Refrigerator ice water hookup

Published: 17.10.2017

Attach the Adapt-a-Tee adapter to the shutoff valve, tightening by hand at first. Use two sets of pliers to safely remove the tubeā€”one to hold the valve and one to unscrew it.

Attach the free end of the copper tubing to the valve. Imagine the convenience of having cold water or ice cubes any time you want them -- no more filling up pitchers to keep in the refrigerator or waiting for ice cube trays to freeze.

While holding the tubing, tighten the fitting. Continue to 4 of 7 below. They come in various sizes to suit the job. Before starting, unplug the refrigerator or disconnect the power and grab your tools:

How to Connect an Ice Maker - This Old House

Refrigerator Water Supply Kit provides water to ice makers, ice and water dispensers, freestanding ice makers, humidifiers, and evaporator coolers. No more service calls for me. Turn off the main water supply and open the nearest faucet long enough to relieve pressure. Tighten the packing nut and the pipe clamp screws so the washer makes a watertight seal. Tighten the connection just a little more than hand-tight, using pliers.

    1. Hugo_Schtigliz - 23.10.2017 in 06:09

      This water supply line came with everything necessary to make my connections.

      Ellie_Snow - 25.10.2017 in 02:55

      Tighten the screws on the clamps until the sealing washer swells. BlueD- from the water line it feeds in to a reservoir and then splits off to the ice maker and the door for the water dispenser.

      Vincenzo_Russo - 28.10.2017 in 14:45

      Then finish tightening a little more with pliers; sure to use another set pliers to hold the shutoff valve and prevent it from twisting on the pipe while you tighten it. Dishwasher Sizes and Styles.

      Dmitry_Onward - 29.10.2017 in 16:15

      Do not twist the nuts too tight as this could damage the supply valve, the supply line and the adapter.

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