Flush one gallon of water (approximatlely 6 minutes) through the filter, by pressing the water dispenser lever, before drinking or using the water after you turn on the refrigerator, let the ice maker make ice for one or two days. If you need a water line connection to your refrigerator to run your filtered water or ice maker, here some simple steps to do the job part 1 of 3. This glacier bay refrigerator water system installs directly this glacier bay refrigerator water system installs directly into the external water line and fits all major brands of refrigerators and ice-makers it also easily adapts to boats rvs campers and motor homes.
In this video, this old house plumbing and heating expert richard trethewey taps into a water-supply line steps: 1 if necessary, drill a ⅝-inch-diameter hole through the floor directly behind the refrigerator 2 turn off the water to a nearby cold-water supply line. Find a 1/2-in vertical cold water pipe near the refrigerator if it's a horizontal pipe, make sure you drill on the top of the pipe, not on the bottom-keeping normal sediment from collecting in the valve.
Whirlpool - refrigerator water supply kit - fits most major refrigerator brands provides water to ice makers, ice and water dispensers, freestanding ice makers, humidifiers, and evaporator coolers 5 ft pex tubing and fittings i need an adapter to hook up the bare refrigerator water hose to the water intake along with the faucet asked. Refrigerators with automatic ice makers are a great convenience, especially on a hot day however, there is nothing automatic about getting a water line hooked up to the ice maker. Rated 4 out of 5 by wrenchwhore from fridge now has water everything i needed to hook up the cold water and ice thru the door on my refrigerator date published: 2015-08-04 y_2018, m_10, d_8, h_16.
To start, locate the cold water source nearest to the refrigerator—perhaps under the kitchen sink, below the floor, in the wall or even in the ceiling in this kitchen, we ran the new refrigerator water line from under the kitchen sink through cabinets.
But once you've bought a refrigerator with a cold water dispenser and automatic ice maker, you'll still need a way to get water into it it takes patience, but you can hook a water line up to your refrigerator on your own. A refrigerator with an automated ice maker and a built-in water dispenser does absolutely nothing if you do not have a water line to connect to it many homes have a refrigerator water supply line.
Plumbing and heating expert richard trethewey walks host kevin o'connor through the dos and don'ts of hooking up an ice maker to a refrigerator. 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 usually, this will be at some other existing water hookup, like the water supply lines connected to your sink faucet or dishwasher.