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Base Grille; Refrigerator Doors - KitchenAid 12828154 Use And Care Manual

Bottom-mount refrigerator


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5. 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.
A. Plastic water line
B. Water valve inlet port
C. Compression nut
6. Check connection by pulling on copper tubing. Attach copper
tubing to refrigerator cabinet with a "P" clamp. Turn on water
supply to 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 container.

Base Grille

Remove the Base Grille
1. Grasp the grille with both hands.
2. Pull the grille toward you.
D. Copper tubing
E. "P" clamp
Replace the Base Grille
1. See the markings on the inside of the base grille for proper
2. Align the grille mounting clips with the cabinet slots.
3. Push the grille firmly into the cabinet slots until it snaps into

Refrigerator Doors

Graphics are included later in this section.
Remove and Replace Handles
1. Using a
" Allen wrench, loosen the two set screws located
on the side of each handle. See Graphics 1 and 2.
2. Pull the handle straight out from the door. Make sure you
keep the screws for reattaching the handles.
3. To replace the handles, reverse the directions.
Remove Doors and Hinges
Electrical Shock Hazard
Disconnect power before removing doors.
Failure to do so can result in death or electrical shock.
Remove food and any adjustable door or utility bins from
All graphics referenced in the following instructions are
included later in this section after "Final Steps."
#2 Phillips screwdriver, and a flat-blade screwdriver.
" hex-head socket wrench,


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