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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. Nov 2, If you don't have a convenient water supply pipe and valve near the refrigerator, you must instead find another spot to hook up the water line.
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If tightening the connection does not stop the leak, turn off the water, remove the connector and add additional thread-seal tape before reconnecting the water line. Plug your refrigerator into the wall. Coil the excess water line behind the refrigerator. Push the refrigerator against the wall.
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This Old House has partnered with HomeAdvisor to connect you with trusted home improvement pros! Slide the provided water valve clamp over the fill tube, insert the water supply line and use a drill with a hex head bit to tighten everything up. Attach the fill tube to the freezer by sliding the angled part of the tube into the inlet hole in the back of the freezer and screw it into place.
With all the work done on the back side of the freezer it's time to install the icemaker unit itself. To get power to the icemaker, plug in the wiring harness on the side of the ice maker unit into the wiring harness on the back of the freezer wall. Insert the extension tube into the smaller hole on the back of the freezer wall Image 1. Screw the provided screws to the mounting holes on the side of the freezer wall Image 2. Mount the unit to the freezer wall by hanging the icemaker over the mounted screws; making sure to line up the extension tube into the reservoir.
Turn on the water supply. Mount the Solenoid Valve Step 5: Tighten the connections slightly if you see a leak. No data is shared with Facebook unless you engage with this feature. Tools for the Project: Learn how to the cold water supply line. The first step is to run the water line. Twist the male end of a quick-tee adapter onto the valve. Repeat water line to fridge hookup process with the water inlet plug and the mounting hole plugs located on the side of the freezer wall. Barnwood Builders 2pm 1c. To install a needle valve or saddle valve, place the two clamps around the copper pipe and use a screwdriver to tighten the screws on each side to hold the valve in place.
Tighten up the mounting screws to secure the unit to the freezer wall, and then add the ice bucket under the kit. Now that the ice maker is completely installed, plug in the refrigerator. Finally, turn the water back on at the main and switch the electric water heater breaker back on or turn the gas water heater to the on position.
Sign up for weekly project ideas and advice from experts. Run the Water Line The first step is to run the water line. Pro Tip Whenever drilling holes for water lines, always be sure to use a paddle bit that's one to two sizes larger than the water supply line to prevent the line from kinking. Drain the Water Line Now that the water line has been run to the refrigerator, it's time to do what's called the "tap-in" to the cold water line underneath the sink.
Install the Valve Now that the water's off, install the new valve for the icemaker water line. Mount the Solenoid Valve The first part of the icemaker kit is called the solenoid valve.