inlet (15).

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    Installation Instructions ICEMAKER INSTALLATION INSTRUCTIONS Are these the right instructions for your model? Follow the Installation Instructions indicated by the label on the back of the refrigerator-- [] [] [] [] [] [] [] [] or [] [] PREPARE FOR INSTALLATION BEFORE YOU BEGIN •...

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    Installation Instructions [] POWER CORD ADAPTER [] MOUNT THE ICEMAKER • Lift the icemaker so the fill tube extension (10) There are two power cord adapters included with the kit; be sure to use the one specified in the Parts List fits in the fill cup opening (C).

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    Installation Instructions WATER VALVE ASSEMBLY INSTALLATION INSTRUCTIONS Are these the right instructions for your model? Follow the InstaUation Instructions indicated the label on the back of the refrigerator-- [] [] [] [] [] [] [] [] [] [] [] [] or [] [] ATFACH THE WATER VALVE BEFORE YOU BEGIN •...

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    Installation Instructions I_INSTALL WATER LINE CLAMP ROUTE AND ATTACH THE PLASTIC WATER LINE • Attach the metal water line clamp (strain relief) (8) to the refrigerator. Drive one of the screws, • Route the plastic water line along the back of the removed in Step 1, into the cabinet edge through...

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    Installation Instructions ICEMAKER INSTALLATION INSTRUCTIONS Are these the right instructions for your model? Follow the Installation Instructions indicated label on the back of the refrigerator-- or [] I_PREPARE FOR INSTALLATION BEFORE YOU BEGIN Inside the freezer, loosen the two mounting screws Read each step thoroughly before proceeding.

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    Installation Instructions I_MOUNT THE ICEMAKER []INSTALL THE ICEMAKER FILL CUP • Lift the icemaker so the fill tube extension (10) Install the icemaker fill cup (side-mounted) (18) fits in the fill cup opening (D). Hang the icemaker into the icemaker as shown.

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    Installation Instructions WATER VALVE ASSEMBLY INSTALLATION INSTRUCTIONS Are these the right instructions for your model? Follow the Installation Instructions indicated the label on the back of the refrigerator-- [] [] [] [] [] [] [] or [] [] ATTACH THE WATER VALVE BEFORE YOU BEGIN •...

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    Installation Instructions [] INSTALL WATER LINE CLAMP [] ROUTE AND ATTACH THE PLASTIC WATER LINE • Attach the metal water line clamp (strain relief) (8) to the refrigerator. Drive the screw (7) from • Fasten the plastic water line to the back of the the kit through the clamp (8) at the indent into cabinet with adhesive-backed fasteners (5),...

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    Installation Instructions ICEMAKER INSTALLATION INSTRUCTIONS [] Are these the right instructions for your model? Follow the Installation Instructions indicated the label on the back of the refrigerator-- [] [] [] [] [] [] [] or [] [] PREPARE FOR INSTALLATION BEFORE YOU BEGIN •...

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    Installation Instructions [] POWER CORD ADAPTER [] MOUNT THE ICEMAKER There are two power cord adapters included with the • Lift the icemaker so the Fill tube (16) goes into the kit; be sure to use the one specified in the Parts List fill cup opening (18).

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    Installation Instructions WATER VALVE ASSEMBLY INSTALLATION INSTRUCTIONS [] Are these the right instructions for your model? Follow the Installation Instructions indicated the label on the back of the refrigerator-- [] [] [] [] [] [] [] or [] BEFORE YOU BEGIN ATTACH THE WATER VALVE •...

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    Installation Instructions []CONNECT THE WATER LINE [_WATER VALVE INSTALLED Refer to the Water Line Installation Instructions • Make sure there is enough plastic water line to extend from the water valve to well into the connection to the home water supply. After water line installation is completed, set the icemaker...

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    Installation Instructions ICEMAKER INSTALLATION INSTRUCTIONS [] Are these the right instructions for your model? Follow the Installation Instructions indicated by the label on the back of the refrigerator-- [] [] [] [] [] [] [] [] [] [] [] [] or [] BEFORE YOU BEGIN [] INSTALL FILL TUBE •...

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    Installation Instructions [] POWER CORD ADAPTER [] MOUNT THE ICEMAKER • Lift the icemaker so the fill tube (16) fits in the There are two power cord adapters included with the kit; be sure to use the one that matches the socket on fill cup opening (E).

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    Installation Instructions WATER VALVE ASSEMBLY INSTALLATION INSTRUCTIONS [] Are these the right instructions for your model? Follow the Installation Instructions indicated the label on the back of the refrigerator-- [] [] [] [] [] [] [] [] or [] ATTACH THE WATER VALVE BEFORE YOU BEGIN •...

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    Installation Instructions I_CONNECT THE WATER LINE []WATER VALVE INSTALLED Refer to the Water Line Installation Instructions • Make sure there is enough plastic water line to for connection to the home water supply. After extend fi-om the water valve to well into the water water line installation is completed, set the tube inlet (15).

