Ice cube maker hookup
Turn on the cold water faucet to drain any water left in the supply line.
Disconnect the faucet supply tube from the shutoff ice cube maker hookup. Feed the line down, and then up through the refrigerator hole.
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Plumb the fridge
If there are no branch shutoff valves, you can turn off the water by closing the main water supply valve to the entire house. Although the braided steel is considerably more expensive, the extra strength it provides is well worth the investment.
Push the refrigerator against the wall. Cut a 3- to 4-in. Use two sets of pliers to safely remove the tube—one to hold the valve and one to unscrew it.
Required Tools for this Project
Then slide on the compression fittings, lubricate the threads on the refrigerator fitting with pipe compound and screw on the tubing. This article will show you how to run a water line to your refrigerator for an automatic ice maker and water dispenser. Slip the remaining compression nut and ferrule over the refrigerator end of the new water line.
You may have three water supply lines beneath the sink; two lines connect directly to the faucet while the third line connects to the dishwasher. Installing Kitchen Cabinets 6 Steps.
Add pipe compound to the threads to make it easier to tighten compression joints. Figure 6 to 8 ft. Install the Icemaker Step 8: Shut off the water at the valve that controls the cold-water supply pipe to the faucet. Drill as close to the back wall of the cabinet as possible, so you do not lose storage space inside the cabinet. Install the Icemaker With all the work done on the back side of the freezer it's time to install the icemaker unit itself.
The first part of the icemaker kit is called the solenoid valve. Watch for leaks at all the connections.
Make sure the threads are facing the end of the line.