Electrical Requirem ents
Before you move your refrigerator into its final location, it is
important to make sure you have the proper electrical
Recommended Grounding Method
A 115 Volt, 60 Hz., AC only 15- or 20-amp fused, grounded
electrical supply is required. It is recommended that a separate
circuit serving only your refrigerator be provided. Use an outlet
that cannot be turned off by a switch. Do not use an extension
NOTE: Before performing any type of installation, cleaning, or
removing a light bulb, press the Freezer down arrow touch pad
until a dash (–) appears in both the Freezer and Refrigerator
displays as shown. Disconnect the refrigerator from the electrical
When you are finished, reconnect the refrigerator to the electrical
source and reset the temperature controls to the desired setting.
See “Using the Controls.”
Water Supply Requirements
Read all directions before you begin.
■If you turn the refrigerator on before the water line is
connected, turn the ice maker OFF.
■All installations must meet local plumbing code requirements.
■Use copper tubing and check for leaks. Install copper tubing
only in areas where the household temperatures will remain
TOOLS NEEDED: Flat-blade screwdriver, ⁷⁄₁₆" and ¹⁄₂" open-end
wrenches or two adjustable wrenches, ¹⁄₄" nut driver and drill bit,
hand drill or electric drill (properly grounded).
NOTE: Your refrigerator dealer has a kit available with a ¹⁄₄"
(6.35 mm) saddle-type shutoff valve, a union, and copper tubing.
Before purchasing, make sure a saddle-type valve complies with
your local plumbing codes. Do not use a piercing-type or ³⁄₁₆"
(4.76 mm) saddle valve which reduces water flow and clogs more
A cold water supply with water pressure of between 35 and
100 psi (241 - 689 kPa) is required to operate the ice maker. If
you have questions about your water pressure, call a licensed,
Reverse Osmosis Water Supply
IMPORTANT: The pressure of the water supply coming out of a
reverse osmosis system going to the water inlet valve of the
refrigerator needs to be between 35 and 100 psi (241 - 689 kPa).
If a reverse osmosis water filtration system is connected to your
cold water supply, the water pressure to the reverse osmosis
system needs to be a minimum of approximately 60 psi
If the water pressure to the reverse osmosis system is less than
approximately 60 psi (414 kPa):
■Check to see whether the sediment filter in the reverse
osmosis system is blocked. Replace the filter if necessary.
■Allow the storage tank on the reverse osmosis system to refill
after heavy usage.
If you have questions about your water pressure, call a licensed,
Connect the Water Supply
Connect to Water Line
1. Unplug refrigerator or disconnect power.
2. Turn OFF main water supply. Turn ON nearest faucet long
enough to clear line of water.
3. Find a ¹⁄₂" to 1¹⁄₄" (12.7 mm to 3.18 mm) vertical cold water
pipe near the refrigerator.
■Make sure it is a cold water pipe.
■Horizontal pipe will work, but the following procedure
must be followed: Drill on the top side of the pipe, not the
bottom. This will help keep water away from the drill. This
also keeps normal sediment from collecting in the valve.
4. To determine the length of copper tubing you will need,
measure from connection on lower left rear of refrigerator to
water pipe. Add 7 ft (2.1 m) to allow for moving refrigerator for
cleaning. Use ¹⁄₄" (6.35 mm) O.D. (outside diameter) copper
tubing. Be sure both ends of copper tubing are cut square.
5. Using a grounded drill, drill a ¹⁄₄" hole in the cold water pipe
you have selected.
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.
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