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    Installation Instructions ICEMAKER INSTALLATION INSTRUCTIONS Are these the right instructions for your model? Follow the Installation Instructions indicated the label on the back of the refrigerator-- [] [] [] [] [] [] [] or [] BEFORE YOU BEGIN [] INSTALL FILL TUBE •...

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    Installation Instructions [] POWER CORD ADAPTER [] MOUNT THE ICEMAKER There are two power cord adapters included with the • Lift the icemaker so the f'ill robe(16) fits in the kit; be sure to use the one specified in the Parts List Fill cup opening (E).

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    Installation Instructions WATER VALVE ASSEMBLY INSTALLATION INSTRUCTIONS [] Are these the right instructions for your model? Follow the Installation Instructions indicated the label on the back of the refrigerator-- [] [] [] [] [] [] [] [] or [] • Fasten the water valve to the cabinet edge hole BEFORE YOU BEGIN...

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    Installation Instructions 13]CONNECT THE WATER LINE [] WATER VALVE INSTALLED Refer to the Water Line Installation Instructions • It may be necessary to remove screw from for connection to the home water supply. After top fight condenser mounting clip for better water line instaUation is completed, set the...

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    Installation Instructions ICEMAKER INSTALLATION INSTRUCTIONS [] Are these the right instructions for your model? Follow the Installation Instructions indicated by the label on the back of the refrigerator-- [] [] [] [] [] [] [] [] [] [] [] [] or [] [] INSTALL FILL TUBE BEFORE YOU BEGIN •...

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    Installation Instructions [] POWER CORD ADAPTER [] MOUNT THE ICEMAKER There are two power cord adapters included with • Lift the icemaker so the fill tube (16) fits in the the kit; be sure to use the one specified in the Parts f'fll cup opening (E).

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    Installation Instructions WATER VALVE ASSEMBLY INSTALLATION INSTRUCTIONS [] Are these the right instructions for your model? Follow the Installation Instructions indicated the label on the back of the refrigerator-- [] [] [] [] [] [] [] or [] BEFORE YOU BEGIN [] ATTACH THE WATER VALVE •...

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    Installation Instructions [] INSTALL WATER LINE CLAMP ROUTE AND ATTACH PLASTIC WATER LINE • Attach the water llne clamp (strain relief) (8) from the kit to the refrigerator. With the clamp directly • Route the plastic water line along the back of in line with the water valve, drive the screw (7) the refrigerator to the water tube inlet.

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    Installation Instructions ICEMAKER INSTALLATION INSTRUCTIONS Are these the right instructions for your model? Follow the Installation Instructions indicated the label on the back of the refrigerator-- [] [] [] [] [] [] [] [] or [] [] PREPAREFOR INSTALLATION (cont.) BEFORE YOU BEGIN •...

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    Installation Instructions [] INSTALL THE MOUNTING SCREWS I_MOUNT THE ICEMAKER • Skip to Step 5 if screws are already in place in • Lift the icemaker so the Fill tube shipped with the the freezer side wall. refrigerator fits in the fill map opening (E).

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    Installation Instructions WATER VALVE ASSEMBLY INSTALLATION INSTRUCTIONS [] Are these the right instructions for your model? Follow the Installation Instructions indicated the label on the back of the refrigerator-- [] [] [] [] [] [] or [] BEFORE YOU BEGIN [] ATTACH THE WATER VALVE •...

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    Installation Instructions [_A1-FACH THE WATER VALVE (cont.) [] ROUTE AND ATTACH WATER TUBE • Clip the end of the ground wire to the refrigerator cabinet. • Fasten the plastic water tube to the back of the refrigerator with three of the adhesive-backed fasteners (5), spacing the fasteners as shown.

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    (2.4 m) as described above. parts and lead to water leakage or flooding. Call a NOTE: The only GE approved plastic tubing is that qualified plumber to correct water hammer betore supplied in GE SmartConnect"...

  • Page 69

    • Two 1/4" outer diameter compression nuts and the water pipe. 2 ferrules (sleeves)-to connect the copper tubing to the shutoff valve and the refrigerator water valve. • If you are using a GE SmartConnect '_ Refrigerator Tubing kit, the necessary...

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    Do not cut plastic tube install filter. For plasdc tubing from a GE SmartConnect " Refrigerator Tubing kit, insert the molded Remove the plastic flexible cap from the water of the tubing into the shutoffvalve...

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    Place the compression nut and ferrule (sleeve) against the wall. Push the refrigerator back to onto the end of the tubing as shown. On GE the wall. SmartConnect" Refrigerator Tubing kit, the nuts are already assembled to the tubing.

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    FILL TUBE EXTENSION TEMPLATES Refer to the appropriate f'dl tube extension template indicated by the label on the back of the refrigerator-- [] [] (11.1cm) ! iiii!_!iii!ii!!i_ii_iiiiii !!ii_ii:ii_ii!!iiiiiii!iiiiiill ¸!ii ii_ : iiii iiiiiii i ii!i!:!i i _i ¸¸!I= i ii !i=i ii_i!i ! _iill...

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    We Will Replace: Anypart of the icemaker which fails due to a defect in materials or workmanship During this [ull one-year watranty, GE will provide, gme ol chargo, replacement parts for any defective part in your icemaker kit.

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